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Women's Soccer Falls To No. 10 Virginia, 5-1




Oct. 25, 2012

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Charlottesville, VA -

The No. 21 Boston College women's soccer team suffered a 5-1 loss to No. 1 Virgnia at Klockner Stadium in the final ACC match of the season tonight.

The Eagles are now 10-6-3 overall and 4-5-1 in the conference. BC finished eighth in the conference and will travel to Tallahasse to play to-seeded Florida State in the quarterfinal of the ACC Tournament on Sunday, October 28 at 1 p.m. The winner will advance to the semifinal round to play the winner of the Virginia/UNC on Friday, Nov. 2 in the 5 p.m. game at WakeMed Park in Cary, N.C.

Boston College opened the scoring when Victoria DiMartino notched her second goal of the season. The senior from Massapequa Park, New York got on the end of a cross from Stephanie McCaffrey and scored from six yards out.

BC held the lead at the half 1-0. Both teams were tied in shots at the half with nine apiece. Virginia had two corners and BC had zero in the half.

The second half, the Cavaliers came out and attacked the Eagles. Virginia scored five unanswered goals.

In the 48th minute, Virginia tied the game at 1-1 behind a goal by Daneille Colaprico. A minute later, the Cavs went up 2-1 when Emily Sonnett scored. Virginia never looked back.

Ten minutes later, Caroline Miller scored her 13th goal of the season. Molly Menchel scored in the 72nd minute to make it 4-1 UVA. The final Cavs goal came with two minutes to play, Kaili Torres scored her fourth goal of the season.

Virginia had 14 shots in the second half, while BC had seven. The Cavs finished with a 25-15 edge in shots taken. BC goalkeeper Alexa Gaul had a season-high eight saves in the loss. UVA split the time between goalkeepers - Carrie Wisman had one save and Danielle DeLisle had five saves.

Offensivley, BC was led by the lone goal by DiMartino. She had two shots in the match, while Kristen Mewis had six. Stephanie McCaffrey recorded one assist and had two shots.

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