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: 16-29      ACC: 7-19             This Week: 0-3

5/6     @ Wake Forest                 L, 1-2 (10)

5/7     @ Wake Forest                 L, 5-15

5/8     @ Wake Forest                 L, 3-4 

After having a midweek game against Central Connecticut State postponed, the Eagles were swept on the road at Wake Forest. This week Boston College takes the week off for exams before stepping out of conference and hosting LeMoyne for two games next Saturday and Sunday. 

Duke                                        Overall: 23-26      ACC: 5-19             This Week: 2-0

5/8     Mount St. Mary’s               W, 2-1

5/8     Mount St. Mary’s               W, 4-1 

After having the midweek off for exams, the Blue Devils swept Mount St. Mary’s in a doubledheader on Sunday. This week Duke will again have the week off before hosting Wake Forest in ACC action next weekend. 

Florida State                 Overall: 36-12      ACC: 16-8             This Week: 2-1

5/6     Central Florida                  W, 8-0

5/7     Central Florida                  L, 10-14

5/8     Central Florida                  W, 6-1 

The Seminoles, ranked as high as #6 in the country, took two of three games from Central Florida last weekend. This week Florida State travels to #15 Stetson on Tuesday before traveling to NC State in ACC action. 

Georgia Tech                 Overall: 34-14      ACC: 18-6             This Week: 3-0

5/7     @ Illinois-Chicago             W, 9-2

5/8     @ Illinois-Chicago             W, 10-2

5/9     @ Illinois-Chicago             W, 5-1 

The Yellow Jackets, ranked as high as #9 in the country, swept a three-games series at Illinois-Chicago last weekend. This week Georgia Tech hosts Savannah State on Tuesday before welcoming #9 North Carolina to town for a huge ACC series. 

Maryland                       Overall: 20-27      ACC: 5-19             This Week:  0-5

5/3     Towson                           L, 6-10

5/4     @ Towson                       L, 2-3 (11)

5/6     @ #12 North Carolina       L, 0-5

5/7     @ #12 North Carolina       L, 4-5 (10)

5/8     @ #12 North Carolina       L, 4-8 

The Terrapins had a tough week, dropping a midweek home-and-home series with Towson before being swept at #12 North Carolina. This week Maryland travels to Delaware on Tuesday before taking the weekend off. 

Miami (FL)                     Overall: 31-16      ACC: 16-7             This Week: 2-1

5/6     Hofstra                            W, 16-4

5/7     Hofstra                            W, 9-3

5/8     Hofstra                            L, 0-5 

The Hurricanes, ranked as high as #16 in the country, took two of three games from Hofstra last weekend. This week Miami (FL) travels to top-ranked Virginia for a big ACC series for both schools. 

NC State                        Overall: 27-21      ACC: 11-13           This Week: 1-2

5/6     East Tennessee State        L, 1-5

5/7     East Tennessee State        L, 0-2

5/8     East Tennessee State        W, 8-5 

The Wolfpack dropped two of three games to a surging East Tennessee State team this past weekend. This week NC State hosts Campbell Wednesday before #6 Florida State comes to town in a big ACC series for the Wolfpack. 

North Carolina               Overall: 37-10      ACC: 16-8             This Week: 4-0

5/3     Gardner-Webb                  W, 8-1

5/6     Maryland                          W, 5-0

5/7     Maryland                          W, 5-4 (10)

5/8     Maryland                          W, 8-4 

The Tar Heels, ranked as high as #9 in the nation, won a midweek game over Gardner-Webb before sweeping Maryland last weekend. This week North Carolina travels to UNC Wilmington on Tuesday and hosts UNC Asheville on Wednesday before heading to Atlanta to face #9 Georgia Tech in a huge ACC series for both squads. 

Virginia                          Overall: 43-5        ACC: 20-4             This Week: 1-0

5/3     @ Virginia Commonwealth W, 14-3 

The Cavaliers, the unanimous #1 team in the country, won a single game at Virginia Commonwealth this past week before taking the weekend off for exams. This week Virginia gets back to action as they welcome #16 Miami (FL) to Charlottesville for a big ACC series. 

Virginia Tech                 Overall: 28-21      ACC: 9-15             This Week: 2-1

5/4     USC Upstate                    W, 6-4

5/7     James Madison                 L, 5-7

5/8     James Madison                 W, 8-4 

The Hokies won two of three non-conference games this past week, winning a single game over USC Upstate before splitting a two-game series with James Madison. This week Virginia Tech welcomes #16 Clemson to town in a big ACC series for both squads. 

Wake Forest                  Overall: 20-26      ACC: 10-14           This Week: 3-0

5/6     Boston College                 W, 2-1 (10)

5/7     Boston College                 W, 15-5

5/8     Boston College                 W, 4-3 

The Demon Deacons swept Boston College last weekend to put themselves back in the ACC Tournament as of this weekend. This week Wake Forest looks to continue to stay hot with a game against East Carolina in Zebulon, NC before traveling to Duke in a huge ACC series for the Demon Deacons as they look to stay ahead of Virginia Tech in the ACC standings. 

ACC Standings

Here’s a quick look at how ACC standings as of Sunday, May 8. 

Atlantic Team ACC GB Overall
1 Florida State 16-8 36-12
2 Clemson 13-11 3 32-15
3 NC State 11-13 5 27-21
4 Wake Forest 10-14 6 20-26
5 Boston College 7-19 10 16-29
6 Maryland 5-22 12.5 20-32
Coastal Team ACC GB Overall
1 Virginia 20-4 43-5
2 Georgia Tech 18-6 2 33-14
3 Miami (FL) 16-7 3.5 31-16
4 North Carolina 16-8 4 37-10
5 Virginia Tech 9-15 11 28-21
6 Duke 5-19 15 23-26

 

ACC Tournament

Here’s a quick look at how the ACC Tournament would be seeded as of Sunday, May 8. 

Seed Team ACC Pct. Overall
1 Virginia 20-4 .833 42-5
2 Florida State 16-8 .667 33-11
3 Georgia Tech 18-6 .750 31-14
4 Miami (FL) 16-7 .696 29-15
5 North Carolina 16-8 .667 33-10
6 Clemson 13-11 .542 29-15
7 NC State 11-13 .458 26-19
8 Wake Forest 10-14 .417 17-26
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9 Virginia Tech 9-15 .375 26-20
10 Boston College 7-19 .269 16-26
11 Duke 5-19 .208 21-26
12 Maryland 5-22 .185 20-27

 

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
5/2 22 8 13 17 18 1
5/9 20 7 13 16 17 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
5/2 21 11 10 14 17 2
5/9 20 10 9 16 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
5/2 16 6 14 20 12 1
5/9 16 6 13 23 9 1

 

 

ACC and the RPI

Here’s a quick look at how ACC are ranked by RPI as of Monday, May 9. 

  Warren Nolan Boyd’s World
Boston College 115 116
Clemson 8 8
Duke 104 112
Florida State 7 6
Georgia Tech 9 9
Maryland 86 86
Miami (FL) 20 22
NC State 32 34
North Carolina 3 3
Virginia 2 2
Virginia Tech 79 79
Wake Forest 63 65

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