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BRIGHTON, Mass. – The Boston College baseball team hit six home runs in a 16-4 win over Merrimack at the Harrington Athletics Village on Wednesday evening. The Eagles improved to 11-14 on the season and head towards a weekend ACC series at home against Wake Forest off back-to-back wins.

Sophomore first baseman Joe Vetrano (Shrub Oak, N.Y.) drove in six runs on a pair of three-run homers, including one in the first to start the scoring. Sophomore right fielder Cameron Leary (Bethpage, N.Y.) doubled BC’s early lead with a grand slam in the second to make it 8-0.

Freshman right-hander Luke Delongchamp (Holden, Mass.) got the win in a five-inning start. He fired five-shutout innings of one-hit ball with four strikeouts. Delongchamp (1-0) retired 11 in a row at one point beginning with an inning-ending double play in the top of the first.

Leary added three walks in a 2-for-2 performance with four runs scored and four driven in. Junior second baseman Luke Gold (Ballston, N.Y.) went 2-for-4 with an RBI double.

The Eagles also got home runs from senior third baseman Lucas Stalman (Bedford Hills, N.Y.), junior left fielder Daniel Baruch (Cranston, R.I.), and freshman shortstop Sam McNulty (Cambridge, Mass.).

DETAILS
Scores: Boston College 16, Merrimack 4
Records: Boston College 11-14, Merrimack 7-12-1
Stadium: Harrington Athletics Village
Attendance: 115

BC HIGHLIGHTS
·       Vetrano plated the first runs of the day on a three-run home run to center in the first inning.
·       Leary hit a second-inning grand slam to double BC’s lead in the second and make it 8-0.
·       McNulty and Baruch hit solo home runs in the third and fifth to push the lead to 10-0.
·       The Eagles totaled six runs in the fifth, adding a three-run Vetrano home run and a two-run Stalman home run.

GAME NOTES
·       BC hit a season-high six home runs.
·       BC hit three home runs in the fifth inning; the Eagles’ first three-home run inning since facing Fairfield (2/29/20) in Greensboro, N.C.
·       Leary hit his team-leading 10th home run of the season; becoming the first Eagle to reach double figures in a season since Chris Shaw’s 11 in 2015.
·       Vetrano became the first Eagle to hit two home runs in a game since Gold and Leary both did so at Miami (3/11/22).
·       Vetrano and Leary each homered in back-to-back days, becoming the first Eagles to do so since Vetrano did so at Austin Peay (2/25) and at Presbyterian (2/25).

UP NEXT
Boston College hosts Wake Forest for a three-game weekend series beginning Friday, April 1 at 4 p.m.

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