The Boston College field hockey team got back to winning in a big way today, defeating Dartmouth by a score of 5-2. The Eagles improved to 2-3 with the victory, while Dartmouth falls to 0-3.
Margo Carlin opened the scoring in the second quarter after a scoreless first, nailing a rebound into the net to give BC the lead. The Eagles took that lead into the second half, but Dartmouth scored almost immediately to tie things up.
BC followed Dartmouth’s goal with 3 straight goals, taking a 4-1 lead. Elizabeth Warner scored BC’s second and fourth goals, redirecting Fusine Govaert’s shot for the go ahead goal, and taking a pass from Emily Buttinger around a Dartmouth defender for the Eagles’ 4 tally. The third BC goal was scored by Margo Carlin, her second of the game.
Darmouth got 1 back in the fourth, but Sky Caron scored one final goal for BC at 53:49 to secure the 5-2 victory for the Eagles.
Overall, BC truly dominated on offense today, outshooting Dartmouth 33-4. With 3 shots on goal by Darmouth however, BC goalie Jonna Kennedy made just 1 save, while Dartmouth’s goalie saved 20 shots.