TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State’s No. 8 football team (4-0-2) is on the road this week to take on Boston College (4-1-3) on Friday, Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. Friday’s game will be broadcast on ACCNX >
Florida State is coming off a 2-0 week last week in which they picked up a pair of 5-0 wins over Florida Gulf Coast and Rice. FSU has beaten its last three opponents by a combined score of 15-0 and is undefeated in the last 15 games since the last game of the regular season in 2021.
HISTORY OF THE VS SERIES. BOSTON COLLEGE
Friday’s meeting with Boston College will be the 22nd all-time meeting between the two programs. FSU currently leads the series 15-3-3. The series is tied at 3-3-1 when the game is played at Boston College.
The last time the two teams met was last season in Tallahassee. Florida State would win 4-1. FSU would get all four of their goals before BC scored their solo goal of the game. All four of Noles’ goals came in the second half.
Three of FSU’s four goals have come from defenders. Emily Madril kicked things off in the 49th minute, followed by goals from Lauren Flynn in the 56th minute, Yujie Zhao in the 73rd minute and Ran Iwai in the 83rd minute.
Mia Justus started the game in goal and played all 90 minutes. She only faced five shots, two of them on goal, and registered one save.
The Seminoles topped September with an all-time high of 141-56-11 (.704) in September and have won 59 of their last 71 games played in the month of September.
The Noles are 97-20-8 (.808) in September since 2005 and have 70 shutouts.
ROAD SOFT ROAD
The Seminoles are also impressive away from the friendly confines of the Seminole Soccer Complex, posting a true road record of 48-16-10 (.716) since 2013, as well as a neutral site mark of 24-5-3 (. 797).
FSU has lost just 16 times in its last 74 road games – including 13 one-goal games with nine against ranked teams.
CASTLE IS DOMINANT IN GOAL
In just over two seasons as Florida State’s starting goaltender, Cristina Roque is 29-0-8 combined and has started in two national championship games.
During her career, she has a 0.52 goals-against average, 68 saves, a 0.773 save percentage and 21 shutouts.
Roque is the NCAA’s active leader in Goals Against Average.
DOMINATE POSSESSION AGAIN
After possessing the ball an average of 65.8% of each game last season, the Noles are back in 2022. FSU averaged the ball 68.2% of the time in 2022.
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