#8 Virginia entertains William and Mary at 3 p.m. Tuesday

virginia baseballVIRGINIA CAVALIERS (4-3)
Probable Starting Pitcher
So. LHP Adam Haseley (1-0, 0.00 ERA)

WILLIAM & MARY TRIBE (5-2)
Probable Starting Pitcher
Fr. RHP Bodie Sheehan (0-1, 6.75 ERA)

The No. 8 Virginia baseball team continues its 10-game homestand at 3 p.m. Tuesday (March 1) when it faces William and Mary at Davenport Field.

 

Broadcast Information

A live video broadcast is available through a Cavaliers Live subscription on VirginiaSports.com. A link to live statistics also can be found on VirginiaSports.com.

 

Promotions

It’s a $2 Tuesday at Davenport Field. Hot dogs and Pepsi soft drinks are available at every Tuesday home game for $2 apiece.

 

Parking

Parking is available in the University Hall, John Paul Jones Arena and McCue Center lots.

 

Cavaliers in the Updated Rankings

8 – Baseball America, 14 – NCBWA, 19 – D1Baseball

 

Things to Know

• Virginia is fielding at a .984 clip this year (four errors in seven games).
• UVA is the lone ACC team that is yet to allow a stolen base this year (one attempt).
• Ernie Clement is batting .519 (fourth in ACC).
• Clement and Adam Haseley each were 5-for-11 (.455) in the ECU series.
• UVA pitchers have struck out 74 batters – tied with Pitt for the ACC high (10.6/game).

 

Virginia-William and Mary Series

Virginia holds a 73-29-2 advantage in its series with William & Mary. The Cavaliers have captured nine straight meetings since the Tribe won 6-5 on April 23, 2008, in Charlottesville. UVA held off the Tribe, 3-2, last season on April 15 as Derek Casey, Alec Bettinger and Josh Sborz combined to scatter five hits.

 

Virginia Against In-State Foes

Since 2004, the Cavaliers have a 112-24-1 record against in-state foes. UVA was 7-6 last season against in-state opponents and opened its 2016 home schedule with an 18-1 win over VMI.

 

Noting William & Mary

William and Mary improved to 5-2 on the young season with a three-game series sweep of Holy Cross last weekend in Williamsburg. CAA Preseason Player of the Year Charley Gould leads the team with a .348 batting average. The senior was named a Preseason Third-Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball.

 

Up Next

Virginia remains home this weekend (Friday through Sunday) for a three-game series against Monmouth. Game times are 3 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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