After being held in check for most of the day, the Duke Blue Devils (25-23, 9-11 ACC) broke through with a three-run sixth inning to propel them to a 5-1 victory and even the series against the Virginia Tech Hokies (20-26, 6-13 ACC) Saturday afternoon in Blacksburg.
Duke clinches a share of the ACC regular season title.
The Blue Devils Being ACC Postseason Play Next
Series Resumes Saturday at 1 PM
In what was a pitcher's duel for most of the night, a three-run fifth inning was the difference as the Duke Blue Devils (24-23, 8-11 ACC) fell to the Virginia Tech Hokies (20-25, 6-12 ACC) in a 3-1 contest to open the series on Friday at the Tech Softball Park.
The seniors both won during their final home meet.
One ACC Match Remaining for Duke
Miami 4 Duke 3
Eaton, Smalley pace lineup with under-par efforts
No. 19 Blue Devils Travel to Columbus to Face Three
Blue Devils Rank 16th in Team GPA
Williamson is the No. 2 ranked player