Field Hockey Falls To Boston College, 3-1
Sept. 4, 2002
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - The Boston College field hockey team scored two goals in the first 20 minutes of play and never looked back as it handed the University of Massachusetts a 3-1 loss this evening at Alumni Stadium. The Minutewomen, now 0-3, are off to the slowest start in school history. With the win, the Eagles improve to 2-0 on the year.
Sophomore Danielle Carrier (North Attleboro, Mass.) took a feed from sophomore Ashley Gilbert (Turner, Maine) 5:51 into the second half bringing the Minutewomen within one at 2-1, but they could not muster another shot. Bronwen Kelly notched her first career goal 25:12 into the second stanza to put the game away for the hosts. The Eagles outshot UMass 14-1 for the game.
The Eagles scored twice in the first half, breaking into the scoring column just over five minutes into the game on a goal by Kim French. Nearly 14 minutes later, Virginia Drozd scored on a penalty corner that would eventually serve as the game-winner.
UMass will enjoy a week and a half off before travelling to College Park, Md., for two games. The Minutewomen will play the University of Maryland on Friday, Sept. 13 at 7:00 p.m., and then take on American University on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 11:00 a.m.
Scoring: First Half - BC, Kim French (Lauren Schultz) 5:28; BC, Virginia Drozd (Kerri Doherty) 19:42. Second Half - UM, Danielle Carrier 1 (Ashley Gilbert) 40:51; BC, Bronwen Kelly (unassisted) 60:12.
Saves: Massachusetts -Christine Tocco 3 (35:00), Ashley Egland 6 (35:00); Boston College - Lauren Hill 0.