Dan Metzdorf pitched his first career complete game, shutting down Louisville to help BC win Pool A and advance to the conference tournament semifinals.
After Clemson erased a deficit with a three-run eighth, BC struck for two runs in the top of the 11th and knocked off the eighth-seeded Tigers in their ACC Tournament opener.
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.
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.
BC erased a three-run deficit, but Jack Cunningham was caught in a rundown in the ninth inning, resulting in a narrow loss to the Wolfpack.
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.
BC finished the weekend with a resounding 14-5 win, but dropped the first two games to the host Wildcats as the result of poor pitching from the back end of the pitching staff.