Women's Soccer To Host No. 9 Wake Forest Thursday Night
Sept. 25, 2013
Chestnut Hill, Mass. - No. 9 WAKE FOREST AT BOSTON COLLEGE
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 26
TIME: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Newton Soccer Field
Boston College women's soccer will host No. 9 Wake Forest on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. Admission is free for all Eagles home regular season games.
The Eagles are currently 4-5-0 and 1-3-0 in the ACC, while Wake Forest is 7-1-1 overall and 2-1-0 in the conference.
BC is coming off a tough 1-0 loss to No. 23 Virginia Tech on Sunday afternoon. Tech scored two minutes into the match on a penalty kick and that was all the offense the Hokies would need.
Wake Forest is coming off it's first loss of the season against No. 21 Maryland on Sunday.
BC vs. Wake Forest
The Eagles have a 5-4-0 edge in the overall series.
BC has lost the last two meetings against the Demon Deacons.
Last year, Wake Forest won the lone match against BC, 2-0.
The two teams first played a match on October 2, 2005. Wake Forest won the game, 2-1.
In this week's RPI rankings, BC is 26, while Wake Forest is 2.
Home Sweet Home
BC is 27-11-5 since the 2010 season.
The Eagles have posted a 75-17-11 record at home since joining the ACC. BC is 23-13-4 against ACC teams at home.
The most games BC has won on home turf in a single season were 14 games in the 2009 season.
Sophomore McKenzie Meehan leads the Eagles in goals scored with six.
Junior Stephanie McCaffrey has a team-leading 14 points (four goals, six assists).
With a 216-108-32 record at Boston College, Coach Foley has won more games than any other women's soccer coach in program history.
Boston College women's soccer program would like to congratulate former defender Anne T Kavanagh '81, as she will be inducted into the BC Hall of Fame next weekend. Kavanagh, who played for current assistant coach Mike Lavigne, earned BC's most prestigious athletic award, Eagle of the Year, in 1981. Kavanagh was a pioneer for the women's soccer program as it advanced from club to varsity level. She was a team captain and was named the team MVP as a senior. Kavanagh graduated with a degree in finance and marketing from the School of Management.
Fans don't miss Sunday's game at NC State. The game will be aired live on ESPN3.
Check out Coach Foley's Monday morning press conference.