Boston College Soccer Defeats Dartmouth 1-0 On Kyle Bekker Golden Goal

Senior Kyle Bekker scored his first goal of the season in the 95th minute to lead the Boston College men's soccer team past Dartmouth in overtime, 1-0, on Wednesday night at the Newton Campus Field.

Since we last caught up with the other Boston College football team, the Eagles had bounced Rhode Island 4-2. Since then, BC has gone on a four game unbeaten streak, defeating N.C. State 2-1, Wake Forest 1-0 and tying playing to a 1-1 draw with Harvard. The Eagles continued their winning ways on Wednesday night, notching a 1-0 victory over visiting Dartmouth on a Kyle Bekker golden goal.

Following a Dartmouth foul on the right side of the pitch, freshman Jason Abbott set up for a free kick. He sent a cross into the near side of the box. Bekker jumped and got a head on it, redirecting it to the back post for the game-winner.

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Boston College keeper Justin Luthy was credited with three saves, recording his third shutout of the year. Bekker and Jason Abbott each had two shots on goal while freshman Derrick Boateng had one coming off the bench.

Dartmouth falls to 5-6-0 on the year while Boston College improves to 7-3-2. The Eagles will next host Clemson on Saturday at 7 PM on Newton Campus.

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