CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Dana Trivigno, Emily Field and Haley Skarupa each scored two goals and senior co-captain Corinne Boyles stopped 30 shots as No. 5 Boston College defeated Northeastern 6-1 at Kelley Rink on Sunday night.
Emily Field gave the Eagles a 1-0 lead with a short-handed goal at 11:57 of the first period. Kaliya Johnson picked up the loose puck in the neutral zone and dumped it into Northeastern territory where Field picked it up behind the net, before NU goaltender Chloe Desjardins could handle it, and slid the puck between the netminder's pads and into the goal.
The Huskies evened the score at 13:46 of the opening stanza when Brittany Esposito scooped up the rebound on Hayley Scamurra's shot and flipped it into the net past BC goaltender Corinne Boyles for her first goal of the season.
BC continued its strong special teams play with a power-play goal at 18:42 of the first period. Haley Skarupa took a feed from Taylor Wasylk and wristed a cross-ice pass from the dot to Dana Trivigno, who hammered it home past the dive of Desjardins.
The Eagles doubled the lead at 16:15 of the second period with their second power-play goal of the game. Taylor Wasylk passed the puck from the top of the far circle to Lexi Bender on the goal line who slid it to the top of the crease where Haley Skarupa punched it in to give BC the 3-1 lead.
Field scored her second goal of the night at 2:21 of the third stanza when she took a pass from Trivigno at the blue line, skated the puck to the middle of the circle and beat Desjardins nearside to give the Eagles a 4-1 lead.
Skarupa scored the third power-play goal of the night when she caught Desjardins out of position from the dot at 4:40 of the third period to make the score 5-1. Trivigno concluded the scoring at 15:58 of the third frame when she buried a feed from Field for her second goal of the contest.
Boyles made 30 saves and improves to 7-2-0. Desjardins stopped 14 shots in 55:58 and falls to 5-6-1 in defeat.
BC was 3-7 on the power play while Northeastern went 0-4 on the man-advantage.
Northeastern had a 31-24 advantage in shots in the game.
The Eagles are back in action Friday, Nov. 15 at Quinnipiac.