Oct. 8, 1997
Fitzgerald's Three Goals Lead BC Over Rhode Island
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Senior back Marion Fitzgerald (Little Silver, N.J.) scored a career-high three goals as the Boston College field hockey team defeated the University of Rhode Island, 5-0, at Alumni Stadium.
Fitzgerald, who scored all of her goals in the first half, entered the game with just four goals in 70 career games. Junior back Anne Marie Ambros (Bridgeton, N.J.) added a career-high four assists in the victory.
Boston College improves to 7-4 while Rhode Island remains winless at 0-13.
Post Game Notes... Fitzgerald's three goals is the highest Eagle individual scoring output since current senior Andrea Durko scored four on 10/26/96 versus Holy Cross... Ambros' previous career-high in assists was two, set three times... Junior back Janis Cornwell had a career-high two assists in the victory... The five goals scored by the Eagles ties a season-high... The Eagles also scored five goals in wins over Southwest Missouri State on 9/5 and LaSalle on 9/6.... With one goal and one assist, Durko continues to lead the team in scoring with 17 points (7 goals, 3 assists)... Fitzgerald now has five goals on the season... The Eagles will host Duke University (6-4, #12 in the nation) on Saturday at 1 p.m.
1 2 Final Boston College (7-4) 4 1 - 5 Rhode Island (0-13) 0 0 - 0 Scoring Summary Team Half Time Goal (Assist) BC 1 15:45 Marion Fitzgerald - penalty stroke BC 1 20:35 Fitzgerald (Janis Cornwell, Anne Marie Ambros) BC 1 29:55 Fitzgerald (Cornwell, Ambros) BC 1 33:38 Andrea Durko (Ambros) BC 2 11:11 Joy Ramsbotham (Durko, Ambros) Goalkeeper Saves: BC - Jill Dedman, 70 min., 1 save URI - Amanda Halya, 35 min., 8 saves Jackie Pizzi, 35 min., 11 saves Shots on Cage: Penalty Corners BC 27 BC 13 URI 1 URI 1