Virginia Prepares for Big Series at Florida State

By: Marc Davis Email
By: Marc Davis Email

April 3, 2008

The 14th ranked Cavalier baseball team puts its six game conference winning streak on the line this weekend, as they travel to Florida State. This is a match up of two of the ACC's best teams.

Virginia enters with an overall record of 24-6, and is coming off a 7-6 loss to Towson last night. In conference play, the Cavaliers are 8-4, and have won their last six ACC games by sweeping both Boston College and Virginia Tech.

Meanwhile, the Seminoles come in with an overall mark of 25-3, and topped Jacksonville on Wednesday. Florida State is 11-1 in the ACC, and boasts a number six national ranking. They lead the conference in many categories, including batting average, hits, RBI, and home runs.

This weekend's series with Florida State is just the beginning of a pivotal month for the Wahoos. Next weekend, Virginia heads to Maryland, before returning home for a series with 2007 ACC runner up Wake Forest. The Cavaliers cap off April with a trip to current Coastal Division leader Miami.

As for this weekend's series with the Seminoles, game one gets underway tomorrow at 7:00.


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