Going into intermission, the Eagles were up three goals. But it only took a bit less than eight minutes in the second half for Duke to completely erase the deficit. From there on, it was all Blue Devils.
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.
Jessica Dreswick took the mound for the third-consecutive game on Wednesday. She tacked on her 13th, 14th, and 15th innings of work without a game’s rest, relieving Kendra Friedt and securing the shutout against Bryant.
It couldn’t have started any better for BC. With a full count, Donovan Casey homered over the left-field fence, setting the tone for the Eagles’ 5-1 victory over Northeastern in the Beanpot semifinal.
For most of the weekend, Virginia Tech exposed BC’s pitching staff, recording an assortment of extra-base hits. And even when the offense was limited, like on Sunday, it found a way to pull through at the right time.
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.
The Cavaliers made it close before halftime, but the Eagles eventually pulled away in a 17-10 victory, their second ACC win of the season.
Jessica Dreswick and Kendra Friedt combined to hold the River Hawks to one run over seven innings of shutdown pitching in a 3-1 victory.
Donovan Casey hit for the cycle in his first four at-bats and the Eagles bounced back with a commanding victory over UMass.
BC scored seven-straight goals in the first half en route to a 19-12 victory over Yale University.