Boston College women’s hockey put the pressure on the Friars in the third period but couldn’t complete a comeback, losing to Providence 3-2.
No. 5 BC suffered its first loss of the season as UConn’s Morgan Fisher had 27 saves and Viki Harkness scored twice in a comfortable 5-2 victory for the hosts.
Lindsay Agnew had three goals and two assists and the Eagles didn’t take their foot off the gas pedal, using a five-goal second period to cruise to an 8-0 rout of the visiting Warriors.
An injury to senior assistant captain Delaney Belinskas put a damper on a defensive-dominated 2-0 win for the Eagles over Merrimack on Friday night in the season opener.
After losing a plethora of talent, including two Olympians and a trio of elite forwards, head coach Katie Crowley and the Eagles are aiming to overcome lower expectations ahead of the 2019-20 campaign.
Daryl Watts scored BC’s lone goal, but it wasn’t enough as the Golden Knights punched through in the final minutes of regulation and scored with five minutes left in overtime to end BC’s season.
The Eagles had a two-goal lead twice against their rivals earlier this season, but never felt comfortable in a narrow win over a Terriers team that has the tendency to make things difficult.
Makenna Newkirk recorded her second career hat trick and Daryl Watts notched her 10th multi-goal performance of the season, fueling BC’s second-straight, five-goal win over Northeastern.
Behind the sharp play of Caitrin Lonergan and a revitalized defense, BC women’s hockey took down Minnesota Duluth in the season’s opening game.