BC entered its final series of the regular season Friday. After tying the Catamounts 3–3 through three periods and overtime, the Eagles fell to Vermont in a shootout.
Freshman Hannah Bilka had two goals and the Eagles matched their 2015-16 National Championship runner-up team with a 6-0 start to the season.
Mia Karras shined at right back and the Eagles impressed in a 3-1 win over Vermont that featured a rain delay of over an hour.
Cathy Inglese, who led BC women’s basketball to seven NCAA Tournaments—including three Sweet Sixteens—is the all-time winningest head coach in program history.
David Cotton netted a goal and an assist, and Jack McBain and Patrick Giles both logged their first collegiate points in the Eagles’ three-goal win over Vermont. BC has now beaten the Catamounts five-straight times.
The Eagles finally notched their first win after five-straight losses to start the season, beating Merrimack on Saturday. They’ll try to keep the momentum going against the Catamounts, who were picked to finish second-to-last in the Hockey East preseason poll.
Katie Burt recorded 30-plus saves for the fourth-straight game and the Eagles’ top-three scorers lit the lamp, paving the way for a Game One victory in the Hockey East Tournament Quarterfinals.
For the second time this week, Toni Miano single handedly carried BC to victory, scoring a pair of third-period goals—the second of which secured the win and the weekend sweep of the Catamounts.
Vermont had previously beaten Clarkson and Minnesota, picking up unexpected wins, but BC was determined to avoid becoming the Catamounts’ next victim.