Boston College women’s soccer struggled to keep up on Saturday as NC State scored a goal in each half, topping the Eagles 2-0. The Eagles are now 13-4-0 all-time against the Wolfpack.
This game marked the first of the season where the Eagles were shut out. However, players put in their best effort against the tough NC State team. Gaby Carreiro played the full 90 minutes for the second consecutive game, while Sydney Moore had her 10th 90-plus minute effort. In addition, Mia Karras played 90-plus minutes for the third straight game and sixth time this season.
Only one goal was scored in each half. The Eagles had NC State’s header off a corner, but the Wolfpack worked around this and Jameese Joseph scored near the end line with an assist from Kristina Schuster in the 36th minute.
The second goal, scored by Tziarra King, came from the top of the penalty box and found the back of the net in the 86th minute.
In the final minute of the game, Gianna Mitchell took a nice shot for the Eagles that went wide, sealing the loss for BC.
The Eagles had only five shots compared to 19 by NC State, forcing BC’s defense and goalkeeper to exert a lot of effort over the course of the game. NC State also tallied six shots on goal to BC’s one, proving their dominance on offense.
BC’s record now stands at 8-3-1 overall and 1-3-0 in the ACC. The Eagles will look to rebound against Pitt in Pittsburgh on Oct. 10 at 7 p.m.