JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Virginia lost its final game of pool play at the 2008 ACC Baseball Championship, 7-4 to Wake Forest, Saturday night at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. Virginia is the sixth seed and Wake Forest the seventh seed.
The Cavaliers (38-20) already had clinched a berth in the championship game prior to competing Saturday night after wins over No. 1 North Carolina Wednesday and No. 3 Florida State Friday. After finishing this game at 1:09 a.m., Virginia has less than a 12-hour turnaround and will play second-ranked Miami, the tournament’s top seed, at 1 p.m. Sunday.
The game will be televised by FSN South, SUN Sports and Comcast Mid-Atlantic. It also available on WINA Radio (1070 AM) and XM Radio channel 190.
Virginia stole three bases in the game, increasing their school-record total for the season to 132. UVa broke the record Wednesday night.
Brad Kledzik (3-5) earned the win for the Demon Deacons after pitching 7.2 innings and giving up four runs (two earned), seven hits and two walks with four strikeouts. Matt Hammond pitched the ninth for his first save. Jeff Lorick (So., Duluth, Ga.) took the loss and fell to 3-3 after starting and going 3.2 innings, allowing four earned runs, seven hits and three walks with three strikeouts.
After three scoreless innings, Wake Forest (25-31) broke the stalemate with four fourth-inning runs, with three coming on a home run to right field by Allan Dykstra. The Demon Deacons added a pair of runs in the fifth inning on a two-run single by Ben Terry.
Virginia got on the board in the sixth inning. Corey Hunt (So., Charlottesville, Va.) led off with a single, stole second, moved to third on a groundout and scored on a David Adams (Jr., Margate, Fla.) groundout.
Wake got the run back in the seventh inning on a sacrifice fly by Terry.
Virginia scored three times in the eighth to cut the lead in half at 7-4. With one out, David Coleman (Fr., Richmond, Va.) doubled to score Hunt. Adams then reached on an error that allowed Coleman to cross the plate, and one out later Jarrett Parker (Fr., Stafford, Va.) singled to plate Adams.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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