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GALLERY: BC Eagles sweep BU Terriers in latest battle of Comm Ave

By Gracie Davenport and Kate Kotlyar

The Boston University Terriers and the Boston College Eagles met for the 292nd and 293rd times over the weekend in the annual battle of Commonwealth Ave. For the first time in the over-a-century-long rivalry, the teams competed as No. 1 and No. 2 in the country, respectively. The Terriers were toppled to No. 3 after an explosive weekend with packed fan sections at the Conte Forum and Agganis Arena. 

Boston University Terriers prepare to take a faceoff in their defensive zone in the first game in the series of the Battle of Commonwealth Ave. on Friday at Boston College. GRACIE DAVENPORT/BOSTON HOCKEY BLOG
Graduate defenseman Cade Webber (8) takes a shot on goal in a game at Boston College on Friday. GRACIE DAVENPORT/BOSTON HOCKEY BLOG
Freshman forward Macklin Celebrini (71) prepares to take a faceoff in a rivalry game at Boston College on Friday. GRACIE DAVENPORT/ BOSTON HOCKEY BLOG
Terrier Freshman forward Doug Grimes (23) is pulled away from Eagles junior Aidan Hreschuk (7) after a fight in a game at Boston College on Friday. GRACIE DAVENPORT/BOSTON HOCKEY BLOG
Brayden Soffa (CAS ‘24) reacts to the rivalry game between Boston University and Boston College on Saturday. KATE KOTLYAR/DFP PHOTOGRAPHER
Sophomore forward Ryan Greene (9) celebrates junior forward Jack Hughes’ (27) fourth goal of the season in a rivalry game at Boston College on Friday. GRACIE DAVENPORT/ BOSTON HOCKEY BLOG
Zach Schwartz (COM ‘25) celebrates a goal in the game against Boston College on Saturday. KATE KOTLYAR/DFP PHOTOGRAPHER
Freshman forward Shane Lachance (18) attempts to stuff the puck in the net in a game at Boston College on Friday. GRACIE DAVENPORT/BOSTON HOCKEY BLOG
Terriers and Eagles clash in front of the net in a rivalry game between the Terriers and the Eagles at Boston College on Friday. GRACIE DAVENPORT/BOSTON HOCKEY BLOG
Boston University fans react to the rivalry game between Boston University and Boston College on Saturday. KATE KOTLYAR/DFP PHOTOGRAPHER
Senior forward Luke Tuch (11) is pulled out of a scruff in a rivalry game at Boston College on Friday. GRACIE DAVENPORT/BOSTON HOCKEY BLOG
A Boston University fan reacts to the rivalry game between Boston University and Boston College on Saturday. KATE KOTLYAR/DFP PHOTOGRAPHER
The Boston University Dog Pound cheers on the Terriers in the second game of the rivalry series on Saturday. GRACIE DAVENPORT/BOSTON HOCKEY BLOG
Students in the Dog Pound distribute signs during the second game of the rivalry series on Saturday. KATE KOTLYAR/DFP PHOTOGRAPHER
Fans pack Agganis Arena to watch the second game of the Boston University vs. Boston College rivalry series on Saturday. KATE KOTLYAR/DFP PHOTOGRAPHER
A Boston University fan reacts to the rivalry game between Boston University and Boston College on Saturday. KATE KOTLYAR/DFP PHOTOGRAPHER
Terrier sophomore forward Ryan Greene (9) takes a faceoff against sophomore forward Cutter Gauthier (19) in a game at Boston University on Saturday. GRACIE DAVENPORT/BOSTON HOCKEY BLOG
Boston University alum Evan Teplensky (CAS ‘23) and Terrier mascot Rhett cheer during the game between Boston University and Boston College on Saturday. KATE KOTLYAR/DFP PHOTOGRAPHER
The Boston University band plays during a pause in the action during the second game of the rivalry series on Saturday. KATE KOTLYAR/DFP PHOTOGRAPHER
Freshman forward Shane Lachance (18) celebrates his tying goal in a game against Boston College on Saturday. GRACIE DAVENPORT/BOSTON HOCKEY BLOG
Senior Brayden Soffa (middle) and other students celebrate a Boston University goal in a game against Boston College on Saturday. KATE KOTLYAR/DFP PHOTOGRAPHER
The Terriers celebrate freshman forward Shane Lachance’s (18) goal in a game against Boston College on Saturday. GRACIE DAVENPORT/BOSTON HOCKEY BLOG
The Boston University Dog Pound praises junior goaltender Mathieu Caron (62) after a save in a game against Boston College on Saturday. KATE KOTLYAR/DFP PHOTOGRAPHER
Terrier Freshman forward Doug Grimes (23) fights for the puck against sophomore forward Oskar Jellvik (21) in a game at Boston University on Saturday. GRACIE DAVENPORT/ BOSTON HOCKEY BLOG
A Boston University fan reacts to the rivalry game between Boston University and Boston College on Saturday. KATE KOTLYAR/DFP PHOTOGRAPHER
Freshman defender Aiden Celebrini (22) and junior Aidan Hreschuk (7) taunt each other in a rivalry game at Boston University on Saturday. GRACIE DAVENPORT/BOSTON HOCKEY BLOG
Allison Kim (CAS ‘27) reacts to the rivalry game between Boston University and Boston College on Saturday. KATE KOTLYAR/DFP PHOTOGRAPHER
A Boston University fan reacts to the rivalry game between Boston University and Boston College on Saturday. KATE KOTLYAR/DFP PHOTOGRAPHER
Boston College students taunt Boston University fans after beating the Terriers 4-1 on Friday and 4-3 in a game on Saturday. KATE KOTLYAR/DFP PHOTOGRAPHER

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