After an incredible stretch of success that includes 33 consecutive regular-season wins, it’s clear that BC lacrosse deserves much better marketing and better facilities from the athletics department.
March Madness is always a treat to watch, but the last few years of Boston College athletics offer a stark contrast in the usual hope and optimism one gets from having a team in the tourney.
After being the first team to limit the Tar Heels to single digits, BC picked up another marquee win and proved that it has somehow become even better since the 2018 campaign.
After a disappointing 2018-19 campaign that ended with an inglorious first round exit against Pittsburgh, head coach Jim Christian has plenty of adjustments to make or he likely won’t see out his contract extension through 2021-22.
Despite progress under first-year head coach Joanna Bernabei-McNamee, BC women’s basketball’s recent defensive struggles show just how much work the Eagles still have to do in order to complete the rebuild.
Despite playing well against Northeastern and Massachusetts, BC has dropped four straight and is quickly closing in on another disappointing season despite entering the year with high hopes and loads of talent.
Despite leading his team to a 19-win season last year, head coach Jim Christian has not found the same success this year as the Eagles have instead taken a massive step backwards.
The last two years of the Beanpot haven’t gone as planned for the Eagles, who enter this season seeking some form of traction in an up-and-down year.
BC has the seventh-worst penalty kill percentage in the country, and has also converted on just one of its past 25 power play opportunities—both reasons the Eagles have had an inconsistent season.
Last season, BC went 7-11 in ACC play. A finish similar to that in 2018—which an 0-4 start was less than promising—would be a letdown for head coach Jim Christian’s bunch.