In the third edition of our weekly roundup, lacrosse blows out BU to start the season, while men’s and women’s basketball both suffer winless weeks and softball leaves the Texas Classic with an 0-4 record.
Makayla Dickens led the Eagles with 24 points, but BC again struggled to execute down the stretch, falling to Virginia on the road in overtime Thursday night.
In the first edition of our weekly round-up, we take a look at big wins for men’s basketball and women’s hockey, as well as a heartbreaking loss for women’s basketball.
The Eagles turned the ball over 24 times, committed 21 personal fouls, and were plagued by poor first and fourth quarters in a blowout road loss to No. 1 Notre Dame.
Emma Guy, Taylor Soule, and Makayla Dickens all scored in double figures for the Eagles, who escaped with a narrow road victory over Pittsburgh Sunday night.
Taylor Ortlepp led the Eagles with 19 points, including nine in the fourth quarter alone, as BC needed every one of its 19 offensive rebounds to escape with a nail-biting 65-64 road win over Wake Forest.
Emma Guy shot 11-of-13 from the field and racked up a game-high 22 points in the Eagles’ home opener, guiding BC to a 32-point victory against St. Peter’s.
The Eagles beat up on a Rhode Island team that finished just 3-27 last season—four different players entered double figures, and BC recorded 13 triples over the course of the 24-point win.
After recording just seven wins last year, the Eagles kick off the 2018-19 regular season on Thursday night at Rhode Island—the official start of the Joanna Bernabei-McNamee era.