Sam Apuzzo netted five goals on six shots to help the Eagles defeat the Huskies for their fourth straight non-conference win.
Against BC, UConn fired 70 shots, 43 of which were on net, but the Eagles held strong for a tight 2-1 victory.
Aided by two goals in the first 88 seconds, freshman goaltender Joseph Woll put together arguably his best performance of the season with 42 saves in a 2-1 win.
After dropping to No. 13 in the nation, the Eagles face off on Tuesday against the Huskies, which upset No. 1 BU back in November.
JD Dudek notched his first career hat trick as the Eagles trounced the Huskies on the road, 5-2.
With Matt Ryan in attendance for his jersey retirement, the Eagles held the Huskies scoreless on Senior Day, putting them in good position to make a bowl game.
UConn’s offense is ranked at the bottom of the FBS, leaving the Eagles with a good chance of keeping their hopes of a bowl-eligible, six-win season alive.
Field hockey’s three-game winning streak was snapped on Sunday, as it fell to UConn in overtime, 4-3. The game featured a back-and-forth battle between two ranked opponents. BC fought back from a one-goal deficit twice in regulation, before conceding the game-winning goal in overtime.
Boston College men’s soccer kept it close and competitive throughout regulation and overtime, but Dylan Greenberg managed to score in the final seconds of the first overtime period to give UConn a 1-0 victory.
The Huskies scored three runs in the 11th inning, outlasting the Eagles in an 11-inning saga and handing them their fourth straight defeat.