Rhody Falls to Boston College, 3-0

Rhody Falls to Boston College, 3-0

Rhody Starters
Spenser, Cloutier, Camillo, Matthews, Caselatto, Naples, Oakley, Moran, Soons, Sohn, Sykes

Boston College Starters
Segal, Ager, Corliss, Ampadu, Wendelken, Medina-Mendez, Frano, Normesinu, Lewis, Shumowitz, DeNormandie

Scoring Summary
7:46 - BC - Zeiko Lewis (Diego Medina-Mendez)
24:42 - BC - Giuliano Frano (penalty kick)
87:18 - BC - Derrick Boateng (Diego Medina-Mendez)

How It Happened

Boston College struck early, taking advantage of a Rhody turnover inside the box and taking a 1-0 lead on a Zeiko Lewis' first goal of the season at the 7:46 mark. The Eagles then made it 2-0 when Giuliano Frano deposited a penalty kick in the 25th minute.  

BC got its final goal in the 88th minute when Derrick Boateng tucked away a quick feed from Diego Medina-Mendez, who picked up his second assist of the game. 

Rhody's best chance came just over a minute later when a shot by Matt Sykes deflected off the crossbar.

Inside the Box Score

  • The loss drops Rhode Island to 1-5-0 while Boston College improves to 3-2-2.
  • BC held a 19-10 advantage in total shots as well as an 11-1 edge in shots on goal.
  • Matt Sykes recorded a game-high seven shots and had the Rams' lone shot on goal.
  • The Eagles finished with six corners to Rhody's five. 
  • Thomas Spenser made six saves for the Rams while Rhody's defense cleared two balls off the goal line - both in the first half.
  • BC's Keady Segal played all 90 minutes for the Eagles, en route to his third win of the season.

Whats Next
Rhode Island returns to the URI Soccer Complex to host NJIT at 7 p.m. on Friday night.