CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Syracuse University freshman Emma Ward recorded the go-ahead goal with 1:39 left and sophomore Emma Tyrrell scored into an empty net in the final minute to secure the No. 3-ranked Orange’s 19-17 victory over No. 4 Boston College on Friday in an Atlantic Coast Conference semifinal.
Ward finished with five goals and an assist, Tyrrell scored four goals and Sierra Cockerille totaled three goals and an assist for Syracuse (14-2), which advances to face top-ranked and host North Carolina in Sunday’s title game at noon.
Meaghan Tyrrell chipped in with two goals and three assists and goalie Ava Goldstock made seven saves in the win against Boston College (13-3).