CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The 6-seed Virginia women’s lacrosse team (8-8) fell 16-12 to 3-seed Boston College (13-2) in the ACC Quarterfinals on Wednesday night at Dorrance Field.
Virginia had nine different players score in the game and redshirt senior goalie Charlie Campbell (Lloyd Harbor, N.Y.) had 10 saves. Junior Lillie Kloak (Ridgewood, N.J.), redshirt junior Ashlyn McGovern (Phoenix, Md.) and sophomore Kiki Shaw (Owings Mills, Md.) each had two goals.
Both teams finished with 18 ground balls and Virginia had 11 turnovers to 13 for BC. Boston College had an edge in shots (29-28) and draw controls (16-14). Three players finished with hat tricks for the Eagles.
HOW IT HAPPENED
UVA went on a 3-0 run after BC opened the game with a goal. Shaw scored to put UVA on the board. Freshman Morgan Schwab (Fairport, N.Y.) found Kloak open in front of the goal then McGovern took it on her own to make it 3-1 at 22:38 mark. BC went on a 7-0 run over 16 minutes to lead 8-3. Freshman Maggie Bostain (Richmond, Va.) halted the run with a goal at the 3:52 mark. BC scored, then McGovern ripped a free position goal just before the half as UVA trailed 9-5 at the break.
Virginia continued its scoring with the first three goals of the second half. Senior Halle Graham (Rockville, Md.) scored with the assist from junior Annie Dyson (Alexandria, Va.). Sophomore Jaime Biskup (Manorville, N.Y.) scored, and freshman Mackenzie Hoeg (Mattituck, N.Y.) rounded out the run. BC scored two before UVA countered with a goal by Kloak to cut it to 11-9 with 18:29 to play. The Eagles then had a 3-0 run to go up 14-9. Hoeg found Schwab for her first goal of the night then senior Taylor Regan (Larchmont, N.Y.) scored as UVA closed it to 14-11 with 9:07 on the clock. Shaw notched her second goal of the night after another score for BC as UVA was down 15-12 at the 7:55 mark. BC scored once more with 1:12 remaining.
- It was the 11th multiple goal game for Kloak and ninth for McGovern.
- Graham led the Cavaliers with three ground balls and two caused turnovers.
- Senior Gwin Sinnott (Richmond, Va.) had three ground balls.
- Freshman Aubrey Williams (Purcellville, Va.) had a team-high five draw controls.
The NCAA Championship selections will be made on Sunday, May 9.