Postgame Notes - Game 1: Virginia vs. VCU
No. 1 Virginia 15, No. 4 VCU 4
June 4, 2010
• Game 1 attendance was 4,310.
• Virginia leads the all-time series with VCU, 32-19.
Noting Virginia (48-11)
•Virginia, making its 10th NCAA Regional appearance, is 19-19 all-time in the NCAA Tournament. Under head coach Brian O’Connor, Virginia is 13-13 in seven regional appearances.
• The Cavaliers are 6-6 in NCAA regional play at Davenport Field. UVa boasts an all-time record of 231-77 in the friendly confines of its home stadium, including a 31-4 mark this season.
• Virginia needs one win to tie the program record for wins in a season. The current mark of 49 victories was set in 2009, when UVa advanced to its first College World Series.
• The 15 runs are the second-most by the Cavaliers in the NCAA Tournament. Virginia’s NCAA record of 18 runs was set in the school’s very first NCAA Tournament game, an 18-2 win over Richmond in 1972.
• Virginia out-hit the Rams 16-8, marking the 40th time this season UVa has garnered double digit hits in a game.
• The Virginia offense is 15 runs shy of tying the school record of 507 scores, set during the 2009 campaign.
• With four doubles (Gosselin, Proscia, Hicks, Cannon) and a triple (Werman), the Cavaliers continue to build on school records (151 doubles, 31 triples).
• All nine Virginia starters recorded at least one hit, marking the seventh such occasion this season.
• With three RBI, Tyler Cannon has 10 multi-RBI games this season and becomes the sixth Cavalier with 10+ on the year. With four RBI today, John Hicks has a team-best 16 multiple RBI games.
• Phil Gosselin boasts a team-best 32 multiple hit games. With two hits today, Gosselin is just four hits shy of matching the single-season UVa hits record of 94, set by teammate Jarrett Parker last season. He is currently tied with Ryan Zimmerman (90 in 2004) for third.
Noting VCU (34-25-1)
• The Rams are 11-19 overall in 10 NCAA Tournament appearances.
• Joe Van Meter tied the VCU single season record with two RBI vs. the Cavaliers. He also continued to build on his VCU and CAA single-season hits record, now at 106. It was his 33rd multi-hit and 19th multi-RBI game of the season.
• VCU’s contest with the Cavaliers at Davenport Field marked the first time the Rams have participated in a NCAA Regional in the commonwealth of Virginia.