BC avenged its ACC Championship loss to UNC—its only defeat of the season—by upending the Tar Heels to book a trip to its third straight National Championship.
In its third straight trip to the Final Four, BC lacrosse faces off against a familiar foe in North Carolina. Find out what you need to know in our preview, as the Eagles go for a third consecutive appearance in the national championship game.
BC outscored the Tar Heels, 6-1, in the early going but saw that lead, and its perfect season, disappear as UNC claimed its fourth ACC Championship in a row.
For the second straight season, the Eagles will face off against North Carolina in the ACC Championship. Here’s what to expect from the Tar Heels, who are led by an excellent defense.
Sam Apuzzo scored five goals and BC avenged last year’s loss in the conference title game via a stifling defensive effort, limiting the nation’s No. 7 offense to just eight goals.
North Carolina bounced back from an early deficit with a 9-2 run—a stretch that ultimately propelled the Tar Heels to their third-consecutive ACC Tournament title, snapping BC’s season-long, 19-game win streak.