September 17, 2021 - by
Soccer Opens ACC Play at Home Against Boston College

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The No. 1 Florida State soccer team (7-0) is home this weekend for their ACC home opener against Boston College (6-1-1) on Saturday, September 18 at 6 pm. The game is on ACCNX.

SERIES HISTORY VS. BOSTON COLLEGE

Saturday’s meeting between the Seminoles and the Eagles marks the 21st all-time meeting between the two schools. Florida State holds a 14-3-3 lead in the series with a 14-3-2 record against Boston College since 2005 when head coach Mark Krikorian took over. FSU is 10-0-1 against BC at home, 1-0-1 on a neutral site and 3-3-1 at Boston College

The last time the two teams met was in Tallahassee in 2019, Florida State won 5-4. Boston College struck first with a goal in the 11th minute. The Seminoles retaliated scoring two straight goals by Kristen McFarland and Makala Thomas. BC tied it at two before the half. The Noles and Eagles would exchange goals to start the second half before Gabby Carle and Jenna Nighswonger, who scored two goals against BC, would give FSU a 5-3 lead. BC made it 5-4 with a goal in the 86th minute.

FSU VS. THE ACC

The Seminoles have an all-time ACC record of 133-78-25. Florida State is 111-32-19 in league play under head coach Mark Krikorian as more than three-quarters of FSU’s all-time wins in the ACC have come with Krikorian at the helm. Under Krikorian, FSU is 66-10-6 against league opponents at home and 45-22-13 on the road.

FSU has finished no lower than second place (including ties) in the ACC 12 times (2005-10, 2012-15, 2019-2020) over the last 16 years, claiming five regular-season titles (2009, 2012, 2014, 2018 and 2020).

HOME SWEET HOME

Florida State is 174-15-9 at home since 2005 when Mark Krikorian became head coach at Florida State.

The Noles are 106-7-6 in their last 119 matches played at home, dating back to 2011. FSU has 37 wins over ranked opponents over that time.

SEPTEMBER SUCCESS

The Seminoles have dominated the month of September with an all-time record of 135-56-11 in September and has won 53 of its last 65 matches played during the month of September.

The Noles are 91-20-8 in September under head coach Mark Krikorian and have 65 shutouts.

DOMINATING POSSESSION

Through the first seven games of the season, the Seminoles have controlled the ball as they have had possession for 72% of the season. This has resulted in a 22-4 goal advantage and a 131-18 shot advantage.

The Seminoles had the ball for a season-high 81% of the game against FGCU.

Saturday’s game against Boston College will be streamed live on ACCNX. All broadcast links can be found on the soccer schedule page of seminoles.com. Admission to all home soccer games is free.

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