Here is your ACC Recap for April 20th
ATLANTA –Mark Pope picked up his sixth win of the season, allowing just two runs over 8.0 innings as No. 3 Georgia Tech defeated Georgia Southern, 6-2, Tuesday evening at Russ Chandler Stadium.
With the win, the Jackets improved to 32-5 overall while the Eagles fell to 21-16.
Pope (6-0) joins teammate Brandon Cumpton to give Tech two six-game winners on the season.
#4 Virginia 11 Richmond 3
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The second-ranked Virginia baseball team scored five runs in the third inning and cruised from there in an 11-3 victory over Richmond Tuesday evening at Davenport Field.
Virginia batters capitalized on 16 Richmond walks in the game. UVa finished with seven hits, highlighted by Phil Gosselin (Jr., West Chester, Pa.), who hit a solo home run. Chris Taylor (Fr., Virginia Beach, Va.) went 1-for-2, walked three times and scored four runs for Virginia (30-9), while Jarrett Parker (Jr., Stafford, Va.) walked four times. Steven Proscia (So., Suffern, N.Y.) drove in three runs for UVa.
#13 Miami (FL) 5 Bethune-Cookman 2
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The ninth-ranked University of Miami baseball team continued its recent home run barrage on Tuesday, hitting three solo shots en route to a 5-2 win over Bethune-Cookman on a wet night at Alex Rodriguez Park. The win was Miami’s fifth straight against a mid-week opponent and 13th win in its last 15 games overall.
In addition to solo homers by Yasmani Grandal, Harold Martinez and Ryan Perry, the `Canes (28-9) got 6 2/3 strong innings from David Gutierrez, who has won each of his first three starts this year.
#28 Virginia Tech 16 Radford 6
RADFORD, Va. – The 20th-ranked Virginia Tech baseball team pounded out 18 hits, including nine of the extra-base variety, to defeat Radford 16-6 in non-conference action on Tuesday afternoon at RU Baseball Field.
Designated hitter Steve Domecus led the Hokies (26-13) by going 4-for-4 with a three runs scored and career-highs of three doubles and six runs batted in. First baseman Ronnie Shaban went 4-for-5 with two doubles and four RBIs, while shortstop Tim Smalling went 3-for-5 with four runs scored.
Duke 4 Liberty 1
Pfisterer (3-4) struck out seven and was just three outs away from completing his second straight complete game. The 6-2, 220-pound left-hander gave up his only run on a two-out single in the fifth inning and bounced back to shut out the Flames over his final three frames. Senior Jonathan Foreman took over in the ninth with a 4-1 lead to notch his second career save.
Maryland 14 Old Dominion 9
NORFOLK, Va. – Blair Delean held Old Dominion hitless through 6 1/3 innings and Maryland provided plenty of early run support, scoring nine runs in the first four innings, and the Terps held off a late charge by the Monarchs in a 14-9 victory Tuesday night.
Delean (2-1) tied career highs with eight strikeouts and 6 1/3 innings pitched and cruised through the first six frames. He took a no-hitter into the seventh and after retiring the first batter of the inning, issued a walk and a run-scoring triple that ended his evening.
Charlotte 6 Wake Forest 4
Senior catcher Zane Williams (Claremore, Okla.) hit a two-run homer to left center in driving rains in the bottom of the eighth to complete a late comeback win as the Charlotte 49ers defeated the Wake Forest Demon Deacons 6-4 Tuesday night at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium. Charlotte has now won 16 straight home games, one shy of tying the school record, and is 26-8 overall this season, winners of five straight contests. Wake Forest is now 10-29, with a 1-16 road mark.
Williams had the game-winning RBI in both home wins over Atlantic Coast Conference opponents, as his bases-clearing double in the eighth gave Charlotte the 11-10 victory over then-No. 7 Clemson back on March 16.