CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia softball team (11-4, 0-0 ACC) opens ACC play this weekend with a three-game series against Boston College (9-5, 0-0 ACC) that kicks off with game one at 3 p.m. Friday (March 1) at Palmer Park.

All three games of the weekend series will be streamed on ACCNX which is available through the ESPN app and at Live stats are also provided and links to the live stats and stream are available at Fans can also get updates by following the program’s official account (@UVASoftball) on X.

Due to a concert at JPJ Arena on Friday evening, fans attending softball should park at the Emmett-Ivy Garage and shuttles will be provided to the Klöckner Plaza entrance. Fans can register for parking by going here and entering the code ATH24UVA.

Tickets for Friday’s rescheduled game are valid for the new time.  Fans that cannot make the new time can contact the ticket office prior to the rescheduled game to exchange for a future game. Ticket exchange will not be provided after a rescheduled games has been completed.


  • The Cavaliers return home for a three-game set against Boston College and are riding a seven-game win streak after a 7-3 win at Radford on Tuesday night.
  • Eden Bigham was named ACC Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday after her performance last week that included a career-high 14 strikeouts in 5.0 innings against Lehigh.
  • Bigham currently leads the ACC in strikeouts per seven innings pitched (13.0/7IP) and ranks second nationally in the category with 55 strikeouts through 29.2 innings of work.
  • She is also 10th nationally in total strikeouts which is second most in the ACC.
  • Bigham and Madi Harris have been formidable in the circle and are second and third in the ACC fewest hits allowed per 7.0 innings and both are top 22 in the nation in the category.
  • Harris is also atop the ACC in ERA (0.36) and ranks 12th nationally after surrendering her first run on Tuesday night at Radford.
  • Sarah Coon enters the weekend with a streak of 15 consecutive games reaching base this season and holds a seven-game hit streak entering the Boston College series.
  • Coon also has a team-leading five home runs and has homered in back-to-back games.
  • The Hoos are currently third in the ACC in stolen bases and among the top 20 teams in the nation with 32 stolen bases through the first 15 games of the season.
  • Kelly Ayer (8-for-8) and Jade Hylton (8-for-9) are the top two base stealers for the Hoos this season, while freshman Kamyria Woody-Giggetts is 5-for-5 on the year.


  • Virginia has faced Boston College 40 times and the Eagles lead the overall series by a narrow 21-19 margin
  • Virginia swept the last meeting during the 2022 season, taking all three games at Boston College
  • The Cavaliers have won four straight games in the series and won back-to-back series against the Eagles
  • Virginia took the 2021 series 3-1 during the COVID altered season in games played in Charlottesville


  • This weekend will debut the UVA Softball trading card giveaway with series 1 available this weekend
  • Fry-days at the park during ACC play feature discounted fried chicken tender meals at concessions
  • Saturday will be Read Across America Day and a bookmark making station will be set up at Palmer Park
  • Saturday is also Youth Day at Palmer Park with youth (18 & Under) able to attend free with the online purchase of an adult general admission ticket