Birdball had not one, but three incredibly talented freshmen who didn’t go through the typical adjustment period and instead rose to the occasion, co-winning the breakout athlete of the year award.
Dan Metzdorf earned an All-ACC First Team nod and four of his teammates made their way onto teams as well in a record-breaking number of honorees, the conference announced on Monday afternoon.
Notre Dame piled up 11 runs on 15 hits, rolling past BC in the regular season finale in an emphatic manner to salvage a win in the three-game weekend series.
Dan Metzdorf pitched into the eighth for his sixth quality start in a row and BC used a 10-run outburst from its lineup to roll past the Irish and clinch an ACC Tournament spot.
Jake Alu, Chris Galland, and Joe Suozzi each accounted for three hits as they led the Eagles past the Black Bears in an offensive outburst.
Behind a strong day at the plate from the BC lineup, the Eagles knocked off a tough Northeast Conference foe in Bryant for their second win in a row.
After falling behind by a run heading into the bottom of the eighth, the Eagles responded with two of their own and Thomas Lane closed out a win to rebound from their first sweep of the year.
Led by freshman Cody Morissette, who tallied three RBIs, BC topped the Huskies to take home the Beanpot consolation game.
The glow of a four-game winning streak—one that featured two victories over top-20 teams—has started…
Led by Brian Dempsey’s four hits and Jake Alu’s three RBIs, the Eagles notched their second victory of the week and evened their record at .500.