The Eagles have now dominated 2 straight games against top 20 opponents after beating USC 14-8 last week and UMass 19-7 today. The Eagles have shown themselves to be a team that becomes more and more dominant as games go on, limiting UMass to just 1 goal in the entire second half today while scoring 7 second half goals of their own. BC also completely dominated on draw controls today, winning 22 to UMass’s 6. Charlotte’s North’s 10 draw control’s beat UMass’s total as a team.
UMass did largely manage to shut down BC’s two leading scorers North and Cara Urbank, which both ladies scoring 2 goals each after scoring 8 and 4 goals respectively against USC. However, junior attack Jenn Medjid was there to pick up the slack, matching her career high with 5 goals today.
Annie Walsh and freshman Belle Smith also padded out the scoring, each recording their first career hat tricks. The Eagles remaining goals came from Courtney Weeks (2), Caitlynn Mossman (1), and Cassidy Weeks (1).
BC’s biggest challenge of the season is up next, as the Eagles face #1 UNC. The Tarheels are currently averaging 14.8 goals per game while allowing just 5.8 goals on average. The Eagles are averaging 18.3 goals per game and 9 goals allowed per game.