Feb. 8, 2014
SPARTANBURG, S.C.—The Virginia softball team fell at USC Upstate, 6-1, Saturday (Feb. 8) on the second day of the Upstate Classic at Cyrill Stadium. The Cavaliers fell to 1-2 on the season, while the Spartans improved to 3-0.
The Spartans scored five runs in the first two innings against UVa sophomore pitcher Aimee Chapdelaine (Pembroke Pines, Fla.), including a two-run home run in the first by Shellie Robinson, who finished 3-for-3 with four RBI.
Chapdelaine (1-2) settled down after the first two innings, giving up just one hit in the next to innings to finish with six hits allowed in four innings of work. Mayer allowed one run in two innings of relief.
Lexi Shubert (1-0) allowed just one unearned run in seven innings with nine strikeouts for the win for Upstate.
The Upstate Classic concludes Sunday (Feb. 9) as the Cavaliers will face off against Youngstown State at 2:30 p.m. before playing USC Upstate again at 4:30 p.m. The game against Upstate will be streamed live for free on ASun.TV.
Even-Keeled Cavaliers Ready for RematchMen's Basketball2/9/16At 8 p.m. Tuesday, No. 7 Virginia meets ACC rival Virginia Tech at John Paul Jones Arena. The Hokies upset the Cavaliers last month in Blacksburg.Short-Handed Cavaliers' Struggles ContinueWomen's Basketball2/8/16Since losing All-ACC guard Faith Randolph, the Virginia women's basketball team has lost six of eight games. UVA hosts Syracuse on Thursday night.Selflessness Fuels Cavaliers' Latest TriumphMen's Basketball2/6/16Ninth-ranked Virginia totaled 17 assists in its 64-50 win over ACC rival Pittsburgh at the sold-out Petersen Events Center on Saturday afternoon.
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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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