After starting the season with a burst of momentum, Boston College field hockey seemed to stumble on Friday, losing 6-1 to UNC.
Margo Carlin scored twice, but Erin Matson responded with four goals, helping No. 1 UNC beat the Eagles, 6-3, in the Final Four to bring the BC’s historic season to a close.
Sarah Dwyer made seven saves in regulation, then came up with the game-winning stop in the seventh round of a penalty shootout, as the Eagles beat Louisville to advance to their first-ever Final Four.
Elizabeth Warner scored the game-winning goal with just over one minute to play, Margo Carlin added a tally just before halftime, and the Eagles beat Northwestern, 2-1, in the NCAA Tournament.
Fusine Govaert’s walk-off winner powered Boston College field hockey past No. 4 Virginia 1-0 and into the ACC title game for the first time in program history on Friday night.