Roy stars as Northeastern gets by BU in Beanpot semis

Freshman Kevin Roy earned his first career hat trick, leading Northeastern to a surprising 3-2 victory over Boston University in semifinal action of the 61st annual Beanpot at TD Garden.

Garrett Vermeersch added two assists for the Huskies, who have advanced to the second Monday of this tournament for the third time in the last five seasons.

Chris Rawlings made 32 saves for Northeastern, which will meet either Boston College or Harvard in the final seven days from now.

Danny O'Regan and Sahir Gill tallied for the Terriers, who haven't triumphed in the tourney since 2009, and were coming off a 3-2 overtime loss to BC in last year's championship.

Matt O'Connor allowed three goals on 26 shots in defeat.