In its first game since a powerful Beanpot victory over Harvard, BC women’s hockey hung on to a 5-4 lead to defeat the University of Connecticut.
The Eagles crushed the Warriors in the first collegiate meeting between the two programs, setting Katie Crowley’s squad up for a date with the Harvard Crimson.
Boston College survived its first dogfight of the season in the second game of a back-to-back against Boston University. Alex Carpenter netted the game-winner in overtime.
BC scored eight goals en route to a crushing defeat of the Boston University Terriers. Freshman Makenna Newkirk scored a hat trick, the first of her young career, in the victory.
BC’s young guns stood out as Makenna Newkirk slotted a goal and Katie Burt racked up her 14th career shutout.