It's in the aftermath of heartbreaking defeat that perspective and silver linings rise to the surface.
First comes perspective. In 2018, the Boston College women’s lacrosse team submitted a season for the ages, falling just short of winning the program’s first national title for the second consecutive year.
After losing to Maryland in the 2017 Division 1 championship game, BC (22-2) stormed through an undefeated regular season (17-0). Then came their electrifying tournament run, fueled by a relentless offensive attack led by Sam Apuzzo and Dempsey Arsenault (New Hampton, N.H.).