This week in ACC Baseball – May 11

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May 11, 2022

• With the ACC baseball season in the final two weeks of the 2022 regular season, Miami (17-7 in the league) is two games ahead of Virginia Tech (14-8) in the coastal race, while Louisville (15-8)-1) Notre Dame (14) -8) With a game and a half in the Atlantic League.


• The upcoming weekends of the conference series will determine the calendars and matings for the 2022 ACC Baseball Championship, scheduled for May 24-29 at Truist Field in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Atlantic and Coastal division champions will take first and second place in the tournament. Miami and Louisville have already claimed places in the 12-team tournament, but divisional and ranking winners are still close at hand. Tournament tickets can be purchased via CharlotteKnights.com or by calling the Knights Ticket Office at 704-274-8282.


• In addition to team play over the upcoming weekends, midweek ACC teams remain non-conference games left in their quest to improve the resumption of the NCAA tournament. 15 non-league matches are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday this week, 11 of which will be hosted by ACC teams. The ACC holds a record 241-68 (.770) against non-conference opposition this season, including a mark of 188-29 in home games.


• Virginia Tech, unranked at the start of the 2022 season, still ranks #1 on the ACC in four of six major national polls, including Perfect Game’s No. 3 national ranking. Four ACC teams have been ranked in the top 10 this week in both USA Today and Baseball America’s national coaches polls, and at least five ACC teams have been ranked in the nation’s top 20 by every major publication.


• Duke senior player RJ Schreck has been named one of 10 finalists for the 2022 Senior CLASS Prize. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I advanced or graduate student and have notable achievement in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character, and competition. Schreck currently has a .324 hitting average, .414 percentile on base and .556 percent slowdown with eight home runs and a 28 RBI. Outside of this field, Schreck is a computer science major and works with minors in economics and cultural anthropology.

• Louisville alum Reid Detmers became the first pitcher to throw a singles kick in the major leagues this season as the Los Angeles Angels covered the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night. The 2019 ACC Pitcher of the Year achieved the feat at the start of his eleventh career in MLB. Just two months after his 23rd birthday, Detmers is the youngest player in franchise history to throw a no-hitter, and the youngest MLB player to do so since 2006.

ACC in numbers

3 – Three ACC teams have been ranked in the top five nationally for the most championship games ever: No. 2 Florida State (58), No. 3 Miami (47), and No. 5 Clemson (44).

8 – The eight ACC teams at NCAA Baseball 2021 ranked second in any conference. It was the fifth time since 2010 that the ACC had placed at least eight teams in the NCAA Championship.

11- The 11 ACC pitchers called the 2022 NCBWA Stopper of the Year Preseason Watch List lead all conferences.

15 – At least one ACC team has reached the College World Series in Omaha in each of the past 15 years the event has been held, and multiple ACC teams have made it to the CWS 10 times during that time.

15- Last year marked the fifteenth time that the ACC sent more than one team to the CWS, with all multiple teams appearing since 1994.

28 – The ACC has placed a total of 28 teams in the last 15 teams in the College World Championships, averaging just under two teams per season.

90 – Ninety ACC teams have received NCAA bids in the last 12 years of the tournament.

98 – The current 14 ACC teams have made 98 College World Series appearances.

58,516 – Total attendances for last year’s ACC Baseball Tournament at Truist Field, in Charlotte, North Carolina, which ranks fifth in the event’s 47-year history. Two games—North Carolina State vs. North Carolina State on May 28 and Duke against North Carolina State in the title match on May 30—drawn more than 7,100 fans.

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