This was overall a good tournament showing for Virginia. Despite two losses, both at the hands of Tennessee, they competed well with the Volunteers and proved they can hang with top-25 teams.
For the second straight weekend, Virginia softball traveled to the state of South Carolina to compete in tournament play.
The softball team picked up a pair of wins in their season kick-off.
Fourth years Martin Weisz and Arizona Ritchie share experiences as two of few Jewish student-athletes at Virginia and how they have balanced their religious and athletic obligations.
The softball team was unable to close out the season on a high note following a loss to Georgia Tech.
Despite a number of bright spots for the Cavaliers against the Tar Heels and Fighting Irish, the team was unable to win consistently in either series.
In a one-of midweek tilt, the Cavaliers were unable to extinguish the Flames.
Following a difficult loss to rival Virginia Tech, the softball team rebounded with a win against to Boston College.
Virginia saw its overall record drop below .500 this weekend after four painful losses to Clemson.
Virginia lost its first and only game against James Madison, but rallied and beat George Washington the same day and twice the next.
In the ACC Pod Play, Virginia went 1-2 against Louisville and 1-1 against Pittsburgh in a three-day span.
Throughout the past decade, the Virginia softball team has struggled. This season, the Cavaliers hope to overcome previous woes and record some wins as they play an ACC-dominated schedule.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, senior members of sports teams nationwide were forced to halt spring and winter seasons — because of this, Virginia softball has been forced to face the departure of graduate student pitcher Riley Wilkinson.