UVa opens play Thursday in the ACC baseball tournament

UofL plays Notre Dame on Thursday at 7 p.m. and Florida State the next day at 3 p.m. Louisville was among the hottest teams in the country until last week when in snapped its 15-game winning streak before the Cards came home and lost two straight to Florida State. UVa then finishes pool play at 11 a.m. Friday against fifth-seeded Clemson (39-17, 17-13). All games will also be available on WatchESPN (subject to blackout). Tyler Holton picked up the win for Florida State by yielding just a run on five hits while walking three and striking out 11 in eight innings.

Game times for pool play, which begins Tuesday, will be announced on Sunday. The final three-team pool consists of No. 1 Louisville, No. 8 Florida State and No. 12 Notre Dame.

Tickets are available by calling (855) 228-8497 or visiting http://theacc.co/base17tix. The Seminoles swept the series, winning two games on Friday by scores of 8-2 and 8-3 (13 innings), while winning the series finale on Saturday, 5-1.

Link to all ACC Tournament information can be found here. The 12 teams are split into four pools. Notre Dame owns a 3-2 edge in those games.

The Irish and Cardinals are 2-2 all-time in postseason play, with all four meetings having come at the BIG EAST Championship.

The championship is a pool format featuring four, three team pools. Florida State hit a combined 7-34 (.206) at the plate. That club went on to an NCAA regional.

Michael Scholl joined Fighting Irish Media in August 2016, coordinating communications for the baseball program and assisting with the football team at his alma mater.

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