After the Cardinals rallied to tie it up at two sets apiece, BC bounced back and took the decisive fifth set, 15-8.
Jewel Strawberry led the Eagles with 10 kills, but BC volleyball couldn’t complete a perfect weekend, falling to North Carolina in straight sets to suffer its third conference loss of the season.
The Eagles lost the third and fourth sets after taking a 2-0 lead, but behind Jewel Strawberry, they rebounded and won their sixth five-set match of the year to beat the Wolfpack.
A strong season continued for Jewel Strawberry and BC as it escaped Miami with a five-set win, snapping an 18-game losing streak dating back to 2009 against the Hurricanes in the process.
The Eagles forced extra points in two of the three sets, but were still dealt their second 3-0 loss in a row, this time to the Seminoles in Tallahassee.
The Eagles matched their program record for ACC wins in a season, sweeping past the Cavaliers in three sets to move to 5-0 in conference play thus far.
Thanks to a game-high 19 kills from Clare Naughton, the Eagles beat Wake Forest, 3-1, to move to 4-0 in conference play for the first time since joining the ACC in 2005.
Behind a strong effort from Amaka Chukwujekwu, the Eagles easily handled Duke and are 3-0 in ACC play under second-year head coach Jason Kennedy for the first time in program history.
Thanks to 16 kills from Clare Naughton and 15 more from Cat Balido, the Eagles beat Georgia Tech in a five-set thriller to stay unbeaten in ACC play despite blowing a two-set lead.