Around the ACC

Around the ACC

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Around the ACC

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By Trey McCurry.

As TCI continues our in-depth baseball coverage, we will bring you a weekly around the ACC article highlighting how the other ACC teams are doing on the field. 

Boston College              Overall: 10-15      ACC: 4-7               This Week: 0-4

3/29   @ Northeastern                L, 1-2 (11)

3/30   @ Rhode Island                L, 0-4

4/3     Miami (FL)                        L, 4-10

4/3     Miami (FL)                        L, 6-7 (5) 

After dropping two midweek games, the Eagles were swept by Miami (FL) in a series shortened to two games by rain. This week Boston College hosts Rhode Island Tuesday and Bryant Wednesday before traveling to Duke this weekend in ACC play in a key series for both teams. 

Duke                                        Overall: 16-14      ACC: 3-9               This Week: 1-3

3/29   @ Campbell                     L, 1-4

4/1     #6 Georgia Tech               L, 2-9

4/2     #6 Georgia Tech               W, 4-3

4/3     #6 Georgia Tech               L, 5-11

After dropping a midweek game at Campbell, the Blue Devils lost the series to #6 Georgia Tech but did give the Yellow Jackets their first ACC loss. This week Duke hosts Wofford Tuesday and travels to UNC Greensboro Wednesday before welcoming Boston College this weekend in ACC action. 

Florida State                 Overall: 21-7        ACC: 8-4               This Week: 3-1

3/29   vs. #3 Florida                   W, 5-2

4/1     @ Maryland                      W, 6-0

4/2     @ Maryland                      L, 0-5

4/3     @ Maryland                      W, 12-3

The Seminoles, ranked as high as #7 in the country, defeated #3 Florida in Jacksonville before taking two of three games at Maryland. This week Florida State hosts Valdosta State Wednesday before welcoming #7 North Carolina to Tallahassee in a huge ACC series. 

Georgia Tech                 Overall: 23-6        ACC: 11-2             This Week: 2-2

3/22   @ Georgia                       W, 15-6

3/25   @ Miami (FL)                    W, 8-3

3/26   @ Miami (FL)                    W, 12-3 (10)

3/27   @ Miami (FL)                    W, 3-1

The Yellow Jackets, ranked as high as #8 in the country, had their 16-game winning streak snapped by Mercer during midweek action and rebounded by winning a series at Duke. This week Georgia Tech travels to Kennesaw State Tuesday before welcoming #1 Virginia to Atlanta in a huge ACC battle. 

Maryland                       Overall: 13-15      ACC: 2-10             This Week: 2-2

3/30   George Mason                  W, 3-2

4/1     #7 Florida State               L, 0-6

4/2     #7 Florida State               W, 5-0

4/3     #7 Florida State               L, 3-12

After winning a midweek game over George Mason, the Terps dropped a series to #7 Florida State but were able to end the Seminoles 40-game winning streak in the series between the two clubs. This week Maryland travels to West Virginia Tuesday before traveling to Clemson for an ACC series this weekend. 

Miami (FL)                     Overall: 17-11      ACC: 8-3               This Week: 3-0

3/29   Florida Gulf Coast             W, 13-2

4/3     @ Boston College             W, 19-4

4/3     @ Boston College             W, 7-6 (5)

The Hurricanes won a home midweek contest before sweeping a two-game series at Boston College that was shortened due to rain. This week Miami (FL) travels to Florida Gulf Coast on Wednesday before welcoming NC State to Coral Gables in ACC action. 

NC State                        Overall: 17-12      ACC: 5-7               This Week: 3-1

3/29   @ UNC Greensboro           W, 9-1

4/1     Wake Forest                     L, 5-11

4/2     Wake Forest                     W, 6-4

4/3     Wake Forest                     W, 17-5

After winning a midweek road contest, the Wolfpack won their second straight ACC series. This week NC State hosts East Carolina Tuesday before traveling to Miami (FL) in ACC play. 

North Carolina               Overall: 26-4        ACC: 10-2             This Week: 3-1

3/29   @ Charlotte                     L, 3-4

4/1     #16 Clemson                             W, 13-3

4/2     #16 Clemson                             W, 9-5

4/3     #16 Clemson                             W, 5-4

The Tar Heels, ranked as high as #7 in the nation, dropped a midweek road contests before sweeping their third straight ACC series. This week North Carolina hosts Winthrop Tuesday before traveling to #7 Florida State in a huge ACC series. 

