The Irish battled back to tie the game in the seventh, then scored four more in the eighth to eliminate the Eagles, 9-5.
Senior Tatiana Cortez showed up on Senior Day, hitting two home runs en route to a BC win over NC State.
After recording nine hits and five runs against Peyton Silverman on Friday, BC failed to muster any sort of offense against the North Carolina State freshman in the second game of the series.
Led by Jessica Dreswick on the mound and Tatiana Cortez and Lexi DiEmmanuele in the box, Boston College softball has never been better to watch.
Jessica Dreswick, who pitched in all three games this weekend, tallied five more strikeouts against Georgia Tech in BC’s 8-3 victory on Sunday, bringing her series total to 20.
Allyson Moore’s single in game one and Tatiana Cortez’s home run in game two all but secured both games of the Eagles’ doubleheader against Georgia Tech on Saturday. The pitching did the rest.
Lexi DiEmmaneuele’s lone run in the fifth wasn’t enough to carry the Eagles past the University of Massachusetts on Wednesday afternoon.
Brittany Pickett tossed the first 14 innings of North Carolina’s weekend series against the Eagles. All but one of those were scoreless. Pickett’s dominance only continued on Saturday, and UNC completed the sweep.
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.