By Matt Noonan
A variety of tournament hockey games occurred this afternoon and evening, and below are their summaries.
Men’s Ice Hockey:
Boston University 5, Merrimack College 3 – Ben Rosen netted the go-ahead strike for the Terriers at 5:11 in the third as BU defeated Merrimack and earned a first round series sweep. BU’s Wade Megan, who was one of three players to finish with two points, recorded two assists in the victory, while Merrimack’s Jordan Heywood recorded two assists in the setback.
Boston College 4, Vermont 1 – Johnny Gaudreau, Pat Mullane and Steven Whitney each registered one goal and one assist as the Eagles soared past the Catamounts and earned a first round sweep.
Women’s Ice Hockey:
Boston College 3, Harvard 1 – Alex Carpenter, Caitlin Walsh and Haley Skarupa each netted one goal as the Eagles defeated the Crimson in the NCAA quarterfinals. Mary Parker netted the only strike of the afternoon for Harvard, which occurred at 16:00 in the first.