For much of the contest, the Eagles were locked into a tight battle with the Blue Devils, but a 9-1 goal run in the second half allowed BC to coast to yet another ranked win.
After being the first team to limit the Tar Heels to single digits, BC picked up another marquee win and proved that it has somehow become even better since the 2018 campaign.
Sam Apuzzo scored five goals and BC avenged last year’s loss in the conference title game via a stifling defensive effort, limiting the nation’s No. 7 offense to just eight goals.
Eleven different players found their way onto the scoresheet, as Boston College lacrosse broke a program record for goals scored in a game and eased past Massachusetts 25-14 Thursday afternoon.
In the third edition of our weekly roundup, lacrosse blows out BU to start the season, while men’s and women’s basketball both suffer winless weeks and softball leaves the Texas Classic with an 0-4 record.
Kenzie Kent flourished in her return to lacrosse, leading the team in points (nine) and goals (five) and helping the Eagles cruise by the Terriers.
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.
For the second year in a row, the Eagles walked away from Championship Sunday as national runner-ups, but it’s what they accomplished before the final—recording a program-best 22 wins, claiming their first-ever ACC regular season championship, and returning to the title game—that will define the 2018 campaign.
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.