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ACC Baseball Notes

Posted: Feb 19, 2019 11:06 AM

Weather Forecast Prompts Midweek Schedule Changes
With inclement weather expected, several ACC teams have altered their midweek schedules … Clemson edged visiting Charlotte, 7-6, in a game played Monday instead of Tuesday as originally scheduled … Virginia’s home opener versus VMI, originally slated for Wednesday, is now scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesday, as is Louisville’s home opener against Eastern Kentucky … Virginia Tech is set to face ETSU in its home opener Tuesday at 2 p.m. – two hours earlier than initially scheduled – in hope of beating weaher issues expected later for the Blacksburg area … Duke will face Davidson in a home game at Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Tuesday afternoon instead of traveling to face the Wildcats as originally scheduled.

ACC Teams Feel Right at Home
ACC teams are off to a 31-14 start versus non-conference opposition, including a 23-3 mark at home … Weekend highlights included Virginia Tech claiming the RyCass Classic title with three straight wins in DeLand, Florida, home series sweeps by Duke, Florida State, Miami, North Carolina and NC State, plus Boston College’s three-game road sweep at Jackson State.

Sharpe, Shuster Claim First Weekly ACC Honors of 2019 Season
Clemson freshman Davis Sharpe earned ACC Player of the Week honors after starring at the plate and on the mound versus visiting South Alabama, and Wake Forest left-hander Jared Shuster was named ACC Pitcher of the Week after a dominating six innings in the Demon Deacons’ win over Georgetown … Shuster was also named a National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball.

Noles’ Combined No-Hitter Turns Heads On Opening Night
Florida State’s four-game sweep of visiting Maine got off to an eye-opening start as preseason All-American Drew Parrish and relievers Conor Grady and Chase Haney combined to toss the 10th no-hitter in school history, the fourth under the watch of veteran head coach Mike Martin and the first since a combined no-hitter in March 2016 against Toledo … The Seminoles’ mound trio combined to strike out 10 batters while walking three in an 11-0 win.

Hokie Strong-Arm Way to Three Straight Wins in Sunshine State
Virginia Tech allowed just five runs through its first three games ... That is the Hokies’ fewest runs allowed while starting a season with three wins since 1987, when Virginia Tech allowed single runs in each of its first three victories … Hokie starters combined to throw 15 innings and allow just one run on seven hits with 13 strikeouts … Virginia Tech has won six straight games in the state of Florida dating back to last season

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