Wake Forest Outlasts Boston College 3-2
Megan Anderson had two assists in the win over No. 11 Boston College
Oct. 4, 2015

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The seventh-ranked Wake Forest field hockey team outlasted No. 11 Boston College for a 3-2 win on Sunday at Kentner Stadium. The Demon Deacons improved to 3-0 in ACC play.

Wake Forest stormed out to a 3-0 lead in the first half and held off Boston College in the second half as the Eagles scored twice. It is the fifth-straight win for Wake Forest. The Demon Deacons improve to 10-2 overall and remain undefeated at 3-0 against ACC opponents. Boston College is 6-5 on the season and 0-3 in league play.

Krysta Wangerin found the back of the cage for the fourth-straight game with a goal just 6:32 in to the game. She found a loose ball in the circle and swept it in to the goal for her sixth goal of the season.

Just two minutes later Wake Forest pushed the lead to 2-0 with a goal on a penalty corner. Emily Conroe started the play with a pass to Megan Anderson and Jess Newak finished with her ninth goal of the year.

Anderson tallied her second assist of the day on Jule Grashoff's goal at 13:41 that put Wake Forest ahead of Boston College 3-2.

Wake Forest controlled the opening half but Boston College made adjustments at the half and came out firing. Just over three minutes in to the second period Emily McCoy scored for the Eagles. The Demon Deacons kept BC off the scoreboard for over 20 minutes before the Eagles scored at 57:21. Frederique Haverhals tallied the unassisted goal that cut Wake Forest's lead to one.

Boston College pulled the goalkeeper with 2:10 to play and earned a penalty corner in the final minute. Valerie Dahmen made two saves and the Demon Deacon defense got a block to keep Boston College from scoring the equalizer.

Dahmen finished the game with five saves. Leah Settipane had 10 saves for Boston College.

Wake Forest hosts Virginia on Friday at 6 p.m. The Cavaliers are 9-2 overall and 2-2 in ACC play this season.

 

 

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