The No. 11 Crimson put the hurt on men’s hockey in a 5-2 loss at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center.
The Eagles will play against the Crimson on Friday, a team that they beat twice in key title runs. What will Harvard have in store?
The Eagles could not overcome a two-goal first half deficit despite outshooting the Crimson 10-1 over the final 45 minutes.
The Eagles lost a decisive fifth set at Harvard on Friday night, then got swept by Northeastern on Sunday.
After taking a 10-0 lead in the third, Birdball was bailed out by darkness that helped the team avoid a big collapse to the Crimson.
Harvard edged the Eagles in a 2-1 tilt on Tuesday, but BC bounced back on Wednesday with a 5-4 win over rival Boston University.
With a strong defensive effort and consistent pressure on Harvard’s weak blue line, the Eagles advance in the Northeast Regional Final against Duluth.