Duke women’s soccer drops match to BC

The Duke women’s soccer team once again had scoring chances on Sunday, but could not capitalize, as they lost to Boston College, 4-1. The loss dropped the Blue Devils to 4-6-3 on the season and just 1-4-2 in the ACC.

soccer ballThe Eagles had the first three shots of the game and finished the first half with a 12-6 shot advantage. They took the 1-0 lead on a penalty kick in the 21st minute. They took a 2-0 lead in the closing seconds of the first half after a controversial no call.

Kelly Cobb had three of the best scoring chances in the first half for Duke, but the BC goalie saved two of them. The third chance came off a rebound, but was blocked by a defender.

Laura Weinberg got Duke back into the game in the 48th minute, cutting the deficit to 2-1. However, BC scored twice in the final seven minutes to seal the win.

Overall, BC out-shot Duke 18-10. They are 0-5 when being out-shot.


Ali Kershner finished with a career-high eight saves, six of which came in the first half.


The Blue Devils dropped to 1-4-2 this year on Sunday.


Duke will have the week off before getting back on the field on October 13th at Maryland (another Sunday).

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