Around the ACC

Around the ACC

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Around the ACC

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By Trey McCurry.

As TCI continues to aim to expand our 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: 13-16      ACC: 6-8               This Week: 3-1

4/6     Bryant                              W, 16-5

4/8     @ Duke                           L, 6-10

4/9     @ Duke                           W, 5-3

4/10   @ Duke                           W, 6-4 (11) 

After winning a home midweek contest over Bryant, the Eagles took two of three at Duke this past weekend. This week Boston College travels to Dartmouth Tuesday and Massachusetts Wednesday before welcoming Clemson to town this weekend in a key ACC series for both squads. 

Duke                                        Overall: 19-16      ACC: 4-11             This Week: 3-2

4/5     Wofford                           W, 7-5

4/6     @ UNC Greensboro           W, 8-6

4/8     Boston College                 W, 10-6

4/9     Boston College                 L, 3-5

4/10   Boston College                 L, 4-6 (11)

After winning two midweek games, the Blue Devils dropped a tough home series to Boston College. This week Duke travels to Davidson Tuesday before traveling to Charlottesville to face #1 Virginia this weekend. 

Florida State                 Overall: 23-9        ACC: 9-6               This Week: 2-2

4/6     Valdosta State                  W, 10-2

4/8     #7 North Carolina            W, 5-3

4/9     #7 North Carolina            L, 5-8

4/10   #7 North Carolina            L, 6-7

The Seminoles, ranked as high as #8 in the country, defeated Valdosta State during the midweek before dropping a close series at home to #7 North Carolina. This week Florida State hosts #4 Florida Tuesday before traveling to Virginia Tech this weekend in ACC play. 

Georgia Tech                 Overall: 24-9        ACC: 12-4             This Week: 1-3

4/5     @ Kennsaw State              L, 6-7

4/8     #1 Virginia                      L, 2-6

4/9     #1 Virginia                      L, 9-12

4/10   #1 Virginia                      W, 10-8

The Yellow Jackets, ranked as high as #9 in the country, dropped a midweek road game before losing two of three at home to top-ranked Virginia last weekend. This week Georgia Tech hosts Georgia on Tuesday before hitting the road to Winston-Salem to face Wake Forest this weekend. 

Maryland                       Overall: 15-17      ACC: 3-12             This Week: 2-2

4/5     @ West Virginia                W, 10-6

4/8     @ Clemson                      L, 3-12

4/9     @ Clemson                      L, 0-7

4/10   @ Clemson                      W, 7-6

The Terps won at West Virginia on Tuesday before dropping a series at Clemson this past weekend. This week Maryland hosts Delaware State Tuesday and travels to James Madison Wednesday before welcoming #19 Miami (FL) to College Park this weekend in ACC action. 

Miami (FL)                     Overall: 21-11      ACC: 11-3             This Week: 4-0

4/6     @ Florida Gulf Coast         W, 8-1

4/8     NC State                          W, 4-1

4/9     NC State                          W, 14-13 (10)

4/10   NC State                          W, 3-0

The Hurricanes, ranked as high as #19 in the country, won at Florida Gulf Coast Wednesday before sweeping NC State this past weekend. This week Miami (FL), winners of seven straight, hosts Barry on Wednesday before traveling to Maryland this weekend in ACC play. 

NC State                        Overall: 18-15      ACC: 5-10             This Week: 1-3

4/5     East Carolina                    W, 4-2

4/8     @ Miami (FL)                    L, 1-4

4/9     @ Miami (FL)                    L, 13-14 (10)

4/10   @ Miami (FL)                    L, 0-3

The Wolfpack won a midweek game over East Carolina before being swept at Miami (FL) this past weekend. This week NC State hosts UNC Wilmington Wednesday before welcoming rival and fifth-ranked Carolina to town this weekend in ACC action. 

North Carolina               Overall: 29-5        ACC: 12-3             This Week: 3-1

4/5     Winthrop                         W, 12-6

4/8     @ #7 Florida State           L, 3-5

4/9     @ #7 Florida State           W, 8-5

4/10   @ #7 Florida State           W, 7-6

The Tar Heels, ranked as high as #5 in the nation, won a midweek contest before winning the series at #7 Florida State this past weekend, their fourth straight ACC series win and first series win in Tallahassee since 1995. This week North Carolina hosts East Carolina on Tuesday before traveling to rival NC State this weekend in ACC play. 

Virginia                          Overall: 31-3        ACC: 13-2             This Week: 3-1

4/5     Radford                           W, 2-0

4/8     @ #8 Georgia Tech           W, 6-2

4/9     @ #8 Georgia Tech           W, 12-9

4/10   @ #8 Georgia Tech           L, 8-10

The Cavaliers, ranked as high as #1 in the nation, continued to impress this past week winning a midweek contest before taking the series at #8 Georgia Tech. This week Virginia hosts Georgetown on Tuesday and Coastal Carolina on Wednesday before welcoming Duke to town for an ACC series this weekend. 

Virginia Tech                 Overall: 17-17      ACC: 3-12             This Week: 3-1

4/6     @ VMI                                      W, 11-2

4/8     @ Wake Forest                 W, 9-3

4/10   @ Wake Forest                 W, 11-2

4/10   @ Wake Forest                 L, 2-3

The Hokies had a good week on the road, winning at VMI Wednesday before winning their first ACC series this year at Wake Forest. This week Virginia Tech travels to Radford on Tuesday before welcoming #8 Florida State to town this weekend in ACC action. 

Wake Forest                  Overall: 12-20      ACC: 5-10             This Week: 2-3

4/5     High Point                       W, 3-1

4/6     @ High Point                             L, 1-9

4/8     Virginia Tech                    L, 3-9

4/10   Virginia Tech                    L, 2-11

4/10   Virginia Tech                    W, 3-2

The Demon Deacons split a midweek series with High Point before winning a single game against Virginia Tech at home. This week Wake Forest travels to UNC Greensboro Tuesday and Winthrop Wednesday before welcoming #9 Georgia Tech to town this weekend in ACC play. 

ACC Standings

Here’s a quick look at how ACC standings as of Monday, April 11th. 

Atlantic Team ACC GB Overall
1 Florida State 9-6 23-9
2 Boston College 6-8 2.5 13-16
3 Clemson 6-9 3 18-13
4 NC State 5-10 4 18-15
  Wake Forest 5-10 4 12-20
6 Maryland 3-12 6 15-17
Coastal Team ACC GB Overall
1 Virginia 13-2 31-3
2 North Carolina 12-3 1 29-5
3 Georgia Tech 12-3 1 24-9
4 Miami (FL) 11-3 1.5 21-11
5 Duke 4-11 9 19-16
6 Virginia Tech 3-12 10 17-17

 

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

 

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

 

Sports Weekly
  Pre 2/21 2/28 3/7 3/14 3/21 3/28 4/4 4/11
Clemson 5 NP 7 7 17 19 23 NR NR
Florida State 11 NP 6 5 4 5 7 10 8
Georgia Tech 19 NP 23 NR 21 15 10 11 12
Miami (FL) 18 NP NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
North Carolina NR NP 18 16 15 12 6 7 5
Virginia 14 NP 10 6 5 3 1 2 2

 ACC and the RPI

Here’s a quick look at how ACC are ranked by RPI as of Monday, April 11th. 

  Warren Nolan Boyd’s World
Boston College 78 82
Clemson 13 13
Duke 72 75
Florida State 9 9
Georgia Tech 5 5
Maryland 48 47
Miami (FL) 26 28
NC State 52 54
North Carolina 3 3
Virginia 2 2
Virginia Tech 144 151
Wake Forest 92 95

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