Senior Charlotte Craddock scored in the fifth minute of overtime Friday to give the top-ranked North Carolina field hockey team a 3-2 win at No. 6 Boston College.
The teams traded goals through regulation, and Craddock earned UNC its first lead of the afternoon with her overtime goal, her team-best fourth gamewinner of the season.
UNC improved to 7-1 overall and 2-1 in ACC play with the win, while BC fell to 7-2, 1-1.
The shutout was the fifth of the season for coach Pam Bustin’s squad and the second in as many games. Meanwhile, the visiting Golden Bears (5-4) were held scoreless for the first time on the fall.
N.C. State improves to 12-1, 1-0 while Syracuse falls to 7-6, 0-1.
Michigan, the top-ranked team in the nation, won the event with a score of 55 points, while No. 5 Georgetown (77), No. 14 Syracuse (134), No. 16 Boston College (192), No. 25 Dartmouth (207), No. 18 Providence (211), New Hampshire (244), Harvard (250), Cornell (254) and Duke rounded out the top 10.