Sept. 23, 2008
NEWTON, Mass. -- Senior Rhett Bernstein knocked a loose ball inside the 18-yard box into the net for the game's only goal as Brown defeated No. 13 Boston College, 1-0, in non-league action before 482 fans at the Newton Campus Soccer Complex.
The visiting Bears (4-2-1) capitalized on a corner kick taken by Darren Howerton in the 48th minute. It was one of five Bear corners taken in the second half.
Host Boston College (3-3-1) finished the game with a 20-9 advantage in shots, yet totaled three shots on Brown sophomore goalkeeper Paul Grandstrand, who captured his first victory of the season. Of the Eagles 20 shots, eight were blocked by the Brown defense before reaching the goal and a ninth caromed off the post and out of bounds.
BC enjoyed is finest scoring chance in the 84th minute. Just less than two minutes after entering the match, junior Mor Avi Hanan unleashed a left-footed strike from 22 yards from the far right side that ricocheted off left post and out of bounds back on the right side.
In the 87th minute, senior Alejandro Bedoya was hauled down just outside 18 yards that resulted in an Avi Hanan direct kick was blocked.
Sophomore Mario Uribe attempted a game-high six shots in the match, while Bedoya finished with four.
A total of 26 fouls were called -- 15 on Brown and 11 on Boston College.
BC senior Chris Brown registered three saves in net.
Next, Boston College travels to Raleigh, N.C., to face NC State in an Atlantic Coast Conference match on Saturday, Sept. 27. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.