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Virginia traveled to Charlotte, N.C. last week to compete in the ACC Tournament at Truist Field. The Cavaliers (29-23, 18-18 ACC) opened pool play against Virginia Tech, winning 3-2 to advance to play Notre Dame Friday. Virginia toppled the Fighting Irish (30-11, 25-10 ACC) 14-1, cruising offensively and with a dominant defensive presence against the top-seeded and seventh-ranked team. Up against Duke in the semifinals, the Blue Devils (31-20, 16-17 ACC) continued their hot streak with a 4-2 win to eliminate Virginia from the tournament Saturday.
Virginia recorded its third-straight ACC series win over the weekend, toppling Wake Forest with a combined 28 runs in three games. Friday’s win was a no-doubter as the Cavaliers (25-21, 16-17 ACC) shut out the Demon Deacons (17-26, 7-22 ACC) 17-0, but in the subsequent two meetings the teams battled tooth-and-nail through all nine innings. Virginia secured two exciting walk-off victories to complete its first sweep against an ACC opponent since 2019.
Virginia baseball clinched its first series against Duke since 2017 over the weekend, picking up wins Friday and Saturday but missing out on its first series sweep with a loss Sunday. While the Cavaliers (19-19, 11-16 ACC) had an excellent weekend at the plate with a combined 30 hits, the Blue Devils (18-18, 9-15 ACC) scored 12 of 13 runs on home runs — four coming in the team’s final win.
Virginia suffered a narrow loss Thursday night as it opened its series against No. 6 Georgia Tech at Mac Nease Park in Atlanta, Ga. In the next games, however, the Cavaliers (13-14, 6-12 ACC) ignited offensively, producing 31 hits in the three matchups. The team’s explosive offense closed out the series Saturday afternoon with a six-run ninth inning to produce an 11-4 victory over the Yellow Jackets (14-9, 11-7 ACC).
Virginia toppled George Washington 7-2 in an afternoon matchup Tuesday at Barcroft Park, making it the team’s 12th-straight victory against the Colonials (9-8, 0-0 A10). Knotted 1-1 in the seventh inning, the Cavaliers (11-13, 4-11 ACC) scored four runs in the eighth and two more in the ninth to secure the road victory.
Virginia took on No. 14 Pittsburgh at Disharoon Park over the weekend, concluding the series 2-1 as the Panthers (11-5, 8-4 ACC) put on dominant performances Saturday and Sunday. The Cavaliers (8-9, 3-9 ACC) racked up 19 hits in the series, including 11 in their 10-4 victory Monday, and senior first-baseman Devin Ortiz had an impressive weekend with two homers.
Virginia took down Richmond Tuesday afternoon at Disharoon Park, shutting out the Spiders (5-3, 0-0 A-10) with seven runs while putting on an impressive performance on the mound through nine innings. Junior right-hander Zach Messinger picked up the win for the Cavaliers (7-5, 2-4 ACC), going three innings and allowing no hits as Richmond couldn’t find its offensive groove.
No. 16 Virginia dropped its weekend series against Florida State as the Seminoles (4-5, 2-4 ACC) recorded their second-straight series win against the Cavaliers (6-5, 2-4 ACC). Virginia fell in both games Friday and Saturday, but narrowly defeated Florida State 2-1 Sunday afternoon. Walks were a major obstacle for the Cavaliers to overcome as the pitching staff struggled to find the zone throughout the series.
No. 14 Virginia opened its season at Disharoon Park on Friday evening with a 2-1 win against UConn as pitchers on both sides put on dominant performances on the hill. The Huskies came in and managed to outscore the Cavaliers by just one in the second game, with a final score 10-9. In the final game of the series, Virginia bounced back and won 4-2.
Virginia baseball's 50-game schedule for the upcoming season includes 29 home games, 21 away games and 36 games against ACC opponents. The ACC conference is particularly strong this year, with six teams — Louisville, Florida State, Miami, Duke, Georgia Tech and Wake Forest — ranked in either the Baseball America or D1Baseball preseason polls. The Cavaliers, meanwhile, enter the season as the No. 5 team in the country, with a number of key players returning to the roster in 2021.
