CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – No. 7 Virginia (30-4, 11-4 ACC) will close out an eight-game homestand with a three-game ACC series against Pitt (14-17, 5-8 ACC) beginning Friday (April 14) at Disharoon Park. All three games will stream live on ACCNX and can be heard on WINA (98.9 FM/1070 AM/

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  • Chicken Day – What came first… the chicken or the egg? Find out at Disharoon Park this Friday night. Virginia students in attendance will get dinner on us too. 500 chicken finger baskets are up for grabs!
  • Happy Hour – Take advantage of a special $5 hot dog/drink combo beginning at 5 p.m. and concluding at the end of the 1st inning.
  • Observance of Jackie Robinson Day – On this day in 1947, Jackie Robinson started at 1st base for the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the color barrier and forever changing baseball for the better. In his honor, Cavalier baseball will utilize our game to educate fans on the life and legacy of Jackie Robinson.
  • Football + Baseball ticket combo – Know a friend interested in either Virginia football or baseball? Visit our ticket office representatives Saturday at the spring game to learn about 2023 Cavalier football season ticket options and receive complimentary baseball tickets on us!
  • Kid’s Day – Bring any and all young Cavaliers to Sunday’s game. Enjoy inflatables, a balloon artist, face painter and much more.
  • Autographs – Stick around after the game to get an autograph from your favorite Hoo.
  • Kids Run the Bases – All kids 8th grade and under are welcome to run the bases after the game too! Just report to the 3rd base field gate after the game and await instructions.

Game officials are closely monitoring this weekend’s weather and will adjust game times in the event of inclement weather in the forecast. Sign up for UVA Baseball Text Alerts to receive latest baseball schedule changes.Text HOOSBASE to 226787

Friday – 5:30 p.m.
Pitt: RHP Jack Sokol (3-2, 8.41 ERA, 35.1 IP, 15 BB, 36 SO)
Virginia: RHP Brian Edgington (6-0, 1.59 ERA, 45.1 IP, 13 BB, 53 SO)

Saturday – 6 p.m.
Pitt: RHP Logan Evans (1-1, 6.39 ERA, 12.2 IP, 5 BB, 8 SO)
Virginia: RHP Nick Parker (3-0, 4.97 ERA, 29.0 IP, 11 BB, 37 SO)

Sunday – 1 p.m.
Pitt: RHP Kyle Mosley (0-4, 6.61 ERA, 31.1 IP, 17 BB, 22 SO)
Virginia: RHP Jack O’Connor (3-1, 3.43 ERA, 39.1 IP, 16 BB, 37 SO)


  • Virginia enters ninth weekend of play with the most wins (30) and the highest winning percentage (.875) in the country. The Cavaliers are also tied with Wake Forest and South Carolina for the fewest losses (4) in college baseball.
  • The Cavaliers have won a school-record, 23-straight games at Disharoon Park dating back to last season, the longest home win streak in the country. The Cavaliers eclipsed the program’s previous mark of 19 set in 2009 and 2022 last weekend against Miami.
  • Virginia has won six-consecutive games dating back to its 4-1 win over Liberty on April 4. The six-game win streak is the longest in the ACC and tied with Arizona State the longest of any Power-5 program.
  • UVA’s 30-4 mark through 34 games is tied for the second-best start in program history. The 2011 College World Series team went 31-3 in its first 34 contests. The 2013 squad (30-4) is the only other Cavalier team in the 135-year history of the program with 30 wins in its first 34 games.
  • Virginia owns a 22-0 mark at home this season, the 17th time in the last 22 years that the Cavaliers have won 20 games at Disharoon Park. UVA has won 77 percent (559-165) of its games at Disharoon park since the facility opened in 2002.
  • Virginia held steady in the D1Baseball Top-25, coming in at No. 7 for the second-straight week. The Cavaliers have been inside the top-10 for four-consecutive weeks, the longest since garnering a No. 3 ranking from D1Baseball over the first five weeks of the 2015 National Championship season.


  • Virginia enters the weekend No. 1 in the country in batting average (.336), doubles (93) and hits (409).
  • The Cavaliers rank in the top-10 in the nation in runs (3rd – 330), on-base-percentage (5th – .439) and scoring (5th – 9.7 rpg).
  • On the mound, the Cavaliers have the second-lowest team ERA (2.74) behind Wake Forest (2.32).
  • Virginia pitched its fifth shutout on Tuesday against Richmond, tied for the most in the ACC and the fifth-most in the country.
  • Of the 345 strikeouts recorded by Cavalier pitching, 118 have come looking, the most of any staff in the country.
  • The Cavalier hurlers also boast college baseball’s seventh-best strikeout-to-walk ratio (3.19) and WHIP (1.21).
  • Virginia is the only team in the country to rank in the top-20 in the nation in batting average (1st), ERA (2nd) and fielding percentage (19th).


  • Friday’s series opener against the Panthers will be the 31st meeting between the two schools.
  • Virginia owns a 21-9 advantage in an all-time series that was first played in 1940, a 19-5 Cavalier victory.
  • Since beginning ACC Coastal Division play in 2014, the Cavaliers are 16-8 against the Panthers. From 2015-18, the Cavaliers won nine-straight games, sweeping the 2016 and 2017 series.
  • On April 4, 2014, Nathan Kirby tossed the program’s fifth no-hitter in a 4-0 shutout in Pittsburgh. Kirby struck out 18 batters in the contest and only two Panther hitters reached base (one hit, one error).
  • Pitt has won back-to-back series against the Cavaliers and four of the last six games.


