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Tiger Woods was my hero.
Preseason polls picked Virginia softball to finish second to last in the ACC. Now at the end of their regular season, though, the Cavaliers are one series away from finishing second-best. The team hosts No. 22 Florida State for a three-game series this weekend, needing just one win to clinch the No. 2 spot in the ACC.
The Virginia softball team's weekend series against Boston College was record-setting for the Cavaliers. The team swept the Eagles to earn a program-best 12 ACC wins.
The Cavaliers entered Wednesday's matchup against Radford looking to jump-start their offense. Four batters into the doubleheader, the team got what it wanted.
The Virginia softball team squares off against Radford today, holding onto its second-place ACC ranking as postseason play quickly approaches. But the team, facing a Radford squad that has won three straight contests against the Cavaliers (27-18, 9-5 ACC), is looking to take things in stride.
The seniors on the Virginia softball team are hoping to miss their graduation. Doing so is a dream they have had since enrolling at the University.
In last weekend's series against N.C. State, Melanie Mitchell showed what a difference one arm can make. Throwing 17 strong innings, the freshman pitcher shined on the mound as she helped Virginia softball steal two of three games against the Wolfpack, sneaking the Cavaliers into second place in the ACC.
Virginia softball fell victim to No. 10 Georgia Tech during a three-game sweep last weekend.
The Virginia softball team hosts Towson today, looking to continue its recent surge which included a series win against No. 22 North Carolina last weekend. The Cavaliers (21-14, 7-1 ACC) have won six of their last seven games, including two of three against North Carolina last weekend.
Just call them the Comeback Kids.
Perched atop the ACC standings, the Virginia softball team travels to Harrisonburg today to face off against James Madison (14-17, 2-1 CAA) in an in-state test to maintain its position while preparing for what lies ahead.
The Virginia softball team swept in-state rival Virginia Tech this weekend, leaving the Cavaliers (18-13, 5-0 ACC) undefeated in ACC play and with its first series win against the Hokies (13-20, 2-4 ACC) since 2005.
Encouraged by a pair of wins against ranked opponents, Virginia softball returns from its West Coast swing to host Liberty in a doubleheader today.
Virginia softball travels to Fullerton, Ca. this weekend to compete in the Judi Garman Invitational, looking to fortify its play before heading into the core of the team's conference schedule.
The Virginia softball team continued its winning streak during ACC play this past Sunday after sweeping its doubleheader against Maryland (9-10).
The Virginia softball team split its four games at the Cavalier Invitational this past weekend, twice defeating George Washington, while dropping both games to Notre Dame.
Virginia will host the Cavalier Invitational this weekend on a field 150 miles away from home. Charlottesville's record snowfall this winter has rendered The Park, the Cavaliers' usual home turf, unfit for use. Instead, the squad will entertain Notre Dame and George Washington at Christopher Newport University in Newport News.
As the Cavaliers head to Blacksburg tomorrow, they will look to avenge a loss earlier this season to Virginia Tech, during which they saw a 10-point lead dissipate during the game's second half. The Hokies carried this momentum into the game's overtime period, burying the Cavaliers 76-71.
Preparing for the start of the spring season has been more challenging than usual for the Virginia softball team, as Charlottesville's recent flurry of bad weather has kept the squad off the diamond. As the season starts this weekend with a three-team, round robin against Elon and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, the Cavaliers are aching to get a taste of the great outdoors.
Boston College last week cemented Virginia's second straight season without a bowl berth. This week, Virginia will try to spoil a different team's season by knocking off division-leading Clemson.