While students were enjoying their spring break, the No. 8 Boston University women’s hockey team made an unpredictable postseason run all the way into the first round of the NCAA Tournament, where they lost to No. 1 Mercyhurst College, 4-1, on Saturday. The Terriers ended the 2009-10 season 17-9-12 overall and 10-6-5-3 in Hockey East, the fewest losses in program history.
The Boston University men’s hockey team will be heading to the TD Garden for the Hockey East semifinals for a record ninth straight season.
During the first half of the season, sophomore goaltender Kieran Millan was at times a question mark for the Boston University men’s hockey team. This past weekend, however, Millan was the exclamation point, capping off a solid quarterfinals series with a shutout in last night’s 3-0 victory over Merrimack College.
The Boston University women’s hockey team won its first Hockey East Championship in program history Sunday, defeating the University of Connecticut, 2-1, in overtime.
With one weekend left in Hockey East’s regular season, you probably have a better chance tracking down Tiger Woods on a Friday night than trying to predict who will finish where, as the conference tournament approaches.