In its first game of the season, Boston College field hockey struggled to generate offense against Louisville, falling 2-1 on the road.
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.
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.
Four different players netted goals for the Eagles, who beat Quinnipiac, 4-0, to win their second straight game and move above .500.
Margo Carlin recorded her team-leading seventh goal of the season, Brigid Wood opened the scoring, and the Eagles’ defense recorded its first shutout of the season as BC beat Wake Forest, 2-0, to open ACC play.
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.