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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. The Virginia softball team (14-35, 5-13 ACC) travels to Boston College (27-26, 4-12 ACC) this weekend for the final regular season series of the year. The Cavaliers and Eagles will meet in a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday before closing the series at 1 p.m. Sunday in Chestnut Hill, Mass.

The Cavaliers enter the weekend in seventh place in the Atlantic Coast Conference standings. UVa is coming off a series defeat at Maryland last weekend, losing two-of-three games to the Terps, before falling twice at Towson on Wednesday.

Kelly Haller’s .317 batting average continues to lead the Orange and Blue, while Carly Winger paces the Cavaliers in runs scored (24) and RBI (25) and is third with 41 hits. Meghan O’Leary’s 48 hits and 12 stolen bases are tops on the squad and Lindsey Preuss is second on the squad with 44 hits on the year. In addition, Preuss and Winger have each belted six home runs this season.

In the circle, fourth-year Karla Wilburn leads the Virginia pitching staff with nine wins in 10 complete games and two shutouts. Wilburn also has recorded 46 strikeouts on the year.

Boston College, meanwhile, sits in eighth place in the conference standings. The Eagles, who are coming off a nine-game road swing, dropped an ACC series at Georgia Tech last weekend, as the Yellow Jackets took two-of-three from BC. In midweek action, Boston College defeated Dartmouth 7-3 on Wednesday before taking a doubleader from Rhode Island 4-0 and 8-4.

Sophomore hurler Taylor Peyton threw her first career no-hitter in the first game of the doubleheader against the Rams. The performance also was Peyton’s first shutout and 11th compete game of the season.

Renee Ramos leads the Eagles with a .354 batting average and a team-best 52 hits, including eight home runs, and 40 RBI. Peyton paces BC with 26 runs scored and is second with 45 hits in the batter’s box. Teammate Carley McNary is a threat on the base paths, stealing 14 bases of 19 attempts on the year.

Allison Gage boasts an ERA of 2.65 in the circle this season for Boston College. Gage is 14-15 on the year in 41 appearances while Petyon has a record of 13-10 in 32 appearances. Petyon’s 88 strikeouts lead the pitching staff.

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