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BC plays army to 2-2 draw in Red Bandana Game

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NEWTON, Mass. – The Boston College women’s soccer team battled the Army Black Knights 2-2 on Sunday afternoon at Newton Campus Soccer Field.

The game also served as BC’s Red Bandanna Game in honor of former Boston College lacrosse player Welles Crowther, who helped rescue people after terrorists attacked the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

Senior Sydney Moore wore the No. 19 jersey in Crowther’s honor.

The Eagles took a 1-0 lead in the 29th minute thanks to Sophia Lowenberg’s first career goal. However, Leger reacted before the break and afterwards Ella Richards gave BC a 2-1 lead in the 62nd minute, then equalized in the 80th minute for the 2-2 final.

Game 8 | Boston College 2, Army 2

September 11, 2022

Newton, Massachusetts | Newton Campus football field

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • 29′ | Laura Gouvin drove into a corner that Sophia Lowenberg on the way home.
  • 38′ | Cami Silvestro grabbed the ball in midfield and shoved a ball to Jasmine Talley, who was able to enter the goal and put a shot high under the bar.
  • 62′ | After Éabha O’Mahony sent a long ball, Ella Richards captured and found himself between three defenders. With her back to goal, Richards faked a shot to her right, turned to the left and then dodged another defender before firing a shot to the far post.
  • 80′ | Talley sent a ball from the right flank that Nahas did to catch, but Dara Murray was able to finish the bounced ball off the nearest post.

GAME NOTES

  • Boston College had the 13-11 lead in shots.
  • The Eagles held the 8-5 lead in corners.
  • goalkeeper Eva Nahas made her collegiate debut, finishing with two saves to go to 0-0-1 on the year.
  • Boston College is now 2-0-1 in the all-time series with Army.
  • This marked the last non-conference game of the regular season for the Eagles.
  • Seven different Eagles took a shot while Ella Richards led the way with a game-high four.
  • Richards scored her third goal of the season.
  • Sophia Lowenberg scored her first career goal.
  • Claire Mensic and Emma Badger earned the first starts of their BC careers playing the full 90 minutes.

NEXT ONE

  • Boston College now begins ACC play, with reigning Florida State National Champion on Friday, Sept. 16 at 4 p.m.
  • The Eagles then head to North Carolina for two games, taking on Duke on Thursday, September 22, and North Carolina on Sunday, September 25.

RECORDS

  • Boston College (4-1-3)
  • Army (2-3-3)

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