Early goal sends BC into round of 16

[BOSTON COLLEGE-ST. JOHN'S 0-1] Junior Karl Reddick scored in the eighth minute to lead Boston College to a 1-0 victory over No. 14 St. John's before 2,128 fans at Belson Stadium and a berth in the round of 16 for the first time since 2002.

BC (14-8-0) will face Drake in the tournament's round of 16 on Sunday, Nov. 29. Game site and time are to be announced.

Reddick one-timed a cross along the ground from freshman Kyle Bekker with his right foot at 7:43 for the gamewinner. Freshman goalkeeper Justin Luthy recorded three first-half saves to earn the victory, his ninth shutout of the season.

St. John's outshot the visiting Eagles 12-10, with a 9-3 first-half edge. BC totaled seven second-half shots to the Red Storm's three.

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