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.
Johnny Adams and Mitch Bigras both hit RBI singles in the seventh inning, lifting BC over the Crimson, 8-5, on Tuesday afternoon.
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.
Birdball was blown out by the Seminoles a couple times, but managed to earn its first victory over the Seminoles since 2009 in a weekend series in Tallahassee.
Donovan Casey may be a prankster off the field, but come game time, he plays harder than anyone else on the diamond.
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.
It was all smiles from Mike King and Co. after a 5-3 win as the Eagles and Hurricanes get set for a winner-take-all Game Three on Sunday afternoon.
BC jumped to an early lead and held on for the win, giving pitcher Eric Stone his first win of the season.