Clearly on the bubble, UVA jumped ahead early and held on late, to end Miami's 9 game winning streak with a 5-4 win in Charlottesville.
Thomas Woodrey started for UM and struggled early, as the 'Canes fell behind 4-1 after 5 innings.
In the top of the 7th, UM scored to twice to cut the lead to 1, sparked by a Christopher Barr RBI triple.
The Hoos would add a run in the bottom of the eighth to make it 5-3.
Barr opened the top of the 9th with a double. He would eventually score on a fielder's choice, but that was as close as the the Hurricanes would get.
Joe McCarthy finished with 3 hits and 2 runs scored for Virginia.
The teams resume play tomorrow at 1 PM.
Projected Pitching Match-Up:
Miami LHP Andy Suarez vs. Virginia RHP Connor Jones