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Boston College Women’s Lacrosse Improves to 10-0 With Victory Over Albany

Women’s lacrosse continues to be the athletic bright spot at BC

NCAA Football: Notre Dame at Boston College Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports

The Boston College women’s lacrosse team continues to dominate and improved to 10-0 this evening following a 17-9 victory over Albany. The Eagles have now scored nearly 100 more goals than their opponent this season and are averaging 18.6 goals per game and 20 draw control wins per game.

Despite Albany taking an early 2-1 lead in today’s game, one the Eagles got going the momentum was all theirs. Both goalies made 12 saves, but BC was able to outshoot Albany in both halves to secure victory. The Eagles also, as always, dominated on the draw control, winning 19 to Albany’s 9, including limiting Albany to just 3 draw control wins in the first half.

The offensive powerhouse trio of Sam Apuzzo, Kenzie Kent, and Dempsey Arsenault led the Eagles in scoring, with Apuzzo scoring 4 goals and Kent and Arsenault each recording a hat trick. Kent led the team with 3 assists, and Apuzzo had a team-leading 8 draw control wins.

Jordan Lappin and Cara Urbank each added 2 goals to BC’s total, and Jenn Medjid, Maggie Casey, and Courtney Weeks each scored once for the Eagles. And while Sheila Rietano didn’t get the ball into the net, she help out the offense with a pair of assists.

On defense, Elizabeth Miller held things down as usual, while Taylor Walker led the team with a pair of caused turnovers. Abbey Ngai got the start in net again and improved her season save percentage to .500.

The Eagles return to action this Saturday at noon as they head to #3 UNC for their second ACC match of the season.