UVA baseball gets #3 national seed, hosts Bucknell on Friday

uva-logo-new2UVA (44-13) will be the #3 national seed in the 2014 NCAA Baseball Tournament, and will host Bucknell, Liberty and Arkansas this weekend in regional play in Charlottesville, Va.

The Cavs, who lost four of their last six games to end the regular season, will play Bucknell (30-19, RPI: 111) at 2 p.m. Friday in the opening game of the double-elimination four-team regional. Liberty (41-16, RPI: 28) and Arkansas (38-23, RPI: 33) will face off at 7 p.m. Friday.

The winner of the Charlottesville Regional will face the winner of the Columbia Regional, which features South Carolina (42-16, RPI: 13) , Campbell (40-1, RPI: 64), Old Dominion (36-24, RPI: 35) and Maryland (36-21, RPI: 25), in Super Regional play the weekend of June 6-9.

Virginia, as a national seed, would host the Super Regional should the ‘Hoos advance past the regional round.

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Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25.

The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.
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