CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - UMass-Lowell scored two power-play goals and added an empty-net goal to earn a 3-1 victory over host Boston College before 4,688 fans in Kelley Rink.
The River Hawks opened the scoring on junior Mark Roebothan's man-advantage goal at 6:59 of the first period. Sophomore Kory Falite gave UML a 2-1 lead at 14:29 of the second period, beating BC goalie John Muse as time expired on a 5-on-3 advantage.
BC cut its deficit in half on freshman Nick Petrecki's goal at 2:01 of the third period, but the Eagles could never draw even.
UMass-Lowell secured the win on Falite's empty-net goal at 19:19.
Muse finished with 13 saves, while UMass-Lowell sophomore Nevin Hamilton made 25 stops.