Women's Lacrosse ACCtion: Wednesday, April 28

April 28, 2010

No. 17 Boston College Defeats New Hampshire, 12-6

NEWTON, Mass. - The Boston College lacrosse team topped New Hampshire 12-6 on Wednesday afternoon in Newton, Mass.

The Eagles improve to 11-5 on the year while the Wildcats fall to 9-6

New Hampshire opened the game with a goal early on, but the Eagles bounced back to take a 3-1 lead thanks to sophomore Brittany Wilton, senior Lauren Costello and junior Hannah Alley. After another score by the Wildcats, junior Jill Amo notched her second goal of the season at 2:39 of the half to give the Eagles a 4-2 lead at halftime.

Both teams picked up the pace in the second half, as the Eagles opened with three straight scores. Freshman Brooke Blue notched her 37th and 38th goal of the year with Costello following suit at 23:23 of the half. However, UNH picked itself up from the deficit to pull within a goal thanks to four, unanswered scores by the 7:00 mark.

Undeterred by the sudden pressure, Boston College gained the much needed momentum during a timeout and burst forth to finish the game on a five-goal run. Wilton added another tally as Costello and Blue grabbed two more for the day. The final score finished 12-6.