Senior Lauren Didlake
April 26, 2013
|Virginia vs. Virginia Tech|
|Date/Time||Sun. April 28 - Noon | Mon. April 29 - 7 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | The Park|
|Gametracker||Game 1 | Game 2 | Game 3|
|Additional Information||Twitter | Facebook|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—The Virginia softball team hosts Virginia Tech for its final series of the regular season April 28-29 at The Park in Charlottesville. Sunday’s doubleheader is scheduled for a noon start, while Monday’s single game is set for 7 p.m. and will be broadcast live on ESPNU.
Admission to Virginia softball games at The Park is free to the public. Live statistics will be available and linked through VirginiaSports.com. The Cavaliers (20-25, 3-15 ACC) will honor its seniors after the doubleheader on Saturday. Before Monday’s game, there will be a free tailgate for all fans with hot dogs, pizza and soda.
Last time out, Virginia earned a sweep against Liberty Wednesday afternoon (April 24), 7-3 and 7-6, in Lynchburg, Va. Senior Lauren Didlake (Bowling Green, Va.), junior Marcy Bowdren (Fairfax Station, Va.) and sophomore Megan Harris (Knoxville, Tenn.) each hit home runs and senior pitcher Melanie Mitchell (White Plains, Md.) earned two wins in the circle.
Virginia Tech comes to Charlottesville with a 29-15 record (6-8 ACC). Courtney Liddle leads the Hokies with a .397 batting average, while Kylie McGoldrick is hitting .375 with a team-leading eight home runs. Kelly Heinz (13-5, 2.54 ERA) and Jasmin Harrell (13-7, 3.30 ERA) have shared the bulk of the pitching this season for VT.
Last year, the Hokies took two-of-three from the Cavaliers in Blacksburg, Va. UVa won the first game, 1-0, before falling, 4-2 and 4-3.
Next up, the Cavaliers will travel to the ACC Tournament, to be held in Tallahassee, Fla., May 9-11.
Post-Signing Day Football NotebookFootball2/12/16The start of spring practice is still more than a month away for UVA football players, whose current focus is the team's winter strength and conditioning program.Rivalry Win Continues Cavaliers' AscentMen's Basketball2/10/16In defeating Virginia Tech for the 10th time in the rivals' past 12 meetings, seventh-ranked Virginia never trailed Tuesday night at John Paul Jones Arena.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.
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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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