Postgame Notes - Game 7: St. John's vs. Virginia
No. 1 Virginia 5, No. 3 St. John’s 3
Postgame Notes | June 7, 2010
• The total attendance thus far for the six games of the Charlottesville Regional is 29,080 (4,154 average).
• The Charlottesville Regional attendance average of 4,154 is the fourth-best average of the 16 regional sites, trailing only Austin (6,799), Fayetteville (5,906) and Columbia (5,661).
• Attendance for Game 7 was 4,801 (sellout).
• In all seven games of the Charlottesville Regional, the home team on the scoreboard was the victor.
• Virginia leads the all-time series with St. John’s 12-4, but the Red Storm had won the last two meetings prior to Monday’s win, both in NCAA Tournament competition. Virginia’s last win over the Red Storm was a 4-1 triumph at Davenport Field in 1998.
Noting St. John’s (43-20)
• St. John’s, making its 33rd NCAA appearance, is 62-59 all-time in the NCAA Tournament.
• Second baseman Matt Wessinger led all Charlottesville Regional hitters at a .619 clip (13-of-21).
• St. John’s continued to build on its single season records set Sunday vs. Ole Miss, adding to its totals in runs (494), hits (750) and RBI (459).
• Game seven starter Kyle Hansen is the younger brother of former St. John’s hurler Craig Hanson, who was the winning pitcher over Virginia in the Cavaliers’ opening game of the Corvallis Regional in 2005.
• Senior Jimmy Parque had one more hit vs. UVa to add to his season single record (set earlier on Sunday vs. Ole Miss). He has 98 hits on the year.
Noting Virginia (50-12)
• The Cavaliers, making their 10th NCAA Regional appearance, are 21-20 all-time in the NCAA Tournament. Under head coach Brian O’Connor, Virginia is 15-14 in seven regional appearances.
• The Cavaliers are 8-7 in NCAA regional play at Davenport Field. UVa posts an all-time record of 233-78 when playing in its home stadium, including a 32-5 mark this season. The 32 wins marks the most home wins in program history.
• Virginia advances to a Super Regional for the second-straight season and second time in program history.
• Virginia hosted its fourth all-time NCAA Regional at Davenport Field, winning for the first time.
• Virginia is 34-7 this season when scoring first – UVa plated a run in the bottom of the first to add to that mark.
• Virginia won its program-best 50th game, passing 2009’s mark of 49
• Virginia set the single season record for runs in a season against the Red Storm on Sunday. Including Monday, the Cavaliers have scored 515 times, passing the old mark of 507 runs, set last year.
• Steven Proscia‘s sacrifice fly in the third inning pushed him into a tie for No. 4 all-time in the Virginia annals with 64 RBI for a season, matching teammate Phil Gosselin’s 2009 mark.
• Phil Gosselin’s single in the second inning pushed him into a tie for most hits all-time at Virginia (94) in single season, tying current teammate Jarrett Parker’s 2009 total.
• Junior Kevin Arico pitched 3.2 innings to secure his nation-leading 17th save, as well as his second career NCAA tournament save. He now has 28 career saves, which is second at Virginia and eighth in ACC history. He needs one save to match the ACC single-season record.