Feb. 28, 2014
|Virginia at NC State|
|Date/Time||March 1-2, 2014|
|Location||Raleigh, N.C. | Dail Softball Stadium|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—The Virginia softball team opens Atlantic Coast Conference play this weekend when it travels to NC State this weekend (March 1-2). Both Saturday’s doubleheader and Sunday’s single game are set for 12 p.m. starts.
Live statistics will be available and linked through VirginiaSports.com. Both games of Saturday’s doubleheader will be streamed live through gopack.com (subscription required).
The Cavaliers come into the weekend with a 2-11 record after going 1-4 at the Mary Nutter Classic last weekend in Cathedral City, Calif. Senior Marcy Bowdren (Fairfax Station, Va.) leads the team with a .407 batting average, while fellow senior Stephanie Harris leads the squad with three home runs.
NC State (5-6) has won its last four matches, including a 15-0 win over St. Bonaventure on Tuesday (Feb. 25). Lana Van Dyken leads the Wolfpack with a .464 batting average and Emily Weiman is 5-5 with a 3.76 ERA and three shutouts.
Last season, NC State swept Virginia in a three-game regular season series in Charlottesville, Va., and was victorious, 7-0, in an ACC Championship quarterfinal on its way to the ACC title.
The Cavaliers return to action next weekend when they host Florida State March 8-9.
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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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