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⚾️: Eagles even series vs. Noles

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Posted at 10:05 AM, Mar 19, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-19 10:05:13-04

TALLAHASSEE, Florida – Boston College (13-3, 3-2 ACC) evened the series with No. 21 Florida State (12-7, 3-2) Saturday, beating the Seminoles 4-2 in front of 4,244 fans at Dick Howser Stadium. The game began in 50 degree temperatures that only got colder as it rained throughout the evening.

The Eagles took a 3-0 lead in the third inning against starting pitcher Jamie Arnold (1-1). Arnold tied a career high with five strikeouts in the outing.

Freshman Ben Barrett got FSU on the board with an RBI single in the fourth inning against Chris Flynn (5-0). Flynn entered Saturday leading the ACC with a 0.79 ERA and pitched 7.0 innings, allowing four hits and striking out nine. The Noles added an unearned run against Flynn in the fifth inning.

Doug Kirkland relieved Arnold and set career highs with 4.0 innings pitched and five strikeouts, allowing just one run in the fifth inning. David Barrett and Andrew Armstrong combined for a scoreless eighth and ninth innings.

Andrew Roman earned his third save of the season for Boston College with two scoreless innings, stranding runners on second and third in the eighth.

Jaime Ferrer had a pair of hits for FSU and extended his hitting streak to a career-high 10 games.


T3 | BC 1, FSU 0 Walsh doubled, Cimini scored
T3 | BC 2, FSU 0 Guzman scored on a wild pitch
T3 | BC 3, FSU 0 Vetrano sacrifice fly, Walsh scored
B4 | BC 3, FSU 1 B. Barrett singled, Tibbs III scored
T5 | BC 4, FSU 1 Honeyman doubled, Walsh scored
B5 | BC 4, FSU 2 Trippel sacrifice fly, Kamaka scored


The series with the Eagles wraps Sunday at 11:00 a.m. The game will air on ACCNX.


  • Jaime Ferrer singled in the first inning to extend his hitting streak to 10 games, tying his career-high set twice as a freshman. He stole a base for the second straight game.
  • Freshman Jamie Arnold made his fifth start of the year; he tied his career high with five strikeouts. Doug Kirkland relieved Arnold and set career highs with five strikeouts and 4.0 innings.
  • James Tibbs III walked in the fourth inning. He has reached safely in 12 straight games and in 61 of his 64 career starts; Tibbs leads FSU with 18 walks (the next closest player has seven).
  • Tibbs scored on Ben Barrett’s RBI single in the fourth inning. Tibbs leads FSU with 31 runs scored, and Barrett has hit safely in all eight games that he has started to begin his career.
  • Andrew Armstrong picked off a runner before throwing a pitch to end the eighth inning. He has two of FSU’s three successful pickoffs this season.

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