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.
The Eagles slotted the game’s first goal, but that alone wasn’t nearly enough to thwart the top-ranked Tar Heels, the highest-scoring team in the country.
Frederique Haverhals got the Eagles’ comeback started 14 minutes into the second half, then added two more goals, including the game winner, to fuel an improbable and memorable win for BC.
Sarah Dwyer recorded her third-straight shutout, and the Eagles rode a pair of Brooke Matherson goals to a decisive victory at Fairfield, the team’s fourth win in a row.
BC’s offense was nothing short of impressive on Sunday, using 11 penalty corners and a decisive 25-4 shot advantage in a blowout win over New Hampshire.
Led by Brooke Matherson, the Eagles scored a pair of goals in the final 11 minutes of regulation, securing a two-score victory over Virginia and their first 2-0 start to ACC play in program history.
The Cardinals rattled off three-straight corners with no time left on the clock—the third of which resulted in the game-winner, closing out what was a even-keeled and defensive-minded top-10 matchup.
BC’s major fall sports are on a tear to open the 2018 season, and it’s an opening surge that can be traced back to last year’s development and late success.