The 5 Best BC Sports Moments of 2011

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2011 was not great for the interests of Boston College sports, but you knew that already. In spite of that, there remained several enjoyable individual moments upon which we should reflect. This year, the pool of great moments is thinner, and that probably reflects in this Top 5 – alright, it definitely reflects – but with Christmas having just come and gone, we could use some more cheer.

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5. Women’s lacrosse qualifies for NCAA tournament for first time

The women’s lacrosse program was founded in 1992, but it took them until 2011 to find their way to the NCAA Tournament. Unfortunately, the Eagles lost in the tournament to Northwestern, but it took nothing away from the best season BC has in this sport.

This team had other accomplishments outside of making their first-ever NCAA Tournament. Kristin Igoe and Brittany Wilton were named to the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association All-American team; Igoe was on the first team while Wilton made the third team.