The Boston College women’s lacrosse team improved to 2-3 in the ACC yesterday, picking up 17-10 win in the snow over Virginia. Going into today’s game BC was ranked 18th while Virginia was ranked 17th. BC is undefeated at home so far this season.
The Eagles were led by Kenzie Kent and Sam Apuzzo, who are both having stellar seasons. Kent, playing in her second game of the season, recorded 3 goals and 5 assists. She started for the Eagles today, her first start of the year. Apuzzo scored 6 goals for BC, matching her career high. She is tied for 2nd in the NCAA with 65 points so far this season.
The Eagles jumped to a quick 5-1 lead yesterday, after Kayla O’Connor scored just 1 minute into the game. UVA was able to take over a 1 goal lead with just 2 minutes left in the first half, but BC responded with 2 goals to go into halftime with an 8-7 lead. Scoring went back and forth at the beginning of the second half, but BC held Virginia to only 1 goal in the final 22 minutes of the game, securing an Eagles victory.
The Eagles return to action on Saturday, April 8 to face Duke. Saturday’s game is the team’s annual Red Bandana game, honoring Welles Crowther.