No. 19 Men's Soccer Falls At No. 1 Wake Forest, 5-2
Oct. 25, 2008
Senior All-American Alejandro Bedoya scored one goal and added one assist for Boston College, but the 19th-ranked Eagles fell to top-ranked Wake Forest 5-2 in Atlantic Coast Conference competition before 3,979 fans at Spry Stadium in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Wake Forest (15-0-1, 5-0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) scored three unanswered goals in first-half competition and twice in the second half to earn the league victory.
Sophomore midfielder Corben Bone totaled one goal and three assists for the host Demon Deacons.
Boston College (7-5-2, 3-3-0 ACC) twice cut the Demon Deacons lead to two goals - at 3-1 in the 41st minute and at 4-2 in the 54th minute.
Bedoya got the visiting Eagles on the scoreboard at 40:41.
After Jamie Franks scored Wake Forest's fourth goal of the match just 53 seconds in the second half, BC sophomore Shawn Chin scored his first goal of the season at 53:51 to trim the Wake Forest lead back to two goals - at 4-2.
Wake Forest senior Marcus Tracy increased the lead back to three goals, concluding the game's scoring with 22:34 remaining.
Cody Arnoux, Bone, and Sam Cronin each scored first-half goals for Wake Forest.
The Demon Deacons totaled a 17-8 shot advantage in the match. Both teams attempted four corner kicks.
BC senior goalkeeper Chris Brown recorded three saves.
Akira Fitzgerald made four saves in net for Wake Forest.
Next, Boston College hosts Holy Cross in non-league action on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m.