The #19 Virginia baseball team won two games on Saturday at Davenport Field, beating Bucknell 12-4, and Harvard 11-5.
The Cavaliers (11-0) were trailing 4-3 against the Crimson in the 5th inning, but scored seven times to blow the game open.
Freshman Joe McCarthy hit a 2-run home run during the rally.
Sophomore Mike Papi connected on a 3-run shot in the 2nd inning.
Virginia jumped out to a 5-0 lead on Bucknell in their first game of the day, and scored three more when the Bison closed it to a one run game in the 6th.
Derek Fisher went 3-for-3 in the game, while Colin Harrington had three hits and two RBI.
Brandon Cogswell went 3-for-5 with three runs scored.
Scott Silverstein (2-0) pitched seven strong innings, giving up seven hits and four runs while striking out five.
Whit Mayberry (2-0) picked up the win in relief in Game 2, allowing just one run in four innings.
UVA will wrap up the weekend series Sunday at 2:30 against Bucknell.
Mike Shiers joined the NBC29 News Team as a weekend sports anchor in September of 2009. Email