Rochard dominant for No. 2 Virginia Tech in shutout victory against Boston College

By | April 30, 2022

Virginia Tech

37-6, 19-2 acc




Boston College

20-25, 6-16 acc

Score By Periods
team one 2nd 3 4 5 6 7 R H TO

Virginia Tech
0 one one 0 0 0 one 3 7 0

Boston College
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3

W: Keely Rochard (21-2)
L: Susannah Anderson (9-12)

BRIGHTON, MASS — senior Keely Rochard was dealing on Friday, throwing a four-hit shutout to lead the No. 2 Virginia Tech Hokies over the Boston College Eagles 3-0.

Rochard (21-2) went the distance for Virginia Tech (37-6, 19-2), giving up four hits, walking one and striking out 15.

senior Mackenzie Lawter led the way offensively for the Hokies, going 2-for-2 in the ballgame with a home run, a walk and an RBI. junior Meredith Slaw provided a noteworthy performance as well, going 3-for-4. sophomore Cameron Fagan also contributed, going 1-for-3 for Virginia Tech with a walk and an RBI.


The Hokies took the lead for good in the second, scoring for the first time in the inning. Virginia Tech plated a run on a based-loaded walk by Fagan.

The Hokies then tacked on runs in the third and seventh innings, with the run in the seventh coming across on Lawter’s two-out solo home run off senior Susannah Anderson.


» Rochard tossed a four-hit shutout for the Hokies.
» Slaw picked up three base knocks in the game for Virginia Tech.
» Rochard struck out 15 Eagles hitters.
» The Hokies had control of the rest of the game after moving ahead of the Eagles 1-0 in the top of the second.
» The Hokies out-hit the Eagles at a 7-4 clip.
» The Hokies drew five walks from Boston College pitching.
» Lawter led the Hokies at the plate, going 2-for-2 with a home run and an RBI.
» Boston College was led offensively by senior Ellie Mataya, who went 1-for-2.

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