Virginia                          Overall: 28-2        ACC: 11-1             This Week: 4-0

3/29   George Washington          W, 2-0

4/1     @ Virginia Tech                W, 18-3

4/2     @ Virginia Tech                W, 9-3

4/3     @ Virginia Tech                W, 10-2

The Cavaliers, ranked as high as #1 in the nation, made national news with a perfect game against George Washington before sweeping Virginia Tech. This week Virginia hosts Radford Tuesday before traveling to #8 Georgia Tech in a huge ACC series between the top two teams in the Coastal Division. 

Virginia Tech                 Overall: 14-16      ACC: 1-11             This Week: 0-4

3/29   Radford                           L, 5-7

4/1     #1 Virginia                      L, 3-18

4/2     #1 Virginia                      L, 3-9

4/3     #1 Virginia                      L, 2-10

The Hokies dropped a midweek contest before being swept by red-hot and top-ranked Virginia. This week Virginia Tech travels to VMI Tuesday before traveling to Wake Forest this weekend in ACC action. 

Wake Forest                  Overall: 10-17      ACC: 4-8               This Week: 2-2

3/29   vs. Appalachian State        W, 6-2

4/1     @ NC State                      W, 11-5

4/2     @ NC State                      L, 4-6

4/3     @ NC State                      L, 5-17

The Demon Deacons won a neutral-site midweek contest before winning a single game at NC State. This week Wake Forest hosts High Point Tuesday and travels to High Point Wednesday before welcoming Virginia Tech to Winston-Salem to town this weekend in ACC play.

ACC Standings

Here’s a quick look at how ACC standings as of Monday, April 4th. 

Atlantic Team ACC GB Overall
1 Florida State 8-4 21-7
2 NC State 5-7 3 17-12
3 Boston College 4-7 3.5 10-15
4 Clemson 4-8 4 14-12
  Wake Forest 4-8 4 10-17
6 Maryland 2-10 6 13-15
Coastal Team ACC GB Overall
1 Virginia 11-1 28-2
2 Georgia Tech 11-1 23-6
3 North Carolina 10-2 1 26-4
4 Miami (FL) 8-3 2.5 17-11
5 Duke 3-9 8 16-14
6 Virginia Tech 1-11 10 14-16

 

ACC in the Polls

Here’s a quick look at how ACC has fared in the polls this season:

Baseball America
  Pre 2/21 2/28 3/7 3/14 3/21 3/28 4/4
Clemson 10 11 12 10 16 19 NR NR
Florida State 12 10 11 8 6 7 7 7
Georgia Tech NR NR NR 25 23 17 14 14
Miami (FL) 24 25 NR NR NR NR NR NR
North Carolina NR 24 23 15 18 18 16 16
Virginia 15 13 13 11 7 3 2 2

 

Collegiate Baseball
  Pre 2/21 2/28 3/7 3/14 3/21 3/28 4/4
Clemson 4 6 4 4 16 15 16 NR
Florida State 13 11 5 5 4 8 12 12
Georgia Tech 19 21 NR 24 22 12 6 8
Miami (FL) 18 20 24 NR NR NR NR NR
North Carolina NR 18 17 16 19 19 11 9
Virginia 17 14 15 10 6 3 1 1

  

Sports Weekly
  Pre 2/21 2/28 3/7 3/14 3/21 3/28 4/4
Clemson 5 NP 7 7 17 19 23 NR
Florida State 11 NP 6 5 4 5 7 10
Georgia Tech 19 NP 23 NR 21 15 10 11
Miami (FL) 18 NP NR NR NR NR NR NR
North Carolina NR NP 18 16 15 12 6 7
Virginia 14 NP 10 6 5 3 1 2

 

ACC and the RPI

Here’s a quick look at how ACC are ranked by RPI as of Monday, April 4th.

  Warren Nolan Boyd’s World
Boston College 107 109
Clemson 12 13
Duke 57 59
Florida State 11 10
Georgia Tech 5 5
Maryland 48 49
Miami (FL) 33 37
NC State 45 46
North Carolina 4 4
Virginia 2 2
Virginia Tech 164 168
Wake Forest 64 68

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