In a rematch of the 2017 National Championship game, the Eagles rewrote the script, becoming just the third team in the past six years to defeat Maryland, punching their ticket to their second-straight title game.
Dempsey Arsenault’s game-winner propelled BC into a rematch against Maryland in Long Island, while Kaileen Hart provided four clutch goals of her own.
The Eagles will host undefeated Stony Brook on Saturday afternoon in their third-ever Elite Eight appearance with a trip to its second-consecutive Final Four on the line.
Tess Chandler and Kaileen Hart scored a career-high five goals apiece, guiding BC past Princeton in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, en route to the national quarterfinals.
Six years ago, the Eagles promoted Acacia Walker-Weinstein to head coach of the lacrosse team—where she became the youngest coach in the ACC. Suffice to say, it was the right decision.
Described by her coach as “the best athlete she’s ever had,” Dempsey Arsenault has seamlessly transitioned from being one of BC’s top defenders to an elite midfielder that has shattered her previous scoring records.
BC used a 6-0 run at the end of the first half en route to a convincing win against Notre Dame in the ACC Tournament semifinals, advancing to the title game for the first time in program history.
Kaileen Hart was one of four Eagles to record a hat trick and one of eight to get on the board, as BC racked up 14 goals in the first half, en route to its largest victory in over two months.