BLACKSBURG – Coming off of a series sweep from Wake Forest, No. 17 Virginia Tech baseball is prepping to experience Liberty on Tuesday in a midweek matchup with the game becoming broadcasted on ESPN+.
The Hokies (19-9, 14-7 ACC) and Flames (21-8, 8-1 ASUN) will fulfill for the very first time because March 26, 2019. Tech qualified prospects the all-time series 40-28 and Liberty is 3-2 in the past five conferences.
Freshman Gavin Cross was acknowledged this week as the Atlantic Coastline Meeting Player of the Week following his superb performances on the highway against ETSU and Wake Forest.
ON THE Contact
The matchup will be broadcast on ESPN+, with Alan York (perform-by-participate in) and Mark Warner (analyst) on the simply call all weekend, though Bryant Johnson will broadcast on Virginia Tech Sports Community.
Tues. | 6 p.m. ET at Liberty | View | Stats
Last TIME OUT
The Hokies went undefeated in Winston-Salem in opposition to the Demon Deacons. Tech hit 6 dwelling operates on Saturday and 10 on the weekend, the most in faculty historical past. Peyton Alford, Anthony Simonelli and Chris Gerard all had outstanding outings for the Hokies.
Gavin Cross went 6-for-14 on the weekend with two house operates and had an excess-base hit in all three online games.
Participant TO Look at
Gavin Cross was recently named ACC Player of the 7 days just after a standout functionality from ETSU and Wake Forest. The freshman hit for the cycle on Tuesday towards the Buccaneers and batted .500 (10-for-20) in his final 4 games and at present potential customers the ACC in batting ordinary (.400).
2021 History: 21-8 (8-1)
Head Mentor: Scott Jackson (138-85, 5th time)
All-time series: 40-28
Liberty is at the moment ranked 1st in the ASUN and 20th in the country in Era (3.38). The Flames are also eighth in the country and 1st in the ASUN in fielding percentage (.983).