Boston College Flies by Le Moyne on Senior Day

The Boston College lacrosse team topped Le Moyne 17-6 on the Eagles senior day on Saturday afternoon in Newton, Mass. The Eagles improved to 12-5 on the season, while Le Moyne fell to 9-6.

Boston College took a moment to honor the teams five seniors prior to the start of the contest. Suzanne Cannon, Blair Clancy, Lauren Costello, Peyton Killeen and Mary Stinson were recognized for their dedication and success during their time with the Eagles.

BC started the game off on the right foot by grabbing the first four scores of the match. Freshman Brooke Blue tallied two goals with sophomore Brittany Wilton and Killeen grabbing one each. The Dolphins responded with two tallies of their own before the Eagles took a 7-2 lead thanks to sophomore Sam Taylor and two goals by Costello. Le Moyne would notch two more before the end of the period to set the score at 7-4 entering halftime.

The Eagles flew out of the break with new life and grabbed the first seven goals of the second half to take a 14-4 lead. Costello and Taylor notched two more each, with Blue and junior

Hannah Alley tallying a score as well. Freshman Kate Rooney also got on the scoreboard by tallying her first collegiate goal at 15:51 of the half.

Le Moyne scored twice more on the day before Stinson and Cannon would add their names to the box score as well, scoring in the final 6:31. Overall, four of the teams five seniors would tally goals on senior day, with Clancy coming inches from notching the first goal of her career as well. The game would finish at 17-6.

Junior goalie Sheila Serafino made four saves on the day with sophomore Catherine Conway earning a save as well in net. The Eagles outshot Le Moyne, 31-13.

Boston College will travel to Harvard this Wednesday to meet the Crimson at 7:00 p.m.

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Newton, Mass. Lauren Costello had a hand in seven goals to lead Boston College to a 17-6 victory over the Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team on Saturday afternoon at Newton Campus Field.

Boston College jumped out to a 4-0 lead through the opening 11:23 of the contest. Brooke Blue scored the game's first goal off a feed from Costello 41 seconds in. Peyton Killeen followed with a goal off a free-position shot at the 26:28. Costello then picked up consecutive assists on goals by Brittany Wilton and Brooke Blue.

The Dolphins broke through with consecutive goals to cut their deficit in half with 10:13 remaining in the half. Freshman Brenna Bauer (Rochester, N.Y./Brighton) scored at the 15:12 mark, while sophomore Brittany Brigandi (Syracuse, N.Y./Christian Brothers Academy/UMass) found the back of the net off a pass from junior Leah Lazarz (Liverpool, N.Y./Liverpool).

The Eagles answered back with three straight goals to take a 7-2 lead. Costello scored at the 7:57 and 2:30 marks, while Sam Taylor scored off a free-position shot with 7:15 to go.

Le Moyne closed out the half with a pair of goals to get within 7-4 at the intermission. The Dolphins were the beneficiary of an errant Boston College pass that went into the goal. Junior Michelle Phillips (Johnson City, N.Y./Maine-Endwell) beat the halftime horn by scoring her 16t goal of the year with one second left.

Boston College exploded out of the gates in the second half with seven straight goals to take a 10-goal lead. Costello and Taylor each scored twice in the run, while Hannah Alley, Blue and Kate Rooney also tallied goals.

Brigandi, who missed Le Moyne's last six games due to injury, answered with a pair of goals, her team-leading 28th and 29th of the season, in a span of 2:49 to make the score 14-6.

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