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Three members of the UVA baseball team, Nick Howard (Jr., Olney, Md.), Derek Fisher (Jr., Rexmont, Pa.) and Mike Papi (Jr., Tunkhannock, Pa.), were selected in the first round of the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Thursday.
UVA’s Nathan Kirby (So., Midlothian, Va.) and Nick Howard (Jr., Olney, Md.) were named to the 2014 Louisville Slugger All-America Team, announced Thursday by Collegiate Baseball.
The top-ranked UVa. baseball team lost its regular-season finale, 4-3, to Wake Forest Saturday at Wake Forest Baseball Park.
The No. 1-ranked UVa. baseball team fell 8-1 to Old Dominion Tuesday evening in blustery conditions at Harbor Park in Norfolk, Va. Virginia (37-9) was ranked No. 2 nationally with a .985 fielding percentage coming into the game but committed a season-high four errors.
Nick Howard (Jr., Olney, Md.) hit the go-ahead, two-run single with one out in the ninth inning to propel the second-ranked UVa. baseball team to a 5-3 triumph at Miami Monday evening at Alex Rodriguez Park in Coral Gables, Fla.
Behind six strong innings from starting pitcher Nathan Kirby (So., Midlothian, Va.), the No. 1 -ranked UVa. baseball team defeated Monmouth, 6-3, Saturday afternoon in the first game of a three-game weekend series at Davenport Field. Virginia improved to 7-2 on the year, while Monmouth dropped to 1-3.
The No. 1-ranked UVa. baseball team shut out East Carolina, 4-0, Saturday afternoon in front of 3,561 spectators at Davenport Field. Three UVa pitchers combined on a seven-hitter as the Cavaliers (5-1) picked up their fifth straight victory and second shutout of the year.
The top-ranked Virginia baseball team led from start to finish in a 7-2 road win over UNC Wilmington Sundayafternoon in front of a Brooks Field record crowd of 3,826.
For the first time in program history, the Virginia baseball team has earned a No. 1 preseason national ranking, as Baseball America and Perfect Game each have tabbed the Cavaliers atop their polls heading into the 2014 season.
UVa. has been selected as the 2014 ACC Baseball preseason favorite in a vote of the conference’s 14 head coaches, announced today (Jan. 24) by the league office on the first day of official practice.