The Eagles, who had conceded just eight power play goals all season before Tuesday night, gave up two to Boston University in the second period. It took a ferocious third period for BC to rescue the lead and secure the win.
Caitrin Lonergan capped off a 2-goal third period Eagles’ performance, clinching a spot in the Beanpot final. BC’s chance to defend its title is still alive.
The Eagles will face the first challenge to their Beanpot crown in the form of Boston University, who will seek to upset the defending champs on Tuesday night.
Behind 34 saves from Jake Oettinger, the Terriers defeated the Eagles in multiple games for the first time since the 2011-12 season.
The Eagles will look to regain bragging rights over their Green Line rivals in part two of the Battle of Comm. Ave., as they face off against Boston University on Monday night.
Boston University defeated Boston College, 2-1, at Agganis Arena for the first time since David Quinn became head coach.
Kelly Hughes has hit a lot of 3-pointers in her career, but she hasn’t gotten cheers like she did for her 254th in a 67-49 win over BU on Monday night.
The Eagles toppled their crosstown rivals with a big third period, thanks to two goals from Delaney Belinskas.