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: 14-23      ACC: 6-14             This Week: 1-3

4/20   vs. Northeastern               W, 6-1

4/22   @ #9 Georgia Tech           L, 0-2

4/23   @ #9 Georgia Tech           L, 1-8

4/24   @ #9 Georgia Tech           L, 8-10 

After winning its first round game against Northeastern in the annual Beanpot tournament, the Eagles were swept at #9 Georgia Tech. This week Boston College travels to St. John’s (NY) Monday and faces Harvard at Fenway Park on Tuesday in the Beanpot Championship before welcoming #1 Virginia to town this weekend in ACC action. 

Duke                                        Overall: 20-23      ACC: 4-17             This Week: 0-4

4/19   UNC Greensboro               L, 4-5

4/22   @ #10 Florida State                   L, 1-2

4/23   @ #10 Florida State                   L, 3-10

4/24   @ #10 Florida State                   L, 9-13 

After dropping a home midweek contest, the Blue Devils were swept at #10 Florida State. This week Duke hosts Davidson Wednesday before Virginia Tech comes to Durham this weekend in ACC play. 

Florida State                 Overall: 31-10      ACC: 14-7             This Week: 5-0

4/19   Florida Gulf Coast             W, 13-2

4/20   Florida Gulf Coast             W, 6-4

4/22   Duke                               W, 2-1

4/23   Duke                               W, 10-3

4/24   Duke                               W, 13-9 

The Seminoles, ranked as high as #8 in the country, swept a two-game midweek series from Florida Gulf Coast before sweeping Duke last weekend. This week Florida State does not have a midweek game before traveling to in-state rival and 14th-ranked Miami in a huge ACC series. 

Georgia Tech                 Overall: 30-11      ACC: 17-4             This Week: 3-1

4/19   @ Mercer                         L, 3-6

4/22   Boston College                 W, 2-0

4/23   Boston College                 W, 8-1

4/24   Boston College                 W, 10-8

The Yellow Jackets, ranked as high as #9 in the country, dropped a midweek game at Mercer before sweeping Boston College at home. This week Georgia Tech faces Georgia on Tuesday at Turner Field before traveling to #23 Clemson this weekend in ACC play. 

Maryland                       Overall: 17-25      ACC: 4-17             This Week: 0-5

4/19   James Madison                 L, 1-6

4/20   @ Penn State                   L, 2-4

4/22   Virginia Tech                    L, 2-7

4/23   Virginia Tech                    L, 2-11

4/24   Virginia Tech                    L, 5-13

The Terrapins dropped two midweek games before being swept at home by Virginia Tech. This week Maryland hosts George Mason Wednesday before traveling to NC State this weekend in ACC action. 

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

4/20   Bethune-Cookman             W, 5-3

4/23   @ #10 North Carolina       W, 13-6 (10)

4/23   @ #10 North Carolina       W, 5-3

4/24   @ #10 North Carolina       L, 1-8 

The Hurricanes, ranked as high as #14 in the country, won a midweek contest over Bethune-Cookman before hitting the road and taking two of three games at #10 North Carolina. This week Miami (FL) hosts South Florida Wednesday before welcoming in-state rival and ninth-ranked Florida State to town in a key ACC series. 

NC State                        Overall: 24-18      ACC: 9-12             This Week: 3-2

4/19   Campbell                         W, 3-2

4/20   @ UNC Wilmington           W, 19-5

4/23   @ #1 Virginia                  W, 6-2

4/23   @ #1 Virginia                  L, 1-3

4/24   @ #1 Virginia                  L, 6-7 

The Wolfpack swept two midweek contests before dropping a tough series at top-ranked Virginia. This week NC State does not have a midweek game and welcomes Maryland to town this weekend in ACC play. 

North Carolina               Overall: 32-10      ACC: 13-8             This Week: 2-2

4/19   Coastal Carolina               W, 8-3

4/23   #20 Miami (FL)                 L, 6-13 (10)

4/23   #20 Miami (FL)                 L, 3-5

4/24   #20 Miami (FL)                 W, 8-1 

The Tar Heels, ranked as high as #14 in the nation, won a midweek home game before dropping two of three games to a hot Miami (FL) team. This week North Carolina travels to East Carolina on Wednesday before taking the weekend off due to exams. 

Virginia                          Overall: 40-4        ACC: 18-3             This Week: 4-1

4/19   @ Radford                       W, 12-0

4/20   Richmond                        W, 12-1

4/23   NC State                          L, 2-6

4/23   NC State                          W, 3-1

4/24   NC State                          W, 7-6 

The Cavaliers, the unanimous #1 team in the nation for the second week in a row, won two more midweek games before taking two of three games from NC State. This week Virginia hosts Virginia Commonwealth Tuesday before traveling to Boston College this weekend in ACC action. 

Virginia Tech                 Overall: 23-19      ACC: 7-14             This Week: 4-0

4/19   @ East Tennessee State    W, 13-6

4/22   @ Maryland                      W, 7-2

4/23   @ Maryland                      W, 11-2

4/24   @ Maryland                      W, 13-5 

The Hokies had a good week with a midweek win at East Tennessee State before a sweep at Maryland that put them back in the race for a spot in the ACC Tournament. This week Virginia Tech hosts North Carolina A&T on Tuesday before traveling to Duke this weekend in ACC play. 

Wake Forest                  Overall: 16-25      ACC: 7-14             This Week: 2-2

4/19   Winthrop                         W, 9-8 (11)

4/22   @ Clemson                      L, 0-2

4/23   @ Clemson                      W, 9-3

4/24   @ Clemson                      L, 4-10

The Demon Deacons won a midweek home game before dropping a series at Clemson last week. This week Wake Forest travels to Elon Tuesday and hosts Elon Wednesday before taking the weekend off. 

ACC Standings

Here’s a quick look at how ACC standings as of Monday, April 25th. 

Atlantic Team ACC GB Overall
1 Florida State 14-7 31-10
2 Clemson 11-10 3 25-14
3 NC State 9-12 5 24-18
4 Wake Forest 7-14 7 16-25
5 Boston College 6-14 7.5 14-23
6 Maryland 4-17 10 17-25
Coastal Team ACC GB Overall
1 Virginia 18-3 40-4
2 Georgia Tech 17-4 1 30-11
3 Miami (FL) 15-5 2.5 27-13
4 North Carolina 13-8 5 32-10
5 Virginia Tech 7-14 11 23-19
6 Duke 4-17 14 20-23

 

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
4/25 NR 9 12 16 18 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
4/25 25 12 9 14 17 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
4/25 23 8 11 19 14 1

 

ACC and the RPI

Here’s a quick look at how ACC are ranked by RPI as of Monday, April 25th.

  Warren Nolan Boyd’s World
Boston College 109 113
Clemson 15 15
Duke 92 96
Florida State 8 7
Georgia Tech 7 8
Maryland 76 75
Miami (FL) 13 14
NC State 28 29
North Carolina 6 6
Virginia 1 1
Virginia Tech 91 87
Wake Forest 73 79

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