|Sport: Ice Hockey|
|Year Graduated: 1975|
|Year Inducted: 1987|
Playing at a school widely acclaimed for its stalwart defensemen, Vic Stanfield will be remembered as one of the finest.
A 1975 graduate of Boston University, he established standards by which later Terrier bluelinerd have been judged. A two-time All-America, the Mississauga, Ontario, native complemented his defensive talents with a skilled offensive flair, ranking as the seventh all-time leading scorer in program history. His 161 career points are the most ever by a Scarlet and White defenseman. With 60 assists in 1974-75, Stanfield holds the single-season record.
Joining the varsity as a sophomore, Stanfield provided an immediate impact upon the Terriers and collegiate hockey. Serving as an alternate captain, he topped the team in assists (39) and finished fourth in scoring (44 points). The Beanpot MVP, Stanfield earned All-New England and All-East honors and was touted as New England's Sophomore of the Year.
Again listed as an alternate captain his junior year, Stanfield helped guide the Terriers to a 23-8 ledger, an ECAC title, and a third-place finish in the NCAA's. Tying for the team scoring crown with46 points, Stanfield garnered his first of two All-America selections and also graced the All-New England and All-East teams. He was voted the Best Defenseman in New England.
A Brilliant senior season capped off Stanfield's career,
highlighted by the Terriers' 26-5-1 record and ECAC title.
The team captain, he totalled 10 goals and 60 assists, copping
Beanpot MVP accolades once again. Stanfield also gained All-America,
All-East and All-New England plaudits for his efforts, while
receiving the George Brown Award as team MVP.