Archive for Thursday, March 22, 2007

NCAA title eludes B.C., Fardelmann

March 22, 2007

Despite receiving a goal from Lansing native Meghan Fardelmann, the Boston College women's ice hockey team lost to Minnesota-Duluth, 4-3, in overtime Friday night in the Frozen Four semifinals in Lake Placid, N.Y.

The loss ended the Eagles' season at 24-10-2.

Wisconsin defeated Minnesota-Duluth, 4-1, in Sunday's finals and collected its second straight championship.

For Boston College, the loss in the national semifinals brought to a close the most successful season in school history. The season almost included an appearance in the finals, however. B.C. held a 3-2 lead before UMD tied the game with 4:20 remaining in regulation. UMD sealed the victory with 9:20 left in the second overtime period.

Fardelmann, a sophomore and two-time Hockey East Player of the Week this season, finished the year ranked second on the team in goals with 24.

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