April 27, 2002

The Notre Dame-Arizona State baseball game scheduled for Saturday afternoon at Eck Stadium has been rained out and rescheduled for Sunday, April 28, at 11:00 a.m. Due to scheduling conflicts on Sunday, there will be no television coverage of the game.

In BIG EAST Conference action on Saturday, Boston College (13-6) moved ahead of idle Notre Dame and Virginia Tech (both 11-6) with 4-3, 8-2 wins over St. John’s (9-10) while Rutgers improved to 12-7 with 6-2, 7-2 wins over West Virginia (6-10) – setting up a key showdown between ND and RU next weekend at Eck Stadium.

In other BIG EAST action Saturday, Villanova (9-9) split an 8-4, 2-8 doubleheader at Pittsburgh (7-9) while Connecticut improved to 11-7 with a pair of wins over last-place Georgetown (15-1, 15-7).