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May 08, 2024

GAMEDAY CENTRAL: Softball at ACC Championship (Quarterfinals)

No. 5 Clemson (33-16, 15-9 ACC) vs. No. 4 Virginia (32-17, 15-9 ACC)


  • 🆚 Opponent: vs. No. 4 Virginia
  • 🗓 Date/Time: Thursday, May 9 • 1:30 p.m.
  • 📍 Venue: Duke Softball Stadium • Durham, N.C.
  • 📺 Watch: ACC Network
  • 📊 Stats: Live Stats

Clemson: Roster | Schedule | Game Notes (PDF)


  • Clemson enters the 2024 ACC Championship as the five seed – marks the fourth-consecutive season Clemson has entered the tournament as a top-five seed (2023 – 3, 2022 – 5, 2021 – 1)
  • The Tigers hold a .300 batting average. Clemson also has a .481 slugging percentage and .390 on-base percentage.
  • Clemson’s pitching staff maintains a 2.27 ERA through 333.0 innings of work and has 264 strikeouts.
  • The Tigers are 11-2 all-time against the Cavaliers. Clemson last faced Virginia in March in Charlottesville, Va., where the Cavaliers took two of the three games. Clemson last defeated Virginia on March 23, 2024, 5-1.


  • Clemson has outscored opponents 296-146 this season
  • Clemson had 404 hits through 49 games, including posting 60 doubles, 52 home runs and 14 triples
  • The Tigers have 268 RBIs this season with Valerie Cagle (39), McKenzie Clark (37), Alia Logoleo (36) and Maddie Moore (34) leading the charge. A total of 15 batters have tallied at least one RBI this season, including 10 in double digits
  • 11 Tigers combined for 102 multi-hit games led by Alex Brown (19), McKenzie Clark (17), Maddie Moore (15), Valerie Cagle (14) and Alia Logoleo (11).


  • The 2024 season marks the second-time in program history Clemson has entered the ACC Championships as a five seed – the first being 2022
  • In 2022, Clemson entered as the five seed and went on to defeat Notre Dame (four seed – quarterfinals) and Virginia Tech (one seed – semifinals) before falling to Florida State, 8-6, in the championship game
  • The 2022 season marked the second-consecutive year Clemson had made the championship game after facing Duke in the 2021 championship
  • Clemson entered the tournament in 2023 as the three seed and defeated North Carolina, 2-1, before falling to Duke in the semifinals


  • Alia Logoleo maintains a .301 career average with 191 hits, including 27 doubles, 40 home runs and three triples
  • She has scored 121 runs and tallied 170 RBIs while holding a .543 slugging percentage and .378 on-base percentage. She has also stolen 32 bases
  • Coming from a family of athletes, Alia is the youngest of four – her two older sisters played collegiate sports: Avei (first beach volleyball only recruit at UAB) and Kayla (softball – Chattanooga State CC)
  • Her mom, Cindy Weathers-Logoleo, was a member of the first softball team at Austin-Peay State – the two share the similarities of being members of ‘first’ softball programs
  • Of Samoan heritage, she is one of only a few female Polynesian representatives playing full-time college softball
  • In December 2023, Alia traveled to Amerika Samoa to learn more about her culture, visit family and teach softball running camps/clinics with locals
  • She sat down with Clemson Athletics earlier this season to discuss her journey as a student-athlete at Clemson that spans from the inaugural season (2020) to her senior year (2024). Read the full story now here