The Eagles will host undefeated Stony Brook on Saturday afternoon in their third-ever Elite Eight appearance with a trip to its second-consecutive Final Four on the line.
Tess Chandler and Kaileen Hart scored a career-high five goals apiece, guiding BC past Princeton in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, en route to the national quarterfinals.
North Carolina bounced back from an early deficit with a 9-2 run—a stretch that ultimately propelled the Tar Heels to their third-consecutive ACC Tournament title, snapping BC’s season-long, 19-game win streak.
Kaileen Hart was one of four Eagles to record a hat trick and one of eight to get on the board, as BC racked up 14 goals in the first half, en route to its largest victory in over two months.
Game after game, BC has made its case for the top spot in the weekly Inside Lacrosse Poll. Now outright ACC regular season champions, it’s clearer than ever that the undefeated Eagles should be recognized as the best team in the country.
Sam Apuzzo was her usual clutch self, the Eagles defense stepped up when they needed most, and BC capped off a perfect regular season with a last-second win over Syracuse.
Sam Apuzzo scored five goals, including the game-winner with just 1.7 seconds left in regulation, to propel the Eagles to their first undefeated regular season finish in program history.
In what was somewhat of a back-and-forth affair, Sam Apuzzo stole the spotlight, scoring four goals—including three in the second half alone—to lead her team to a title-clinching victory.
After jumping out to a commanding seven-goal lead in the first half, BC went dead silent for the first 22 minutes and 36 seconds of the second period, having to rely on Dempsey Arsenault to fend off a Big Green scare.