CORAL GABLES, Fla. – No. 8 Miami (26-6, 13-2 ACC) scored 11 runs between the third and fourth innings that led to a 15-5 victory over No. 3 Virginia (26-6, 9-6 ACC) on Sunday (April 10). Miami completed the series sweep and extended its win streak to 13 games.

The Cavaliers scored the first three runs of the contest and had a 3-0 lead after their at bat in the third inning. Miami responded by scoring the next 11 runs with a five-run third inning and six-run fourth. The Hurricanes capitalized on 13 walks issued by Virginia pitching and three errors in the field.

Junior Chris Newell went 4-for-5 with a home run, two runs and two RBI in the contest. The homer was his eighth of the season and 17th of his career.


  • Virginia collected seven hits over its first three turns at the plate. Freshman Ethan Anderson plated UVA’s first run with an opposite field single that allowed Newell to score from first base. The Cavaliers scored first in all three games this weekend and were 22-0 coming into the series when scoring first.

  • Virginia built a 3-0 lead with two runs in the third inning. Griff O’Ferrall scored on an infield single by Devin Ortiz and Newell delivered a two-out RBI single that plated Jake Gelof.

  • Miami broke open the game in the bottom half of the third with a five-run frame, the first time this season a Cavalier opponent has scored five or more runs in a single inning. The big swing came from Edgardo Villegas, who hit a three-run homer to tie the game.
  • The Hurricanes took advantage of five Cavalier walks and a throwing error in the fourth to plate six runs and take a 11-3 lead.

UP NEXT: The Cavaliers will return home on Tuesday (April 12) to host Old Dominion in a rematch of last year’s NCAA Columbia Regional Final. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Disharoon Park.


  • Virginia had runners on in every inning and left a total of 12 runners on base. Of the 12, seven runners were left in scoring position.
  • Casey Saucke recorded an outfield assist in the fifth inning to cut down a runner at the plate. He has both of UVA outfield assists this season.
  • Miami has won the last four series against Virginia (2018, 2019, 2021, 2022) and 12 of the last 13 meetings. The last time Virginia was swept on the road was the 2018 series against the Hurricanes.