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.
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.
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.
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.
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.