Another huge scoring outburst by two-sport star Kenzie Kent lifted the Eagles to their first-ever National Final against undefeated Maryland.
In April, North Carolina scored at least 15 runs in each of its wins over BC. On Thursday, in ACC Tournament pool play, the Tar Heels weren’t far off from reaching that mark again.
Johnny Piedmonte improved to 7-0 after tossing five strong innings in a 6-1 win against the Eagles in the ACC Tournament.
Seniors posed with their families and relatives of Eddie Pellagrini threw out the first pitches in a ceremony before the game.
The Eagles exploded offensively against the second-best defense in the nation to earn their first-ever NCAA Final Four berth.
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.
Sam Apuzzo had five goals and Kate Weeks added four more as the Eagles dominated the Orange, 21-10, in the NCAA Second Round.
Brian Rapp and Dan Metzdorf both tossed five scoreless innings as the Eagles beat the Bobcats twice on Saturday afternoon.
Sam Apuzzo’s three goals and four assists in the win against Canisius were enough to break BC’s single-season scoring record and make her the first Eagle to ever log at least 100 points in a season.
The Irish battled back to tie the game in the seventh, then scored four more in the eighth to eliminate the Eagles, 9-5.