With 43 seconds left in the Hockey East final, Ryan Fitzgerald slapped the puck past a crowd of River Hawks. But instead of hitting the twine, it bounced off the crossbar, and the Eagles’ third-period comeback fell short.
For the first time all season, BC scored first against its crosstown rivals. It set the tone for what was a dominant Eagles performance. But many will remember the final five minutes of play and its ensuing fight.
Kate Weeks, Kayla O’Connor, and Sam Apuzzo led BC’s second half offensive explosion against Monmouth on Wednesday, as BC picked up its seventh non-conference victory of the season.
Nearing the five-minute mark in the first half, Ky Bowman leapt to block to a Bryant Crawford shot. But the All-ACC Freshman fell awkwardly on his right leg. His season was finished, and effectively, so was the Eagles’.
On paper, Kate Weeks is a scorer. But the senior attacker identifies as something more. While Weeks loves to shoot, she finds nothing more satisfying than winning games.
Following Kentucky men’s basketball’s comeback victory over SEC rival Georgia, head coach John Calipari sounded off about the nonsensical nature of midseason firings. He isn’t wrong.
Despite taking two one-goal leads, BC failed to hold off Vermont for the second night in a row. Fueled by physical play and Brian Bowen, the Catamounts forced a 2-2 tie on Senior Night in Conte Forum.
For the better portion of three periods, BC contained Northeastern’s sixth ranked offense in Monday night’s Beanpot consolation game. But two Husky goals in the final 43 seconds spelled doom for the Eagles.
After hitting nearly half of their shots in Thursday’s victory over North Carolina, the Eagles shot 16-of-57 from the field in Sunday afternoon’s loss to No. 12 Louisville.
Over the past 10 years, Gonzaga has recorded the second highest regular-season winning percentage in the country. During NCAA Tournament play? The team is a mere 12-10.