The Eagles play their first 20 games on the road—a staple of Northeast teams—and then return home for a 14-game homestretch while additionally playing a pair of College World Series teams.
After an excellent senior season for the Eagles, Dan Metzdorf was selected in the fifth round of the MLB draft Tuesday by the Chicago White Sox. The senior went 8-2 with a 2.30 ERA in 2019.
After beating Clemson and Louisville on back-to-back days, the 12th-seeded Eagles will attempt to continue their magical run when they face fifth-seeded and No. 23 North Carolina.
Dan Metzdorf pitched his first career complete game, shutting down Louisville to help BC win Pool A and advance to the conference tournament semifinals.
The Eagles, who slipped in as the No. 12 seed, open up the ACC Tournament against the eighth seed in Clemson—a team that took two of three from BC earlier this year.
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.
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.