After Gianna Mitchell netted her team-leading fifth goal in the ninth minute, BC dug in its heels and impressed on defense against a nationally-ranked opponent.
Sam Coffey notched a pair of goals, one in each half, leading the Eagles past their former Big East Rivals en route to the program’s first 4-0 start since 2009.
Sam Coffey accounted for four goals with her powerful right foot, and two came off the head of Gianna Mitchell in the box as BC rolled to a 5-0 shutout of visiting Albany.
Behind braces from Olivia Vaughn and Gaby Carreiro, BC rallied for two second-half goals after squandering an early lead to beat Quinnipiac in it’s season opener.
The Eagles have plenty of returners—including two that’ve recovered from injuries that cost them all of 2017—and an impressive recruiting class that bodes well for the 2018 campaign.
A goal from Carly Leipzig wasn’t enough for the Eagles to make up for conceding three first-half goals to the Blue Devils.