Chestnut Hill, MA -
No. 6 Women's Soccer Hosts No. 8 UCF
GAME 7: No. 6 Boston College Hosts No. 8 UCF
WHERE: Newton Soccer Field
TIME: 12 p.m.
LIVE STATS: www.bceagles.com
The No. 6 Boston College women's soccer team will host No. 8 UCF on Sunday, Sept. 9 at noon. It will be the third ranked team BC has played this season. BC is currently 5-0-1, while UCF is 5-1-0.
Boston College is coming off a 2-0 victory over inner-city rival Northeastern. Kristen Mewis and McKenzie Meehan scored last in the second half for the Eagles. Senior Alex Gaul earned her second shutout of the year.
BC vs. UCF
The last time the two teams played Boston College defeated UCF, 2-1, in the second round of the 2004 NCAA Tournament. Current assistant coach Kia McNeill, a freshman, scored the game-winning goal in the 59th minute of the match.
The Eagles and the Knights have two common opponents this season. UCF has lost to No. 1 Florida State, 1-0, and defeated No. 12 Miami, 1-0 in overtime. BC will host Florida State on October 18 and Miami on Sunday, October 21.
The Boston College women's soccer program will celebrate alumni weekend on Sunday, Sept. 9. After the game vs. UCF, the alumni will play a modified soccer game on the Newton Soccer Field. All alumni are welcome to attend the game. Please contact the women's soccer office at (617) 552-9203 if you are interested in taking part in the modified soccer games.
WHAT'S GOING ON
Senior Kristen Mewis has a six game point scoring streak. She scored her third game-winning goal against Northeastern to keep the streak alive. Mewis holds the program record of 11 consecutive games with a goal or assist. She now has three goals and four assists for a team-leading 10 points. The four assists from Mewis places her third on the all-time program list with 30.
Sophomore Stephanie McCaffrey
is also on a roll. The Eagles forward has scored a goal or assist in the last four games. McCaffrey's streak started with two goals vs. BU on August 26. She then had the game-tying goal vs. Stanford, the game-winning goal vs. Pacific and set up the second goal in the 2-0 win over Northeastern on Wednesday.
Senior goalkeeper Alexa Gaul is now 5-0-1 on the season and has recorded three shutouts. Gaul has a GAA of 0.83.
Six games into the season, Boston College has already scored four more goals than the 2001 team did last season (2012 - 16 goals, 12 assists; 2011 - 12 goals, 12 assists).
BC has out shot opponents, 58-22. The Eagles have also earned more corner kicks, 47-18.
Coach Alison Foley is now 206-45-30 while at Boston College.
Stay up to date with BC women's soccer by following the team Twitter account - @bc_wsoc.