Baseball ACCtion: Friday, March 27
March 27, 2009
Cavasinni's Triple Lifts No. 5 Tar Heels Past No. 8 Virginia
Due to the threat of rain later in the day Saturday, UNC and UVA will play game two of the series at 1 p.m.
All-America right-hander Alex White went a season-best 7 1/3 innings and matched a season-high with nine strikeouts. He scattered seven hits and three walks before giving way in the eighth to Moran (2-1), who fanned two to strand a runner in scoring position. Bates induced a key double play ball in the ninth and got pinch hitter Scott Silverstein to ground out to end the game.
No. 3 Tech Wins Series Opener vs. No. 2 Miami, 13-9
The win snapped a streak of six-straight losses to the Hurricanes and was just the eighth for the Yellow Jackets in Coral Gables.
Luke Murton hit his first and second home runs of the season, while Derek Dietrich and Jeff Rowland also homered against the Hurricanes. Twelve of the Yellow Jackets' 13 runs came off home runs.
Boston College Overpowers No. 20 Clemson, 13-1
Belfiore smashed a grand slam in the bottom of the first inning to dead center and added a three-run shot in the second for BC. Junior Tony Sanchez went 2-for-3 in the game with a homer, four RBI and three runs. Junior John Spatola added the other home run for the Eagles with a pinch hit solo shot in the eighth.
Junior Barry Butera picked up three hits in the game and classmate Robbie Anston went 2-for-3 with an RBI and three runs.