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Virginia wins Super Regional to advance to CWS

By: Greg Waters
Chris Taylor’s two-out, walk-off, two –RBI single in the bottom of the ninth propelled Virginia (54-10) to a comeback 3-2 win over UC-Irvine(43-18) in game three of the Charlottesville Super Regional. With the win the Cavaliers earned their second trip to the College World Series in the last three seasons.

Branden Kline (4-1) got the win in relief of Will Roberts who was stellar going 7.1, allowing one run on five hits, walking one and striking out one. Anteater ace Matt Summers (11-4) made his first relief appearance of the season and suffering his second loss of the series as he surrendered two runs on three hits and giving a critical walk in the bottom of the ninth to load the bases for Taylor heroics. Continue reading


UC-Irvine forces Game 3 with 6-4 win over Virginia

By: Greg Waters
For the second day in a row the Charlottesville Super Regional was delayed by rain but unlike Saturday when the rain seemed to give the Virginia Cavaliers a spark, it was Irvine that came back from the break with a purpose and a 6-4 win to tie the series at a game apiece.

Freshman Andrew Thurman (4-3) tossed four innings of solid baseball giving up a lone run on three hits while striking out four, leading UC-Irvine (43-17) to a win in game two of the Charlottesville Super Regional. Thurman entered the game follow a 4:18 rain delay taking over for starter Matt Whitehouse. Continue reading


Hultzen leads UVA to a 6-0 win over UC-Irvine

By: Greg Waters
The Virginia Cavaliers improved to 53-9 on the season winning the opening contest of the Charlottesville Super Regional 6-0 over the UC Irvine (42-17) Anteaters. The shutout was UVa’s 16 of the year and Virginia’s third consecutive post season win over the Anteaters in NCAA play. Continue reading


2011 NCAA Charlottesville Super Regional: UC-Irvine vs Virginia

By: Greg Waters

UC Irvine and Virginia will face off in the Charlottesville Super Regional June 11-13 at UVa’s Davenport Field. The teams will play at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 1, 4 or 7 p.m. (all times EST) Monday (if necessary). All three games will be televised on the ESPN family of networks. The Saturday and Sunday games will be broadcast on ESPNU, while the Monday contest would air on ESPN2 or ESPNU. Continue reading