The Boston College baseball team dug themselves into 5-0 and 7-0 holes and couldn't recover, falling to the Ohio Bobcats 8-1 in the 10th annual Keith LeClair Classic on Saturday. The loss drops the Eagles to 1-4 overall, while Ohio notches their first victory of the season.
The Bobcats outhit the Eagles 11-4. BC could only manage four hits, a season low -- a Gabriel Hernandez single in the third, a Tom Bourdon single in the sixth, a Stephen Sauter home run in the eighth and a Logan Hoggarth single in the ninth. Ohio starting pitcher Jake Miller (1-1) went 8 full innings, giving up just three hits, one run and striking out one.
Sophomore righty John Gorman (0-1) takes the loss, going just three innings and allowing five runs -- all earned -- on eight hits, no walks and two strikeouts.
The Eagles finish up at the LeClair Classic with Illinois today at 9 a.m. The Illini (3-3) earned a 3-2 victory over New Mexico State in yesterday's tournament action. Follow @BCBirdball on Twitter for updates.