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Series Notes: No. 19 Virginia opens ACC play at Duke

No. 19 Virginia (9-4, 0-0 ACC) will begin Atlantic Coast Conference play this weekend with a three-game series at Duke (10-2, 0-0 ACC). The series opener on Friday (March 9) has been moved up to a 4 p.m. start.

Game Coverage: All three games will be carried live on ACC Network Extra, a dedicated digital channel for ACC sports which is available to authenticated subscribers of ESPN3 through WatchESPN and the ESPN app at no additional charge.

A web-only radio stream on will be available for Friday and Saturday’s contests. The series finale on Sunday can be heard on 1070 AM/98.9 FM and online at All three games will feature live stats with links also available on Fans can follow in-game updates on the team’s official twitter page (@UVABaseball).

Probable Pitching Matchups:


Virginia: RHP Derek Casey (2-0, 2.41 ERA, 18.2 IP, 7 BB, 31 SO)

Duke: LHP Adam Laskey (2-1, 2.65, 17.0 IP, 6 BB, 15 SO)


Virginia: LHP Daniel Lynch (0-2, 6.50 ERA, 18.0 IP, 5 BB, 17 SO)

Duke: RHP Ryan Day (1-0, 3.32 ERA, 19 IP, 2 BB, 21 SO)


Virginia: RHP Evan Sperling (2-0, 1.62 ERA, 16.2 IP, 7 BB, 23 SO)

Duke: LHP Mitch Stallings (1-1, 4.72 ERA, 13.1, 11 BB, 15 SO)

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