Notre Dame baseball: Bearcats down Irish

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ND Insider

Cincinnati used a pair of two-out rallies in each of the first two innings Saturday to race to a 6-1 lead en route to an 11-5 victory over Notre Dame at Marge Schott Stadium.

The Irish drop to 31-23 overall and 10-14 in the Big East.

Notre Dame enters this week’s 2013 Big East Tournament as the No. 7 seed. The Irish face No. 2 seed Seton Hall at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla.

CINCINNATI 11, NOTRE DAME 5

At Cincinnati

Notre Dame100121000 — 5 9 1
Cincinnati15200300x — 11 15 3

Mitch Patishall (W, 4-4), Andrew Strenge (7), Thomas Gentile (9); Sean Fitzgerald (L, 5-4), Donnie Hissa (3), Nick McCarty (3), Connor Hale (5), Michael Hearne (5), David Hearne (6), Dan Slania (6).

2B: ((ND) Frank DeSico, Blaise Lezynski; (C) Justin Glass, Matt Williams, Jeff Murray, J.P. Jackson.

HR: (ND) Eric Jagielo; (C) Ian Happ.

Records: Notre Dame 31-23 overall, 10-14 Big East; Cincinnati 24-32, 6-18.