Hannah Hyatt is quietly essential to BC, helping the Eagles win games with a passion and grit that perfectly fits the city she plays in.
After being the first team to limit the Tar Heels to single digits, BC picked up another marquee win and proved that it has somehow become even better since the 2018 campaign.
The Eagles avenged their 2018 ACC Championship defeat, traveling to Chapel Hill Saturday and beating the No. 3 Tar Heels, 14-8, behind five goals from Sam Apuzzo.
Eleven different players found their way onto the scoresheet, as Boston College lacrosse broke a program record for goals scored in a game and eased past Massachusetts 25-14 Thursday afternoon.
Despite trailing 7-2 at one point, the Eagles came roaring back, beating the 11th-ranked Orange behind seven goals from Sam Apuzzo.
With two of the nation’s best attackers, a dynamic midfield, and back-to-back championship appearances under their belts, the Eagles enter 2019 with high hopes for a first title.
Dempsey Arsenault’s game-winner propelled BC into a rematch against Maryland in Long Island, while Kaileen Hart provided four clutch goals of her own.
Tess Chandler and Kaileen Hart scored a career-high five goals apiece, guiding BC past Princeton in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, en route to the national quarterfinals.
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.