One Boston College field hockey player tested positive for COVID-19, and eight others are in isolation, causing the postponement of BC’s next five games.
In its first game of the season, Boston College field hockey struggled to generate offense against Louisville, falling 2-1 on the road.
Margo Carlin scored twice, but Erin Matson responded with four goals, helping No. 1 UNC beat the Eagles, 6-3, in the Final Four to bring the BC’s historic season to a close.
Sarah Dwyer made seven saves in regulation, then came up with the game-winning stop in the seventh round of a penalty shootout, as the Eagles beat Louisville to advance to their first-ever Final Four.
Elizabeth Warner scored the game-winning goal with just over one minute to play, Margo Carlin added a tally just before halftime, and the Eagles beat Northwestern, 2-1, in the NCAA Tournament.
North Carolina is the odds-on favorite after an undefeated regular season and ACC tournament run, but there are plenty of intriguing players and teams headed into the NCAA Tournament.
Fusine Govaert’s walk-off winner powered Boston College field hockey past No. 4 Virginia 1-0 and into the ACC title game for the first time in program history on Friday night.
Darcy Clement scored her first career goal, Jaime Natale added an empty-netter, and BC held the Demon Deacons to zero shots in the quarterfinal win.