Meg MacDonald Leads Women's Soccer Past JU, 1-0
Aug. 29, 2014
Jacksonville, Fla. -
The Boston College women's soccer team defeated Jacksonville, 1-0, on Friday night at Southern Oak Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla. The Eagles are now 2-1-0 overall while Jacksonville is now 1-2.
Boston College will next play at North Florida on Sunday, August 31 at 1 p.m. Fans can view the game on asun.tv. The Eagles return to Boston next week and will play at Northeastern on Wed., Sept. 3 at 6 p.m.
The Eagles carried the play throughout the game as they held a 7-3 lead in shots in the first half and allowed just one shot by Jacksonville in the second half (12-4 edge in shots). Boston College also had a, 6-2, edge in corner kicks.
Senior goalkeeper Alexandra Johnson made two saves and secured her first shutout of the season. She is now 2-1 and has a GAA of 1.00. Jacksonville's goalkeeper Sarah Sierra had seven saves in the game.
Senior forward Stephanie McCaffrey now has 21 career assists, which places her eighth on the all-time list. She also moves into seventh on the all-time list in points with 75 in her career.
Sophomore Meg MacDonald leads the team with two goals this season. A native of Glen Ridge, N.J., MacDonald played in 10 games last year but did not record a point. Her goal vs. Jacksonville was also her first career game-winning goal.
Midfielder Jana Jeffrey returned to action after missing the BU game with an ankle injury.
Senior goalkeeper Alexandra Johnson has started and played all three games this season. She now has 19 career starts.
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