Margo Carlin scored twice, but Erin Matson responded with four goals, helping No. 1 UNC beat the Eagles, 6-3, in the Final Four to bring the BC’s historic season to a close.
Sarah Dwyer made seven saves in regulation, then came up with the game-winning stop in the seventh round of a penalty shootout, as the Eagles beat Louisville to advance to their first-ever Final Four.
Fusine Govaert’s walk-off winner powered Boston College field hockey past No. 4 Virginia 1-0 and into the ACC title game for the first time in program history on Friday night.
Fusine Govaert scored in the waning minutes of the first half and that was enough for the Eagles as they slipped by the host Cavaliers, 1-0, behind a three-save shutout from Sarah Dwyer.
The Hawks scored in the final minute of the second, third, and fourth quarter, allowing it to sneak by the Eagles, 5-4, despite Margo Carlin’s two goals.
In a span of five minutes in the third quarter, the Cardinals erased an early 1-0 deficit, scoring three of the game’s next four goals and coming away with the come-from-behind win.
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.