Women's Lacrosse Defeated By No. 4 Boston College
NEWTON, Mass. – The Holy Cross women’s lacrosse team was defeated by No. 4 Boston College, 20-2, on Tuesday afternoon.
The Eagles (2-0, 1-0 ACC) struck first, but the Crusaders (0-2, 0-0 PL) evened the score, 1-1. Boston College continued their offensive success with 13 more goals in the first half. Holy Cross battled back in the second half to tally another goal. The Eagles continued with offensive pressure to score six more goals in the second half to win, 20-2.
First Half | HC 1 BC 14
- Boston College opened the scoring at 28:50 on a free position goal, but Holy Cross responded four minutes later when Keely Connors tallied her second of the year.
- Julia Maloney made five saves in the opening 22 minutes of the game.
- Boston College was led by Sam Apuzzo, who scored five goals in the first half.
- The Crusaders had eight shots, with six on goal in the first half. The Eagles registered 22 shots, with 19 making their way to the cage.
- Holy Cross picked up 11 ground balls.
Second Half | HC 2 BC 20
- The Eagles tallied three goals in the second half before Holy Cross was able to get their second goal of the game.
- Catherine Guanci recorded her first collegiate goal at 10:30 in an unassisted play.
- Sophie Ochs and Juliana Kubler each made two saves.
- Freshman Emily DeMaso led the Crusaders’ defense with four ground balls and four caused turnovers.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- Boston College outshot Holy Cross, 34-20.
- Holy Cross caused eight turnovers, to Boston College’s 11.
- The Crusaders claimed seven draw controls while the Eagles claimed 16.
Holy Cross will open Kuzniewski Field with a midweek game against Brown on Feb. 21, at 5:00 p.m.