Attacker Charlotte North, who starred for Duke in 2019, as well as goaltender Rachel Hall and attacker Bridget Simmons, will join BC lacrosse for the 2020 season, Acacia Walker-Weinstein announced Tuesday.
Despite trailing 7-1 late in the first half, the Eagles rallied to send the game into overtime before Sam Apuzzo scored a dramatic sudden death winner to send BC to its third straight national championship. Here are 10 observations from the thrilling semifinal win.
BC avenged its ACC Championship loss to UNC—its only defeat of the season—by upending the Tar Heels to book a trip to its third straight National Championship.
The Eagles started the second half on a 5-1 run, pulling away to beat Princeton, 17-11, in the NCAA quarterfinals and advancing to the Final Four for the third straight year. Sam Apuzzo led the way with four goals.
Following their defeat to North Carolina in the ACC Championship, the Eagles clinched the No. 2 overall seed, which likely sets up a rematch with the No. 3 Tar Heels in the Final Four.
BC outscored the Tar Heels, 6-1, in the early going but saw that lead, and its perfect season, disappear as UNC claimed its fourth ACC Championship in a row.
The Eagles trailed by three goals with seven minutes to play, but rallied to down the Orange, 14-13, behind Taylor Walker’s late winner, and advance to the ACC Championship game.
In the latest edition of our weekly roundup, we take a look at men’s hockey falling one game short of the NCAA Tournament, lacrosse moving to 11-0 on the season, and much more.