CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - The #15/14 Boston College women's hockey team skated to a season-opening 4-1 victory over Franklin Pierce on Saturday afternoon at Kelley Rink.
A scoreless first period gave way to the teams trading goals in the middle frame, with Cayla Barnes scoring for BC in her return to the Heights, to head into the third period knotted at 1-1. The Eagles then scored three unanswered for the win, with Kate Ham's first career score standing up to be the game-winning goal.
Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 | 1:00 p.m.
Kelley Rink | Chestnut Hill, Mass.
- Boston College had the 49-18 lead in shots on goal ...
- Franklin Pierce did not have a power-play opportunity while Boston College went 0-for-1.
- Boston College now holds an overall mark of 1-0-0 in the all-time series against Franklin Pierce.
- The Eagles are now 17-11-1 all-tie in season-opening games with a mark of 11-4-1 under head coach Katie Crowley.
- Boston College is now 21-7-1 in the home-opener with a mark of 14-1-1 under Crowley.
- Abigail Levy finished with 17 saves for Boston College ... with her 15th save of the game, Levy reached 3,000 career saves.
- Hannah Bilka and Cayla Barnes each tallied one goal and one assist ... it was Bilka's 23rd career multi-point game and the 13th for Barnes.
- With her assist, Bilka became the 30th player in program history to reach 50 career assists.
- Kate Ham recorded her first career goal.
- This marked the second time Sidney Fess has recorded an assist on a game-winning goal.
Boston College (1-0-0)
Franklin Pierce (0-1-0)
Boston College will play a single game next week, heading to Quinnipiac for a non-conference matchup on Friday, Sept. 30.