No. 2 Boston College wins its third-straight game in five nights, extending its unbeaten streak to 10 games (9-0-1); Eagles in first place by eight points
Team to await Sunday's announcement of NCAA Tournament field
Series set to begin Fri., March 15 at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Network
Friars snap 18-game unbeaten streak (15-0-3), capture first win over BC since Feb. 29, 2008
Quinn Smith nets overtime gamewinner; Parker Milner records 43 saves
BC score's games first two goals, but eventually falls 6-3 despite 47-27 shot advantage.
Quinn Smith scored twice and Parker Milner recorded 19 saves to lead BC past Harvard in the first round of the Beanpot.
SMITH'S CAREER HIGHS
QUINN MATTHEW SMITH; born January 11, 1992 ... shoots left ... played the 2010-11 season for the Youngstown Phantoms of the United States Hockey League ... played prep school hockey at Avon Old Farms, before graduating in 2010.
AS A SOPHMORE (2012-13): Played in all 38 games ... earned the James E. Tiernan Award as the program's most improved player ... recorded 13 points - eight goals and five assists; registered nine points - five goals and four assists - in 27 Hockey East contests ... scored three game-winning goals ... enjoyed three multiple-point performances, including one multiple-goal effort ... scored each of the game's first two goals in a 4-1 win over Harvard (2/4) in the first round of the Beanpot in TD Garden; his second-period score represented the decisive score ... tallied two points - one goal and one assist - in a 9-3 win at Northeastern (1/19) ... netted the game-winning goal in BC's 4-1 home win over Vermont (2/1) ... snapped a 1-1 tie with 2:37 left in the overtime period to lift BC to a win at Merrimack (2/24).
AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12): Played in 32 games ... registered four points - one goal and three assists; recorded all four points in 18 Hockey East contests ... finished the season with a +4 rating in league play ... enjoyed one multiple-point performance ... tallied two assists - the first two points of his collegiate career - in a 6-1 win at Boston University (12/3) ... scored his first collegiate goal - his lone goal of the season - at 6:21 of the first period in the team's 6-1 win at Vermont (2/10).
BEFORE BC: Registered 17 points - nine goals and eight assists - in 52 games with Youngstown in 2010-11 ... earned team MVP honors as a senior at Avon Old Farms; led the 2009-10 Winged Beavers to an 18-7-1 record and the New England Division I Prep School title ... notched 46 points - 21 goals and 25 assists - in 2009-10 ... served as team captain in 2009-10 ... played for head coach John Gardner.
PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... Quinn and his brother Grant are the sons of Madonna Sacco and Brian Smith.