Saturday’s Super Regional contest played out eerily similar to Friday’s opening game.
No. 14 Virginia baseball entered the eighth inning on the wrong side of a 3-0 score Friday afternoon, but as has been the case throughout the NCAA tournament, the Cavaliers turned it on when it counted the most to take the first game of the Charlottesville Super Regional against 15th-ranked Maryland and took the contest 5-3.
Third-seeded Virginia baseball scored two runs in the eighth inning to pull past No. 4 seed San Diego State for a 3-1 victory Saturday night. The victory puts the Cavaliers (36-22, 15-15 ACC) into the Lake Elsinore Regional championship game and one win away from a Super Regional berth.
Third-seeded Virginia baseball defeated No. 2 seed USC 14-10 in a thrilling 11-inning marathon to capture the Lake Elsinore Regional championship. The Cavaliers (37-22, 15-15 ACC) overcame a 9-5 deficit to force extra innings.
Behind another strong outing by sophomore Connor Jones third-seeded Virginia baseball dropped No. 2 seed USC 6-1 in the opening game of the Lake Elsinore Regional Friday night. The Cavaliers (35-22, 15-15 ACC) claimed their NCAA tournament opener for the seventh consecutive season.
The Virginia baseball team hung tough for seven innings Saturday night against NC State, but a late-innings breakdown cost the No. 24 Cavaliers (34-22, 15-15 ACC) in a 10-2 defeat at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, North Carolina.
Seventh-seeded Virginia baseball lost to No. 3 seed Notre Dame 8-2 Friday at the ACC tournament in Durham, North Carolina.
Led by junior Josh Sborz’s complete game one-hitter, No. 25 Virginia trounced Georgia Tech 11-0 in seven innings in Tuesday’s ACC tournament opener.
Fresh off their disappointing series loss to NC State, 23rd-ranked Virginia baseball travels to Harbor Park — the home of the triple-A Norfolk Tides — for a Tuesday contest with Old Dominion.
For 23rd-ranked Virginia baseball, bad news of player injuries has dominated the season, but good news finally prevailed Wednesday afternoon with the inclusion of junior outfielder Joe McCarthy and freshman second baseman Jack Gerstenmaier in coach Brian O’Connor’s lineup.