Senior forward Francesca Venezia broke a scoreless deadlock in the 60th minute, and Sam Smith added an insurance goal late as BC moved to 6-0 on the year with a win over the Wildcats.
The Eagles trailed by three goals with seven minutes to play, but rallied to down the Orange, 14-13, behind Taylor Walker’s late winner, and advance to the ACC Championship game.
The last two seasons, Duke has handed the Eagles convincing 7-0 defeats. On Sunday afternoon that trend continued, with the Blue Devils rolling to a 6-1 win to drop BC to 0-11 in conference play.
After beating Houston, 5-2, on Friday, BC defeated Louisville by the exact same score, climbing to 13 total wins on the season.
Daryl Watts scored BC’s lone goal, but it wasn’t enough as the Golden Knights punched through in the final minutes of regulation and scored with five minutes left in overtime to end BC’s season.
Despite taking a decisive first period lead, BC let the host Wildcats back into it and eventually needed a late third period goal to salvage a point.
Despite trailing 7-2 at one point, the Eagles came roaring back, beating the 11th-ranked Orange behind seven goals from Sam Apuzzo.
Megan Keller had two goals and two assists, Kelly Pickreign turned away 18 shots for her first career win, and BC rolled to a 7-1 win over UNH.
The Eagles used a three-goal second period, a shutout from Maddy McArthur, and help up and down the roster to roll past the Crusaders at home.
Freshman Jack MacBain knotted an equalizer in the second period, but from then on, the Eagles could not find the back of the net, encountering another setback in 2019.