In a busy weekend for BC tennis, the men took down BU but lost to Louisville, while the women defeated UMass but fell to Brown.
After hitting nearly half of their shots in Thursday’s victory over North Carolina, the Eagles shot 16-of-57 from the field in Sunday afternoon’s loss to No. 12 Louisville.
While the score may not have shown it in the first half, BC struggled from the field for all 40 minutes of Saturday’s game against Louisville. When the shots weren’t falling, Louisville drew out its lead, ultimately winning 90-67.
After hanging with No. 6 Louisville in the first half, BC sputtered in the latter portion of play, falling 90-67. The team has now lost seven straight and nine of its last 10.
After a promising start to ACC play, the Eagles have lost eight of their last nine games, including six straight. Head coach Jim Christian’s group will try to snap the streak when they face Louisville on Saturday.
Head coach Steve Addazio claims his defense’s struggles have been a result of improved conference competition. But is that true?
Louisville QB Lamar Jackson made Kodak Black and the rest of his fans proud against BC, accounting for seven touchdowns in a 52-7 victory.
Lamar Jackson accounted for 416 yards and seven touchdowns through the air and on the ground as the Cardinals crushed the Eagles, 52-7.
The Eagles will face one of their toughest challenges this season when Lamar Jackson and Louisville’s high-powered offense visit Chestnut Hill this weekend.
BC needs to limit dropped passes, turnovers, and Lamar Jackson if it wants a shot to win on Saturday against Louisville.