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Louisville baseball rolls past Cincinnati, 7-1

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The fifth-ranked Louisville baseball team concluded a five-game homestand with a 7-1 rout of old conference rival Cincinnati Tuesday night at Jim Patterson Stadium. The victory brought U of L's 2016 home run record to an unreal 29-1.

Kade McClure continued to build on his tremendous sophomore season by working seven innings and allowing just one run on six hits while striking out four. The effort improved McClure's record to a perfect 9-0.

Catcher Will Smith was the hero at the plate, going 2 for 4 and belting his fourth home run of 2016. Blake Tiberi added a pair of RBI with a 2-run single in the first inning, while Colby Fitch and Drew Ellis each also plated runs.

Next up for the Cards is working to improve their record on the road with a three-game set at perennial powerhouse North Carolina this weekend.

Here are your updated ACC standings:

ATLANTIC
SCHOOLS CONF W-L-T CONF PCT W-L-T PCT
Florida State 14-6-0 .700 29-13-0 .690
Louisville 14-7-0 .667 35-9-0 .795
NC State 12-7-0 .632 31-12-0 .721
Wake Forest 10-11-0 .476 27-17-0 .614
Notre Dame 9-10-0 .474 25-18-0 .581
Clemson 11-13-0 .458 28-15-0 .651
Boston College 9-13-0 .409 23-17-0 .575
COASTAL
SCHOOLS CONF W-L-T CONF PCT W-L-T PCT
Miami 14-5-0 .737 33-8-0 .805
Virginia 14-10-0 .583 30-17-0 .638
Georgia Tech 10-10-0 .500 30-14-0 .682
North Carolina 9-12-0 .429 28-15-0 .651
Duke 10-14-0 .417 25-20-0 .556
Pitt 8-12-0 .400 21-17-0 .553
Virginia Tech 5-19-0 .208 15-30-0 .333