NEWTON, Mass. – Top-ranked North Carolina progressed to 10-0 at the season and 3-0 in Atlantic Coast Conference play with a 4-3 box hockey win at No. 19 Boston College on Friday afternoon. The Tar Heels led 3-0 at halftime earlier than the host Eagles rallied for 3 objectives in the second one part on the Newton Field Hockey Complex.
Next up for Carolina is a nonconference recreation at No. 12 UConn on Sunday. Game time in Storrs, Conn., is 1 p.m.
Freshman Ashley Sessa scored 9 mins into the sport, on Carolina’s first penalty nook of the day, to place the Tar Heels up for just right. After putting the ball, she set as much as take a go from Sietske Brüning and delivered her 7th function of the season.
The Tar Heels added two extra in the second one quarter, each on penalty corners. The first was once by means of sophomore Jasmina Smolenaars two mins into the length, assisted by means of Sessa. In the 25th minute, Smolenaars assisted on a function by means of freshman Ryleigh Heck to make it 3-0 on the damage.
BC were given at the board slightly below 5 mins into the 3rd quarter on a function by means of Kara Heck, the older sister of UNC’s Ryleigh. Kara Heck, who had scored only one function getting into Friday’s recreation, added any other with simply over 10 mins last within the motion to tug the Eagles inside of a function at 3-2.
Tar Heel senior Erin Matson gave UNC a little bit of respiring room lower than 3 mins later when she pounced on a rebound and put it again to make it 4-2 UNC. BC’s Carine Van Wiechen made back-to-back saves earlier than Matson’s function.
BC scored its ultimate function on a penalty stroke within the 58th minute, when Peyton Hale despatched her shot into the roof of the cage, previous Tar Heel keeper Kylie Walbert. With the margin down to 1, neither staff were given off a shot within the ultimate 2:24 of play.
After being held with out a shot within the first quarter, Boston College completed the day with 20 pictures, a season top by means of a Tar Heel opponent and two times as many as another staff had taken. The Eagles took 10 pictures within the fourth quarter by myself. It marked the primary time this season that UNC has been outshot and the 3rd time Carolina have been out-cornered, after BC led 9-7 in that class.
No. 1 UNC 4, No. 19 Boston College 3
Scoring: UNC – Ashley Sessa (Sietske Brüning), 9:03; UNC – Jasmina Smolenaars (Sessa), 17:02; UNC – Ryleigh Heck (Smolenaars), 24:18; BC – Kara Heck, 34:45; BC – Kara Heck, 49:48; UNC – Erin Matson, 52:29; BC – Peyton Hale (penalty stroke), 57:35
Shots: UNC 15 (3/4/2/6), BC 20 (0/4/6/10)
Penalty Corners: UNC 7 (1/3/2/1), BC 9 (0/2/2/5)
Saves: UNC 5 (Kylie Walbert, 30:00, 1 function allowed, 2 saves; Abigail Taylor, 30:00, 2 objectives allowed, 3 saves); BC 5 (Carine Van Wiechen, 60:00, 4 objectives allowed, 5 saves)
Records: UNC 10-0 (3-0 ACC), BC 5-7 (2-2 ACC)