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BC Eyeing NCAA Berth; FSU clinches spot in Championship Game

Published by Todd Callahan on May 22, 2009

The last time Boston College played in the NCAA baseball tournament, Lyndon Johnson was in the White House.

However, third baseman Mickey Wiswall may have helped the Eagles end that 42-year old streak by leading BC to a 7-3 victory over 14th-ranked Georgia Tech Thursday on the second day of the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament in Durham, N.C.

It was a day of upsets, as Boston College set the tone with its victory. In the nightcap, third-seeded Clemson fell 6-5 to Virginia. Florida State was the only favorite to win, as the Seminoles edged Miami 4-2 to become the first team of the tournament to improve to 2-0.

Having beaten Miami (1-1) and Boston College (1-1), the Seminoles, who are off Friday, have already clinched their pool and will be in the championship game.

However, arguably the biggest surprise was Boston College’s victory.

With both teams staring at elimination after losing their tournament opener, Wiswall sparked the Eagles offense, going 3-for-4 with a pair of home runs and five RB...

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