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Virginia Baseball Will Begin NCAA Tournament Play Friday On WINA

Virginia Baseball Will Begin NCAA Tournament Play Friday On WINA

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Coverage of Virginia and Bucknell Begins Friday at 1:30pm

The Virginia baseball team will open the 2014 NCAA Baseball Championship at 2 p.m. Friday when it plays Bucknell in the NCAA Charlottesville Regional at Davenport Field. Virginia (44-13) is the No. 3 national seed in the tournament field and will serve as the top seed in the regional. UVa is a national seed for the fourth time in program history – all within the last five years (No. 5 in 2010, No. 1 in 2011, No. 6 in 2013).

Following the UVa-Bucknell game Friday, Arkansas and Liberty will play at 7 p.m.

The losing teams from Friday will play in an elimination game at 2 p.m. Saturday, while the winners will battle at 8 p.m. Saturday. The second elimination game will be contested at 2 p.m. Sunday, with the championship game slated for 8 p.m. Sunday. If necessary, a second championship game will be played at 7 p.m. Monday.

The winner of the Charlottesville Regional will advance to play the champion of the Columbia Regional in an NCAA Super Regional June 6-9. The Columbia Regional consists of host South Carolina, Maryland, Old Dominion and Campbell.

2014 NCAA Charlottesville Regional Schedule
Friday, May 30
Game 1 – No. 1 Virginia vs. No. 4 Bucknell, 2 p.m. (WINA)
Game 2 – No. 2 Arkansas vs. No. 3 Liberty, 7 p.m. 

Saturday, May 31
Game 3 – Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, 2 p.m.
Game 4 – Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, 8 p.m. 

Sunday, June 1
Game 5 – Winner Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4, 2 p.m.
Game 6 – Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 4, 8 p.m.

Monday, June 2
Game 7 – Winner Game 6 vs. Loser Game 6 (if necessary), 7 p.m.

Virginia is serving as a regional host site for the fifth-consecutive year and the eighth time in program history – all within the last 11 years (2004, 2006, 2007, 2010-2014). UVa joins South Carolina as the lone schools to host a regional each of the last five years.

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