No. 10 Field Hockey Loses Battle to No. 1 North Carolina, 2-0
Oct. 6, 2007
Chapel Hill, N.C.--No. 10 Boston College fell to No. 1 North Carolina, 2-0, on Saturday, Oct. 6. The Eagles dropped their third ACC contest and are 8-5 on the season. The Tar Heels improve to 13-0 and win their fourth ACC match-up.
The Tar Heels netted their first goal in the 19th minute of play. Senior Laree Beans notched her seventh goal of the season on a deflection from freshman Katelyn Falgowski.
Junior goalkeeper Julia Berkowitz recorded nine saves in the first half as UNC outshot BC 14-1. The Tar Heels had 10 penalty corners and the Eagles did not have any.
It took most of the second half for North Carolina to score an insurance goal. Senior Rachel Dawson scored on a direct shot off one of the Tar Heel's seven corner opportunities in the half. Senior Jesse Gay and Falgowski recorded assists.
Berkowitz recorded a career-high 17 saves in the contest. Her previous high was 15 in the double overtime 2-1 victory over Duke on Sept. 30, 2006.
Head Coach Ainslee Lamb was impressed with the play of her defense.
"The defense played another fantastic game anchored by Julia [Berkowitz's] stellar play," Lamb said. "She made simple and outstanding saves today."
The Tar Heels took 14 shots in the second half, to total 28 on the day. The Eagles took two shots to total three overall. They had two corners in the second half. North Carolina goalkeeper Brianna O'Donnell recorded one save in the contest.
The Eagles take on cross-town foe Northeastern on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007 at 1 p.m. on the Huskies' field.