Women's Soccer Faces Florida State In ACC Quarterfinal Today
Oct. 28, 2012
Chestnut Hill, Mass. -
BOSTON COLLEGE vs. FSU
WHEN: Today, October 28
TIME: 1 p.m.
WHERE: Tallahassee, FLA
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EAGLES AT FLORIDA STATE
No. 21 Boston College women's soccer team is in Tallahassee today to play in the quarterfina of the ACC Tournament against regular season champion, No. 3 Florida State (8-2-0. The winner of the game will advance to the semifinal round and play either UVA or UNC on Friday, Nov. 2 (5 p.m.) at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina.
BC (10-6-3, 4-5-1 ACC) is coming off a 5-1 loss to No. 10 Virginia on Thursday night in Charlottesville, Virginia. The loss placed the Eagles in the eighth position in the ACC standings, only to advance past Virginia Tech, due to the 2-1 victory against the Hokies in September.
The Eagles RPI is 20.
BC is 1-1-1 in the last three games. In the three game stretch,
GK: Alexa Gaul
BC VS. FSU
FSU leads the series against BC, 8-1-2.
Just a week ago, Boston College defeated then-No. 1 ranked Florida State, 3-2, at home. Kate McCarthy, Stephanie McCaffrey and Kristen Mewis all scored in the upset victory. It was the first loss of the season for the Seminoles.
BC and FSU played battled in the first round of the 2007 ACC Tournament with the Seminoles earning a 1-0 victory,
TopDrawerSoccer has Boston College at No. 23 this week.
Soccer America had BC at No. 15.
BC is now at No. 21 in the NSCAA Poll. There are seven ACC teams in the NSCAA Top 25 poll this week. FSU is No. 2, Wake Forest is No. 7, UNC is No. 8, Maryland is No. 9, UVA is No. 10 and Duke is No. 12.
Boston College had four different starting lineups this season. The Eagles had the same lineup for the fi rst 14 games.
Freshman Lauren Bernard is the only first year player to start and play in every game.
Forward McKenzie Meehan, who is third on the team in scoring with nine goals, has started four times and has played in every game.
The backline of freshman Lauren Bernard, sophomore Casey Morrison, junior Zoe Lombard and sophomore Rachel Davitt have started every game. Morrison and Bernard have logged the most minutes on the team. Bernard has recorded 1757 minutes played, while Morrison has played 1694 minutes.
Senior transfer Alex Gaul has started all 19 games for the Eagles in goal this season. She has played 1668:18 minutes and has a goals-against-average of 1.51. Junior Jessica Mickelson has played in three games and logged 111 minutes.
The starters have recorded 33 of the 47 goals scored this season. They have also notched 34 of the 38 assists this season. The top scorer off the bench is freshman McKenzie Meehan with nine goals, followed by freshman Jana Jeffrey with four goals and two assists.