Baseball's Gordon Chosen to Play in 39th Annual NEIBA All-Star Game
May 31, 2013
Chestnut Hill, Mass. - Boston College baseball senior right-hander Hunter Gordon was added to the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) 39th Annual NEIBA All-Star Game roster. The game will take place on Monday, June 3 at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Mass., at 7 p.m. LeLacheur Park is home of the Lowell Spinners, a minor league team affiliated with the Boston Red Sox.
Gordon (2-4) ended his BC career with a win at Maryland on May 16 and tallying 104 career strikeouts. He made four strong starts to finish the season, going 22.2 scoreless innings before giving up a run in the sixth to the Terps. The last runs he allowed were at Wake Forest in the fifth inning on April 20, shutting out Miami and Virginia Tech during his time on the hill. He allowed just one run in his final 24.1 innings in the Maroon and Gold.
In a no-decision against the Hokies, Gordon recorded a career-high eight strikeouts in a career-high nine innings. His eight Ks tied the Eagles' season high.
The recently gradate is the 31st Eagle to be chosen to participate in the area all-star game.
The NEIBA will honor late Harvard Head Baseball Coach, Joe Walsh, renaming the annual all-star game in his memory. It will now be known as the NEIBA Joe Walsh All-Star Game. Walsh passed away in July 2012 after serving as the head baseball coach for the Crimson for 17 years. During his time at Harvard, he led the team to five Ivy League titles and five NCAA tournament appearances. In addition to his work at Harvard, Walsh also ran several baseball camps and clinics in the New England area and also coached in the Cape Cod Baseball League for several years.