Eagles return to quarterfinals

[BOSTON COLLEGE-WEST VIRGINIA WOMEN] West Virginia's 14-game winning streak -- the second longest in the country -- came to a crashing halt as Boston College pounded the Mountaineers, 4-0, Friday to move into the quarterfinals of the NCAA Women's Tournament for the second year in a row.

Brooke Knowlton scored a goal in each half to lead the Eagles.

BC dominated the first half, holding a 9-3 edge in shots over the Mountaineers, and got goals from Knowlton and Julia Bouchelle, both off assists from Kristen Mewis.

Knowlton scored her second goal of the game in the 56th minute, and the Eagles closed out the scoring with six minutes remaining as Victoria DiMartino scored her 10th goal of the season.

The Eagles will play in the Elite Eight game at home for the first time against the winner of Saturday's game between UC Irvine and Washington.

Nov. 19 in Newton, Mass.
Boston College 4 West Virginia 0. Goals: Knowlton 6 (Mewis) 22, Bouchelle 2 (Mewis) 32, Knowlton 7 (Crutchfield) 56, DiMartino 10 (unassisted) 85
Boston College -- Mastroianni, Regan, Beyar, Lombard, Cerrone, Crutchfield, Bouchelle, Mewis, K.McCarthy, DiMartino, Knowlton. Subs: Payne, Caldwell, Wagner, Blose, MacNeil, Vettori, Wirth.
West Virginia -- Butler, Barklage, Lewis, Henderson, B.McCarthy, Rodriguez, Larkin, Szwed, Miller, Mischler, Silva. Subs: Dillon, Corrroto, Smith.
Referee: Gunther Sihler.
Att.: 710.

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