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#7 UVa Baseball Pounds VCU 17-3 In Final Regular Season Home Game

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The #7 Virginia Baseball team took out VCU Tuesday 17-3 in their final regular season home game at Davenport Field in Charlottesville. 

The Cavaliers improve to 43-8 on the season. 

 

Virginia Outfielder, Derek Fisher said, "We're really doing our job up and down the line-up. We always talk about passing it on, doing your job at the plate. Whether it be getting a hit or getting that RBI. I think everyone's going to the plate with the right approach."

"Our goal in front of us right now is to have a chance to win a league championship. In the regular season, I think everyone knows what that's going to take," added UVa head coach Brian O'Connor. 

 

UVa's Joe McCarthy was on fire going 4-of-5 at the plate. The freshmen had four hits - two of which were doubles, four RBI, and two runs.

Whit Mayberry was the starting pitcher and earned the win. He upped his record to 4-0 after working 2 2/3 innings while giving up a pair of runs.

Six other Virginia pitchers served time on the mound and limited VCU to one run and 3 hits for the remaining 6 1/3 innings.

UVa has scored 48 runs over the last three games, its most in a three-game stretch since March 8-11, 2009

The 'Hoos return to Thursday in an ACC series against #2 North Carolina Thursday through Saturday in Chapel Hill. 

 

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