May 25, 2002

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. – The Notre Dame baseball team claimed its first BIG EAST Tournament title after beating rival Rutgers in the 10th inning, 3-2. RU had won Saturday’s earlier game, 4-3, with the Knights plating the winning run in the bottom of the eighth.

Check back to for complete recap and check back Sunday for a tournament photo gallery, including the postgame celebration and trophy ceremony.

(The NCAA field, pairings and host sites will be announced Monday on ESPN2, at 11:30 central time.)