North Carolina rattled off five unanswered goals in the second half of Saturday’s game against BC, retaking the lead for the first time since the 19-minute mark. And the No. 2 Tar Heels wouldn’t give it back.
Kelly Hughes led a scoring attack from the perimeter against the Tar Heels, as the Eagles earned their second conference win.
The Eagles gave UNC a run for its money on Saturday afternoon. Despite losing 90-82, BC snapped out of its recent offensive struggles, breaking the 80-point mark for the first time in two weeks.
The Eagles face a big test on Saturday in the Tar Heels’ frontcourt trio of Isaiah Hicks, Kennedy Meeks, and Justin Jackson.
Zeiko Lewis scored on BC’s only shot on goal, and Cedric Saladin preserved the shutout in a 1-0 win over the Tar Heels in the ACC Quarterfinals.
The Eagles lost matches to North Carolina and NC State over the weekend, bringing their ACC losing streak to 10.
BC men’s soccer had trouble all night against the Tar Heels, as Nils Bruening scored four times in a 5-0 defeat.
The Eagles’ Chelcie Mendonça hit the game-winning goal as they toppled No. 3 North Carolina in their home opener.
Tatiana Cortez crushed her ninth home run of the year in a 5-2 win over UNC at home.
Nicole Boudreau drained eight 3-pointers, but BC went 1-11 from downtown in the fourth quarter to ruin any hopes of a win against the Tar Heels.