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: 17-30      ACC: 7-19             This Week: 1-1

5/14   LeMoyne                          L, 2-4

5/15   LeMoyne                          W, 4-0 

After taking the week off for exams, the Eagles split a pair of home games with LeMoyne last weekend. This weekend Boston College wraps up their season by hosting NC State in ACC action. 

Duke                                        Overall: 24-28      ACC: 6-21             This Week: 1-2

5/13   Wake Forest                     L, 2-7

5/15   Wake Forest                     L, 5-6 (10)

5/15   Wake Forest                     W, 10-2 

The Blue Devils dropped a tough series to Wake Forest last weekend. This week Duke travels to The Citadel on Tuesday before closing out their season at #15 Miami (FL) in ACC play. 

Florida State                 Overall: 39-13      ACC: 18-9             This Week: 3-1

5/10   @ #14 Stetson                 W, 13-1

5/13   @ NC State                      W, 9-4

5/15   @ NC State                      W, 7-5

5/15   @ NC State                      L, 4-12 

The Seminoles, ranked as high as #4 in the country, won a big non-conference game at Stetson before hitting the road and taking two of three games at NC State. This week Florida State welcomes #15 Clemson to town needing to win just a single game to win the ACC Atlantic Division title. 

Georgia Tech                 Overall: 37-15      ACC: 20-7             This Week: 3-1

5/10   Savannah State                W, 11-3

5/13   #9 North Carolina            L, 2-3

5/14   #9 North Carolina            W, 9-8

5/15   #9 North Carolina            W, 3-0 

The Yellow Jackets, ranked as high as #8 in the country, defeated Savannah State in midweek action before taking two of three games from #9 North Carolina in Atlanta. This week Georgia Tech hosts East Tennessee State before traveling to Virginia Tech to wrap up regular-season ACC play. 

Maryland                       Overall: 21-32      ACC: 5-22             This Week: 1-0

5/10   @ Delaware                     W, 7-6 

The Terrapins won a midweek game at Delaware before taking last weekend off. This week Maryland hosts Wake Forest to wrap up their regular-season. 

Miami (FL)                     Overall: 32-18      ACC: 17-9             This Week: 1-2

5/13   @ #1 Virginia                  W, 6-2

5/14   @ #1 Virginia                  L, 2-3

5/15   @ #1 Virginia                  L, 4-5 

The Hurricanes, ranked as high as #15 in the country, dropped a very tough series at #1 Virginia this past weekend. This week Miami (FL) hosts Florida Atlantic before wrapping up their regular-season hosting Duke this weekend. 

NC State                        Overall: 29-23      ACC: 12-15           This Week: 2-2

5/11   Campbell                         W, 10-2

5/13   #6 Florida State               L, 4-9

5/15   #6 Florida State               L, 5-7

5/15   #6 Florida State               W, 12-4 

The Wolfpack won a midweek contest over Campbell before dropping two of three games at home to #6 Florida State. This week NC State hosts William & Mary on Tuesday before looking to wrap up a bid to the ACC Tournament at Boston College. 

North Carolina               Overall: 40-12      ACC: 17-10           This Week: 3-2

5/10   @ UNC Wilmington           W, 11-5

5/11   UNC Asheville                   W, 4-2

5/13   @ #9 Georgia Tech           W, 3-2

5/14   @ #9 Georgia Tech           L, 8-9

5/15   @ #9 Georgia Tech           L, 0-3 

The Tar Heels, ranked as high as #13 in the nation, won two midweek games before dropping a very tough series at #9 Georgia Tech last weekend. This week North Carolina hosts Appalachian State on Tuesday before welcoming top-ranked Virginia to town in a huge ACC series. 

Virginia                          Overall: 45-6        ACC: 22-5             This Week: 2-1

5/13   #16 Miami (FL)                 L, 2-6

5/14   #16 Miami (FL)                 W, 3-2

5/15   #16 Miami (FL)                 W, 5-4 

The Cavaliers, the unanimous #1 team in the country, won a tough home series over #16 Miami (FL) last weekend. This week Virginia travels to #13 North Carolina looking to win the ACC Coastal Division and the #1 seed in the ACC Tournament.  

Virginia Tech                 Overall: 29-23      ACC: 10-17           This Week: 1-2

5/14   #16 Clemson                             L, 2-7

5/14   #16 Clemson                             L, 2-8

5/15   #16 Clemson                             W, 3-2 

The Hokies dropped a series at home to #16 Clemson last weekend. This week Virginia Tech hosts VMI on Tuesday before welcoming #8 Georgia Tech to town as they try to earn their way into the ACC Tournament. 

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

5/11   vs. East Carolina               L, 0-9

5/13   @ Duke                           W, 7-2

5/15   @ Duke                           W, 6-5 (10)

5/15   @ Duke                           L, 2-10 

The Demon Deacons lost a midweek neutral site contest to East Carolina before bouncing back and taking two of three games at Duke. This week Wake Forest hosts Marshall Tuesday before traveling to Maryland looking to secure a bid in the ACC Tournament. 

ACC Standings

Here’s a quick look at how ACC standings as of Sunday, May 15. 

Atlantic Team ACC GB Overall
1 Florida State 18-9 39-13
2 Clemson 15-12 3 36-16
3 NC State 12-15 6 29-23
4 Wake Forest 12-15 6 22-28
5 Boston College 7-19 10.5 17-30
6 Maryland 5-22 13 21-32
Coastal Team ACC GB Overall
1 Virginia 22-5 45-6
2 Georgia Tech 20-7 2 37-15
3 Miami (FL) 17-9 4.5 32-18
4 North Carolina 17-10 5 40-12
5 Virginia Tech 10-17 12 29-22
6 Duke 6-21 16 24-28

 

ACC Tournament

Here’s a quick look at how the ACC Tournament would be seeded as of Sunday, May 15.

Seed Team ACC Pct. Overall
1 Virginia 22-5 .815 45-6
2 Florida State 18-9 .667 39-13
3 Georgia Tech 20-7 .741 37-15
4 Miami (FL) 17-9 .654 32-18
5 North Carolina 17-10 .630 40-12
6 Clemson 15-12 .556 36-16
7 NC State 12-15 .444 29-23
8 Wake Forest 12-15 .444 22-28
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9 Virginia Tech 10-17 .370 29-22
10 Boston College 7-19 .269 17-30
11 Duke 6-21 .222 24-28
12 Maryland 5-22 .185 21-32

 

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
5/16 18 4 12 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
5/16 18 9 8 15 16 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
5/16 15 6 14 22 13 1

 

 

ACC and the RPI

Here’s a quick look at how ACC are ranked by RPI as of Monday, May 16.

  Warren Nolan Boyd’s World
Boston College 111 114
Clemson 9 9
Duke 116 117
Florida State 5 4
Georgia Tech 8 8
Maryland 82 80
Miami (FL) 15 18
NC State 29 31
North Carolina 3 3
Virginia 2 2
Virginia Tech 69 69
Wake Forest 62 66

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