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Baseball Travels To No. 18 NC State




April 19, 2012

Chestnut Hill, Mass. - The Boston College baseball team heads to Raleigh, N.C., to play a three-game series with 18th-ranked NC State.

Last week, the Eagles (14-23, 5-13 ACC) won one game against then-No. 1 Florida State, but fell to Rhode Island on Tuesday. The No. 18 Wolfpack (24-11, 11-7 ACC) took two-of-three from Clemson at the Tigers' home park last weekend but dropped an 8-6 decision at Campbell on Tuesday.

The Wolfpack holds a 13-5 series advantage over the Eagles since BC joined the ACC in 2006. NC State won the first nine games before the Eagles took two-of-three at home in 2009. In Raleigh, BC is 3-6, but swept the series in 2010.

Last season, NC State swept the three-game series, which wrapped of the 2011 season for BC. The Eagles dropped game one, 9-4, with current senior OF Marc Perdios went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs. The Wolfpack took game two, 10-0, behind the strength of Cory Mazzoni, who threw 8.0 shutout innings and struck out 11 batters. In the third game, the Eagles fell, 6-1, with junior OF Matt McGovern driving in the only BC run.

PROBABLE PITCHING (BC listed first)
RHP Taylor Lasko (0-3, 6.08) vs. RHP Ethan Ogburn (3-2, 2.76)
RHP Hunter Gordon (1-4, 5.85) vs. LHP Carlos Rodon (6-0, 1.38)
TBA vs. RHP Logan Jernigan (4-1, 4.59)

WEEKEND WEATHER FORECAST
Friday: Partly cloudy; highs in the high 70s, lows in the low 60s; winds SE 5-10 mph; precipitation: 20 percent
Saturday: Partly cloudy; highs in the low 80s, lows in the high 50s; precipitation: 20 percent
Sunday: Cloudy with rain; highs in the upper 50s and lows in the mid 40s; precipitation: 70 percent

WAYS TO FOLLOW
Twitter:BCBirdBall
Live Stats: Gametracker
Radio & Video Streaming: Wolfpack All-Access

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