Here is your ACC Recap for May 3rd.
Florida State 9 Virginia Tech 4
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State (33-12, 18-7 ACC) continued its winning ways completing the three-game sweep of Virginia Tech with a 9-4 victory Sunday afternoon on Mike Martin Field inside Dick Howser Stadium. The Seminoles extended their win streak to a season-best 12 games which currently stands as the longest streak in the nation. It also marked the third straight conference series sweep for the Garnet and Gold.
Trailing 3-2 in the bottom of the fifth, Mike Meschke gave Florida State the lead for good on Sunday with a three-run double. With the bases loaded, the Seminole first baseman drilled a 2-0 pitch to the gap in right center off Hokie reliever Mathew Price clearing the bases on his sixth double of the season. Meschke would later score on an RBI single through the right side by Parker Brunelle to cap the four-run fifth.
Boston College 13 Miami (FL) 3
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Sophomore Pat Dean threw 7.0 innings of shutout baseball to lead Boston College to a 13-3 win against No. 13 Miami in the series finale on Sunday at Eddie Pellagrini Diamond at Commander Shea Field.
Dean allowed just four hits and one walk in his 7.0 innings of work. He struck out seven on the day to improve his record to 5-3. He retired nine of the first 10 batters he faced and only two runners reached second base while he was on the hill.
Game 1: Clemson 7 Maryland 4
Clemson, SC – The #17 Clemson Tigers scored three runs in the sixth inning to take the lead and held on for a 7-4 win over Maryland in the first game of a doubleheader at Doug Kingsmore on Sunday afternoon. The Tigers, who took a 2-0 series lead, improved to 32-15 overall and 16-10 in the ACC. The Terrapins fell to 22-26 overall and 6-20 in ACC play.
Tiger reliever Scott Weismann (1-0) earned his first career win. He allowed no hits and one run in 2.2 innings pitched. Matt Vaughn pitched a scoreless ninth inning to record his third save of the season. Maryland starter Brett Harman (3-5) suffered the loss, as he yielded five runs on six hits in 5.2 innings pitched.
The Tigers wasted little time taking the game’s first lead in the first inning. Chris Epps led off with a walk and stole second. Two batters later, Jeff Schaus crushed a two-run homer to right-center into a stiff wind blowing straight in. It was his ninth long ball of the season.
Game 2: Maryland 8 Clemson 6
CLEMSON, S.C. – Tyler Bennett broke a 6-6 tie with a two-run single in the ninth inning and Mike Murphy homered for the second straight game to lead the University of Maryland baseball team to an 8-6 victory against No. 17 Clemson in the second game of a doubleheader Sunday evening at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
Clemson (32-16, 16-11 ACC) strung together four hits in the bottom of the first inning against Maryland starting pitcher Matt Fullerton. However, Fullerton didn’t pitch poorly, as one hit was an infield single and one was a misjudged fly ball to center field. Ben Paulsen drove in the run with an RBI single through the right side of the infield. Kyle Parker followed Paulsen with a single through the right side, but Terps right fielder A.J. Casario prevented a second run from scoring, gunning down Jeff Schaus at the plate.
Georgia Tech 23 Presbyterian 3
ATLANTA – Brandon Cumpton carried a perfect game into the seventh inning, and Chase Burnette went 6-for-6 with three home runs and three doubles to lead No. 10 Georgia Tech (31-11-1) to a 23-3 win over Presbyterian (10-34) Sunday afternoon.
“It was a great win and a good response to a not-so-good game last night,” head coach Danny Hall said.
Burnette’s third home run of the game, an eighth inning grand slam, gave the Yellow Jackets seven homers on the afternoon as Tech earned a series sweep of the Blue Hose.
Game 1: NC State 15 NC Central 2
Game 2: NC State 15 NC Central 5
RALEIGH, N.C. — Cameron Conner stole the show for NC State, going 3-for-4 with two home runs, four RBIs, and a walk in the night cap of a doubleheader as the Wolfpack rolled to a 15-5 victory to complete a doubleheader sweep over North Carolina Central University at Doak Field at Dail Park on Sunday afternoon. The Wolfpack took the first game of the twin-bill 15-2.
Conner finished the afternoon 4-for-5 with three homeruns, four runs scored, six RBIs and two walks in the two games combined.