Fusine Govaert scored in the waning minutes of the first half and that was enough for the Eagles as they slipped by the host Cavaliers, 1-0, behind a three-save shutout from Sarah Dwyer.
Sky Caron scored twice while Charlotte Von Huelsen, Nell Webber, Fusine Govaert and Margo Carlin all added scores in a thorough 6-2 win over nearby rival Northeastern on Sunday afternoon.
Despite dominating the game for three quarters and building a two-goal lead, BC broke down in the final 15 minutes and gave up back-to-back goals before eventually falling in overtime.
Having not won a conference game in over a month, the Eagles will travel to North Carolina on Thursday to kick off ACC Tournament play against a Virginia team that they defeated back in September.
The Eagles slotted the game’s first goal, but that alone wasn’t nearly enough to thwart the top-ranked Tar Heels, the highest-scoring team in the country.
Frederique Haverhals got the Eagles’ comeback started 14 minutes into the second half, then added two more goals, including the game winner, to fuel an improbable and memorable win for BC.
The Eagles resumed ACC play with a match at Syracuse and exchanged goals with the Orange in the second period, but ultimately faltered in double overtime, conceding the game-winner off a corner.