April 14, 2013
BC CLOSES ROAD SWING AT BROWN
Boston College concludes a three-game road swing at Brown University at Stevenson Field in Providence, R.I., on Sunday at 2 p.m.
BC comes into the game on a four-game winning streak which has improved its overall record to 8-6 and its conference mark to 3-2.
During the streak, the Eagles have defeated two ACC opponents in Virginia (3/30) and Duke (4/6) and two America East foes in New Hampshire (4/10) and Vermont (4/12).
With four points in the win over UVM, Sophomore Tewaaraton Award candidate Covie Stanwick increased her season point total to 58 surpassing her 55 point total from her freshman campaign.
Over the last four games BC's other sophomore Tewaaraton candidate, Mikaela Rix, has led the team with 11 points and nine goals while Stanwick has 10 points on six goals and four assists, and freshman Sarah Mannelly has nine goals.
Junior Kate McCarthy has scored eight goals in her last four games after scoring twice in the season's first nine contests.
In the last four games, sophomore goalie Emily Mata has recorded a 7.56 goals-against average and a .415 save percentage while playing every minute in net.
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The Last Meeting
April 18, 2010
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SERIES HISTORY WITH BROWN
Boston College holds a 6-11 all-time mark against Brown with the Eagles having won each of the last four meetings. BC is 4-6 at home and 2-5 on the road against the Bears.
The two teams met every year from 2003-2010 with BC gaining a 5-3 edge in those matchups. BC won each meeting from 2007-2010.
In the last meeting, BC edged Brown 9-8 in double overtime in Providence on April 18, 2010.
The two sides also met every year from 1992-2000 with the Bears staking an 8-1 advantage during that time period.
SCOUTING THE BEARS
Brown comes into Sunday with a 9-3 overall record and a 2-3 mark in Ivy League play. The Bears have won six of their last eight games.
In their most recent outing, the Bears fell at No. 18/- Cornell, 9-7, on Friday.
Bre Hudgins leas Brown with 39 points and 30 goals while Abby Bunting ranks second on the team with 29 points and 26 goals.
Bunting also paces the Bears with 22 ground balls while Grace Healy leads the squad with 55 draw controls.
In goal, Kellie Roddy has made 12 starts recording a 7.81 goals-against average and a .423 save percentage.
IN THE POLLS
The Eagles check in at No. 19 in the IWLCA Coaches Poll making their first appearance in the poll since the organization's preseason rankings.
BC ranks 17th in this week's deBeer Women's Media Poll re-entering the poll for the first time since the ranking's March 4 edition.
In the NCAA's first edition of the RPI rankings released on April 8, Boston College comes in at No. 17.
A LOOK AHEAD
BC concludes its regular season next week, hosting Harvard on Wednesday, April 17 at 4 p.m. before welcoming Canisius on Saturday, April 20 at 1 p.m.
The Eagles will hold a Senior Day ceremony prior to the game against the Golden Griffins.
Boston College will then play in the quarterfinal round of the ACC Championship on Thursday, April 25.