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ACC Weekend Preview (April 22nd-24th)

The ACC enters the seventh weekend of conference play with the Florida State Seminoles continuing to lead the ACC Atlantic Division with a record of 11-7. Clemson is second at 9-9 while NC State is one game behind the Tigers at 8-10. Boston College is fourth at 6-11 with Wake Forest (6-12) and Maryland (4-14) rounding out the division.

The ACC Coastal Division is clearly the stronger division with the Virginia Cavaliers leading the division with a 16-2 overall record. Georgia Tech is two games behind the Cavs at 14-4 while Miami is in third place at 13-4. UNC is in fourth place at 12-6 while Virginia Tech and Duke are tied for fifth at 4-14.

NC State (23-16, 8-10 ACC) at #1 Virginia (38-3, 16-2 ACC)

Fri. - UVA LHP Danny Hultzen (8-0, 1.17 ERA) vs NCS RHP Rob Chamra (5-0, 4.35 ERA)
Sat. - UVA RHP Tyler Wilson (4-0, 2.63 ERA) vs NCS LHP Cory Mazzoni (3-4, 4.19 ERA)
Sun. - UVA RHP Will Roberts (8-0, 1.11 ERA) vs RHP Grant Sasser (1-2, 2.42 ERA)

Prediction: UVA Sweep

Duke (20-20, 4-14 ACC) at #10 Florida State (28-10, 11-7 ACC)

Friday DU: Dennis O’Grady, RHP (4-2, 4.42 ERA) vs FSU: Sean Gilmartin, LHP (6-1, 1.41 ERA)
Saturday DU: Marcus Stroman, RHP (1-2, 2.54 ERA) vs FSU: Hunter Scantling, RHP (2-0, 2.40 ERA)
Sunday DU: TBA vs FSU: David Trexler, RHP (2-0, 2.19 ERA

Prediction: FSU 2-1

#30 Miami (FL) (25-12, 13-4 ACC) at #13 North Carolina (31-8, 12-6 ACC)

Fri. 7 p.m. RHP Patrick Johnson (Sr., 6-1, 3.34 ERA) LHP Bryan Radziewski (Fr., 6-2, 2.96 ERA)
Sat. 2 p.m. RHP Shane Taylor (Fr., 2-2, 2.92 ERA) vs RHP Eric Whaley (So., 5-2, 3.00 ERA)
Sun. 1 p.m. LHP Kent Emanuel (Fr., 5-1, 2.86 ERA) vs RHP E.J. Encinosa (So., 3-2, 2.45 ERA)

Prediction: Miami 2-1

Boston College (14-20, 6-11 ACC) at #16 Georgia Tech (27-11, 14-4 ACC)

Friday: BC LHP Andrew Lawrence (1-1, 3.50, 18.0 IP, 10 SO) vs GT RHP Mark Pope (8-1, 1.14, 71.1 IP, 62 SO) vs.
Saturday: BC RHP John Leonard (4-4, 4.08, 57.1 IP, 30 SO) vs GT LHP Jed Bradley (3-2, 3.21, 53.1 IP, 72 SO) vs.
Sunday:BC TBD vs GT RHP Buck Farmer (6-1, 2.70, 56.2 IP, 62 SO)

Prediction: GT 3-0

Wake Forest (15-23, 6-12 ACC) at #21 Clemson (23-13, 9-9 ACC)

Friday: WF LHP Brian Holmes (So., 2-2, 3.47 ERA) vs. CU RHP Dominic Leone (So., 1-1, 4.94 ERA)
Saturday: WF LHP Tim Cooney (So., 4-2, 2.80 ERA) vs.CU RHP Scott Firth (So., 3-0, 3.21 ERA)
Sunday: WF LHP Austin Stadler (Jr., 1-6, 10.34 ERA) vs.CU TBA

Prediction: Wake Forest 2-1

Virginia Tech (20-19, 4-14 ACC) at Maryland (17-22, 4-14 ACC)

Friday: VT LHP Joe Mantiply (4-5) vs RHP David Carroll (5-3)
Saturday: VT RHP Marc Zecchino (3-4) vs RHP Brady Kirkpatrick (2-1)
Sunday: RHP Joe Parsons (4-2) vs.TBA

Prediction: VT 2-1