Top-ranked Boston College got their lacrosse title defense off to a hot start on Sunday, taking down No. 4 Northwestern 18-9.
It’s the Eagles’ 34th straight home win dating back to 2017.
Boston College outshot Northwestern 41-27, with Wildcat goalkeeper Madison Doucette recording a career-high 12 saves.
Caitlynn Mossman scored the first two goals of the game to make it 2-0. Seven different players scored for the Eagles as they jumped out to a 6-1 lead in the first quarter. The teams traded possessions, with Northwestern getting a couple back to make it 8-4.
Charlotte North got her Tewaaraton campaign off to a flying start, scoring seven goals and notching one assist in the win.
8 points for #8 in game 1… aka just another day in the office for Charlotte North 🤷♀️ pic.twitter.com/iCIXOFIOkj— BC Women's Lacrosse (@BCwlax) February 13, 2022
8 points for #8 in game 1… aka just another day in the office for Charlotte North 🤷♀️ pic.twitter.com/iCIXOFIOkj
Belle Smith and Mossman each notched three goals while Annie Walsh added two.
Jill Girardi notched four goals for the Wildcats, a career-best, as Samantha Smith added two more.
Northwestern will look to rebound against Marquette on Monday, while the Eagles will take on No. 21 Massachusetts on Wednesday.