David Cotton has always excelled in big games for the Eagles, but in 2018-19 he took his overall game to another level. The forward banged home 23 goals for BC and led the team in points, earning him The Heights Male Athlete of the Year Award.
In the latest edition of our weekly roundup, we take a look at men’s hockey falling one game short of the NCAA Tournament, lacrosse moving to 11-0 on the season, and much more.
BC men’s hockey couldn’t quite complete a comeback in the Hockey East Final, falling 3-2 to No. 6 Northeastern Friday night and seeing its NCAA Tournament hopes come to an end in the process.
Logan Hutsko scored the game-winning goal with eight minutes to play, as the Eagles beat Providence 2-1 on Sunday to advance to the Hockey East semifinals at T.D. Garden.
The Eagles blew a two-goal lead, but they still prevailed in overtime against the Friars, setting up a decisive Game 3 on Sunday.
The Eagles tied the game six minutes into the second period thanks to a goal from Casey Fitzgerald, and Marc McLaughlin and David Cotton added third-period goals as BC beat the No. 9 Huskies 3-1 on Senior Night Friday.
The losing streak hit six for BC, as Maine’s Mitchell Fossier scored with less than a minute left in overtime to lift the Black Bears to a series sweep.
Despite putting up a great fight, the Eagles were defeated by UMass at home, extending their losing streak to four games.
Graham McPhee scored in both the first and second period for the Eagles, but Massachusetts responded with three goals in the second frame to earn a 4-2 victory and sweep BC.