After playing to a scoreless first half, the No. 4 Maryland Terrapins men's soccer team netted a pair of goals in the 52nd and 72nd minutes to down Boston College, 2-0, in the quarterfinals of the ACC Championship on Tuesday night.
The loss drops the Eagles to 7-9-2 on the year; effectively ending Boston College's 2013 campaign.
Maryland more or less dominated play throughout the match, holding a significant advantage in both shots (20-6) and corner kicks (10-1). The Eagles three shots came between the 62nd and 65th minutes but none ended up on goal. Boston College sophomore keeper Alex Kapp needed to make a career high seven saves in the losing effort.
With an overall record of 7-9-2 on the year, it's all but certain that this will be the final game of the year for BC. The Eagles needed a deep run in the conference tournament to bolster any NCAA Tournament resume and didn't get it. The program will see its NCAA Tournament appearance streak snapped at six, having made NCAA Tournament appearances every season from 2007-2012.
The ACC Quarterfinals matchup between the Eagles and Terps is also likely the last ever between the two programs as Maryland is headed off to the Big Ten next season. BC finishes with an 3-5-1 record vs. Maryland in ACC regular season play and 1-3 in the ACC Tournament. The Terps will be replaced by a Louisville program that is pretty good in its own right. The Cardinals are 11-4-3 on the year and ranked seventh nationally.