April 7, 2012
Raleigh, N.C. - The Boston College softball team fell to NC State, 7-1, on Saturday afternoon at Dail Stadium.
Freshman Chelsea Dimon drove in the only run for the Eagles (19-16, 1-8 ACC). The rookie also pitched 1.2 innings, struck out one batter, walked three and gave up two earned runs on three hits.
Sophomore Amanda Horowitz threw 4.1 innings, registered one strike out, seven walks and gave up five earned runs on six hits in the loss.
Morgan Peeler and Emily Weiman combined to get the win for the Wolfpack (19-22, 3-8 ACC). Peeler allowed one run on two hits, walked three batters and struck out two in a four-inning start. Weiman picked up the win with a three-inning outing, which she struck out three and walked one batter.
The Eagles opened the game with a run in the first. Alana DiMaso reached on an error at short and was bunted over by Rene Delagrammaticas. Freshman Andrea Filler singled up the middle and Chelsea LoBue was hit by a pitch to load the bases, before Dimon knocked in the run with a base hit back up the middle.
The Wolfpack tied the game in the third, 1-1. Dent hit a one-out single to right field and was subbed out for Hoover. After Wells flew out to left, Jones was hit by a pitch to put runners on first and second. Davis then singled to right, plating Hoover for the tying run.
NC State put up six runs in the fifth, 7-1. Three walks loaded the bases, before Tate singled to right center to bring two runs, 3-1. Back-to-back singles plated another run, 4-1. When BC tried to double up on a line out to second, an error at first enabled one runner to cross, 5-1. Three more walks pushed runners across home for the six run lead.
Boston College heads to Bryant University on Thursday, April 12 for a 4 p.m. meeting.