Bill Ziskin

No.25 UAlbany Snubbed by No.13 Boston College, 1-0

UAlbany Sports Information   09-09-2018

Field Hockey Score: No. 13 Boston College 1, No. 25 UAlbany 0

Location: Chestnut Hill – Boston College

Records: UAlbany 2-2, Boston College 3-2

Short Story: The No 25 UAlbany field hockey team was snubbed 1-0 at No. 13 Boston College in a nonconference road tilt on Sunday afternoon. The Eagle’s  Fusine Govaert scored the only goal of the tilt.

Recap: The No 25 UAlbany field hockey team was snubbed 1-0 at No. 13 Boston College in a nonconference road tilt on Sunday afternoon. The Eagle’s  Fusine Govaert scored the only goal of the tilt.

The Great Danes played their second Top-25 opponent in three games but own a 0-2 mark against ranked teams.

The two team remains scoreless throughout the opening frame, despite a 5-2 shot advantage for Boston College. Goalkeeper Melisa Nealon made three saves before the break.

UAlbany had an opportunity early in the second half after an Eagles penalty put the eat Danes along the semicircle.

Govaert scored the lone goal of the game, grabbing a rebound off of a deflected Carly Kauffman shot 54:36 into the game.

UAlbany pulled Nealon with 2:17 remaining in the game but could not find the equalizer with the extra attacker, solidifying the Eagles' win.

Next Up: The Great Danes return home on Friday, Sept. 14 when they host the Bryant Bulldogs. The contest is slated to begin at 3:00 p.m.

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