Men's Soccer Tops NC State, 2-1
Sept. 27, 2013
Raleigh, N.C. -
Boston College scored two second half goals in a 2-1 victory over NC State in an ACC game on Friday night at Dail Soccer Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina. BC improved to 4-2-2 overall and 2-1-1 in the ACC, while NC State dropped to 4-2-1 and 1-2-1 in the conference.
Junior defender Matt Wendelken scored his first career goal in the 47th minute to give BC a 1-0 lead. Wendelken scored on a header off a free kick from freshman Zeiko Lewis. He directed the ball into the right far post. It was the fourth assist of the season for Lewis.
BC's lead lasted until the 64th minute of play when Clement Simonin scored off a corner kick. It was his third goal of the season.
The Eagles took the lead for good with 10 minutes left in the match when sophomore Atobra Ampadu sent a low shot to the left of goal from the top of the box. It was the BC midfielder's second goal of the season. Junior midfielder Giuliano Frano registered the assist on the go-ahead goal.
Junior goalkeeper Keady Segel made eight saves to pick up his third win the season. NC State's Nazmi Albadawi had two chances - one in the 82nd minute and a dangerous attempt in the 89th minute - which Segel turned away for the win. NC State's goalkeeper Fabian Otte had one save.
Boston College had three shots on goal, while NC State had nine. Both teams had six corner kicks in the match.
The Eagles' next game is on Friday, October 4 at Maryland at 7:30 p.m. BC's next home match is on October 8 against Syracuse at 5 p.m.