  • Virginia pitchers have not allowed an earned run in its last 18 innings pitched after a shutout of Richmond on Tuesday and four unearned runs on Wednesday against Mount St. Mary’s. The last earned run surrendered came in the seventh inning of the series finale against Miami.
  • The Cavalier bullpen has not yielded any runs since April 8 against Miami, a span of 14.2 innings.
  • Friday night starter Brian Edgington comes into the series opener with the eighth-lowest ERA of any pitcher in the country and the third-lowest in the ACC.
  • Last weekend against Miami, the righthander matched a season-high with 10 strikeouts and in seven innings of one-run baseball. Edgington has allowed two earned runs in his last 17 innings pitched.
  • Edgington has 239 career strikeouts (53 at UVA), only two behind Wake Forest’s Rhett Lowder for the most by a current ACC pitcher.
  • Edgington and Saturday’s projected starter, Nick Parker, have a combined 458 career strikeouts, the most of any active pitching duo in the country.
  • Parker is one of the most experience pitchers in college baseball with 47 starts to his name, the second most of any active D-I pitcher.
  • Just 15 days after leaving the game after a line drive hit him in the side of the head, Parker returned to the mound to pitch four innings against Miami last weekend. He allowed four runs, struck out three and took a no-decision in the contest. He has pitched four or more innings in all but one appearance this season. UVA is 7-0 in games Parker starts on the mound.
  • Jack O’Connor picked up his second ACC win of the season after he established season highs in innings pitched (6.1) and strikeouts (9) in a 6-3 win over Miami on Sunday. The righthander turned in his second quality start of the season allowing three runs on eight hits.
  • O’Connor’s 3.43 season ERA is the third-lowest of any qualified power-5 freshman in the country.


  • The Cavaliers are averaging 9.7 runs per game, fifth-most in the country and have the second largest scoring margin in college baseball.
  • Virginia has struck out 212 times as a team this season, the fewest of any team in the ACC and the 16th-fewest of any team in the country that has played at least 30 games.
  • UVA has five of the top eight batting averages in the ACC.

 Highest DI Scoring Margin/Run Differential

1. LSU +6.6
2. Virginia +6.3
2. Wake Forest +6.2
3. South Carolina +6.2
5. Vanderbilt +5.0


  • Jake Gelof broke UVA’s all-time home run record on Tuesday against Richmond with his 38th of his career, a solo shot to left field on an 0-2 pitch.
  • Gelof came back on Wednesday and hit another home run, his fifth in the last five games to up his career total to 39. It marked the first time in his career he hit five home runs in a five-game stretch. He’s looking to become the 14th active D-1 player with 40 career home runs.
  • It took Gelof 454 at bats and 129 career games to eclipse UVA’s all-time mark, 39 games fewer than any Cavalier to hit 30 or more home runs in a career.
  • Gelof has homered in nine-straight ACC series dating back to last season.
  • This past weekend against Miami was the third time in his career he homered three times in a three-game series (2022 vs. Cornell & 2022 vs. Boston College)
  • Gelof leads the team with 14 home runs this season, second-most in the ACC and ninth-most in the country.
  • Only six players in UVA history have 30 career home runs and the last Cavalier to eclipse the 30-home run mark was Mark Reynolds (2002-04).

Most Career Home Runs in UVA History

Rk Player HR
1. Jake Gelof (2021-present) 39
2. E.J. Anderson (1995-98) 37
3. Mark Reynolds (2002-04) 35
Jon Benick (1998-01) 35
5. Mike Lindner (1987-90) 33


  • Gelof comes into the weekend as the national lead in RBI with 56 and ranks second in the nation with 112 total bases.
  • Gelof needs three RBI to tie former UVA teammate Alex Tappen for the 10th-most in school history.

Most Career RBI in UVA History

6. Jon Benick (1998-01) 162
7. Kenny Towns (2012-15) 159
8. George Priftis (1980-83) 158
9. Dan Grovatt (2008-10) 157
10. Alex Tappen (2018-22) 155
Jake Gelof (2021-present) 152
  • Griff O’Ferrall has been the ultimate leadoff man for the Cavaliers and is 11-for-19 (.579) with nine runs scored in his last five games. He co-leads the team with nine stolen bases. O’Ferall also leads the team with a .379 average in ACC play.
  • Kyle Teel leads the ACC in batting average (.437), hits (59), hits per game (1.74) and on-base percentage (.503). He has reached base safely in all 34 games this season, the second-longest stretch of his career. As a freshman he reached base in 44-straight at the end of the 2021 season and the first 17 games of the 2022 season, the second-longest streak of any Cavaliers since 1998.
  • Ethan Anderson and Harrison Didawick each hit their first career grand slams in Tuesday’s rout of Richmond. It marked only the fourth time since 2000 that UVA has hit two grand slams in the same game. Anderson was 4-for-5 in the contest with a career-high five RBI.