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.
The Eagles were led by Clare Naughton’s eight kills, but hit just .173 on the day, while the Hokies hit .302 and recorded nine less errors than BC.
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Trailing by a touchdown at the break, the Eagles’ defense responded by only allowing 147 yards and seven points in the second half, setting the stage for BC’s first win over Virginia Tech in four years.
BC has lost eight of its last 10 meetings with Virginia Tech, including three straight. Now ranked No. 24 in the nation, the Eagles will need to beat their Coastal Division foe on the road to keep their ACC title hopes alive.
The Eagles rolled past Miami behind an impressive defensive effort and a big night from A.J. Dillon in his return from injury, setting the stage for a pivotal stretch of games against tough conference opponents.
Sam Coffey continued her remarkable season, netting a hat trick as the Eagles moved to a perfect 9-0 at home with a shutout of visiting Virginia Tech.
For the second-straight year, Duke lost its first game of the season following a 4-0 start, and other early-season favorites like Boston College looked more vulnerable than expected.