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Virginia wins 2011 ACC Championship

By Greg Waters

ACC Title Game – Virginia 7 vs. FSU 2

The top-seeded Virginia Cavaliers (49-8) swept their four games at the ACC baseball Tournament and claimed their third league title and second in the last three seasons with a 7 to 2 win over two-seeded Florida State. All three Virginia championships have been won at the Durham Bulls Park where the Hoos remained undefeated in the ACC Tournament play in three tournaments. Continue reading

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2011 ACC Baseball Tourney Day 4 Recap

By: Greg Waters

#2 Florida State vs. #3 Georgia Tech

Mike McGee (3-3), Brian Busch and Daniel Bennett held Georgia Tech to two runs and catcher Rafael Lopez went 2-for-5 and scored twice as the Florida State Seminoles (42-16) held off a late rally by the Jackets to stay alive in the race for a spot in the ACC Tournament Championship game Sunday. Continue reading

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2011 ACC Baseball Tournament Day 3 Recap

By: Greg Waters

#1 Virginia vs. #5 Miami

Will Roberts went five strong innings over a nine-hour period and Branden Kline pitched the final inning and 2/3 as the Virginia Cavaliers (47-9) improved to 2-0 in pool A of the ACC Tournament.

Kenny Swab paced the hot-hitting Cavaliers going 4-for-5 including two doubles while delivering 4-RBI. Continue reading

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CBD Column: 2011 ACC Tournament Preview

By: Greg Waters
In preparation for this week’s ACC Baseball Tournament, College Baseball Daily takes a look at eight participants.

Team with something to prove – As the ACC Tournament opens Virginia is considered virtually a lock for a top-8 national seed. But following a sweep in Chapel Hill last week and an OK performance against Miami the previous weekend, there are some doubters. Virginia is 5-5 over its last 10 outings and over the last six have been outscored 23-13 dropping four of those contests. Continue reading