(CHESTNUT HILL, Mass.) The UNB Varsity Reds dropped a 4-2 decision to the NCAA's No. 13 ranked Boston College Eagles on Saturday.
The Eagles scored 3:14 into the first period and never surrendered the lead.
Boston College built a 3-0 lead before Chris Caissy(Campbellton, NB) got the Varsity Reds on the scoreboard.
With UNB working a 5-on-3 man advantage, Cam Brace(Etobicoke, ON) set up Caissy's one-timer.
Chris Clapperton(Cap Espoir, QC) added a goal with less than five minutes to play to make it 4-2, but that's as close as UNB would get.
The Varsity Reds held the Boston College power-play off the scoresheet. The Eagles were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
UNB outshot BC 36-22.
The Varsity Reds now return home for their Atlantic University Sport regular season opener.
UNB hosts the Universite de Moncton Aigles Bleus Wednesday, at 7:00pm.
The 2017 U SPORTS championship banner will be unveiled in a brief ceremony before the game's opening faceoff.
Tickets are still available at the Aitken Centre box office and on line, at www.vreds.ca
RECAP BY: UNB Athletics
PHOTOS BY: Boston College Sports Information