Virginia (9-11, 3-9 ACC) gets back to ACC play when it takes No. 19 Miami (10-7, 5-6 ACC) beginning on Friday (March 26) at Disharoon Park. Game one is set for a 4 p.m. first pitch while Saturday and Sunday’s games will begin at 1 p.m. All three games will air on ACCNX.
- This weekend will close a stretch of 11 home games in 20 days for Virginia. Beginning Tuesday at George Washington, the Cavaliers will play seven of the next eight away from Disharoon Park.
- Miami comes into the series after getting swept at home against Florida State and outscored 34-2. The Hurricanes are 6-2 on the road this year and have left the state of Florida only once, a three-game series at NC State on March 5-7.
- Virginia is one win away from No. 500 at Disharoon Park. The Cavaliers are 499-154 (.764) at their home ballpark that first opened in 2002.
- Miami will be the third-straight nationally-ranked opponent by D1Baseball.com to come for a weekend series in Charlottesville.
- The Hurricanes have won seven-straight games against Virginia dating back to 2019 with five of those meetings decided by three or less runs.
- In the ACC preseason coaches poll, Miami was picked to win the Coastal Division and the Cavaliers were picked to finish second.
- The Hurricanes own a 32-28 advantage in the all-time series but the two schools are deadlocked a 25-25 since Miami joined the ACC prior to the 2005 season. Brian O’Connor is 26-27 against Miami since taking over in 2004.
- The Cavaliers had won eight-straight series against Miami from 2010-2017 before the Hurricanes swept weekends from Virginia in 2018 and 2019.