The heavily-favored Miami Hurricanes finally extinguished BC baseball's remarkable season on Sunday afternoon in Coral Gables, downing the Eagles 9-4 to take the winner-take-all Game 3. Miami moves on to Omaha for the College World Series.
Edgar Michelangeli's three-run homer in the second inning put BC in a deep hole early, giving Miami a 4-0 lead.
BC chipped away to close to within 5-3 in the seventh inning, but Michelangeli put the game to rest with a dramatic grand slam:
Michelangeli's, uh, emphatic celebration drew the ire of BC catcher Nick Sciortino, leading to a benches-clearing incident.
Benches clear pic.twitter.com/WO5ggDxasV— Grant Salzano (@Salzano14) June 12, 2016
BC scored a run to draw to within 9-4, but Miami retired BC easily in the 9th to advance to Omaha:
HURRICANES ARE GOING TO OMAHA! Miami seats Boston College in game 3, 9-4, to advance to the College World Series. pic.twitter.com/KEqyxf0JZz— #RoadToOmaha (@RoadToOmaha_) June 12, 2016
That was all she wrote for BC, but this is certainly a season fans will not forget. Thanks to the Eagles for a great run!