When a program loses its head coach of 22 years, chances are that the following year is a step back. Instead, under Jason Lowe, the Eagles won their first six games and are largely on pace with last year’s terrific season.
The future is bright at BC across the board, as every fall team on campus has one if not several impact freshmen—an impressive total for one class.
Last winter, Boston College women’s soccer saw its leading scorer, Sam Coffey, transfer to Penn State. Then, in the leadup to the 2019 campaign, the Eagles lost Jenna Bike and Kayla Duran—two other players who were expected to be key pieces of their attack—to season-ending injuries. Needless to say, there were some questions about how…
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.
The Eagles are back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2015, and as a four-seed, will welcome Colonial Athletic Association champion Hofstra to Newton on Friday night.
The Eagles hadn’t lost at home this season, but were dealt their first defeat in crushing fashion, bowing out of the ACC quarterfinals with a shutout loss to Clemson.
The score line failed to reflect the significant advantage the Eagles had over the visiting Wolfpack the entire game—they outshot them 18-6, controlled possession, and moved to a perfect 9-0 at home.