BLACKSBURG – No. 18 Virginia Tech baseball will play host to VCU in a two-day midweek sequence beginning on Tuesday at 4 p.m. at English Area at Atlantic Union Financial institution Park with each video games being broadcasted on ACC Community Additional.
The Hokies (7-2, 4-2 ACC) and Rams (5-5, 0-0 Atlantic 10) will meet for the primary time since 2014. Tech leads the all-time sequence 41-29 and the Hokies are 24-13 at residence.
Tech has now gained three video games in opposition to ranked foes this 12 months. It was ranked No. 24 going into the North Carolina (7-3, 3-3) sequence and at the moment are ranked No. 18 in D1 Baseball’s ballot and No. 12 by Baseball America.
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ON THE CALL
The matchup can be broadcast on ACC Community Additional, with Evan Hughes (play-by-play) and Andrew Wells (analyst) on the decision on Tuesday and Bailey Angle (play-by-play) and Wells (analyst) on Wednesday, whereas Bryant Johnson will broadcast on Virginia Tech Sports activities Community each video games.
LAST TIME OUT
The Hokies dominated their first residence ACC sequence of the season in opposition to then-No. 25 UNC final weekend. Tech defeated the Tar Heels in Sport 1, 10-6, on residence runs from Cade Hunter and Tanner Schobel. Schobel leads the Hokies with 14 RBIs on the season, 4 of these in opposition to UNC. Jack Hurley additionally shined in opposition to the Tar Heels with seven RBIs and 5 hits. The Hokies took the sequence 2-1, the primary time ever successful a sequence in opposition to UNC.
PLAYER TO WATCH
Hurley, a real freshman from Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, has been dealing for the Hokies in his first season. He has recorded eight hits for Tech, 5 in opposition to UNC alone. He has two residence runs on the season, each in opposition to the Tar Heels. He’s presently batting .296 because the leadoff batter for the Hokies.
2021 File: 5-5 (0-0 Atlantic 10)
Head Coach: Shawn Stiffler (265-167, ninth season)
All-time sequence: 41-29
The Rams are presently predicted to win the A-10 and presently lead the convention in runs (84) and hits (95).