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 tonight,” Boston College head football coach Steve Addazio said Friday after a 24-point setback to Kansas, which entered as 21-point underdogs. “I’m responsible for that and it’s my job to make sure we get that fixed.” Addazio is right, it…
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.