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Here is your Day 3 Recap from the Austin Regional.
Army 4 Boston College 3
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Kevin McKague singled home the game-winning run with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning, then worked out of a bases-loaded jam to earn the save off the mound as upstart Army knocked out Boston College 4-3, in an elimination game of the Austin Regional, Sunday afternoon at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Continue reading
In the second day of action at the Austin (Tx) Regional, the elimination game featured a matchup between Army from the Patriot League and Texas State of the Southland Conference. Army lost their opening game to Texas 3-1 and Texas State wasted a 3 run ninth inning lead to lose to Boston College 8-7. Continue reading
The first game saw Boston College as the 3 seed take on the 2 seed Texas State. Texas State built a 5-2 lead going into the top of the 9th inning. But, Boston College comes storming back to take a 8-5 lead in the top of the 9th. Texas State Paul Goldschmidt delivered a two run Home Run to cut the Eagles lead to 8-7 in the bottom of the inning but were not able to get closer.
Boston College Recap
Texas State Recap
Texas will be hosting the regional at the newly refurbish UFCU-Disch Falk Field. The last time Texas held a regional at the friendly confines was back in 2006 and Texas will be looking to get back on track in this regional. Joining Texas will be the the two seed Texas State, which is from the Southland Conference where they won the regular season title but lost in the Championship game to Sam Houston State. The three seed will be Boston College who is making their first appearance in the NCAA Tourney in 42 years. They finished the regular season 3rd in the ACC’s Atlantic Division. The 4th seed comes from the Patriot League with the Army Black Knights. They won the Patriot League tournament in a two game sweep over Lafayette to earn the automatic bid. Continue reading