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.
More adversity was faced by Boston College volleyball in the first weekend of the 2019 season than during its first three invitationals last fall. The Eagles dropped two of their first three matches at the Oregon Classic, albeit against difficult competition in Oregon State and Oregon. It was a different start for Jason Kennedy’s second…
The Eagles announced their slate of games on May 15, and it includes a pair of Pac-12 opponents, four different mini tournaments, and five weeks on the road to start the season.
BC volleyball’s never made the NCAA Tournament—it’s Jason Kennedy’s job to get the Eagles there, and he’s already well on his way, having changed the culture in the Power Gym and led BC to its highest win total in 15 years during his first season at the helm.
BC was just three points away from winning its third-straight game to end its season on a high note, but coughed up a two-point lead and went on to fall to the Tigers in five sets.
Behind a double-double from Jewel Strawberry and a balanced offensive attack, BC avenged a loss earlier in the season to Virginia and won its final home match of 2018.
McKenna Goss led the Eagles with 19 kills, and the Eagles managed to scrape out a 16-14 fifth set victory after blowing a 2-0 match lead.