Miami beats Virginia 10-3 at ACC tournament

Zamora's 3 RBIs help lift Hurricanes past Cavaliers

Kathy Hitchcock

Miami's Freddy Zamora drove in three runs for the Hurricanes against Virginia.

DURHAM, N.C. - Adrian Del Castillo homered, Freddy Zamora drove in three runs and Miami beat Virginia 10-3 on Thursday at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.

Anthony Vilar also had two RBIs to help the fourth-seeded Hurricanes (39-17) win their tournament opener. The winner of Friday's matchup between Miami and fifth-seeded North Carolina will advance to the semifinals.

Zamora's run-scoring bunt single in the fifth broke a 2-all tie and gave the Hurricanes the lead for good. Vilar's two-run single highlighted a five-run eighth that put the game away.

Del Castillo hit a two-run homer in the first for Miami.

Jack Weiler had two RBI doubles for the ninth-seeded Cavaliers (32-24), who lost both of their tournament games.

Brian Van Belle (9-2) struck out five in seven innings for the Hurricanes.

Noah Murdock (3-6) allowed three earned runs in 4 2-3 innings for Virginia.

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