"I’m going to college," he said with a nod prior to Friday night’s home opener, which was delayed by rain after three innings. There was a robust crowd of 1,659 on hand.
Shaw was reaffirming his earlier statement that the selection wasn’t in a high enough round to be financially viable.
Senior Anthony Melchionda and sophomore Tom Bourdon of the Boston College baseball team were voted to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference second team on Monday, the league announced. These are the first such accolades for both Eagles (22-33, 10-20 ACC) and the first for BC since 2010 when Mickey Wiswall was selected to the first team.
Austin Solecitto was born deaf.
But that hasn’t stopped him from becoming one of the top high school pitchers in North Jersey. He’s earned a scholarship to Boston College and has drawn a flock of major league scouts to his Oakland high school to watch him pitch this spring.
The Boston College baseball team lost to Rhode Island, 16-4, at Eddie Pellagrini Diamond at Commander Shea Field on Tuesday afternoon. The loss marked the most runs the Eagles (14-23) surrendered in 2012 as the Rams (22-14) scored in every inning but the ninth.
The Connecticut Tigers are a class organization and we're thrilled to be able to work with them on a game like this," said head coach Mike Gambino. "Besides being able to play in one of the great minor league ballparks in New England, it's a great chance for us to be able to play in a state where we have a lot of great fans and alumnae. We're look forward to making this game against a great program like St. John's in a beautiful venue like Dodd Stadium a tradition."
The Boston College baseball team fell in a 5-2 loss to Harvard in the first round of the Beanpot at LeLacheur Park on Tuesday afternoon. The Eagles (13-20) will play the loser of the second game between Northeastern and Massachusetts on Wednesday, April 18.
The Boston College baseball team fell to Virginia Tech, 8-4, on Friday night at English Field on ALS Awareness Night as the Eagles (13-17, 4-9 ACC) and Hokies (20-12, 3-10 ACC) honored former player Pete Frates before the game, bringing awareness to the disease.
The Eagles (13-15) held an early 5-0 advantage, scoring all five in the second, but the Huskies (15-13) chipped away at the lead with runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings, eventually tying the game. BC regained the edge with three runs in the eighth after a five-inning scoring draught.
While the Eagles recorded three runs in the first, the Bulldogs (11-11) kept BC off the board for the reminder of the game while scoring three of their own, until Payne's 10th-inning heroics. After a double play, senior Anthony Melchionda singled to right center and moved into scoring position on a wild pitch. Payne battled from 0-2 to a full count and then launched his third bomb over the left-field fence to give the Maroon and Gold the 5-3 win.
The Boston College baseball team lost to cross-town rival Northeastern, 12-11, at Friedman Diamond on Tuesday afternoon. The Eagles (9-14) held a four-run lead going into the bottom of the ninth, but a late-game comeback propelled the Huskies (12-7) to the win.