No. 18 Lacrosse Downs Yale, 16-5, on Senior Day
April 28, 2012Photo Gallery
NEWTON, Mass. - No. 18 Boston College lacrosse earned a 16-5 decision against Yale in a Saturday afternoon matchup on Senior Day.
Igoe scored two goals in the outing to surpass Lauren Costello'10 and become BC's all-time leading scorer with 165 career goals.
Freshman Mikaela Rix led all scorers and tied a personal-best with five goals. Freshman Covie Stanwick tallied four points with two goals and two assists, while Wilton and Gummerall each added a pair of goals. Taylor, junior Brooke Blueand sophomore Cali Ceglarski rounded out the goal scorers for BC with one apiece.
Boston College dominated the game's momentum, outshooting Yale, 30-16, and controlling more draws, 15-8. Conway turned away seven shots on net in a complete-game performance for BC.
Rix put the Eagles on the board first with a goal less than one minute into play, but Yale quickly retaliated to knot the score at one aside. The Eagles scored three consecutive goals to take a 4-1 lead with 24:49 to go in the first half. The Bulldogs' Caroline Crow found the back of the net, but Stanwick followed with back-to-back goals of her own to extend the BC lead 6-2 with 6:26 left in the first. Crow scored two more goals before the half expired, but the Eagles were able to take a 6-4 advantage into the break.
BC scored three unanswered goals before Yale was able to post its lone goal of the second half, to make it a 9-5 BC lead with 16:08 remaining.
Rix scored her fourth goal of the day with just over 12 minutes left to spark a 7-0 run by the Eagles, sealing a 16-5 victory for BC on Senior Day.
Boston College returns to action on Tuesday, May 1 in its season finale against New Hampshire at 4 p.m.