Dartmouth Knocks Off B.C. In Epic Fashion
Nov. 26, 2008
Courtesy of Boston College Athletics
HANOVER, N.H. – Boston College and No. 16 seed Dartmouth played 110 minutes of scoreless action before the host Big Green earned a 4-2 edge in penalty kicks to advance in NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship second-round play before 661 fans at Burnham Field.
BC converted twice – on penalty kicks Nos. 2 and 3 – while the first four Dartmouth shooters scored to advance their team to the Round of 16 of the tournament.
Dartmouth (11-5-2) will play at top-seeded Wake Forest on Sunday, Nov. 30 at 1 p.m.
Goalkeeper Sean Milligan, Andrew Olson, Craig Henderson and Pumi Maqubela each scored from the penalty stripe for the host Big Green.
BC senior striker Dan Lane’s penalty kick caromed off the left post before penalty-strikers Shawn Chin and Stephen Hepburn both converted.
Milligan saved Mike Konicoff’s left-footed kick and Maqubela beat BC goalkeeper Chris Brown to his left to seal a berth in the next round of the tournament.
Brown totaled six saves in his sixth shutout performance of the season for BC. He concludes his collegiate career with 29 victories and ranks second on BC’s all-time list.
BC finished with a 14-8 advantage in shots, including a 7-6 edge in shots on goal. The visiting Eagles attempted three shots in the final 10 minutes of overtime.
Milligan finished with seven saves in net for the Big Green.
Boston College concludes its 2008 season with a record of 11-7-3.