No. 10 Field Hockey Falls to No. 16 Wake Forest, 3-1
Nov. 2, 2013
Chestnut Hill, Mass-The 10th ranked Boston College field hockey team lost, 3-1, to No. 16 Wake Forest in the last regular season game on Saturday afternoon in at Kentner Stadium Winston-Salem, N.C.
The Eagles are now 12-6 on the season and 1-5 in the conference while the Demon Deacons improved to 11-7 and 1-5 in the ACC.
Wake Forest’s Taylor Rhea started off the scoring with an unassisted goal in the 28th minute. Rhea scored all three goals for Wake Forest with only one assisted goal by teammate Jess Newak in the 58th minute.
Senior midfielder Paige Norris scored the lone goal for the Eagles in the 66th minute, marking her second goal of the season.
Wake Forest edged the Eagles in shots, 16-14. Boston College did not take advantage of the 5-1 edge in corners in the game.
The Demon Deacons lead the all-time series, 14-3, earning five of the last six victories. The Eagles took wins in last year's regular-season matchup, 2-1, and in 2010.
The Eagles will host the ACC Tournament for the second time in program history on Nov. 7, 8 and 10. The first game on Nov. 7 is at 11 a.m. and pits the fourth and fifth seeds against each other. The No. 7 and No. 2 seeds battle at 1 p.m. and the No. 6 and No. 3 seeds end the day at 3 p.m. The semifinals will be played at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. and the championship game will be held on Sunday at 1 p.m. The first round of action will be streamed on ESPN3 while the semifinals and championship games will be streamed and broadcast on the ACC Regional Network. For ticket information, visit the ACC Field Hockey Tournament page.
2013 ACC Field Hockey Championship
Quarterfinals – Thursday, Nov. 7
No. 4 Duke vs. No. 5 Virginia, 11 a.m.
No. 2 Syracuse vs. No. 7 Boston College, 1 p.m.
No. 6 Wake Forest vs. No. 3 North Carolina, 3 p.m.
Semifinals – Friday, Nov. 8
No. 1 Maryland vs. Virginia/Duke Winner, 1 p.m.
Semifinal #2, 3:30 p.m.
Championship – Sunday, Nov. 10
ACC Championship Game, 1 p.m.