Dan Metzdorf tossed a career-high eight innings and Gian Martellini notched the game-winning RBI in the Eagles’ 2-1 win against the Wolfpack.
The coaching staffs were expecting rain, and a possible delay, but not a suspension of play. In the middle of the fifth inning, Wednesday’s Beanpot final was halted with BC leading Harvard 3-2.
The North Carolina lineup picked apart both Dan Metzdorf and Brian Rapp in Sunday’s doubleheader. Before long, the games were effectively over, and BC was forced to attempt a desperate and unrealistic comeback.
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.
Combined, Dan Metzdorf and Brian Rapp gave up 5 hits in 13 total innings of pitching in the Eagles’ final two games against Clemson. But it was the bullpen that let the series slide.
Dan Metzdorf, Matt Gill, and Jacob Stevens strung together three excellent starts for BC in the 19 Ways Invitational. Unfortunately for Metzdorf, the Eagles blew his 4-1 lead in the final two innings versus Oklahoma.
After surrendering an RBI double and a walk in his first inning of relief, Bobby Skogsbergh faced the minimum number of batters in his final 3 1/3 innings of scoreless work.