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.
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.
Donovan Casey hit for the cycle in his first four at-bats and the Eagles bounced back with a commanding victory over UMass.
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.
Thanks to a 4-4, 3-RBI day at the plate from their team leader and shortstop, the Eagles are on a flight path for Omaha after sweeping through the Oxford Regional with a 6-3 win on Sunday night against Tulane.
A strong outing from Mike King and a late offensive rally lifted Birdball over Utah and into the Oxford Regional Championship.
With Pete Frates’ No. 3 hanging permanently on the wall, and the legend himself in attendance, the Eagles didn’t disappoint with a comeback victory over the Demon Deacons.