The North Carlina Tar Heels pounded out 23 hits en route to an 11-4 clinching win over Southern Miss.
Five of those 23 came from Seattle Mariner's second overall draft pick, Dustin Ackley. The first basemen went 5-for-6 becoming the CWS career hits leader. Ackley has 27 hits in 14 CWS games.
He flied out in his sixth at-bat in a chance to be the second player ever to have six hits in a CWS game.
The number two overall pick in the first-year player draft has collected a hit in 21 consecutive NCAA tourney games since 2007. He broke Stanford's Sam Fuld's record of 24 in the third inning.
The Tar Heels tied a CWS record with 23 hits, all but three of those hits were base knocks. UNC registered a run in every inning except the fifth, sixth, and eighth.
UNC are 6-1 in elimination games.
North Carolina will move to play the winner of the Texas-Arizona State game tonight.