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: 13-20      ACC: 6-11             This Week: 0-4

4/12   @ Dartmouth                             L, 10-15

4/15   Clemson                          L, 2-9

4/16   Clemson                          L, 5-7

4/16   Clemson                          L, 2-9 

After dropping a road midweek contest at Dartmouth, the Eagles were swept at home by Clemson. This week Boston College faces Northeastern in the first round of the annual Beanpot tournament on Wednesday before traveling to #9 Georgia Tech this weekend in ACC play. 

Duke                                        Overall: 20-19      ACC: 4-14             This Week: 1-3

4/12   Davidson                         W, 7-5

4/15   @ #1 Virginia                  L, 0-10

4/17   @ #1 Virginia                  L, 2-3 (11)

4/17   @ #1 Virginia                  L, 4-18

After winning a home midweek game, the Blue Devils were swept at red-hot and top-ranked Virginia. This week Duke hosts UNC Greensboro on Tuesday before traveling to #10 Florida State in ACC action this weekend. 

Florida State                 Overall: 26-10      ACC: 11-7             This Week: 3-1

4/12   #4 Florida                        W, 3-1

4/15   @ Virginia Tech                L, 1-2

4/16   @ Virginia Tech                W, 15-11

4/17   @ Virginia Tech                W, 18-12

The Seminoles, ranked as high as #10 in the country, again defeated #4 Florida in midweek action before taking two of three games at Virginia Tech. This week Florida State hosts Florida Gulf Coast for two midweek games before welcoming Duke to Tallahassee in ACC play. 

Georgia Tech                 Overall: 27-10      ACC: 14-4             This Week: 3-1

4/12   Georgia                           W, 5-3

4/15   @ Wake Forest                 W, 5-1

4/16   @ Wake Forest                 L, 4-6

4/17   @ Wake Forest                 W, 6-5 (12)

The Yellow Jackets, ranked as high as #9 in the country, won a midweek game over archrival Georgia before winning two of three games at Wake Forest. This week Georgia Tech travels to Mercer on Tuesday before welcoming Boston College to town this weekend in ACC action. 

Maryland                       Overall: 17-20      ACC: 4-14             This Week: 2-3

4/12   Delaware State                 W, 8-0

4/13   @ James Madison             L, 12-13 (12)

4/15   Miami (FL)                        L, 4-10

4/17   Miami (FL)                        W, 10-2

4/17   Miami (FL)                        L, 2-5

The Terrapins split two midweek games before dropping a tough series at home to Miami (FL). This week Maryland hosts James Madison on Tuesday and travels to Penn State on Wednesday before Virginia Tech comes to town in a key series for both team’s ACC Tournament hopes. 

Miami (FL)                     Overall: 24-12      ACC: 13-4             This Week: 3-1

4/13   Barry                               W, 10-5

4/15   @ Maryland                      W, 10-4

4/17   @ Maryland                      L, 2-10

4/17   @ Maryland                      W, 5-2

The Hurricanes, ranked as high as #20 in the country, won a midweek contest over Barry before hitting the road and winning two of three games at Maryland. This week Miami (FL) hosts Bethune-Cookman Wednesday before traveling to #10 North Carolina in a key ACC series. 

NC State                        Overall: 21-16      ACC: 8-10             This Week: 3-1

4/13   UNC Wilmington               L, 1-9

4/15   #5 North Carolina            W, 5-4

4/16   #5 North Carolina            W, 8-7

4/17   #5 North Carolina            W, 10-2

The Wolfpack dropped a midweek home contest before sweeping rival and fifth-ranked North Carolina. This week NC State hosts Campbell Tuesday and travels to UNC Wilmington Wednesday before heading to #1 Virginia in ACC action. 

North Carolina               Overall: 30-8        ACC: 12-6             This Week: 1-3

4/12   East Carolina                    W, 5-3

4/15   @ NC State                      L, 4-5

4/16   @ NC State                      L, 7-8

4/17   @ NC State                      L, 2-10

The Tar Heels, ranked as high as #10 in the nation, won a midweek home game before being swept on the road by rival NC State. This week North Carolina hosts Coastal Carolina Tuesday before welcoming #20 Miami (FL) to town in a key ACC series. 

