Clare Naughton once again had a match-high in kills with 17, powering BC to a comfortable three-set victory over the Hokies on Friday night.
BC midfielder Joe Kellett scored on a free kick in the 90th minute to force overtime, and the Eagles parked the bus and hung on to escape Blacksburg with a 2-2 draw.
After one week of ACC action, one thing is clear: No. 1 Clemson is heads and shoulders above the rest of the conference, while the likes of Syracuse, Virginia, and North Carolina follow.
The last time Boston College football started the season with a game against an ACC…
The last scrimmage of fall camp saw Steve Addazio’s side improve in their execution, but BC was hampered by penalties at times and has two weeks to clean up before the season opener.
While the Eagles jumped out to a one-run lead, the Hokies scored the final eight runs, completing the sweep.
The Eagles pitchers struggled all night long with command, issuing 10 walks as the BC lost to the Hokies, 10-2, Friday night despite a three-hit performance from Lexi DiEmmanuele.