Two minutes into double overtime, Andie Anastos rebounded Kenzie Kent’s shot and found the back of the net, propelling BC to a 4-3 win over Vermont and sending it to Sunday’s Hockey East final.
The Eagles bounced back from a Friday loss to Providence with a convincing 3-1 victory over the Friars on Senior Day.
BC came back and salvaged a 4-4 tie against UConn, good enough for the team’s fourth consecutive Hockey East regular season title.
The Eagles, who had conceded just eight power play goals all season before Tuesday night, gave up two to Boston University in the second period. It took a ferocious third period for BC to rescue the lead and secure the win.
Freshman Caitrin Lonergan had a goal and three assists as the Eagles blew out New Hampshire on the road, 5-1.
Boston College women’s hockey swept Connecticut over the weekend, scoring eight goals over two games and allowing just one to extend its win streak to three games.
Delaney Belinskas became the first Boston College women’s hockey freshman in over 20 years to have four goals in a game as the Eagles defeated Maine, 5-1.
Performances by the freshman line of Caitrin Lonergan, Delaney Belinskas, and Bridget McCarthy, and a strong defensive effort led the Eagles to a victory in the home opener against Maine.
Boston College women’s hockey left this weekend’s series against Duluth with one tie and one loss, but showed promise for the upcoming season.