Defending national champion
The Commodores went 3-0 in bracket play. Virginia was 3-1, securing its spot in the best-of-three finals with its 5-4 win over Florida on Saturday.
Virginia will be trying to win the
The Cavaliers were just 18-18 in March and April, finished 15-15 in Atlantic Coast Conference play and didn't qualify for the 10-team league tournament until the last week of the regular season. They were given a No. 3 regional seeding and had to go to the West Coast for the start of the
"What we've been through this year, the ups and downs of the season, it's a little bit more satisfying," Virginia third baseman Kenny Towns said, "just because where we've come from and how we've been able to have the success late in the postseason."