Forcing 29 turnovers, Boston College women’s basketball ran away with its first win of 2022 with an 88–52 victory over New Hampshire.
With the Eagles in the midst of a dominant six-game win streak, head coach Kelly Doton has finally found a winning formula, one that includes a dominant defense and a suddenly potent attack led by freshman Margo Carlin.
Behind goals from fresh faces in Alex Mieles and Mike Suski, BC broke a 1-1 tie and pulled away from the visiting Friars in its first action of the fall.
Megan Keller had two goals and two assists, Kelly Pickreign turned away 18 shots for her first career win, and BC rolled to a 7-1 win over UNH.
The Eagles got goals from four different players, but couldn’t hold off an inspired New Hampshire attack, which notched six goals over the final two periods to beat BC.
Daryl Watts and Lindsay Agnew both found the net for the Eagles, but BC simply couldn’t overcome seven different penalties and dropped a tough 3-2 decision to New Hampshire Saturday.
Jack McBain got the rally started for the Eagles, deflecting a shot past Wildcats goaltender Mike Robinson two minutes into the third period, before David Cotton continued his hot start and tied the game with seven minutes to play.
In between its two rounds of Beanpot play, BC was held to just one goal for the first time since November in an upset loss to New Hampshire—a team that the Eagles had outscored, 11-1, prior to Friday’s matchup.