BOSTON – Top-ranked Boston University advanced to the 60th Beanpot title game with a 3-1 victory against Harvard at the TD Garden on Monday.
It marks the 16th time in the last 18 years that the Terriers will play for the Beanpot trophy. BU will make its 49th overall appearance in the championship round. The Terriers have brought home the trophy 29 times.
|No. 1 Boston University 3, Harvard 1|
|No. 5 Boston College 7, Northeastern 1|
Playing in his 100th career game, junior Wade Megan led the Terriers with two goals in the second period. Megan found the back of the net at 7:30 in the second period with assists from classmate Sean Escobedo and sophomore Sahir Gill.
Megan recorded his second tally of the night less than seven minutes later, as he hit the back of the net at the 14:02 mark with another assist from Gill.
Sophomore forward Matt Nieto also scored for the Terriers, striking at the 8:14 mark of the first period with assists from junior Alex Chiasson and Escobedo.
Senior goaltender Kieran Millan stopped 29 shots to earn the fourth Beanpot victory of his career.