BC’s lineup exploded for 16 hits against the Wolfpack, pulling out an 8-3 win with Pete Frates and his family in attendance.
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.
Jacob Stevens, Donovan Casey, and Gian Martellini all had huge weekends at Duke, leading Birdball to a pair of victories.
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 the Eagles, everything starts with their middle infield duo of Johnny Adams and Jake Palomaki, the most reliable pair in the field and at the plate.
The Eagles started off last season with an eight-game winning streak. This year, they’ve strung together another streak. Only this time, head coach Mike Gambino’s crew is on the losing end, having dropped its first three games.
With a strong all-around day by second baseman Jake Palomaki, and some strong pitching from Justin Dunn, the Eagles handily defeated Niagara.
BC baseball couldn’t hold back a fierce Pitt offense over the weekend, dropping two out of three games in the series, including a 5-0 shutout defeat on Friday.
Jake Palomaki had five hits and three RBI in a 12-inning, 11-10 win over Villanova that capped off an undefeated weekend for Birdball in Florida.
The Eagles mustered only one run in Chapel Hill over the weekend, dropping back onto the ACC Tournament bubble.