Here is your ACC Recap for April 12th.
#2 Virginia 4 Georgetown 0 (5 innings)
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The top-ranked Virginia baseball team earned a rain-shortened 4-0 win over Georgetown Tuesday evening at Davenport Field. The teams played five innings in one hour, 11 minutes before heavy rain and lightning forced the game to be stopped. The game then was called after a 47-minute delay. Continue reading
Here is your ACC Recap for April 5th.
#2 Virginia 2 Radford 0
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Will Roberts (Jr., Richmond, Va.) followed up his perfect-game outing with seven innings of shutout pitching as he led the top-ranked Virginia baseball team to a 2-0 win over Radford Tuesday evening on Throwback Night at Davenport Field. Virginia (29-2) won its 10th straight game – the Cavaliers’ second double-figure winning streak of the season (13 from March 1-19). Continue reading
Here are some of my thoughts from college baseball action that took place on March 29th.
- Congrats to Will Roberts of Virginia for throwing a perfect game on Tuesday against the George Washington Colonials. Roberts struck out 10 batters getting three flyouts and 14 groundouts. The perfect game was only the 19th in NCAA Division 1 baseball history at any length and the first by a UVA pitcher in school history. It was also the first in Division 1 since 2002. Interesting enough, the second to last sentence of the George Washington press release is the first mention they make about the perfect game being tossed. Continue reading
Here is your ACC Recap for March 29th.
#2 Virginia 2 George Washington 0
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Will Roberts (Jr., Richmond, Va.) recorded the eighth nine-inning perfect game in NCAA Division I baseball (since 1957) to lead the top-ranked Virginia baseball team to a 2-0 victory over George Washington Tuesday at Davenport Field. Roberts recorded 27 straight outs and needed just 98 pitches to earn the second perfect game in ACC history. Continue reading
Here is your ACC Recap for March 9th.
#5 Florida State 9 Maine 3
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Devon Travis played with one of the best leadoff hitters in Florida State baseball history last season, and is quickly proving he’s a pretty good visual learner.
As the successor to Tyler Holt in the leadoff spot this season for the Seminoles, Travis is off to a torrid start, serving as both the table-setter and a run producer. Continue reading
Here is your ACC Recap for March 8th.
#4 South Carolina 5 #8 Clemson 4
GREENVILLE, S.C. – South Carolina scored five runs in their final two at-bats and held off a furious Clemson rally in the ninth to earn a 5-4 victory in the Reedy River Rivalry game before a crowd of 7,125 at Fluor Field on Tuesday night.
Here is your ACC Recap for March 6th.
#1 Florida 5 #26 Miami (FL) 3
No. 1 Florida (10-1) used a three-run sixth inning to snap a 2-2 tie on its way to a 5-3 victory over No. 24 Miami (4-7) to complete a weekend sweep on Sunday afternoon in front of 4,114 fans at McKethan Stadium. The Gators had never been perfect against the Hurricanes in a three-game set in Gainesville and took all three meetings from the Hurricanes for only the second time in school history (Feb. 17-19, 2006). Continue reading
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) – For the fourth consecutive year, Coastal Carolina University’s baseball team has been voted the Big South Conference’s preseason favorite by the League’s Head Baseball Coaches, it was announced today by the Conference office. In addition, the coaches voted Chanticleers’ redshirt-junior second baseman Tommy La Stella (Closter, N.J.) the Conference’s Preseason Player of the Year and Coastal Carolina junior Anthony Meo (Cranston, R.I.) the League’s Preseason Pitcher of the Year.
The Big South was dominated last year by the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers as they went a perfect 25-0 on their way to the conference regular season title. The Liberty Flames came in second with a 19-8 conference mark. Radford finished in third place with a 15-11 record in the conference only a ½ game ahead of High Point for third place. VMI and Winthrop tied for fifth place with a 13-14 record while Gardner-Webb and UNC-Asheville tied for seventh with a 10-17 mark. Presbyterian College finished in ninth place with a 7-20 record while Charleston Southern rounded out of the conference with a 6-20 record. Continue reading
FROM BIG SOUTH RELEASE
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) – For the fourth consecutive season and the fifth time in the last six years, Coastal Carolina is the No. 1 seed in the Royal Purple Big South Baseball Championship, which will be contested May 25-29 at The Winthrop Ballpark in Rock Hill, S.C. The Chanticleers, ranked as high as No. 4 in the nation in three polls this week, won the outright 2010 regular-season championship with a 25-0 Conference mark to become just the second team in Big South history to go undefeated in the Conference season, joining the 1988 Coastal Carolina club that finished 15-0. Coastal Carolina’s 25 Big South wins has set the League’s single-season record, and the Chanticleers have won their fifth regular-season Big South baseball crown in six years and sixth in nine seasons.