The River Hawks scored twice in the first period but the Eagles, led by three points from Drew Helleson, roared back to win.
The Eagles continued to struggle on offense but showed improvement from their first meeting against the Orange, a 38-point drubbing.
BC ace Susannah Anderson gave up three early runs and the Eagles fell to a 1-3 record on the season’s opening weekend.
Alex Newhook and Mike Hardman each scored two goals and the Eagles trounced the River Hawks 7-1.
Barnes poked the puck past Friars goalie Sandra Abstreiter with 2:!5 to play, giving the Eagles a 2-1 victory.
BC lost its third-straight game Wednesday at home to Wake Forest. COVID-19 protocol continues to keep several BC players from seeing playing time, forcing the Eagles to play with a diminished roster.
David Bailey totaled 1600 rushing yards in three years with Boston College football and entered his name in the transfer portal on Thursday.