March 2, 2011

No. 16 BC Rolls Yale, Improves to 4-0

from press release

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- The No. 16 Boston College women's lacrosse team improved to 4-0 on the season with a 18-4 non-conference victory over Yale at Reese Stadium on the campus of the university on Wednesday afternoon.

Senior Kristin Igoe led the offensive attack for Boston College with five goals, while freshman Moira Barry added four goals. Junior Brittany Wilton added two goals and three assists.

Igoe gave Yale fits from the start of the game. The Framingham native scored five goals while Barry notched three as Boston College took an 11-0 first half lead. The Eagles outshot the Bulldogs, 16-2 in the first half.

Yale scored the first two goals of the second half but BC's Jill Amo and Sam Taylor tallied goals to keep the Eagles in control, 13-2. Yale came back again with two more goals to cut into the Eagles lead, 13-4.

Boston College responded with five straight goals to earn the win. In the five goal run, Barry tallied her fourth goals, while sophomore Brooke Blue (three goals) notched a goal and an assist and Wilton added one goal and two assists.

The two teams had 10 shots each in the second half, though the Eagles put eight on goal to Yale's six.

BC goalkeeper Sheila Serafino, a senior, had four saves in her fourth victory of the season. BC outshot the Bulldogs, 26-12, in the game.

The Eagles next match is on Saturday, March 5 as BC will head to Worcester to play at Holy Cross (3 p.m.).

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