With the Eagles in the midst of a dominant six-game win streak, head coach Kelly Doton has finally found a winning formula, one that includes a dominant defense and a suddenly potent attack led by freshman Margo Carlin.
It’s not a stretch to say that, since the turn of the century, Boston College field hockey has dominated Providence. In 18 meetings since then, the Eagles had gone 16-2 and hadn’t lost to the Friars since the 2008 season. In the 2019 season opener for both teams, BC ensured that the lopsided nature of…
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.
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 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.