May 11, 2003
The Notre Dame baseball squad dropped a gut-wrenching decision to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights by the score of 5-3 on Sunday. The 19-inning thriller ended when Rutgers’ Steve Normane blasted a walk-off two-run home run in the bottom half of the inning.
The Irish held a 2-1 advantage, thanks to a Steve Sollman homer, heading into the bottom of the ninth. However, the Scarlet Knights were able to plate one run to force the extra frames.
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