Army eliminates Boston College, 4-3
May 31, 2009
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Hours after losing the longest game in NCAA history, Boston College ended its season by losing 4-3 to Army in the Austin Regional on Sunday. Army closer Kevin McKague escaped a ninth-inning scare for his seventh save, getting Mickey Wiswall to ground into a double-play with the bases loaded.
On Saturday night, the Eagles lost 3-2 in a 25-inning marathon against regional host Texas. Army (36-20) advanced to play the Longhorns a few hours later Sunday.
Boston College (34-26) jumped to a 2-0 lead in the second inning, but Army rallied for a 3-2 lead in the fifth when designated hitter Joey Henshaw drove in Cling Moore and Zach Price.
Army starting pitcher Kirk Porter gave up three runs and struck out six batters in 6 2-3 innings. Reliever Tyler Anderegg (8-2) picked up the win, tossing 1 1-3 hitless innings while striking out three.