CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia softball team (20-10) kicks off a seven-game road swing on Tuesday (March 26) when the Cavaliers travel to play Liberty (17-13) in a 6 p.m. contest at Liberty Softball Stadium.

Tuesday night’s game will be streamed on ESPN+ and is available through the ESPN app and at Live stats will also be available for the game. Links to the stream and live stats are at Updates are also on the program’s official account (@UVASoftball) on X.


  • The Hoos kick off a seven-game road swing at Liberty on Tuesday night and continues with three more games this week – one at JMU and two at Villanova.
  • The Cavaliers are coming off a series win over No. 11 Clemson at home to mark both the program’s first ever win over Clemson (Friday) and first ever series win over the Tigers.
  • Senior RHP Madi Harris was clutch for the Hoos, picking up the win in both games in relief. She worked 9.1 scoreless innings with eight strikeouts and five hits in the two outings.
  • Jade Hylton hit her sixth home run of the season in Sunday’s finale, a two-run shot in the fifth inning, to give the Cavaliers insurance runs in the 3-0 victory over the Tigers.
  • Eden Bigham picked up her second save of the season in the opener against Clemson, finishing the final 1.2 innings with three strikeouts and a walk and no hits allowed.
  • Bigham leads the ACC in fewest hits allowed per 7.0 and ranks fifth nationally, while Madi Harris is fourth in the ACC and 24th nationally.
  • Bigham is second in the ACC in strikeouts (107) and 14th nationally and ranks third in the ACC in strikeouts per 7.0 IP (10.1). Harris is fifth in the league in strikeouts per 7.0.
  • Abby Weaver has been hot at the plate with a five-game hitting streak entering the week.
  • Bella Cabral has also been heating up with seven multiple-hit games and five multiple RBI games, including a 3-for-4 night with three RBI in game one of the Clemson series.
  • UVA vaulted up in RPI with an adjusted RPI of 35 and a strength of schedule rating of 22.


  • Virginia leads the all-time series with Liberty 48-30, though Liberty leads in games in Lynchburg 16-15
  • The teams split a home-and-home series last year with the home team winning each meeting
  • The game at Liberty went to the Flames 6-2 with UVA’s Kailyn Jones hitting her first collegiate home run
  • It is the first of two meetings between the teams as Liberty will play at Palmer Park on April 9

Virginia will continue its road swing with a single game at JMU on Wednesday. First pitch is set for 4 p.m.