Despite holding the Eagles to zero shots on goal, No. 1 Virginia played to a 1-1 overtime draw thanks to a second half own goal and excellent goaltending from BC’s Christian Garner.
The past two years, the Eagles have lacked talent capable of completely taking over a game, like Alejandro Bedoya or Zeiko Lewis. They’ll need that to get back to the NCAA Tournament and break a postseason drought.
Kristofer Konradsson scored in the fourth minute and it proved enough for the Eagles to win their second game in a row to start the year, beating their crosstown rival.
Adam French scored his first career goal, Amos Shapiro-Thompson opened his scoring ledger in his first game in a BC uniform, and the Eagles started the season with a 2-0 shutout of the Wildcats.
Abe Bibas saved a goal with a goal line block and scored on a diving header, but the Eagles were outshot 14-7 and did not register a shot for the final 28 minutes in their ACC Tournament loss to the Wolfpack.
The Eagles open up the ACC Tournament with one of just two teams they managed to win a conference game against this season—North Carolina State.
Simon Enstrom scored in the second minute—off of an assist from goaltender Antonio Chavez-Borelli nonetheless—and the Eagles escaped another one-goal decision with a win.