The Eagles plated at least one run in six of the final seven innings of play, forcing their fifth extra-innings affair this season, only to come up just short of a walk-off victory in the 11th frame.
BC’s three-game win streak came to an end on Saturday, as the Eagles struck out 26 times over the course of their series-opening doubleheader, mustering just five hits and zero runs.
BC opened up its brand new Brighton Field with a dramatic, 18-inning marathon that didn’t go its way, falling to nearby Northeastern in a nearly six-hour game, 7-4.
The Eagles trailed by two runs entering the ninth against Rutgers, but rallied for seven runs to avoid leaving the Snowbird Classic in Port Charlotte without a win.
Birdball crushed the Huskies, 22-1, led by two homers by cleanup hitter Chris Shaw and a grand slam from an unlikely source: freshman Anthony Maselli.