Boston College's Steven Whitney celebrates his goal in the middle of Ferris State goalie Taylor Nelson, Simon Denis and TJ Schlueter during the first period of the NCAA Frozen Four college hockey tournament final, Saturday, in Tampa, Fla. / Daniel Wallace/AP
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Steven Whitney scored twice and Boston College beat Ferris State 4-1 on Saturday night for its fifth NCAA hockey title and third in five seasons.
The Eagles (33-10-1) finished with a 19-game winning streak, outscoring their opponents 77-21 during that span. Ferris State (26-12-5) was making its first Frozen Four appearance.
Paul Carey broke a tie with a power-play goal midway through the first period, redirecting Brian Dumoulin's blast from left point to make it 2-1.
Johnny Gaudreau also scored for Boston College.
Garrett Thompson scored for Ferris State who was denied its first team national championship in school history.