It’s not a stretch to say that, since the turn of the century, Boston College field hockey has dominated Providence. In 18 meetings since then, the Eagles had gone 16-2 and hadn’t lost to the Friars since the 2008 season. In the 2019 season opener for both teams, BC ensured that the lopsided nature of…
The Eagles outshot the Terriers 10-5 and won more penalty corner opportunities than their local rival, but it was Eva van de Mierop who provided the winning moment, scoring the only goal of the game off a penalty corner six minutes into the second half.
Lucy Lytle opened the scoring gates for the third-consecutive game, but No. 4 Duke—the second-highest scoring team in the ACC—found the back of the net twice in the final 15 minutes of regulation to edge BC.
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 capped the Eagles’ two-goal comeback, finding the back of the net six minutes into double overtime, securing the team’s first ACC win since October 2016.