CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia softball team (26-21, 12-9 ACC) closes out the ACC portion of its regular-season schedule this weekend with a three-game series at Louisville (24-20, 8-10 ACC). The series begins with game one at 6 p.m. on Friday (April 29).

Friday and Sunday’s games will be streamed on ACCNX, while Saturday’s game is set for broadcast on ACC Network. All three games can be streamed through the ESPN app and at Live stats are also available for all three games. Links to the streams and live stats are at Fans can also get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account (@UVASoftball).

• UVA is coming off a series sweep of Pittsburgh – its third ACC sweep of the season – after facing three top-13 teams in a row in ACC play (No. 2 FSU, No. 13 Duke, No. 2 Va. Tech)
• Virginia continues to be second in the ACC in fielding percentage (.976) and 14th nationally
• Leah Boggs leads the ACC in runners caught stealing (15) and ranks fifth nationally
• Madison Harris’s six saves is tops in the ACC this season and ranks second nationally. It set the single-season mark at UVA passing Coty Tolar (2006). Harris needs one save to tie the career save mark at UVA (9) with Erin Horn (2003-06).
• Leah Boggs leads UVA in batting average (.293) and is one of four Hoos with 20+ RBI
• Freshman Sarah Coon leads the team in RBI (31) and also leads the team in walks (22) and is second on the team in on base percentage (.419)

• Virginia and Louisville have faced each other 19 times in program history with the Cardinals leading 15-4 all-time
• The Cavaliers dropped both games in ACC Pod play last year in Raleigh with the first of three games between the teams being canceled due to inclement weather
• Virginia’s last win in the series came in the 2018 season when the Hoos won 17-12 to close the three-game set
• The Hoos have not hosted Louisville since 2016 with every meeting coming on the road or in a neutral site

• The Hoos have had a big lift from the defense this season and are second in the ACC with a .976 fielding percentage entering the weekend
• The Cavaliers have been as high as fourth nationally in fielding percentage and currently rank among the top 15 teams nationally at No. 14
• The .976 fielding percentage has the Cavaliers on pace for the best fielding team in program history

• The early innings have been good to the Hoos this season as the Cavaliers have scored 104 of 210 runs through the first three innings this season
• The first and third inning of games has been the most prolific with Virginia scoring 35 runs in each frame
• When Virginia has a lead after four innings, the Cavaliers are 21-3 this season and 19-0 when leading after five
• Teams have only scored 68 runs in the final three innings against the Hoos through 47 games