Hokies pound Wright State, 15-9 in NCAA baseball tournament


Behind a combined 10 hits from outfielders Nick Biddison and Gavin Cross, Virginia Tech baseball defeated Wright State 15-9 on Friday night at English Field at Atlantic Union Bank Park in the nightcap of the first day of the Blacksburg Regional.

Tech (42-12) racked up 19 hits on the night – a game that lasted 4 hours, 10 minutes – while it was paced by starter Drue Hackenburg (4.0 IP, 4 K) and relief pitcher Christian Worley (3.1 IP, 5 K) on the mound.

The Hokies will face Columbia (31-16) on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET, with the winner going to the regional final.