Virginia’s struggles continued, particularly on the pitching side with Notre Dame scoring 25 runs across three games.
After a scalding-hot start, the Cavaliers have lost two of their last three conference series.
With the series sweep, the Cavaliers are now an impressive 7-2 against ranked teams this season.
Although the Cavaliers put together 26 runs over the course of three games, the Hokies outpaced them on their way to scoring 29 runs.
Virginia is still at the top of the Coastal Division standings after its third ACC series win.
Although Virginia’s weekend ended on a sour note, it should not take away from their strong start to the season.
So far, junior pitcher Matt Poston of the Tar Heels has been the only pitcher this year to shut down a highly potent Virginia offense.
The Cavaliers will need to sustain their high level of play as they fight with fellow undefeated Wake Forest and NC State for first place in the conference.
Consistent fielding and dominant pitching were primary takeaways this weekend, but the potent Cavalier offense can take over a game at any given moment.
Schoch has plans to return to Charlottesville this spring as the men’s baseball team has drawn national preseason attention.
Over the course of three games, the Cavaliers racked up 39 runs, setting the tone that this season’s lineup had the potential to be even better than last year’s squad.
Following a season in which the Cavaliers appeared in the College World Series, it appears that the team continues to be underrated despite leading the ACC in wins.
With their win over Towson, the Cavaliers are off to their best start in program history, going 20-1 over its first 21 games.