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Five Different Eagles Score In Team USA’s Rout Of Germany In The IIHF Women’s World Championship Semifinals

Team USA will face Canada for World Championship gold Friday night

Germany v United States - 2017 IIHF Women's World Championship Semifinal Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Despite holding over a quarter of the roster spots on Team USA, the six BC Eagles in the American lineup somehow managed not to score in the first 3 games of the IIHF Women’s World Championships.

They certainly made up for lost time. Thursday night’s semifinal against Germany was an Eagle-splosion, with 5 of the 6 Boston College players scoring a goal in Team USA’s 11-0 rout of the Germans.

The Eagles put up a 5-5—10 line between them all. Megan Keller ‘18 and Kelli Stack ‘11 led the way with a goal and two assists each, with Haley Skarupa ‘16 adding a 1-1—2 line and Alex Carpenter ‘16 and Emily Pfalzer ‘15 adding a goal apiece.

Kelli Stack ‘11 got the Eagle party started with Team USA’s 2nd goal, assisted by Haley Skarupa ‘16, early in the first period:

Then, in the second period, things really started to get out of hand. After Northeastern’s Kendall Coyne scored to put the United State up 3-0, the Americans popped home 5 goals in 4:13. Emily Pfalzer ‘15 got in on the action, with an assist from Megan Keller ‘18, for Team USA’s 4th goal...

...and Megan Keller ‘18 got one of her own shortly thereafter for USA goal number 7:

But that wasn’t enough Boston College for one night. Haley Skarupa ‘16 put the Americans in double digits late in the third period, with a helper from Kelli Stack ‘11...

...before Alex Carpenter ‘16 got one for herself to finish off the scoring, with an assist from Megan Keller ‘18, with just 12.2 seconds left in the game:

Team USA outshot Germany a whopping 50-8 in the game, scoring more goals (11) than the Germans had shots (8). While the blowout result wasn’t too surprising, the extent to which the Americans categorically dominated Germany was something to behold.

Now we’re all rewarded with the gold medal game everyone expected. It’s the United States vs. Canada at 7:35pm EDT on Friday evening for World Championship gold.

With any luck, we’ll see some more Eagles on the scoresheet when all is said and done.