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Baseball Notes - Virginia Tech and James Madison

March 12, 2007  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Baseball Notes - Virginia Tech and James Madison
 Complete Notes - Games 18-19 - Virginia Tech and James Madison

The Games
  The Liberty University Flames (12-5, 0-0 Big South) hosts the Virginia Tech Hokies (10-6, 2-1 ACC) in a single midweek non-conference game at Worthington Stadium on Tuesday, March 13. First pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m.
 Liberty then travels to Harrisonburg, Va., to square off with the James Madison Dukes (2-12, 1-2 CAA) on Wednesday afternoon at Long Field/Mauck Stadium. Game time is set for 2:30 p.m.
The Series Against Virginia Tech and James Madison
  Tuesday's meeting between the Hokies and the Flames will be the 49th meeting between the two schools on the diamond since 1976. Virginia Tech leads the all-time series, 29-19. Last season, the two teams split a pair of midweek games with Liberty taking the meeting at Worthington Stadium (3/8), 13-1, and the Hokies winning the meeting at English Field (5/3), 8-3.
 The Flames and the Dukes will meet for the 54th time on Wednesday with James Madison holding a 27-26 edge in the all-time series since 1976. The two teams also spilt a pair of midweek contests in 2006. The Dukes defeated the Flames, 10-5, at Long Field (3/1). Liberty later won at Worthington Stadium (4/11), 12-11.

The Last Time Out
 Liberty took two-out-of-three from George Washington in a three-game weekend series.  The Flames opened the series with a 9-3 win on Friday as pitcher Michael Solbach won his third-straight start. Tim Nanry went 4-for-4 with two RBI and Garrett Young drove in three runs with a home run and a triple in the win.
 Saturday, Liberty's Derek Bennion went 3-for-5 and drove in the winning run in the 10th inning as the Flames defeated the Colonials, 7-6.
 On Sunday, it was George Washington who took the contest in extra innings, 6-5. A three-run home run tied the game and a solo home run in the 10th won it for the Colonials.