Virginia                          Overall: 36-3        ACC: 16-2             This Week: 5-0

4/12   Georgetown                     W, 4-0 (5)

4/13   Coastal Carolina               W, 8-7

4/15   Duke                               W, 10-0

4/17   Duke                               W, 3-2 (11)

4/17   Duke                               W, 18-4

The Cavaliers, the unanimous #1 team in the nation, continued their winning ways with two midweek wins before sweeping Duke. This week Virginia, who has won 17 of their last 18 games, travels to Radford Tuesday and hosts Richmond Wednesday before welcoming NC State to town in ACC action. 

Virginia Tech                 Overall: 19-19      ACC: 4-14             This Week: 2-2

4/13   @ Radford                       W, 13-7

4/15   #8 Florida State               W, 2-1

4/16   #8 Florida State               L, 11-15

4/17   #8 Florida State               L, 12-18

The Hokies won a road game during the midweek and opened their series against Florida State with a win before dropping back-to-back high scoring contests. This week Virginia Tech travels to East Tennessee State on Tuesday before going to Maryland in a key series for both teams ACC Tournament hopes. 

Wake Forest                  Overall: 14-23      ACC: 6-12             This Week: 2-3

4/12   @ UNC Greensboro           W, 10-6

4/13   @ Winthrop                     L, 5-6 (10)

4/15   #9 Georgia Tech               L, 1-5

4/16   #9 Georgia Tech               W, 6-4

4/17   #9 Georgia Tech               L, 5-6 (12)

The Demon Deacons split a pair of midweek games before dropping a tough home series to Georgia Tech. This week Wake Forest hosts Winthrop Tuesday before traveling to Clemson in ACC action. 

ACC Standings

Here’s a quick look at how ACC standings as of Monday, April 18th. 

Atlantic Team ACC GB Overall
1 Florida State 11-7 26-10
2 Clemson 9-9 2 22-13
3 NC State 8-10 3 21-16
4 Boston College 6-11 4.5 13-20
  Wake Forest 6-12 5 14-23
6 Maryland 4-14 6 17-20
Coastal Team ACC GB Overall
1 Virginia 16-2 36-3
2 Georgia Tech 14-4 2 27-10
3 Miami (FL) 13-4 2.5 24-12
4 North Carolina 12-6 4 30-8
5 Duke 4-14 12 20-19
6 Virginia Tech 4-14 12 19-19

 

ACC in the Polls

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

Baseball America
  Clemson FSU Ga Tech Miami UNC Virginia
Pre 10 12 24 15
2/21 11 10 25 24 13
2/28 12 11 23 13
3/7 10 8 25 15 11
3/14 16 6 23 18 7
3/21 19 7 17 18 3
3/28 7 14 16 2
4/4 7 14 16 2
4/11 11 15 7 2
4/18 10 13 25 14 1

 

Collegiate Baseball
  Clemson FSU Ga Tech Miami UNC Virginia
Pre 4 13 19 18 17
2/21 6 11 21 20 18 14
2/28 4 5 24 17 15
3/7 4 5 24 16 10
3/14 16 4 22 19 6
3/21 15 8 12 19 3
3/28 16 12 6 11 1
4/4 12 8 9 1
4/11 15 9 19 6 1
4/18 18 9 20 14 1

 

USA Today/ESPN Coaches
  Clemson FSU Ga Tech Miami UNC Virginia
Pre 5 11 19 18 14
2/21 NP NP NP NP NP NP
2/28 7 6 23 18 10
3/7 7 5 16 6
3/14 17 4 21 15 5
3/21 19 5 15 12 3
3/28 23 7 10 6 1
4/4 10 11 7 2
4/11 8 12 5 2
4/18 11 12 24 10 1

 

ACC and the RPI

Here’s a quick look at how ACC are ranked by RPI as of Monday, April 18th. 

  Warren Nolan Boyd’s World
Boston College 101 101
Clemson 15 16
Duke 74 79
Florida State 8 8
Georgia Tech 6 7
Maryland 53 53
Miami (FL) 22 24
NC State 33 33
North Carolina 5 5
Virginia 1 1
Virginia Tech 102 104
Wake Forest 93 94

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