Boston College defeats Northeastern, 5-2

They got the jump-start they have been desperately seeking.

They got the fight they were expecting. And in the end, the Eagles from Boston College got their spot in the Beanpot championship game against Boston University as Chris Collins scored twice and defenseman Peter Harrold had a goal and two assists in a 5-2 triumph over Northeastern in last night's opener at the TD Banknorth Garden.

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Boston College's defense, which features just one senior in captain Peter Harrold, to go with one sophomore and four freshmen, is nevertheless an experienced group, as was evident in last night's 5-2 Beanpot victory over Northeastern at TD Banknorth Garden.

Harrold, a 5-foot-11-inch, 190-pounder from Kirtland, Ohio, and a veteran of the Cleveland Barons in the North American Hockey League, had a goal (his fifth) and two assists (his 13th and 14th) against the Huskies.