Virginia Looks To Remain Perfect In 10-Game Home Stand, Faces Richmond On Wednesday
March 23, 2005
`HOOS UP NEXT?: The Virginia Cavaliers (17-6, 3-3 ACC) will host the Richmond Spiders (9-10, 3-0 A-10) in a non-conference game on Wednesday, March 23rd at 7:00 PM at Davenport Field at the UVa Baseball Stadium.
LAST TIME THEY MET: Virginia defeated Richmond 14-6 on March 2, 2004 in Richmond, Va. at the Spiders’ Pitt Field the last time the two schools met. The Cavaliers also defeated the Spiders 11-4 the last time Richmond played in Charlottesville on April 1, 2003. Since the 2000 season, Virginia and Richmond have split the ten games played between the two school in the series. Here is a look at the UVa/UR series since 2000:
Date Opponents Score Location3/2/04 Virginia defeated Richmond 14-6 Richmond, Va.4/1/03 Virginia defeated Richmond 11-4 Charlottesville, Va.3/3/03 Richmond defeated Virginia (DH2) 2-1 Richmond, Va.3/3/03 Richmond defeated Virginia (DH1) 2-1 Richmond, Va.4/17/02 Virginia defeated Richmond 12-11 Richmond, Va.4/16/02 Richmond defeated Virginia 15-6 Charlottesville, Va.4/3/01 Richmond defeated Virginia 17-4 Richmond, Va.3/27/01 Virginia defeated Richmond 1-0 Charlottesville, Va.4/4/00 Richmond defeated Virginia 16-8 Charlottesville, Va.3/28/00 Virginia defeated Richmond 11-2 Richmond, Va.
PROBABLE PITCHING FOR VIRGINIA VS. RICHMOND: Virginia is expected to start Pat McAnaney (LHP, 1-0, 2.25 ERA, 12.0 IP, 5K) against Richmond. The Spiders are expected to counter with Brian Alas (RHP, 3-2, 6.29 ERA, 24.11 IP, 23K).
VIRGINIA’S CURRENT RECORD & RANKINGS: Virginia stands 17-6 overall, 0-3 in the ACC. UVa is not ranked in this week’s college baseball polls (Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball, Sports Weekly/ESPN, NCBWA) but is receiving votes in the Sports Weekly/ESPN Top-25 and the NCBWA Top-35.