No. 1 North Carolina scored two goals in the fourth quarter including the game-winner, dooming the Eagles to an ACC Championship loss. Jaime Natale scored for BC in defeat.
In a game where the result can turn on a dime and turnovers happen at the drop of a hat, it’s all about rebounding. Whether it’s a simple change of possession, a second-chance shot, or the comeback from a career-threatening injury, Boston College field hockey is no stranger to bouncing back. Mired in a three-game…
Having not won a conference game in over a month, the Eagles will travel to North Carolina on Thursday to kick off ACC Tournament play against a Virginia team that they defeated back in September.
The Eagles outshot the Terriers 10-5 and won more penalty corner opportunities than their local rival, but it was Eva van de Mierop who provided the winning moment, scoring the only goal of the game off a penalty corner six minutes into the second half.
Lucy Lytle found the back of the cage 25 seconds in, and BC never looked back, bouncing back from Friday night’s loss to UNC with a five-goal victory against the visiting Minutewomen.
BC’s offense was nothing short of impressive on Sunday, using 11 penalty corners and a decisive 25-4 shot advantage in a blowout win over New Hampshire.
In yet another nailbiter, Cassidy Atchison recorded the game-winning goal with under 10 minutes left in regulation, wrapping up the Eagles’ two-game road trip with a win over Northeastern.
Frederique Haverhals capped the Eagles’ two-goal comeback, finding the back of the net six minutes into double overtime, securing the team’s first ACC win since October 2016.
The Eagles gear up to play the first of two games against ranked opponents in the annual ACC/Big Ten Cup, a matchup that should prove to be a stiff test as they prepare for the conference slate.