It was a tale of two weekends for Boston College volleyball to open the season. Beginning the year at the Oregon Classic, the Eagles came away victorious just once in three matches, with their two losses coming of the straight-set variety. The next weekend, head coach Jason Kennedy’s squad turned it around to sweep the…
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…
BC bookended a win over UC Irvine with losses to Pac-12 foes in Oregon State and No. 11 Oregon, but the weekend provided a glimpse at the team’s ability to play at a higher level than years past.
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.
With 12 losses in their last 13 games—most recently a four-set setback against Louisville on Friday night—the Eagles are at risk of failing to replicate last year’s conference win total of four.
The Eagles struggled mightily last time out, losing in straight sets to Virginia Tech, but have had five days to prepare for a Cardinals team that they played tough just two weeks ago. Last time the two teams met, BC was just two points from forcing a fifth set.