It couldn’t have started any better for BC. With a full count, Donovan Casey homered over the left-field fence, setting the tone for the Eagles’ 5-1 victory over Northeastern in the Beanpot semifinal.
Birdball withstood a comeback scare, hanging on to defeat Northeastern 10-7.
For the second straight night, Andie Anastos piloted an overtime victory. This time, the senior captain gathered a loose puck and flung a shot past Brittany Bulgalksi, lifting the Eagles over Northeastern and atop the Hockey East.
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.
Northeastern broke the Eagles’ 63-game unbeaten streak at Kelley Rink on Friday night, upsetting BC 2-1 in a rematch of the Beanpot Championship.
Led by Megan Keller, the BC defense blocked 21 Northeastern shots on Tuesday night, en route to repeating as Beanpot Champions.
Beanpot Tournament MVP Erin Connolly capped off another two-goal, third-period comeback, guiding her Eagles to their seventh Beanpot Championship in the past 12 years.
Puck drop for the women’s Beanpot final is tonight, and the Eagles are looking for another trophy to add to their collection.
Boston College men’s hockey attacked Northeastern’s Ryan Ruck with four top-shelf goals in a 5-3 win at Kelley Rink.
Joe Woll kept the Eagles in their game against the Huskies for 59 minutes, despite eight penalties. Then Michael Kim won it.