Game 1: #2 Virginia 3 Duke 2 (11 innings)
Game 2: #2 Virginia 18 Duke 4
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 1-ranked Virginia baseball team swept a doubleheader with Duke Sunday at Davenport Field, winning a 3-2, 11-inning nailbiter in the opener before rolling to an 18-4 victory in the nightcap. In earning its sixth straight ACC series win and fourth conference weekend sweep, Virginia improved to 36-3 overall and 16-2 in the ACC, while Duke fell to 20-19, 4-14 in the conference.
Steven Proscia (Jr., Suffern, N.Y.) went 5-for-8 with a homer and three RBI in the doubleheader as he wrapped up a great week in which he went 12-for-21 (.571) with a pair of homers and eight RBI. John Barr (Sr., Ivyland, Pa.) went 4-for-8 with four doubles and five RBI in the twinbill.
NC State 10 #6 UNC 2
RALEIGH, N.C. — Brett Williams killed a North Carolina rally with a spectacular double play from center field Sunday, and NC State used that momentum-changer to roll up a 10-2 victory over the Tar Heels, completing a three-game sweep at Doak Field at Dail Park.
With a crowd of 2828 watching, NC State improved to 21-16 overall and 8-10 in the ACC. North Carolina dropped to 30-8 overall and 12-6 in the conference.
The crowd was the fourth-largest since Doak Field at Dail Park was renovated in 2003-04, and the three-game series attendance of 7330 was the third-largest series crowd since the renovation.
#12 Florida State 18 Virginia Tech 12
BLACKSBURG, Va. – On the heels of Saturday’s wild night of offense, the madness continued in the Sunday afternoon series finale between No. 8 Florida State and Virginia Tech.
Rallying from seven-run deficit after four innings, the Seminoles went on a scoring binge and escaped wind-blown English Field with an 18-12 victory and a pivotal ACC road series triumph.
The Seminoles (26-10, 11-7 ACC) hacked into a 10-3 deficit with three runs in the fifth inning, then finished off the Hokies with back-to-back six-spots in the seventh and eighth.
#15 Georgia Tech 6 Wake Forest 5
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Junior Jake Davies’ sacrifice fly scored the go-ahead run in the top of the 12th inning, and gave No. 9 Georgia Tech (27-10, 14-4 ACC) a 6-5 extra-inning win over Wake Forest (14-24, 6-12 ACC) Sunday afternoon at Gene Hooks Field at Wake Forest Baseball Park. The Yellow Jackets took two of three to win the series.
Freshman Kyle Wren started the inning with a double down the right field line, his second extra-base hit of the game. He was moved over to third on a sacrifice bunt by junior Jacob Esch, before racing home on Davies’ fly ball to centerfield.
Davies’ drive to the outfield gave Tech all the run support it needed, as sophomore Luke Bard (2-2) struck out Wake Forest designated hitter Ryan Lloyd to strand a runner at second base and end the game in the bottom half of the 12th inning. Bard won for the second time this season, scattering two runs on three hits over five innings of relief for starter Buck Farmer.
Game 1: Maryland 10 Miami (FL) 2
Game 2: Miami 5 Maryland 2
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Brad Fieger’s two-run homer in the seventh inning pushed the 19th-ranked University of Miami past homestanding University of Maryland in the second game of Sunday’s Atlantic Coast Conference baseball doubleheader, 5-2, at Bob “Turtle” Smith Stadium. The win allowed UMiami to collect the series win – their fifth of the season in league play.
With the win, University of Miami head coach Jim Morris – now enjoying his 18th year at the helm in Coral Gables – picked up his 800th win as the skipper of the Miami Hurricanes.
With Harold Martinez on second base in the seventh inning and the game tied at two, freshman third baseman Brad Fieger picked up his first home run of the year with a deep shot to left centerfield to bolt Miami (24-12, 13-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) out to a 4-2 advantage.