The Eagles class of 2019 should ultimately be remembered for the winning culture they helped build, not failing to capture a national championship in a sport without much parity.
Despite trailing 7-1 late in the first half, the Eagles rallied to send the game into overtime before Sam Apuzzo scored a dramatic sudden death winner to send BC to its third straight national championship. Here are 10 observations from the thrilling semifinal win.
The Eagles trailed by three goals with seven minutes to play, but rallied to down the Orange, 14-13, behind Taylor Walker’s late winner, and advance to the ACC Championship game.
With two of the nation’s best attackers, a dynamic midfield, and back-to-back championship appearances under their belts, the Eagles enter 2019 with high hopes for a first title.
After finishing third and eighth in the country in points this past season, BC’s Sam Apuzzo and Dempsey Arsenault earned spots on the national team.
After jumping out to a commanding seven-goal lead in the first half, BC went dead silent for the first 22 minutes and 36 seconds of the second period, having to rely on Dempsey Arsenault to fend off a Big Green scare.