Eagles drop rubber-match at Wake Forest, 13-3
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Boston College baseball team dropped the rubber match of its series against Wake Forest, 13-3, at David F. Couch Ballpark on Sunday afternoon. The Eagles fell to 10-8 overall and 2-4 in the ACC, while the Demon Deacons improved to 12-9 and 3-3.
For the second day in a row, Wake Forest flipped a BC lead around with a grand slam. This time it was left fielder Chris Lanzilli who cleared the bases with a home run to right in the fourth inning to give the Demon Deacons a 4-1 lead. Lanzilli added a three-run home run in the eighth and finished the day with 10 RBI.
Boston College scored in the top of the first for the second day in a row, but Wake Forest righty Morgan McSweeney (3-1) settled in after a five-pitch second inning. He threw for seven innings and allowed three runs on six hits and two walks with five strikeouts.
Freshman RHP Mason Pelio (San Diego, Calif.) gave up four runs on three hits and three walks with three strikeouts in a four-inning start for the Eagles.
Freshman second baseman Cody Morissette (Exeter, N.H.) went 2-for-4 with a two-run triple. Freshman right fielder Sal Frelick (Lexington, Mass.) added a 2-for-4 game with his team-leading 13th stolen base of the season.
Score: Wake Forest 13, Boston College 3
Records: Boston College (10-8, 2-4 ACC), Wake Forest (12-9, 3-3 ACC)
Location: David F. Couch Ballpark (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
- Wake Forest leads the all-time series, 24-18, including 16-5 at home.
- Alu hit clean-up for the third time this season and fifth time in his career.
- Frelick notched his ninth multi-hit game of the season.
- Morissette recorded his eighth multi-hit and third multi-RBI game of the season.
The Eagles return to Massachusetts for a midweek contest at Northeastern on Tuesday, March 19 before four home games the rest of the week vs. Siena and Clemson.