- Senior Zeiko Lewis scored his fourth goal in this postseason in the 82nd minute for the lone goal of the match.
- Lewis has scored all four Boston College goals this postseason – tonight's strike and three in the ACC Championship.
- Sophomore Simon Enstrom provided the assist on the game-winner.
- Sophomore Cedric Saladin made two saves in goal for his seventh shutout of the season.
- The Eagles held an 18-7 advantage in shots, including an 8-1 difference in the first half.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Boston College controlled the pace for the entirety of the first half but couldn't find the net.
- Five of those shots were on target, but Fordham keeper Rashid Nuhu made four saves in the first 11 minutes to keep BC at bay. He had 10 total in the match.
- Lewis finally struck for the Eagles in the 82nd minute to give BC the 1-0 lead.
- The Rams almost equalized it 46 seconds later after a corner kick, as a scramble in the box got to Eric Ohlendorf. He fired a shot, but junior Mohammed Moro was on the line and made the save to preserve the lead.
Boston College will travel to No. 21 Albany on Sunday at 1 p.m. for the second round of the 2016 NCAA Men's Soccer Championship.
Hokies advance to the Second Round off a win against ETSU
BLACKSBURG (HokieSports.com) - The Virginia Tech men’s soccer team (11-4-4) defeated East Tennessee State (12-5-3) 1-0 Thursday night in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament. Tech was able to secure their ninth shutout of the season, a new program record for shutouts.
Tech saw great chances early in the first half, controlling the ball the first 45. The Hokies were able to get on the board during the 23rd minute when Nico Quashie got his first collegiate goal off a corner kick taken by Elias Tamburini. Virginia Tech was able to maintain control only allowing two shots.
The second half continued much like the first. Tech held control of the ball, allowing East Tennessee State minimal opportunities.
The Hokies will travel to Charlotte on Sunday for the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m.