Defensive play from Syracuse proves to be too much for BC as the Eagles fall in their penultimate regular season game.
The Cavaliers had lost three in a row to ACC opponents, but rebounded on their senior day and handed the Eagles a surprising three-set defeat on Friday night.
BC took a 2-1 lead, but dropped the decisive fourth set and struggled mightily in the tiebreaker as Notre Dame stormed back to hand them a loss.
Jewel Strawberry led the Eagles with 10 kills, but BC volleyball couldn’t complete a perfect weekend, falling to North Carolina in straight sets to suffer its third conference loss of the season.
The Eagles lost the third and fourth sets after taking a 2-0 lead, but behind Jewel Strawberry, they rebounded and won their sixth five-set match of the year to beat the Wolfpack.
A strong season continued for Jewel Strawberry and BC as it escaped Miami with a five-set win, snapping an 18-game losing streak dating back to 2009 against the Hurricanes in the process.