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#1 UVa Baseball Sweeps Monmouth in Sunday Doubleheader 5-3, 6-2

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Virginia topped Monmouth 5-3 in game two of the three game series Sunday afternoon. The third game was shortened to 5 1/2 innings but the 'Hoos were still able to grind out a 6-2 victory at Davenport Field.

The 'Hoos improve to 8-2 on the season.

In game two, UVa starting pitcher Josh Sborz worked the mound for five innings. He allowed six hits, two runs, while striking out four.

In Virginia outfielder Derek Fisher's four appearances at the plate he had one RBI and one run.

Rain started pouring steadily before game three, but both coaches decided to play-on.

UVa starting pitcher Brandon Waddell had a strong showing despite the rough conditions. Waddell pitched for 6 innings, only allowing five hits while retiring five batters.

UVa continues action Tuesday when they host George Washington at 3 PM.


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