DURHAM, NH — Boston College scored the game’s first two goals and outshot the University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team 15-4, en route to a 2-1 win, Tuesday.
The Eagles (10-5) held off a late Wildcat surge after Kristin Cannistraro (West Newton, Mass.) cut the lead to 2-1 in the 79th minute. Nicole Coupland (Londonderry, N.H.) set up the goal when she charged the goalie knocking the ball loose. Angeline Alexakos (Bedford, N.H.) controlled the ball and served it to Cannistraro who headed it into the empty net.
UNH (6-8-1) came up empty in the last 10 minutes, despite several chances, sealing the victory for BC. New Hampshire has dropped two straight.
BC’s first goal came when Meghan Moore headed a pass from Debra D’Alessandro just past the outstretched hands of UNH junior goalkeeper Stephanie Springer (Solana Beach, Calif.).
Mary Guarino added another goal for BC (her 12th of the season) in the 66th minute, when she beat a defender up the middle and fired one past the diving Springer.
The Wildcats travel to Drexel on Friday the 22nd, and finish up at home against Providence on Wednesday, October 27th at 3:30 p.m.