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Boston College Baseball Tops Dartmouth 9-5

Birdball ties a season-high for hits (16) and runs (9) in the W.


The Boston College baseball team took a 9-5 decision at Dartmouth on Tuesday afternoon to improve to 6-25 on the year. The Eagles notched a season-high 16 hits and scored in every inning but the first and last. Dartmouth surrendered a season high nine runs and 16 hits in the loss to fall to 17-6 on the year.

Final - 4.9.2013 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 - R H E
Boston College Eagles 0 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 0 - 9 16 0
Dartmouth Big Green 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 - 5 4 3

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Senior Matt Paré led the team with a 3-for-4 performance, tallying an RBI, a run and was hit twice by pitches. Sophomore Blake Butera also tallied three hits in six at bats with a run an RBI and two doubles. Freshman Gabriel Hernandez recorded three RBIs on a 2-for-5 day.

Freshman right-hander John Nicklas (1-0) tallied his first collegiate win, pitching two innings of relief, allowing one hit, one run, two walks and striking out one. Sophomore right-handed starter Eric Stone allowed four hits, three runs - all earned - one walk and struck out three in three innings.

Dartmouth's RHP Beau Sulser (0-1) shouldered the loss, throwing two innings of relief. He allowed five hits, four runs - all earned - two walks and struck out one. Starter LHP Adam Frank pitched the first 3.2 innings, gave up five hits, three runs - all earned - three walks and one strikeout.

The Eagles are back in action this afternoon in Amherst to take on Massachusetts in the first round of the 23rd Annual Beanpot Tournament. 3 PM.