CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – The Boston College men’s soccer team shutout BIG EAST opponent Georgetown, 1-0 in a hard-fought conference battle on Newton Campus Soccer Field today. The difference-maker came off a throw-in in the 27th minute for the game’s only goal.
Boston College improves their record to 3-2-0 overall and evens things up at 1-1-0 in conference play. Georgetown falls to 2-3-2 on the season and 0-2-0 in league competition.
Both teams came out strong, fought hard and had their scoring chances. BC edged Georgetown 16-15 in the shot column while the Eagles took three fewer corner kicks (8-5).
Georgetown goalkeeper Tim Hogan(Richmond, Va./ Freeman) collected the loss for the Hoyas but made a number of quality saves against an Eagle attack that put seven shots on net.
The Eagles’ senior keeper Mike Cardenas earned his second shutout of the season finishing with six saves on the day.
The Blue and Gray come home to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday for another BIG EAST match-up against Virginia Tech. Game time is on North Kehoe Field.