Baseball


Baseball: Virginia offense explodes in 14-5 win over VMI

No. 14 Virginia (3-1) scored 14 runs on 14 hits in a 14-3 win over VMI (0-1) in midweek action at Disharoon Park on Tuesday.


Date changes announced for weekend UVA baseball series at North Carolina

This weekend’s baseball series between Virginia and North Carolina scheduled to take place in Chapel Hill, N.C. will now begin on Thursday due to inclement weather in the weekend forecast.


Baseball: UVA closes out UConn, 4-2, to take weekend series

No. 14 Virginia (2-1) did not allow an earned run and eight of the nine batters in the starting lineup recorded a hit in a 4-2, series clinching win over UConn (1-2) on Sunday at Disharoon Park.


Baseball: UConn holds off Virginia to even series

Down three runs going into the bottom of the ninth, No. 14 Virginia (1-1) got the tying run to third base but was unable to knot the score in a 10-9 loss to UConn at Disharoon Park on Saturday. 


Schoch added to Stopper of the Year Watch List

Virginia relief pitcher Stephen Schoch was one of 45 players named to the initial watch list for the 16th Annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I Baseball.


Abbott posts career day to help Virginia win season opener over UConn

Virginia baseball was built on the foundation of strong pitching and solid defense. Both had a major impact on the Cavaliers’ opening-day win over visiting UConn on Friday.


Virginia picked to finish second in ACC Preseason Baseball Coaches Poll

In a poll of the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball coaches, Virginia was picked to finish second in the ACC Coastal Division. The Cavaliers were also one of three teams to receive votes for the overall ACC preseason favorite.


Six elected to Virginia Baseball Hall of Fame

The Virginia baseball program elected six new members to its Hall of Fame on Friday night (Jan. 29) at the program’s virtual Step Up to the Plate fundraising event. A formal induction ceremony will be announced at a later date.


UVA Baseball: Newell, Schoch garner D1Baseball Preseason All-America Honors

Virginia was one of 12 schools in the country to have multiple players on the D1Baseball Preseason All-America team after outfielder Chris Newell (Newtown Square, Pa.) and relief pitcher Stephen Schoch (Laurel, Md.) were listed on the first and third teams


Virginia Baseball announces plans for Virtual Step Up to the Plate

The Virginia Baseball program will host its annual “Step Up to the Plate” fundraiser virtually on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2021.


Newell becomes first Cavalier to be named National Freshman of the Year

First year outfielder Chris Newell was named the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper National co-Freshman of the Year on Tuesday. Classmate Max Cotier joined him on the publication’s Freshman All-America Team.


Virginia’s Gelof and Newell earn All-American honors

Sophomore Zack Gelof and freshman Chris Newell were both named Second Team All-Americans by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper on Tuesday.


Former Cavalier Reynolds hangs up his cleats after 13 seasons in Majors

Mark Reynolds, who starred at shortstop for the Cavaliers for three years from 2002-2004, announced Thursday that his baseball career is over.


UVA’s O’Connor: ‘My heart is broken for them,’ after telling team season is over

Brian O’Connor and Virginia’s baseball team had stopped for lunch in Hagerstown, Md., on Thursday, en route to Pittsburgh for a weekend series with the Panthers. Instead of grabbing a bite and hitting the road, the UVA coach was advised by athletic director Carla Williams to hang tight.


Virginia takes first ACC series of season over No. 7 NC State with 10-3 rubber-match win

Virginia won its first Atlantic Coast Conference series of the season with a 10-3 game-three victory over No. 7 NC State on Sunday at Disharoon Park. It marked the Cavaliers first series win over the Wolfpack (13-2, 1-2 ACC) since 2013.


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