The last two seasons of the Beanpot haven’t gone smoothly for Jerry York and the Eagles, as they’ve lost four straight games for the first time since the 1970s.
In the first edition of our weekly round-up, we take a look at big wins for men’s basketball and women’s hockey, as well as a heartbreaking loss for women’s basketball.
Despite being outshot by 11, BC never trailed in the contest, but the River Hawks cut numerous deficits to force a hard-fought tie.
Freshman Jack MacBain knotted an equalizer in the second period, but from then on, the Eagles could not find the back of the net, encountering another setback in 2019.
Joe Woll turned in a stellar performance for the Eagles with 25 saves, and BC executed on the power play, finishing 1-of-4 on the man advantage for the night in its 4-1 win over Providence.
After beating No. 7 Providence on Saturday night, BC has since dropped consecutive games to New Hampshire and Maine, allowing six-plus goals in each of them.
After three disappointing losses to start the new semester, a return to conference play was just what BC needed as it knocked off No. 7 Providence on Friday night.
Both hockey teams are in action this weekend, with the men playing a two-game set against No. 13 Arizona State, while the women attempt to right the ship in conference play against New Hampshire.
The Eagles’ bid for a non-conference victory once again came up empty as a road trip to South Bend ended in a disappointing 4-0 shutout loss.