Postgame Notes - Super Regional Game 1
Charlottesville Super Regional
Virginia 3, Oklahoma 2
June 12, 2010
• Attendance for Game 1 was 4,801 – a sellout.
• It was the ninth sellout at Davenport Field this season, including the third of NCAA postseason.
• Virginia leads the all-time series with Oklahoma, 2-0.
Noting Virginia (51-12)
• Virginia is 16-14 all-time in the NCAA Tournament, including a 3-1 record during Super Regional action (2009 and 2010).
• Phil Gosselin’s leadoff home run in the first inning marked his 95th hit of the year – setting a Virginia single season record. Teammate Jarrett Parker recorded 94 hits during the 2009 campaign. With two hits in the ballgame, Gosselin has 96 hits this season.
• It was Gosselin’s second career leadoff home run. He also led off the regular season game against VCU (May 4) with a home run.
• Sophomore Danny Hultzen earned his 11th win of the year (11-1), the most wins in a season since Jacob Thompson won 11 games in 2007. Hultzen has a career record of 20-2.
• With nine strikeouts against the Sooners, Hultzen has 123 for the season. He is 18 away from moving into second place (Seth Greisinger with 141 strikeouts in 1996) in the single season record books.
• Hultzen’s nine strikeouts are the most since his complete game win at Duke (April 30), when he tied his career high with 13 Ks.
• Kevin Arico’s 18th save this season matched the ACC record. UNC’s Thad Chrismon (1993) and Andrew Carignan (2007) also posted 18 saves during their respective years.
• Arico also continued to build on his school record for saves in a season.
• Sophomore Keith Werman, who doubled today, has hits in 20 of his last 22 games.
• Junior Dan Grovatt’s home run in the sixth inning, his ninth of the year, marked the first long ball in a game against a non-conference opponent.
Noting Oklahoma (47-16)
• Oklahoma is 73-63 all-time in the NCAA Tournament, including a 1-3 mark in Super Regional play, which began in 1999.
• The Sooners are 13-6 in one-run games this season.
• Sophomore Garrett Buechele’s team-leading 11-game hitting streak was snapped against the Cavaliers. He was 0-4 on the afternoon.
• In its last Super Regional appearance in 2006, Oklahoma lost game one to Rice (10-4), but came back to win game two in Houston (11-5).