The Clemson Tigers got two homers from Andy D’Alessio who also drove in five runs to hammer the FSU Seminoles 11-6. The victory by the Tigers clinched FSU’s first series loss of the season. FSU starter Ryan Strauss was knocked out after 3.1 innings while giving up four runs. His record drops to 8-2. D.J. Mitchell started for the Tigers and was able to give them six innings where he allowed five runs.
Georgia Tech 9 UNC 5 (Saturday’s game)
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets were able to finish off the Tar Heels and pick up a 9-5 victory in a suspended game from Saturday afternoon which was finished on Sunday. The Yellow Jackets received three hits from Wally Crancer including a homer to lead the Jackets to the victory and tie the series at a game a piece.
UNC 14 Georgia Tech 11
Benji Johnson grabbed four hits to lead the Tar Heels to the 14-11 victory over the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the rubber game of their series. Luke Putkonen and Ryan Turner both lasted only 1.2 innings while giving up five runs a piece for their respective teams. Tim Federowicz got the victory in relief to even his record at 2-2 while Brad Rulon got the loss to drop to 2-3.
NC State 8 Virginia 6
The NC State Wolfpack took game 3 of their series with Virginia to pick up a big conference series victory which basically clinched a spot in the ACC Tournament for the Wolfpack. NC State broke a 6-6 tie on a two run single by Ryan Pond to produce the winning runs for the Pack. Jake Rule get the loss for the Cavs by pitching 1.2 ineffective innings and giving up four walks and two runs to drop to 4-4. Andrew Taylor gets the win to put his record 3-2 and Erik McConnell got his 10th save of the season.
Duke 7 Virginia Tech 1 (Saturday’s suspended game)
Virginia Tech 8 Duke 4
The Duke Blue Devils were able to clinch a series victory with a 7-1 victory in their suspended game from Saturday which was continued on Sunday. The Devils scored five runs in the sixth inning to take control and cruise to the victory in Game 1. In Sunday’s originally scheduled game, the Hokies were led by Warren Schaffer and Sean O’Brien each put up three hits in the game as the Hokies were able to salvage the final game of the series 8-4.
Game 1: Boston College 12 UMES 5 (7 innings)
Game 2: Boston College 12 UMES 3
The Boston College Eagles headed out of conference this weekend as they hosted the Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks. They ended up finishing up the sweep of the Hawks on Sunday with 12-5 and 12-3 victories. Jared McGuire led the Ealges by going 4 for 7 on the day and Tony Sanchez drove in four runs in Game 1 as the Eagles cruised to the victory.