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Boston College Bounces Back to Defeat Holy Cross

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BRIGHTON, Mass. – The Boston College baseball team picked up a 13-2 win over Holy Cross at the Harrington Athletics Village on Tuesday night. The Eagles improved to 17-21, while the Crusaders dropped to 8-13.

BC scored in the first and in five of the first six innings of the game; building a 10-1 lead after the fifth and 13-1 lead after the sixth. Junior right-hander Joe Mancini (Fairfield, Conn.) started and went two innings with one run against on four this and two walks with two strikeouts. His second strikeout came to strand the bases loaded in the second.

Freshman left-hander Joe Vetrano (Shrub Oak, N.Y.) took over in the third before the Eagles regained the lead with a two-run home half. He pitched three shutout innings of one-run ball with three strikeouts to just one walk.

The Boston College lineup was powered by three-hit games from sophomore catcher Parker Landwehr (Baltimore, Md.) and junior designated hitter Cody Morissette (Exeter, N.H.). Landwehr doubled, hammered a three-run homer, and totaled four RBI and three runs. Morissette doubled and drove in three runs.

Holy Cross shortstop Thomas Latham went 3-for-5 with a run and an RBI out of the leadoff spot. Lefty Jake McCosker (0-1) took the loss in three innings of relief; entering in the bottom of the first. He allowed five runs, three earned, on six hits and a walk.

DETAILS
Score: Boston College 13, Holy Cross 2
Records: Boston College 17-21; Holy Cross 8-13
Stadium: Harrington Athletics Village
Attendance: 75

BC Highlights

  • Tied 1-1, the Eagles regained the lead in the third on a two-out error and added a second run with an RBI triple from Cimini.
  • Dempsey singled on a squeeze-bunt to drive in a run in the fourth, followed by a Morissette RBI-single and Gold sacrifice-fly.
  • BC put four runs on the board in the fifth; capped by a two-run double from Morissette.
  • Landwehr hit a three-run home run in the sixth.

Game Notes

  • BC scored 10 runs or more for the 12th time this season.
  • Landwehr hit his first career home run.
  • Morissette notched his 10th multi-hit game of the season and 39th of his career.
  • Vetrano struck out a season-high three batters.

UP NEXT
The Boston College eight-game homestand continues when Miami visits Friday at 7 p.m. on ACCNX.

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