Virginia (17-18, 9-15 ACC) will host a three-game series against ACC Coastal Division foe Duke (17-16, 8-13 ACC) beginning Friday (April 23) at Disharoon Park.
- Virginia is in the midst of an eight-game stretch in which seven will be played at home. Virginia will not leave the Commonwealth for a game for more than a month (4/16-5/20) until the final series of the year at Boston College.
- Virginia head coach Brian O’Connor is 299-195-1 all-time in ACC play and is looking to become the eighth ACC coach ever to reach the 300-win plateau.
- Duke is the first unranked ACC opponent to come to Disharoon Park this season, the previous four opponents at home have been inside the D1Baseball Top 25.
- Virginia is 10-10 at home this season and 3-9 against ACC foes in its home ballpark.
- The Blue Devils have taken the last two ACC series against the Cavaliers including their first ever series win in Charlottesville in 2019.
- Duke took both games of a doubleheader in 2019, 2-1 and 6-8 to clinch the series.
- The Cavaliers own a 102-62-1 advantage in the all-time series against Duke that was first played in 1926, an 8-2 Virginia victory.
- Under head coach Brian O’Connor, Virginia owns a 35-16 mark against Duke. The Cavaliers won all but one game in a 16-game stretch from 2009-14.
- The last seven meetings have all been decided by three or less runs including three one-run affairs.