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The eagles pass in front of the Holy Cross

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – The Boston College women’s basketball team passed Holy Cross on Saturday afternoon with a 75-50 victory at Conte Forum.

The Eagles improve to 2-0 for the fourth time in as many years, while Holy Cross drops to 0-2.

Taylor Soule put on another efficient performance, shooting 9 for 11 from the ground en route to a top 21 points (14 in the first half). The senior forward was one of three players to lead the team with five rebounds, and she added three assists.

Ally VanTimmeren scored a high 10 points with five out of the glass, while five other players scored at least five points. Marnelle Garraud had a stellar outing executing offense as she distributed nine best assists for a single turnover in 25 minutes. The goalie also led the team with five interceptions in the victory.

Holy Cross stayed close to the Eagles early in the competition. With the score tied at 10-10 at the end of the period, the Eagles pulled off a 13-4 streak that was capped by a pair of Kaylah ivey drapes, giving BC the edge for good.

HC climbed to less than four in the middle of a low-scoring second quarter before the Eagles extended the lead to 11 before halftime with a 9-2 push. BC entered the break with a 38-27 lead.

It was all at Boston College in the second half, where he earned a second straight win of at least 25 points.

The Eagles assisted on 22 of 29 field goals, scored 34 points on 29 Holy Cross turnovers and led with 40 points in the paint. British Columbia also forced 16 interceptions in the win and scored 21 second chance points.

British Columbia hit the road for the first time this season on Wednesday when they face Boston University at 6 p.m.

Advice

  • BC is 31-10, 18-3 at home in the all-time series.
  • The Eagles have won 11 straight home games in the series.
  • Soule shot 17 for 21 from the field in the first two games of the series.
  • The Eagles have won 11 straight home games in the series.
  • British Columbia have won 25 straight games allowing 65 points or less.