May 29, 2009
· With the win Boston College advances to take on the Texas/Army winner on Saturday at 6 p.m.
· Texas State moves to the loser's bracket and will take on the Texas/Army loser on Saturday at 12 p.m.
· Today's game marked the first time that Texas State and Boston College have met on the diamond.
· Boston College is making its 10th NCAA postseason appearance and its first since 1967.
· Texas State is making its fourth NCAA postseason appearance and its first since 2000.
· The attendance for the regional's first game was 5,184.
Boston College (34-24)
· With its win, Boston College is now 17-19 in NCAA Regional action. The win marked BC's first NCAA win since 1967.
· The crowd of 5,184 for the Boston College/Texas State game was the largest crowd that the Eagles have played in front of this season.
· Prior to its ninth-inning rally, BC was 2-22 when trailing after nine innings. Its six-run ninth inning lifted the Eagles to victory and improved the season mark to 3-22.
· Third baseman Mickey Wiswall's three singles moved him into a tie for third on the BC single-season hit list, tying him with Mike Gambino (2001).
· Wiswall's three-hit effort tied him for the team-lead with 24 multi-hit games on the season.
· Centerfielder Robbie Anston's single in the ninth was his 83rd hit of the season, setting a new BC single-season record.
· The Eagles used eight hits (five consecutive), including a three-run homer to push six runs across in the top of the ninth to take a 7-5 edge. Boston College had only six hits in the first eight frames before tallying eight in the ninth.
Texas State (41-16)
· The Bobcats loss dropped Texas State to 3-7 all-time in NCAA postseason action.
· The crowd of 5,184 at the NCAA Regional was the second largest crowd that Texas State has played in front of in 2009.
· Prior to allowing six runs in the top of the ninth, Texas State was 31-2 when leading after eight innings. The Eagles' six runs moved the season mark to 31-3.
· Keith Prestridge's three-hit effort against the Eagles was his 18th multi-hit effort of the season and his eighth three-hit performance.
· Kyle Livingstone's double in the sixth was his 12th of the season, a mark that ranks third on the club.
· Lance Loftin's RBI double in the sixth extended his season-best hitting streak to 10 games.
· Tyler Sibley's single in the first stretched his hitting streak to seven games.