Baseball Slips Up At Boston College
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BRIGHTON, Mass. – Despite a big day at the plate by freshman right fielder Ben Malgeri, the Holy Cross baseball team fell to Boston College, 11-4, on Tuesday, March 12.
- Ben Malgeri (3-for-3, double, triple, RBI, two runs scored)
- Austin Masel (1-for-4, RBI)
- Angelo D’Acunto (1-for-2)
- Riley Livingston (1-for-2, run scored)
W: Joe Mancini (2-1)
L: C.J. McKennitt (0-3)
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The Crusaders loaded the bases with one out in the first after junior left fielder Jared Enders walked, Malgeri singled and sophomore second baseman Peter Dudunakis was hit by a pitch. Senior third baseman Alex Gionis walked in Holy Cross’ first run, and after a pitching change, junior shortstop Chris Rinaldi walked in another to give the Crusaders an early 2-0 lead.
- The Eagles immediately responded, adding three runs in the bottom of the first to take the lead.
- Holy Cross had another run in the top of the second after Malgeri hit a two-out double and junior center fielder Austin Masel brought him home with a single to right field, knotting the game at 3-3.
- Boston College took a 4-3 lead after the second inning, and had a five-run third to build its lead to 9-3.
- The Crusaders tacked on one more run in the top of the fourth after Malgeri had an RBI triple to score Livingston.
- The Eagles had a run in the fourth and another in the sixth for an 11-4 advantage.
- Holy Cross hits the road to face Northeastern in a doubleheader on Saturday, March 16.
- First pitch is set for 11 a.m. at Friedman Diamond in Brookline, Mass.