ACC Weekend Preview Feb. 29th-March 2nd

I know I missed the opening game of the FSU-Auburn series on Thursday but here is the weekend preview from your great writers of The College Baseball Blog.

FSU vs Auburn

The Florida State Seminoles head to Auburn on Thursday and Friday then come back home to host the Tigers on Saturday and Sunday. The Seminoles have a 4-0 record heading into Friday’s game against Auburn after beating the Tigers 7-5 on Thursday. Auburn has a 4-1 record after picking up the loss in Game 1.

Friday: FSU LHP Matt Fairel (1-0, 1.80 ERA) vs AUB LHP Cory Lucki (1-0, 1.80 ERA)
Saturday: FSU RHP Ryan Strauss (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs AUB – RHP – Taylor Thompson (1-0, 7.20 ERA) 2:00 pm
Sunday: FSU RHP Mike McGee (1-0, 5.40 ERA) vs AUB – RHP – Austin Hubbard (1-0, 3.60 ERA) 2:00 pm

FSU Game Notes
Auburn Game Notes

Florida at Miami (FL)

The Florida Gators head down to Coral Gables to take on the Hurricanes. Florida enters with a 5-0 record after sweeping Siena in a three game set and swept a doubleheader against Eastern Michigan. Miami enters with a 3-0 record after sweeping Cincinnati in a three game set.

Friday: UM: Eric Erickson, LHP (1-0, 1.50 ERA) vs. UF: Kyle Mullaney, RHP (0-0, 18.00 ERA)

Saturday: UM: Enrique Garcia, RHP (0-0, 2.25 ERA) vs UF: Patrick Keating, RHP (1-0, 0.00 ERA)

Sunday: UM: Chris Hernandez, LHP (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs UF Tommy Toledo, RHP (1-0, 3.60 ERA)

Miami Game Notes
Florida Game Notes

Rutgers at Georgia Tech

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights head down to Georgia Tech for a three game set this weekend. Rutgers enters with a 1-1 record after splitting a doubleheader with Old Dominion. GT enters with a perfect 5-0 record after sweeping Youngstown State in a three game set and GA Southern in two seperate games during the past week.

Friday: LHP David Duncan (1-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Steve Holt (First game in 2008)
Saturday: RHP Eddie Burns (1-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Casey Gaynor (1-0, 1.12)
Sunday: RHP Zach Von Tersch (0-0, 1.50) vs. RHP Matt Giannini (0-1, 8.31)

GT Game Notes
Rutgers Game Notes

Hofstra at Maryland

Hofstra will open the season against the Maryland Terps. UMD comes into the series with a 1-3 record coming off a loss to Towson on Tuesday.

Friday: UMD Scott Swinson vs HU Anthony Sarno
Saturday Game 1: UMD Ian Schwalenberg vs HU Brody Fontaine
Saturday Game 2: UMD Kevin Biringer vs HU Nick Panzarella
Sunday: UMD Jensen Pupa vs HU TBA

UMD Game Notes

The rest of the teams in the conference are either taking part in a tournament or not playing in a full weekend series.

Clemson will face College of Charleston on Friday and South Carolina on Saturday on the road and host South Carolina on Sunday.

Virginia will host their own Tourney with Siena and Cornell.

NC State will take place in the Charleston Firefighter Memorial Challenge where they will face Louisville, The Citadel, and North Carolina A&T.

Wake Forest will take part in the Screentech Wiregrass Classic in Alabama.

Boston College will be on their Southern trip this week.