The University of Louisville women’s soccer team fell 2-0 at Boston College on Sunday afternoon. The Cardinals fall to 6-3-0, 0-1-0 ACC on the year while Boston College improves to 7-3-0, 1-0-0 ACC.

The game was played pretty even in the first half. A slide tackle outside the box was ruled against the Cardinals, giving the Eagles a free kick. Boston College’s Sam Coffey was able to take advantage, kicking the ball into the upper right 90 for the goal and a 1-0 advantage.

Boston College finished the first half with a 5-3 shot advantage and a 4-1 corner kick advantage. Louisville keeper Gabby Kouzelos finished with one save while BC’s Alexis Bryant also finished with a save.

At the start of the second half, the Eagles took early possession. Kouzelos kept the Cards within striking distance, making three straight saves in a span of a minute. Louisville then gained possession and Alison Price took the first shot on goal of the half in the 57th minute.

Louisville continued to press for the equalizer. Emina Ekic had a shot on goal in the 74th minute. The Cardinals kept most of possession until the 86th minute when the Eagles struck again to take a 2-0 lead. The Cards continued to press but were only able to get off one shot from Price in the final minutes.

The Cardinals finished the match with a 12-10 shot advantage. Boston College edged Louisville 7-6 in corner kicks. Bryant finished with three saves while Kouzelos finished with four saves.

Louisville will be back in action on Thursday evening as they host No. 16 Florida State at Lynn Stadium at 7:00 p.m. The match will be aired on Regional Sports Networks.

Kimberli Pemberton
Assistant Sports Information Director
University of Louisville

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