Men's Soccer Plays Revolution In Exhibition Matches
Feb. 21, 2012
The Boston College men's soccer team played a pair of exhibition matches against the New England Revolution on February 10 and February 15 at Gillette Stadium. The Revolution won both matches as it claimed the first meeting, 3-0, and then took the second match, 2-1.
In the February 15 contest, New England's Alec Purdie struck first in the 28th minute after a through ball from Kelyn Rowe found him streaking in the right side of the box. Boston College responded five minutes later when Kyle Bekker found Diego Medina-Mendez inside the 18. Medina-Mendez fired and his shot went through the hands of Matt Reis for the equalizer. The two sides went into halftime tied.
The Revs' Shalrie Joseph broke the deadlock and scored the game-winner in the 52nd minute when he finished a close-range chance from another Rowe feed.
In the initial match between the teams, Rowe scored twice for New England and Michael Roach added a third goal.