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No. 19 Virginia Tech beats UVA softball 9-1

Emma McBride drove in the only run of the game for the Cavaliers.
Emma McBride drove in the only run of the game for the Cavaliers.(wvir)
Published: Mar. 30, 2021 at 10:02 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The Virginia softball team fell 9-1 against No. 19 Virginia Tech on Tuesday at Palmer Park.

UVA was trailing 8-0 with two outs in the bottom of the 5th inning, when Emma McBride drove in Abigail Barber with a two out single to break up the shutout.

The run was also the first time the ‘Hoos have scored against their rivals since 2018.

Kelsey Brown went 3-for-4 for the Hokies, but Jayme Bailey delivered the big blow with a bases-clearing triple in the top of the 4th.

Virginia (8-17, 4-13 ACC) begins a three-game series at home against Boston College on Thursday.

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