The Eagles forced 17 turnovers and Jay Heath, Derryck Thornton, and Nik Popovic all scored in double figures in a season-opening 77-70 win against Wake Forest.
The Eagles took the lead three times, but conceded an equalizer in the 88th minute and had to settle for a 3-3 draw with Wake Forest on Senior Day.
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.
Anthony Brown had an excellent day, completing 21-of-29 passes for 268 yards, but the Eagles defense allowed Wake Forest to convert 17-of-24 third-downs and couldn’t get a critical stop when it mattered in the fourth quarter.
Margo Carlin recorded her team-leading seventh goal of the season, Brigid Wood opened the scoring, and the Eagles’ defense recorded its first shutout of the season as BC beat Wake Forest, 2-0, to open ACC play.
“Obviously, I did not do a good enough job getting our team ready to play…
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.