The Minutemen squandered a three-run lead in the eighth inning and gave up a ninth-inning walkoff to drop Sunday’s series finale, 5-4.
The Minutemen have two senior workhorses atop the starting rotation in Andrew Grant and Connor LeBlanc, who were both recently named team captains.
Behind nine strikeouts from Andrew Grant, the Minutemen toppled Northeastern to advance to Beanpot Championship.
Andrew Grant ran his scoreless innings streak to 17 with a complete game shutout on Saturday, but lack of offensive execution came back to haunt the UMass baseball team as it dropped two of three games to Rhode Island this weekend.
In its first home game of the season, the Massachusetts men’s baseball team suffered a 4-3 loss to Holy Cross.