The Eagles won eight penalty corners to Harvard’s two, but couldn’t find the back of the net on any of them, while Harvard scored the only goal of a game on a penalty corner with no time remaining in the first half.
Lucy Lytle opened the scoring gates for the third-consecutive game, but No. 4 Duke—the second-highest scoring team in the ACC—found the back of the net twice in the final 15 minutes of regulation to edge BC.
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.
The Eagles slotted the game’s first goal, but that alone wasn’t nearly enough to thwart the top-ranked Tar Heels, the highest-scoring team in the country.
Frederique Haverhals got the Eagles’ comeback started 14 minutes into the second half, then added two more goals, including the game winner, to fuel an improbable and memorable win for BC.
The Eagles resumed ACC play with a match at Syracuse and exchanged goals with the Orange in the second period, but ultimately faltered in double overtime, conceding the game-winner off a corner.