The Boston College athletics fall season is in full swing, with four sports active this coming weekend. Here’s a look at some key dates to circle in the fall.
Friday, August 26: Men’s Soccer at Quinnipiac
The #8-ranked men’s soccer team enters the season with high expectations, and their first chance to deliver comes tomorrow at 4 PM in a potentially tricky opener at Quinnipiac.
Sunday, August 28: Men’s & women’s soccer both take on BU
Rather than simply piggybacking off the hockey rivalry, BC and BU have actually built a competitive rivalry in soccer, featuring a number of tight and intense games played in front of big crowds. On Sunday, both the men and women take on BU; the men host the Terriers at 5 in Newton, while the Women play at BU at 7 (poor planning, IMO, but there ya go).
Friday, September 9: Field Hockey at Syracuse
The Field Hockey team takes on the defending national champions in an early-season clash, hoping to prove their own championship credentials. The Eagles are ranked #8 nationally... but #7 in the ACC.
Saturday, September 10: Men’s Soccer vs. Duke
The first ACC home game for the men comes under the lights against an always solid Duke team.
Saturday, September 17: Women’s Soccer at Duke
Last year, Duke made it to the national title game. This year, they will be another tough test for the Eagles.
Thursday, October 6: Women’s Soccer vs. Florida State
Perennial powerhouse FSU travels to the Heights for a marquee late season contest.
Saturday, October 8: Men’s Cross Country - New England Championships
The Eagles seek to take home some regional hardware.
Friday, October 14: Volleyball at Georgia Tech
The Volleyball team makes an appearance on “ACC Network Extra” on ESPN3 and possibly regional sports networks.
Saturday, October 22-Sunday, October 23: Rowing at Head of the Charles
BC rowers annually participate in the famous Head of the Charles Regatta, and will be out in force again this year.
Sunday, October 30: Field Hockey vs. UConn
Field Hockey wraps up the regular season with a battle against UConn, the team that bounced them from last year’s NCAA tournament.