April 17, 2018
|Virginia at Georgetown|
|Date/Time||April 18 | 6 p.m.|
|Location||Washington, D.C. | Nats Academy|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia (12-31) begins a four-game road trip by heading to Georgetown (12-29) on Wednesday (April 18) for a 6 p.m. first pitch against the Hoyas.
The Cavaliers are looking to snap a four-game skid after a one-run loss to Virginia Tech on Sunday. Following Wednesday’s game, the Hoos continue on to face Pittsburgh for a three-game ACC series over the weekend.
- Virginia begins a string of 8-of-9 games on the road to close the season when it heads to Georgetown.
- This is Virginia’s second visit to D.C. this season after playing in the District Classic in March. The Hoos and Hoyas did not meet at the tournament.
- For a second straight season, Virginia and Georgetown meet on April 18.
- The Cavaliers matched a school record with five home runs in the win over the Hoyas. Danni Ingraham (Laguna Niguel, Calif.) launched a pair of long balls to lead the Hoos.
- Virginia is looking to improve a 1-5 mark in midweek contests this season.
- Georgetown will be playing in back-to-back days, facing Towson in a Tuesday night tilt prior to welcoming the Hoos.
- Virginia and Georgetown meet for just the fourth time on Wednesday night.
- The Cavaliers lead the all-time series 2-1, including a 7-6 victory in last season’s lone meeting.
- Wednesday marks Virginia’s first-ever trip to Georgetown as all three previous meetings were played at The Park.
- Ingraham, Lacy Smith (Lancaster, Pa.) and Olivia Gott (Weston, Fla.) all had two-RBI games against the Hoyas exactly one year ago Wednesday.
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- With 32 career home runs, Ingraham now sits just three shy of tying the school record set by Sara Larquier.
- Allison Davis (Oak Hill, Va.) is one hit away from tying Elea Crockett for sixth in Virginia history. The senior has 203 base hits to her credit.
- Virginia ranks 33rd nationally in home runs per game. The Hoos average just shy of one homer per contest at 0.98.
- The Hoyas sit at 12-29 overall after dropping 2-of-3 to Butler over the weekend. Georgetown faces Towson on Tuesday (April 17) prior to hosting the Hoos.
- Theresa Kane leads the Hoyas at .324 on the season while Noelle Holiday’s 24 RBI are a team high.
- Georgetown has faced its own struggles in the circle, compiling a 6.00 team ERA.
- Anna Brooks Pacha has been the most effective arm with a 4.29 ERA over 126 innings of work.
Virginia travels to Pitt for a three-game ACC series over the weekend. First pitch in the opener is set for Friday (April 20) at 5 p.m. All three games of the series are slated to be carried on ACC Network Extra.