|1st||4:41||BC||1-0||PP||Lexi Bender (1)||Emily Pfalzer/1, Katie Burt/1|
|1st||6:15||SYR||1-1||PP||Melissa Piacentini (1)||Nicole Renault/1, Larissa Martyniuk/1|
|1st||13:17||BC||2-1||EV||Lexi Bender (2)||Dana Trivigno/1, Emily Field/1|
|1st||16:23||BC||3-1||EV GW||Haley Skarupa (1)||Dana Trivigno/2|
|2nd||5:24||BC||4-1||EV||Kristyn Capizzano (1)||Alex Carpenter/1, Emily Pfalzer/2|
|2nd||6:52||BC||5-1||PP||Lexi Bender (3)||Emily Pfalzer/3|
|2nd||12:24||BC||6-1||EV||Haley McLean (1)||Kenzie Kent/1, Emily Pfalzer/4|
|2nd||14:53||SYR||2-6||EV||Stephanie Grossi (1)||Alysha Burriss/1|
|2nd||16:13||BC||7-2||SH||Haley Skarupa (2)||Alex Carpenter/2|
|3rd||5:22||BC||8-2||EV||Alex Carpenter (1)||Kristyn Capizzano/1|
|3rd||5:40||BC||9-2||EV||Alex Carpenter (2)||Emily Pfalzer/5, Haley Skarupa/1|
|3rd||19:55||BC||10-2||EV||Emily Pfalzer (1)||Kristyn Capizzano/2, Kali Flanagan/1|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|Boston College (1-0-0)||2/6||3/6||1|
|Jenn Gilligan (L, 1-1-0)||40:00||7||14||10||0||24|
|Boston College Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Katie Burt (W, 1-0-0)||60:00||2||5||9||1||15|
Chestnut Hill, Mass. - No. 3 Boston College women's hockey defeated the Syracuse Orange, 10-2, on home ice to open the season. Six different Eagles scored to lead Boston College to victory. The Eagles now lead Syracuse 2-1-1 in the all-time series.
The first goal came off junior defenseman Lexi Bender's stick on a power play five minutes into the first half. Syracuse responded just 90 seconds later on a power play goal from forward Melissa Piacentini.
Bender and junior forward Haley Skarupa, who led the Eagles last season in goals, added two more before the end of the first period to put Boston College up, 3-1, heading into the second.
In the second frame, BC maintained possession in the Orange's zone. Sophomore forward Kristyn Capizzano started off the scoring for the Eagles with a goal five minutes into the period to increase BC's lead to 4-1.
Lexi Bender scored her first career hat trick in the seventh minute off a backhanded pass from senior captain Emily Pfalzer from behind the net.
Sophomore forward Haley McLean scored her first career goal for Boston College in the 13th minute of the second period to put the Eagles up, 6-1. Syracuse's Stephanie Grossi, with five minutes remaining in the second, added another goal for the Orange.
Haley Skarupa responded with a shorthanded goal, her second goal of the game, to close out the period with a 7-2 Eagle lead. Skarupa recorded a +5 throughout the game.
The third period began with two back-to-back goals from junior forward Alex Carpenter. With five seconds remaining in the game, Emily Pfalzer netted the last goal to bring a final score of 10-2 in the Eagles win column. Pfalzer recorded a +7 in the game, assisting on five goals and notching one of her own.
Freshman goaltender Katie Burt recorded her first career start in the net for the Eagles, making 15 saves and tallying an assist on the first goal of the game by junior defenseman Lexi Bender.
Boston College dominated the shot count, 41-17. Six different Eagles recorded multiple points throughout the game including Alex Carpenter (4), Kristyn Capizzano (3), Dana Trivigno (2), Emily Pfalzer (6), Lexi Bender (3), and Haley Skarupa (3).
The Eagles are back in action on Oct. 10 as they travel to Canton, N.Y. for a two-game series against St. Lawrence.