No. 24 Women's Soccer Hosts No. 1 FSU on Thursday Night
Oct. 17, 2012
Chestnut Hill, Mass. -
Boston College vs. No. 1 Florida State
WHEN: Thursday, October 18, 2012
TIME: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Newton Soccer Field
LIVE STATS: www.bceagles.com
Boston College will host No. 1 and undefeated Florida State on Thursday, October 18 at 7 p.m. Admission to the game is free.
Florida State is the only undefeated Division 1 women's soccer program in the country at 14-0-0.
This is the first of two consecutive home games for Boston College. The Eagles will host Miami on Sunday, October 21 at 1 p.m. The BC program will celebrate "Senior Day" prior to the start of the match.
Florida State leads the series, 8-0-2.
Last season, the two teams played 84 minutes of play before FSU's Dagny Brynjarsdottir scored to give the Noles a 1-0 victory. It marked the sixth game in the overall series that the two teams played in a 1-0 decision.
BC and FSU have met twice in the NCAA Tournament. In the 2004 game, Boston College advanced on PK's. In 2008, FSU won the game, 1-0.
Goalkeeper: Alexa Gaul
Forwards: McKenzie Meehan, Stephanie McCarthy.
Boston College as an RPI of 27 and is ranked 24th by the NSCAA.
TopDrawerSoccer.com has BC at 24 this week, while Soccer Times placed BC in 20.
Senior Kristen Mewis leads the Eagles in scoring with 12 goals and 11 assists for 35 points. She tallied a goal and three assists in the win vs. NC State last week. It was the first time she recorded three assists in a game. She has notched at least a goal and an assist in the last three games.
Sophomore Stephanie McCaffrey is the second leading scorer with eight goals and five assists for 21 points.
Freshman Jana Jeffrey earned her first start in the 6-2 win over NC State. The rookie midfielder made her presence known early as she notched the first goal of the game just four minutes into the match. She now has four goals and two assists for 10 points.
Boston College is now 3-4-0 with nine points for seventh place in the ACC. Three teams are tied for fourth place with 13 points - UNC (4-2-1), Wake Forest (4-2-1) and UVA (4-3-1). The Eagles have tonight's game vs. FSU, Miami (2-4-1) and UVA left in regular season action.