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: 17-33      ACC: 7-22             This Week: 0-3

5/19   NC State                          L, 4-9

5/20   NC State                          L, 0-10

5/21   NC State                          L, 1-6 

After having a game with St. John’s (NY) cancelled, the Eagles were swept by NC State last weekend. Boston College has now wrapped up their 2011 campaign. 

Duke                                        Overall: 26-30      ACC: 7-23             This Week: 2-2

5/15   @ The Citadel                  W, 7-5

5/19   @ #15 Miami (FL)             L, 1-4

5/20   @ #15 Miami (FL)             W, 2-0

5/21   @ #15 Miami (FL)             L, 2-5 

The Blue Devils won a game at The Citadel on their way to Miami, where they dropped two of three games to the 15th-ranked Hurricanes last weekend. Duke has now wrapped up their 2011 season. 

Florida State                 Overall: 40-15      ACC: 19-11           This Week: 1-2

5/19   #15 Clemson                             W, 8-6

5/20   #15 Clemson                             L, 4-7

5/21   #15 Clemson                             L, 5-8 

The Seminoles, ranked as high as #7 in the country, dropped two of three games to Clemson last weekend but still managed to win the Atlantic Division. This week Florida State will be the #2 seed in the ACC Tournament where they will face #7 seed NC State Wednesday, #6 seed Clemson Thursday, and #3 seed Georgia Tech Friday. 

Georgia Tech                 Overall: 39-17      ACC: 22-8             This Week: 2-2

5/17   East Tennessee State        L, 6-8

5/19   @ Virginia Tech                W, 11-4

5/20   @ Virginia Tech                L, 5-7

5/21   @ Virginia Tech                W, 5-3 

The Yellow Jackets, ranked as high as #8 in the country, dropped a midweek game to East Tennessee State before hitting the road and winning two of three games at Virginia Tech to finish in a tie for first in the Coastal Division. This week Georgia Tech will be the #3 seed in the ACC Tournament where they will face #6 seed Clemson Wednesday, #7 seed NC State Thursday, and #2 seed Florida State Friday. 

Maryland                       Overall: 21-35      ACC: 5-25             This Week: 0-3

5/19   Wake Forest                     L, 2-6 (11)

5/20   Wake Forest                     L, 5-15

5/21   Wake Forest                     L, 0-4 

The Terrapins were swept by Wake Forest last weekend. Maryland has now wrapped up their 2011 campaign. 

Miami (FL)                     Overall: 34-20      ACC: 19-10           This Week: 2-2

5/17   Florida Atlantic                 L, 4-7

5/19   Duke                               W, 4-1

5/20   Duke                               L, 0-2

5/21   Duke                               W, 5-2 

The Hurricanes, ranked as high as #16 in the country, dropped a midweek game to Florida Atlantic before taking two of three games from Duke last weekend. This week Miami (FL) will be the #5 seed in the ACC Tournament where they will face #4 seed North Carolina Thursday, #1 seed Virginia Friday, and #8 seed Wake Forest Saturday. 

NC State                        Overall: 33-23      ACC: 15-15           This Week: 4-0

5/17   William & Mary                 W, 4-0

5/19   @ Boston College             W, 9-4

5/20   @ Boston College             W, 10-0

5/21   @ Boston College             W, 6-1 

The Wolfpack won a midweek contest over William & Mary before hitting the road and sweeping Boston College last weekend. This week NC State will be the #7 seed in the ACC Tournament where they will face #2 seed Florida State Wednesday, #3 Georgia Tech Thursday, and #6 seed Clemson Saturday. 

North Carolina               Overall: 44-12      ACC: 20-10           This Week: 4-0

5/17   Appalachian State             W, 7-2

5/19   #1 Virginia                      W, 6-0

5/20   #1 Virginia                      W, 2-1

5/21   #1 Virginia                      W, 3-2

The Tar Heels, ranked as high as #6 in the nation, won a midweek game over Appalachian State before sweeping top-ranked Virginia last weekend. This week North Carolina will be the #4 seed in the ACC Tournament where they will face #5 seed Miami (FL) Thursday, #8 seed Wake Forest Friday, and #1 seed Virginia Saturday. 

Virginia                          Overall: 45-9        ACC: 22-8             This Week: 0-3

5/19   @ #13 North Carolina       L, 0-6

5/20   @ #13 North Carolina       L, 1-2

5/21   @ #13 North Carolina       L, 2-3

The Cavaliers, ranked as high as #3 in the country, had a midweek games against High Point cancelled before going on the road and being swept by #13 North Carolina but still won the Coastal Division. This week Virginia will be the #1 seed in the ACC Tournament where they will face #8 seed Wake Forest Wednesday, #5 seed Miami (FL) Friday, and #4 seed North Carolina Saturday. 

Virginia Tech                 Overall: 30-25      ACC: 11-19           This Week: 1-2

5/19   #8 Georgia Tech               L, 4-11

5/20   #8 Georgia Tech               W, 7-5

5/21   #8 Georgia Tech               L, 3-5 

After having a game with VMI cancelled, the Hokies dropped two of three games to Georgia Tech last weekend. Virginia Tech has now wrapped up their 2011 season. 

Wake Forest                  Overall: 25-28      ACC: 15-15           This Week: 3-0

5/19   @ Maryland                      W, 6-2 (11)

5/20   @ Maryland                      W, 15-5

5/21   @ Maryland                      W, 4-0 

The Demon Deacons had a midweek game with Marshall cancelled before hitting the road and sweeping Maryland last weekend. This week Wake Forest will be the #8 seed in the ACC Tournament where they will face #1 seed Virginia Wednesday, #4 seed North Carolina Friday, and #5 seed Miami (FL) Saturday. 

Final ACC Standings

Atlantic Team ACC GB Overall
1 Florida State 19-11 40-15
2 Clemson 17-13 2 39-17
3 NC State 15-15 4 33-23
4 Wake Forest 15-15 4 25-28
5 Boston College 7-22 11.5 17-33
6 Maryland 5-25 14 21-35
Coastal Team ACC GB Overall
1 Virginia 22-8 45-9
2 Georgia Tech 22-8 39-17
3 North Carolina 20-10 2 44-12
4 Miami (FL) 19-10 2.5 34-20
5 Virginia Tech 11-19 11 30-25
6 Duke 7-23 15 26-30

 

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
5/23 14 7 11 17 12 5

 

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
5/23 18 12 8 16 9 5

 

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
5/23 14 8 15 21 6 3

 

 

ACC and the RPI

Here’s a quick look at how ACC are ranked by RPI as of Monday, May 23.

  Warren Nolan Boyd’s World
Boston College 131 131
Clemson 8 9
Duke 115 116
Florida State 5 4
Georgia Tech 7 7
Maryland 106 105
Miami (FL) 16 20
NC State 28 29
North Carolina 1 1
Virginia 2 2
Virginia Tech 68 73
Wake Forest 57 57

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