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.
Syracuse outshot the Eagles, 24-9, but the BC backline battled for 110 minutes and helped goalie Antonio Chavez Borrelli post a clean sheet and close the regular season with a scoreless double overtime draw.
The Eagles lost their final non-conference game of the season, allowing a late second-half goal to Rhode Island in what was a disappointing fourth-straight loss.
North Carolina scored twice in the final 10 minutes of the second half, breaking the scoreless tie and handing the Eagles their second shutout loss of the 2018 campaign.
Simon Enstrom recorded his third game-winning goal of the season in the 61st minute, and the Eagles held on to upset N.C. State, logging their first victory over a ranked opponent this fall.