Olivia Vaughn, who sat out the whole spring, scored twice and added an assist as the Eagles surged past visiting UMass Lowell for their second win in a row.
Despite rain cancelling one of their three scheduled games, the Eagles played twice and split against East Carolina and No. 18 James Madison.
With two of the nation’s best attackers, a dynamic midfield, and back-to-back championship appearances under their belts, the Eagles enter 2019 with high hopes for a first title.
The Eagles earned the No. 1 ranking because of a roster that features reigning Teewaaraton Award winner Sam Apuzzo and is certainly one of the most talented in the country and the top recruiting class in the country.
BC was deadlocked with James Madison at halftime and even took a two-goal lead in the second half, but the Dukes came roaring back to hand the ACC regular season champions their second title game loss in as many years.
For the second year in a row, the Eagles are playing for the National Championship, taking on a fellow one-loss team in James Madison on Sunday afternoon in Stony Brook, N.Y.