No. 9 Women's Soccer Improves to 6-0-1
Sept. 19, 2007
CHESTNUT HILL, MA -
The ninth ranked Boston College women's soccer team dominated play against Fairfield and came away with a 2-0 non-conference victory at the Newton Soccer Field. The Eagles improved to 6-0-1 on the season while Fairfield dropped to 2-4-1.
Boston College broke a scoreless tie just 13 minutes into the action. Sophomore Kelly Henderson got on end of a deflection off Chelsea Regan's header to give the Eagles a 1-0 lead. The goal was set up by a deep ball into the front of the box by junior Caroline Walden. Henderson now has two goals and one assist for five points, while Regan has two goals and two assists for a team leading six points.
Junior midfielder Caitlin Hiler would give the Eagles some breathing room as she placed a shot right over the Stags goalkeeper Brett Moran for a 2-0 lead at 57:56. Hiler's shot was from about 25-yards out and flew right below the crossbar. It was Hiler's second goal of the season.
The Eagles offense continued to attack as they out shot the Stags, 23-0. Fairfield's keeper Brett Maron kept the Stags in the game making 13 saves, including two in the same sequence on sophomore Melissa Gimpel in the box in the 67th minute of play.
In the 69th minute of action, senior Kia McNeill almost gave the Eagles a 3-0 lead when she nailed the post on a shot off a corner kick.
Boston College continued to shine, keeping the Stags from registering a shot or a corner kick throughout the game. Junior goalkeeper Sarah Buonomo earned her sixth shutout of the season and is now 6-0-1 on the year.
The Eagles will host Northeastern on Friday, Sept. 21 (3 p.m.) at the Newton Soccer Field.