No. 5 Men's Soccer Falls At No. 14 Brown In Overtime, 1-0
Oct. 10, 2007
Providence -- Laurent Manual scored the game's only goal in the 93rd minute as 14th-ranked Brown defeated No. 5 Boston College in overtime in non-league action on Wednesday.
The loss snaps BC's seven-game unbeaten streak during which it went 6-0-1 and outscored opponents 20-4.
The Eagles fall to 7-2-1 overall, while Brown improves its record to 8-1-1.
Brown's Dylan Sheehan received a long feed within the 18-yard box with his back to the net and made a touch pass away from the goal to Manuel who blasted a low, right-footed shot from 22 yards out through traffic that was deflected past BC junior goalkeeper Chris Brown's outstretched dive to his left at 92:42.
The host Bears outshot the Eagles, 16-10, including a 7-2 edge in the game's first 45 minutes.
Chris Brown recorded a four saves and suffered just his second defeat of the season for BC.
Junior Alejandro Bedoya, the ACC's scoring leader, took a team-high three shots. He had a particularly good scoring chance with 25 minutes left in the game as he shook three defenders and fired a left-footed shot that Bears' goalkeeper Paul Grandstrand made a great save on.
Grandstrand finished with three saves in the victory.
Today's game marked the third time this season that BC has played overtime. The team is an even 1-1-1 in those games, having defeated North Carolina (Sept. 22) and tied Yale (Sept. 26) prior to tonight's loss.
Next up for BC is a home match against Providence on Tuesday, Oct. 16. First touch is set for 7 p.m. A video broadcast of Tuesday's BC vs. PC match may be viewed live over the internet at accselect.com.