Ashley Obrest resigned as the Eagles head coach after eight seasons heading the program, Martin Jarmond announced in a press release Tuesday. The BC graduate led the team to five winning seasons during her tenure.
The Irish battled back to tie the game in the seventh, then scored four more in the eighth to eliminate the Eagles, 9-5.
After recording nine hits and five runs against Peyton Silverman on Friday, BC failed to muster any sort of offense against the North Carolina State freshman in the second game of the series.
Led by Jessica Dreswick on the mound and Tatiana Cortez and Lexi DiEmmanuele in the box, Boston College softball has never been better to watch.
Allyson Moore’s single in game one and Tatiana Cortez’s home run in game two all but secured both games of the Eagles’ doubleheader against Georgia Tech on Saturday. The pitching did the rest.
Maryssa Becker held BC hitless for close to five innings on Friday. Once the Eagles finally got going offensively, they didn’t have enough in the tank to come back from their fourth-inning collapse.
With one game snowed out on Saturday, the Eagles took advantage of the games they did play—beating Syracuse with walk-offs twice on Sunday afternoon.