ACC Notes The second weekend of ACC series includes several key division matchups, including Florida State – ranked No. 1 nationally by Collegiate Baseball – traveling to face unbeaten No. 2 NC State in Raleigh … Preseason Coastal Division favorite North Carolina plays at home versus early division co-leader Miami … Louisville visits Duke in a matchup of ranked teams … Clemson – riding the momentum of its first three-game series sweep of UNC since 1997 and a midweek win over No. 11 Coastal Carolina – welcomes Notre Dame … Other action finds Virginia Tech at Pitt, Boston College at Wake Forest, and Virginia at Georgia Tech.
ACC teams posted a 15-5 mark in midweek non-conference action, including four wins over ranked teams … In addition to Clemson’s victory over visiting Coastal Carolina, Louisville took two from No. 12 Ole Miss, and Duke turned back No. 14 East Carolina.
ACC Pitcher of the Week Chris Gerard of Virginia Tech picked up another honor Tuesday when he was named National Co-Pitcher of the Week by the NCBWA … Gerard was also named a National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball, along with Georgia Tech catcher Kyle McCann.
At 17-0, NC State is one of the nation’s two remaining undefeated teams, along with Arizona State … Already off to its best start in program history, the Wolfpack’s 17 consecutive wins is the second longest winning streak in program history behind the 1990 team with a 19-game win streak.