No. 16 Field Hockey Falls to No. 12 Boston College

Victoria Boylett tallied her first career goal  (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard field hockey team (10-5) dropped its third-to-last game of the season Thursday evening, falling to No. 12 Boston College (10-7), 4-1.

The Eagles managed two goals in the first half and came out firing in the second half, adding two more scores to its tally. Brittany Sheenan accounted for the first goal at 25:40, assisted from a sliding pass from Ymke Rose Gote. Emily McCoy snuck in the second goal for BC at 34:33 with a quick shot to the back corner.

Early in the second half, Sheenan provided an assist on BC's third goal as Lucy Lytle tipped in her shot. After ten minutes of back-and-forth play, McCoy notched her second of the game to put the Eagles ahead, 4-0. Harvard fought back, ultimately netting a goal after a penalty corner was stopped by Ellie Cookson and tipped to Victoria Boylett, marking her first career goal.

Harvard's sophomore goalkeeper, Libby Manela finished the game with two saves as BC registered seven total shots.

On Saturday, the Crimson jump back into Ivy League play, visiting Dartmouth (3-10, 0-5 Ivy) at 1 p.m.