Two members of the Virginia women’s soccer team were taken in the 2021 National Women’s Soccer League Draft Wednesday night. Senior midfielder Taryn Torres was taken in the third round as she was selected by Sky Blue FC with the 23rd overall pick. Senior forward Alissa Gorzak was selected in the fourth round by the Chicago Red Stars with the 35th overall pick.
Ninth-ranked and third-seeded Virginia advanced to the ACC semifinals following a 4-1 win against sixth-seeded Louisville Tuesday night in Cary, N.C. The Cavaliers (8-2-1, 5-2-1 ACC) secured the win over the Cardinals (4-5-0, 4-4-0 ACC) thanks to sophomore forward Diana Ordoñez, who scored the team’s first three goals to record the fifth hat trick in ACC Tournament history and the first since 2004.
No. 10 Virginia concluded its regular season with two matches against Boston College and Syracuse over the weekend. The Cavaliers (7-2-1, 5-2-1 ACC) took down the Eagles (1-6, 1-6 ACC) 2-1 Thursday before toppling the Orange (7-2-1, 4-2-1 ACC) 5-3 Sunday. Junior forward Rebecca Jarrett shined on the pitch with a goal in both matches.
No. 11 Virginia women’s soccer hosted matches against No. 13 Louisville and No. 2 Florida State, shutting out the Cardinals (4-2, 4-2 ACC) 2-0 Thursday before falling to the undefeated Seminoles 4-3 (6-0-0, 6-0-0 ACC) Sunday afternoon. The Cavaliers (5-2-1, 3-2-1 ACC) relied heavily on junior forward Alexa Spaanstra, who scored both goals against Louisville and one more against Florida State.
No. 10 women’s soccer played two conference matches at Klockner Stadium over the weekend, taking down No. 14 Pittsburgh 2-1 Thursday before dominating Miami 3-0 Sunday. Sophomore midfielder Emma Dawson scored the golden goal against the Panthers (6-1, 1-1 ACC) while junior forward Rebecca Jarrett served two assists and scored a goal against the Hurricanes (0-5, 0-4 ACC).
Virginia women’s soccer opened ACC play with two road matches against Duke and Clemson this weekend. After playing to a 1-1 draw in double overtime against the Blue Devils (1-0-1), the Cavaliers fell to the Tigers (3-0) in a 3-0 shutout Sunday afternoon. Freshman midfielder Lia Godfrey was the only Cavalier to score in the matchups, striking in the 53rd minute against Duke.
Virginia opened its season at Klockner Stadium Saturday night with a 3-1 victory against in-state rival Virginia Tech. Three Cavaliers jumped on the board — sophomore forward Diana Ordoñez, junior midfielder Alexa Spaanstra and freshman forward Lia Godfrey all scored during the match. Freshman defender Samar Guidry and Godfrey took the field for the first time Saturday as the Cavaliers (1-0, 1-0 ACC) improved to an all-time 21-4-1 record against the Hokies (0-1, 0-1 ACC).
After posting an impressive 17-2-3 record last season, Virginia women’s soccer prepares for another successful year on the pitch with the addition of 10 newcomers. Ranked second nationally by Top Drawer Soccer — with eight players ranked in the top 170 players in the nation, including four in the top 36 and two in the top 10 — the class includes nine freshman and junior transfer Sarah Clark from Purdue.
Senior forward Jay Huff announced in an Instagram post Saturday that he will return to the Virginia men’s basketball team for his senior season with the Cavaliers. His decision comes after an earlier announcement in April that he would test the NBA waters and consider declaring for this year’s draft.
Virginia Athletics announced Friday that members of the football team will be allowed to return to Grounds for voluntary workouts July 5, followed by mandatory training July 15 and fall training camp Aug. 9.