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Softball Loses To Notre Dame, 4-1

Senior Tory Speer hit her 12th home run of the season.

Senior Tory Speer hit her 12th home run of the season.

May 4, 2014

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Notre Dame, Ind. - The Boston College softball team lost to No. 22 Notre Dame, 4-1, on Sunday afternoon at Melissa Cook Stadium in the final ACC regular season game. Boston College finished the regular season at 30-22 overall and 12-14 in the ACC. Notre Dame is now 37-10 and 15-5 in the ACC.

The Eagles won 30 games for the first time since the 2008 season. The 12 ACC wins marks the highest most posted by a BC team since joining the conference.

Senior Tory Speer tied gave BC a 1-0 lead when she knocked her 12th home run of the season over the fence. It was her program leading 41st career home run and 48th RBI of the season. The Eagles had only four hits in the game, she had two.

The second inning, senior pitcher Nicole D'Argento (18-14) gave up a two-run home run to Micaela Arizmendi for a 3-1 Notre Dame lead.

With one out in the fifth inning, Emilee Koerner got to D'Argento as she ripped a shot over the center field fence.

BC threatened in the seventh inning when Jessie Daulton singled to lead off. She moved to second on a wild pitch. After Speer flied to left, Tatiana Cortez single and Daulton moved to third. With two on and one out, Alana Dimaso popped up for the second out of the inning. Jordan Weed grounded out to end the game.

The Eagles will play Notre Dame in the first round of the ACC Tournament on Thursday, May 8 at 5 p.m. in College Park, Maryland. It is the Eagles first ACC tournament appearance since the 2011 season.

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