Notre Dame baseball: Irish blow another lead
The Notre Dame baseball team jumped out to a two-run lead for the second game in a row, but Maryland rebounded with three runs in the fifth and sixth innings to claim a 3-2 victory and complete the series sweep in College Park, Md.
Runs by Robert Youngdahl and Cavan Biggio put the Irish (17-30, 4-20 ACC) ahead early before the Terrapins (28-19, 12-14) tied it with a pair of unearned runs in the fifth off Scott Kerrigan.
Then in the sixth Anthony Papio sent a pitch from Donnie Hissa (1-4) over the right-field wall. That would be Hissa’s only mistake as he went 3Ð innings and gave up just two hits.
Notre Dame returns to action next weekend when it hosts Clemson.
At College Park, Md.
|Notre Dame||001||010||000 — 2 5 1|
|Maryland||000||021||00x — 3 9 1|
Ryan Smoyer, Scott Kerrigan (3), Donnie Hissa (5; L, 1-4); Jake Drossner, Bobby Ruse (6; W, 5-2), Jamie Pashuck (8), Kevin Mooney (8; S, 8).
2B: Blaise Lezynski (ND), Robert Youngdahl (ND), LaMonte Wade (M).
HR: Anthony Papio (M).
T – 2:25. A – 439.