Live Blog: UVA-Arkansas in the NCAA Charlottesville Regional

college world seriesAugusta Free Press will be at Davenport Field in Charlottesville, Va., for Saturday’s NCAA Baseball Tournament Charlottesville Regional game between top seed UVA (45-13) and #2 seed Arkansas (39-23).

First pitch is slated for 8 p.m. Eastern.

UVA is starting Nathan Kirby (8-1, 1.48) vs. Arkansas starter Trey Killian (4-8, 2.18).

Virginia won its opener in the Charlottesville Regional over Bucknell on Friday by a 10-1 final. Arkansas defeated Liberty on Friday by a final of 3-2.

The winner advances to a possible championship game on Sunday at 8 p.m. The loser will play Bucknell, a 5-2 winner on Saturday over Liberty, on Sunday at 1 p.m.

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