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.
Jake Goodreau was making just his fourth start of the season for the Eagles, but piled up four RBIs in the thorough win over Massachusetts in the Beanpot consolation game.
Opportunities were hard to come by for BC in Tuesday’s midweek loss to Connecticut, managing just two hits and leaving two runners on base as they faltered at home.
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.
BC had never won a road game against No. 21 Virginia, but did so in the weekend series opener—before dropping the final two games, the product of sloppy defense and bullpen struggles.
BC squandered an impressive pitching performance then struggled in its second game, but the lineup rallied behind Brian Rapp to salvage a win in its first ACC series against North Carolina State.
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.
Coming into its series against Notre Dame, BC had recorded just 11 home runs. Every other team in the ACC had hit at least 25. But on Saturday, the Eagles blasted four, en route to their fifth-straight victory.