Boston College field hockey battled through regulation and a period of overtime before it managed to beat Syracuse 2-1 in double-overtime on Saturday.
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.
Lucy Lytle opened the scoring gates for the third-consecutive game, but No. 4 Duke—the second-highest scoring team in the ACC—found the back of the net twice in the final 15 minutes of regulation to edge BC.
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.