April 4, 2014
|Virginia vs. North Carolina|
|Date/Time||Sat.-Sun., April 5-6 | 1 p.m. Sat. | 12 p.m. Sun.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | The Park|
|Gametracker||Game 1 | Game 2 | Game 3|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—The Virginia softball team hosts ACC foe North Carolina in a three-game series this weekend (April 5-6) at The Park. Saturday’s doubleheader is scheduled for a 1 p.m. state, while Sunday’s first pitch is slated for noon.
Admission to all home Virginia softball games are free to the public. Live statistics for all three games will be available at VirginiaSports.com.
The Cavaliers (4-29, 1-13 ACC) dropped a pair of games at Longwood on Wednesday (April 2) in their last outing. The Lancers won the first game, 6-4, before taking the second, 8-4. Senior Marcy Bowdren (Fairfax Station, Va.) hit her 20th career home run in the second game and ranks seventh all-time in home runs.
The Tar Heels (18-16, 9-5 ACC) come to Charlottesville on a four-game slide after falling, 4-3, at Charlotte on Wednesday. Aquilla Mateen leads UNC with a .427 batting average, while both Jenna Kelly and Kristen Brown each have hit nine home runs this season. Lori Spingola starts the majority of the games in the circle for North Carolina and has a 13-9 record with a 3.16 ERA.
North Carolina won all three games in Chapel Hill, N.C., last season. The Tar Heels took the first game, 5-1, before taking the second and third games by a score of 2-1.
Up next, the Cavaliers host Delaware State in a doubleheader on Wednesday (April 9) at 3 p.m.
Williams Eager to Build on Legacy of SuccessGeneral Release10/23/17Carla Williams was introduced Monday as director of athletics Craig Littlepage's successor at UVA. Littlepage is retiring after 16 years as AD.Williams Excited About Opportunity at UVAGeneral Release10/22/17The next athletics director at UVA will be Carla Williams, who's been a student--athlete, coach and an administrator at the University of Georgia.'Hoos Take Step Back in One-Sided LossFootball10/21/17For Virginia, which lost 41-10 to visiting Boston College on Saturday, the next opportunity to become bowl-eligible comes next weekend at Pitt.
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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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