The Eagles took the lead three times, but conceded an equalizer in the 88th minute and had to settle for a 3-3 draw with Wake Forest on Senior Day.
Despite the ACC Midfielder of the Year transferring from the program and losing two starters to season-ending injuries, the Eagles and first-year head coach Jason Lowe are confident going into this season.
BC needed a win over Pittsburgh and a loss by either Louisville or Virginia and got both of them, rolling to a 7-0 shutout of the visiting Panthers while the Cardinals fell to Virginia Tech around the same time.
After vaulting to No. 11 in the polls following a win over then-No. 7 Florida State, BC suffered a setback on the road, falling in overtime to ACC foe Wake Forest.
The Eagles scored two goals off Sam Coffey corner kicks in the first 20 minutes, before buckling down defensively and allowing Syracuse just five shots in a dominant 3-0 win to open ACC play.
Sam Coffey scored the first goal on a penalty kick, before providing the assist for Kayla Jennings’ second, giving the Eagles a lead they would never relinguish en route to a comfortable win over Temple.
Sam Coffey accounted for four goals with her powerful right foot, and two came off the head of Gianna Mitchell in the box as BC rolled to a 5-0 shutout of visiting Albany.