The Eagles finished under .500 for the fifth time in six years, and will lose Simon Enstrom—who finishes his career tied for second in program history with 31 goals—to graduation as they seek to reload before the 2019 season.
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.
Simon Enstrom scored in the second minute—off of an assist from goaltender Antonio Chavez-Borelli nonetheless—and the Eagles escaped another one-goal decision with a win.
For the third straight match, BC was done in by a single goal, losing to Notre Dame in what was yet another heartbreaking conference game.
In what was a physical, 90-minute battle, all it took was one Eagles turnover for Louisville, namely Cherif Dieye, to tip the scale and taint BC’s undefeated record.
Beto Luna grabbed his first goal of the season for the Eagles in the seventh minute before being red-carded late in the second half, while goalkeeper Antonio Chavez Borrelli made a career-high nine saves.
After struggling in 2017, head coach Ed Kelly added 13 new players to a roster already featuring plenty of returning talent and has his team poised to make some noise in a stacked Atlantic Coast Conference.