Miami scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to overcome a 5-4 Irish lead.
Notre Dame (35-19, 17-13 ACC) enters next week's ACC Tournament with either a No. 3 or No. 4 seed.
Notre Dame beat the Broncos, 8-3, earlier this season at Frank Eck Stadium.
The junior hit his first career homer to complete a remarkable Notre Dame comeback to top No. 20 North Carolina.
Notre Dame pitchers Connor Hale and Nick McCarty combined to throw a four-hitter.
AT NOTRE DAME (2013-PRESENT): One-time monogram winner ... showed great improvement since sophomore year … hard worker, competitive and a great teammate … outstanding in the classroom … should see plenty of time out of bullpen … sported a 3.921 GPA heading into the 2015 spring semester … earned Dean’s List honors after all five semesters at Notre Dame.
HONORS & AWARDS: BIG EAST Academic All-Star (2013) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014).
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014): Made one appearance in the season-opening series at No. 24 Florida Atlantic (Feb. 15) … allowed a hit, a run and one walk in one inning of relief … earned Dean’s List accolades during both semesters … earned a spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Made eight appearances for the Irish on the mound (one start) ... went 1-0 with a 5.59 ERA ... allowed 10 hits in 9.2 innings pitched, holding opposing batters to a .286 average against ... struck out seven batters and walked six ... tossed a scoreless half inning of work in his collegiate debut against Kent State (March 26) ... threw a perfect 2.1 innings out of the bullpen with two strikeouts at home against Villanova (April 7) ... earned first career win at Western Michigan (May 14), walking one and striking out a career-high four Bronco batters in the victory ... saw 0.1 innings of relief in the season finale at Cincinnati (May 18) … earned Dean’s List accolades during both semesters … earned a monogram.
PREP & PERSONAL: Named honorable mention first team all-state (3A) as a senior ... tabbed all-county as a junior ... won the Indiana 3A Mental Attitude Award as a senior ... helped Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School finish second in state as a senior ... earned sectional championships as a freshman and junior ... won a region crown as a junior ... earned three letters in baseball ... was a member of the Student Athletic Leadership Council and the National Honor Society ... played club baseball for the Pony Express ... is a certified scuba diver ... full name is Connor Oldham Hale ... born in Indianapolis, Indiana ... son of Todd and Nancy Hale ... has a younger brother, Hunter ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business for accountancy and in the College of Arts and Letters for economics.
**Career Stats Attached Above As PDF (As Of May 17, 2014)**