Lacrosse Seeks Trip to ACC Finals on Sunday

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – The Boston College lacrosse team aims for an ACC finals trip on Sunday when it faces No. 6 seed Virginia on Sunday at 3:30 pm The winner would earn a trip to the ACC Championship next Saturday hosted by the highest remaining seed.

About the Eagles
Last Time Out
Boston College earned a 19-13 victory over No. 7 seed Virginia Tech on Friday in the quarterfinals. It’s the fifth straight to the semifinals for the Eagles after a balanced attack on offense, where six players scored at least twice and four players registered a hat trick. Ten of the 19 goals were assisted on as well. The 19 goals are the most in an ACC Tournament game since 2018 in the quarterfinals against Louisville when the Eagles also scored 19. Caitlynn Mossman paced the offense tying a career-high with five goals. It’s the fourth hat trick of the season for the senior. Jenn Medjid tied a team-high with six points thanks to three goals and three assists. Mckenna Davis came off the bench with a career day, firing in a personal-high six points with three scores and a career-high three assists.

A Win Would
– Send BC to a third finals trip in the last four seasons.
– Give the Eagles a 16-2 record.
– Earn a seventh straight triumph against Virginia in the series.
– Give Boston College a 2-2 mark against UVA in the ACC Tournament.

Win 150 for Walker-Weinstein
head coach Acacia Walker-Weinstein earned her 150th win at Boston College yesterday. She is 150-46 over 10 seasons in her time on the heights.

Medjid hits 200
The senior attacker for the Eagles became the 13th player in program history to accomplish the feat. She finished with three goals and three assists for six points in the Virginia Tech win.

Scouting UVA
– Virginia is coming off an 18-14 upset over No. 3 seed Syracuse on Friday in the quarterfinals.
Rachel Clark scored six goals to lead the team on offense. Ashlyn McGovern added four and Morgan Schwab totaled three goals.
– UVA is 9-8 on the season and have yet to win back-to-back games since starting 2-0.
Clark and McGovern both have a team-high 52 goals in the season. Thanks to nine assists, Clark leads the team with 61 points.
– Schwab leads the way with 25 helpers on top of 18 goals for 43 points.
– Ashley Vernon between the posts has a .384 save percentage and 118 saves.

Series History
The Eagles have won the last six games in the series, including the matchup earlier this season in a 22-13 win. BC tied a season high with 22 goals thanks to a second half surge in which the Eagles scored 13 in the final two periods. North scored six times in the win, leading four Eagles with at least four scores.

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