Bolstered by a combination of senior leadership and freshman talent, the Eagles took two of three games against the Seminoles on the road.
Colby Dunlop hurled five innings of one-run ball and the UConn bullpen did the rest, guiding the Huskies to a 3-1 win on Wednesday.
The Eagles lineup struggled mightily against Tigers freshman Davis Sharpe, while Clemson didn’t have similar issues getting to BC senior Dan Metzdorf in a convincing 8-1 victory.
The Eagles were firing on all cylinders in their first series of the season as newcomers Sal Frelick and Cody Morissette excelled in their debuts.
Brian Dempsey tied a career high with four hits, and Dante Baldelli scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning before a lighting storm kicked in, slightly abbreviating BC’s two-run victory over Maine.
Brian Rapp pitched seven innings of one-run baseball, and Brian Dempsey—who logged three hits on the day—singled up the middle to score the game-winning run in the eighth inning, recording BC’s second ACC win in the past four weeks.
Dan Metzdorf hurled eight shutout innings for a Saturday win, but bullpen struggles in the other two games handed the Eagles yet another conference series loss, faltering against Notre Dame.