With just weeks before the start of the fall season, Boston College volleyball, field hockey, and women’s soccer have returned to practice.
Jewel Strawberry led the Eagles with 10 kills, but BC volleyball couldn’t complete a perfect weekend, falling to North Carolina in straight sets to suffer its third conference loss of the season.
Thanks to a game-high 19 kills from Clare Naughton, the Eagles beat Wake Forest, 3-1, to move to 4-0 in conference play for the first time since joining the ACC in 2005.
At the Rhode Island Challenge, the Eagles started the weekend with wins over Bryant and Rhode Island, before dropping a five-set thriller to Albany to finish the weekend.
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…
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 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.
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.