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ACC Weekend Preview (March 9th-11th)

The ACC opens up conference play with only one series featuring ranked squads with #6 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels heading north to play the 17th ranked Clemson Tigers. The other weekend series see the #8 ranked Florida State Seminoles heading to Duke, #9 ranked Georgia Tech heading to NC State, Boston College visiting #14 ranked Miami (FL), Virginia Tech going to #27 Virginia, and #30 ranked Maryland visiting Wake Forest.

North Carolina at Clemson

Friday UNC Kent Emanuel (LHP So. 3-0 1.00 ERA) vs CU Kevin Brady (RHP *Jr. 0-0 1.13 ERA)
Saturday UNC Chris Munnelly (RHP Jr. 1-0 1.15 ERA) vs CU Dominic Leone (RHP Jr. 2-1 6.75 ERA)
Sunday UNC Chris O’Brien (LHP Fr. 0-2 5.54 ERA) vs CU Kevin Pohle (RHP So. 2-0 0.00 ERA)

Georgia Tech at NC State

Friday GT Buck Farmer, RHP (3.32, 2-1) vs. NC State Anthony Tzamtzis, RHP (4.50 ERA, 1-0)
Saturday GT Matt Grimes, RHP (1.80 ERA, 2-1) vs. NC State Carlos Rodon, LHP (1.35 ERA, 2-0)
Sunday GT Dusty Isaacs, RHP (2.89 ERA, 3-0) vs. NC State Logan Jernigan, RHP (2.25 ERA, 2-0)

Maryland at Wake Forest

Friday WF LHP Tim Cooney (Jr., 2-1, 1.31 ERA) vs. UMD RHP Brady Kirkpatrick (So., 1-0, 0.44 ERA)
Saturday WF RHP Justin Van Grouw (Jr., 1-1, 4.42 ERA) vs. UMD RHP David Carroll (Sr., 2-0, 2.12)
Sunday WF LHP Brian Holmes (Jr., 3-0, 0.45 ERA) vs. UMD RHP Brett Harman (Sr., 2-0, 0.00 ERA)

Boston College at Miami (FL)

Friday Miami – (LHP) Eric Erickson vs. Boston College – (RHP) Eric Stevens
Saturday Miami – (RHP) Eric Whaley vs. Boston College – (RHP) Matt Alvarez
Sunday: Miami – (LHP) Bryan Radziewski vs. Boston College – (RHP) Hunter Gordon

Florida State at Duke

Friday: FSU – LHP – Brandon Leibrandt (2-1, 3.55 ERA) vs DUKE – RHP – Marcus Stroman (1-1, 2.37 ERA)
Saturday: FSU – RHP – Mike Compton (3-0, 2.20 ERA) vs DUKE – LHP – Trent Swart (2-1, 2.87 ERA)
Sunday: FSU – RHP – Peter Miller (2-0, 0.77 ERA) vs DUKE – RHP – Robert Huber (2-1, 2.12 ERA)

Virginia Tech at Virginia

Friday UVA RHP Whit Mayberry (2-0, 2.50 ERA) vs VT RHP Manny Martir (0-0, 0.82 ERA)
Saturday – UVA LHP Scott Silverstein (1-1, 1.50 ERA) vs VT LHP Joe Mantiply (2-0, 0.46 ERA)
Sunday – UVA TBA vs VT RHP Marc Zecchino (2-1, 3.63 ERA)

Brian Foley’s Picks
UNC 2-1
NC State 2-1
Maryland 3-0
Miami 3-0
FSU 3-0
VT 2-1

Nolan Alexander’s Picks
GT 2-1 over NC State
Maryland 2-1 over Wake
Miami sweeps BC
FSU sweeps Duke
Virginia 2-1 over VT
UNC 2-1 over Clemson