BLACKSBURG – Coming off of a collection sweep from Wake Forest, No. 17 Virginia Tech baseball is prepping to confront Liberty on Tuesday in a midweek matchup with the sport becoming broadcasted on ESPN+.
The Hokies (19-9, 14-7 ACC) and Flames (21-8, 8-1 ASUN) will fulfill for the 1st time since March 26, 2019. Tech qualified prospects the all-time series 40-28 and Liberty is 3-2 in the final five conferences.
Freshman Gavin Cross was identified this week as the Atlantic Coastline Conference Player of the Week pursuing his remarkable performances on the street in opposition to ETSU and Wake Forest.
ON THE Simply call
The matchup will be broadcast on ESPN+, with Alan York (enjoy-by-enjoy) and Mark Warner (analyst) on the phone all weekend, although Bryant Johnson will broadcast on Virginia Tech Athletics Network.
Tues. | 6 p.m. ET at Liberty | View | Stats
Final TIME OUT
The Hokies went undefeated in Winston-Salem towards the Demon Deacons. Tech hit six residence runs on Saturday and 10 on the weekend, the most in college background. 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 home operates and had an extra-foundation strike in all three game titles.
Player TO Look at
Gavin Cross was not too long ago named ACC Participant of the Week right after a standout effectiveness versus ETSU and Wake Forest. The freshman strike for the cycle on Tuesday versus the Buccaneers and batted .500 (10-for-20) in his final four games and currently leads the ACC in batting regular (.400).
2021 File: 21-8 (8-1)
Head Coach: Scott Jackson (138-85, 5th season)
All-time sequence: 40-28
Liberty is at this time rated initial in the ASUN and 20th in the nation in Era (3.38). The Flames are also eighth in the nation and initial in the ASUN in fielding share (.983).