BC relied heavily on its defense and goaltender Sarah Dwyer to stay alive against North Carolina. It was only a matter of time before the Tar Heels delivered their finishing blow.
The Eagles’ season-opening scrimmage against Massachusetts Lowell couldn’t have gone much better. Lockdown defense led to offensive domination, and consequently an eight-goal shutout.
Former UMass field hockey forward Nicole Cordero had her way with BC during her collegiate career. But now as an assistant to head coach Kelly Doton, it’s her job to help the Eagles make a postseason run.
No. 11 BC saw its season come to an end as No. 6 Connecticut dominated the Eagles 5-0 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Boston College field hockey toppled the No. 8 Louisville Cardinals on the road, before heading to Indiana to cap off a phenomenal road trip.
The Eagles couldn’t handle the lesser-ranked Cavaliers in a 2-1 overtime defeat in Newton.
Eryn McCoy tallied three goals and two assists, her sister Emily added another score, and the Eagles pummeled Northeastern 8-1 on the road.