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Roberts Pitches Virginia Past Navy 6-0

Virginia 6, Navy 0



    Roberts Pitches Virginia Past Navy 6-0
    Ian McKinnell

    Will Roberts struck out a career-high 14 in a four-hitter, and Danny Hultzen drove in three runs to lead Virginia past Navy 6-0 in the NCAA tournament Friday.

    Roberts (11-1) retired the last 17 batters -- nine by strikeout -- for No. 1 national seed Virginia (50-9).

    The junior right-hander, who pitched the eighth perfect game in NCAA Division I history on March 29 against George Washington, walked none and improved to 18-1 in his college career.

    The Cavaliers got a two-run triple from Hultzen -- the possible No. 1 draft pick as a pitcher -- in the first, RBI singles from Hultzen and Kenny Swab in the third and cruised.

    Ben Nelson (6-6) allowed six runs for Navy (33-24-1), in its first tournament since 2002.