Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
'Historical moment' for Eagles
by Paul Kennedy, September 24th, 2010 2:54AM
Subscribe to College Soccer Reporter

MOST READ
TAGS:  college women

MOST COMMENTED

[NORTH CAROLINA-BOSTON COLLEGE] No. 4 Boston College twice came back from a goal down to beat top-ranked North Carolina, 3-2, Thursday before 1,800 fans in Chapel Hill. It was the first time the Eagles have ever beaten UNC.

"I thought the girls came out confident in the second half," said BC coach Alison Foley. "To score three goals at UNC in the second half showed some mental toughness. This is a historical moment for the program, and we are certainly proud of the team for the great effort and accomplishment.''

BC sophomore Victoria DiMartino scored in the 75th minute to give the Eagles first victory over UNC in 12 games.

Twice freshman Crystal Dunn, who has been moved to midfield from the backline, scored to put the Tar Heels ahead, and twice BC came back, first on a goal by Kristen Mewis set up by DiMartino and then on Alaina Beyar's first goal of the season.

BC also missed a penalty kick by Hannah Cerrone, whose attempt towards the low right corner was stopped UNC's freshman goalkeeper,Anna Sieloff.

Despite conceding three goals in a half for the first time in 11 years, Carolina coach Anson Dorrance tried to look on the positive side.

"There's no way we can afford to give up three goals and expect to beat anyone, so I was certainly disappointed in that," he said. "But there were a lot of things I did like. [Boston College] had a veteran roster and I feel like for the majority of the game, we were riding them. If you look at the shot differential [17-9] and corner kicks [7-5], we did some good things. So I was not entirely disappointed."



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

    ARCHIVES
    FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

    Recent College Soccer Reporter
    Soccer America Women's Top 25    
    Stanford remained No. 1 in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 weekly rankings while Florida State ...
    Soccer America Men's Top 25    
    Maryland took over the top spot in the Soccer America Men's Top 25 rankings. The Terrapins, ...
    Soccer America Women's Top 25    
    Stanford regained the top spot in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 weekly rankings following West ...
    N.C. State beats Carolina for second time in 48 games    
    Kia Rankin's goal in the 67th minute gave N.C. State a 1-0 win over North Carolina ...
    Arkansas ties record for best start in school history    
    Arkansas continues to impress with its second win over a top five at home this season. ...
    College Women: Hoyas slay another unbeaten powerhouse    
    A week after handing No. 3 Virginia its first loss of the season, Georgetown defeated previously ...
    Soccer America Men's Top 25    
    Syracuse, one of three unbeaten and untied teams through four weeks of the men's college season, ...
    College Men: ETSU stuns North Carolina in Chapel Hill    
    ETSU recorded the biggest win in school history when the Buccaneers defeated the top-ranked North Carolina, ...
    Virginia rallies from two goals down to tie Clemson    
    No. 14 Virginia had to settle for a 3-3 tie against No. 5 Clemson in Charlottesville, ...
    Louisville hands No. 2 Notre Dame first loss    
    No. 25 Louisville handed No. 2 Notre Dame its first loss of the season after six ...
    >> College Soccer Reporter Archives