Despite controlling the balance of the chances, it took till the 86th minute for BC’s Stefan Sigurdarson to find the back of the net and lift the Eagles past visiting Rhode Island on Friday night.
Kristofer Konradsson scored in the fourth minute and it proved enough for the Eagles to win their second game in a row to start the year, beating their crosstown rival.
Adam French scored his first career goal, Amos Shapiro-Thompson opened his scoring ledger in his first game in a BC uniform, and the Eagles started the season with a 2-0 shutout of the Wildcats.
Behind goals from fresh faces in Alex Mieles and Mike Suski, BC broke a 1-1 tie and pulled away from the visiting Friars in its first action of the fall.
A Stanley Cup winner, a Super Bowl winner, multiple draft picks, and countless program-defining stars highlight the 2019 Hall of Fame class at Boston College.
Abe Bibas saved a goal with a goal line block and scored on a diving header, but the Eagles were outshot 14-7 and did not register a shot for the final 28 minutes in their ACC Tournament loss to the Wolfpack.
The Eagles open up the ACC Tournament with one of just two teams they managed to win a conference game against this season—North Carolina State.
Syracuse outshot the Eagles, 24-9, but the BC backline battled for 110 minutes and helped goalie Antonio Chavez Borrelli post a clean sheet and close the regular season with a scoreless double overtime draw.