Led by head coach Neil Roberts, the Boston University menís soccer team return 18 letter winners for its inaugural season in the Patriot League. 2012 America East All-Conference honoree Anthony Ciccone and 2011 America East Defender of the Year Kelvin Madzongwe will serve as team co-captains. The Terriersí schedule includes five 2012 NCAA tournament participants this season.
Led by head coach Nancy Feldman, the Boston University womenís soccer team returns 10 starters, including 2013 Patriot League preseason Offensive Player of the Year Madison Clemens, from last yearís 12-6-1 squad that captured its sixth straight America East regular-season title. The Terriers have a 19-game schedule, highlighted by four contests against 2012 NCAA tournament participants.
Led by head coach Sally Starr, the Boston University field hockey team will host 11 of its 18 matches this season at New Balance Field and will open the new state-of-the-art facility against Ohio University on Saturday, Aug. 31. This season marks the first time the Terriers will have an AstroTurf field of their own after playing at other local universities for the past 11 years.
On July 1, Boston University officially moved 20 of its 25 teams to the Patriot League. Formed as an all-sport conference in 1990-91, the league features American, Army, Bucknell, Colgate, Holy Cross, Lafayette, Lehigh, Loyola Maryland and Navy .
Located within Boston University's impressive $225-million John Hancock Student Village, Agganis Arena is a state-of-the-art, multipurpose sports and entertainment center. A 290,000-square foot premier venue, it serves as home for the hockey and basketball teams and also for many other events, including past concerts by Carrie Underwood and Kings of Leon.
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2013 CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Freshman All-American 2013 America East All-Conference Third Team 2013 America East All-Rookie Team 4x America East Rookie of the Week (12/3/12, 1/28/13, 2/11/13, 2/18/13)
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012-13
Had a standout rookie season, earning Mid-Major Freshman All-America honors from CollegeInsider.com ... Became the first Terrier since John Holland ('11) in 2008 to earn both All-Conference Third Team and All-Rookie Team accolades in the same year ... A four-time America East Rookie of the Week ... Started in all 30 games, averaging 29.5 minutes ... Finished third on the team and 16th in the league in scoring (11.2 ppg) ... Became the sixth freshman ever and first since Vermont's Mike Trimboli in 2006 to lead the conference in assists (5.4 apg) ... Became second straight Terrier to lead the league after D.J. Irving in 2012 ... Finished with 162 assists, 10th most ever in a season at BU ... Finished with two double-doubles and became the first Terrier in at least 20 years to have both a points-assists and points-rebounds double-double ... Recorded 13 points and a season-high 10 rebounds vs. New Hampshire and followed in the next game with 11 points and 10 assists against Albany ... Dished out 13 assists at Binghamton, marking the most by a Terrier since Steven Key ('90) had 14 in 1989-90 season ... Posted 12 points, seven rebounds and six assists at Loyola Maryland in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament ... Recorded season and team-high 21 points at Albany behind a season-high three 3-pointers ... Recorded season-high five steals vs. Quinnipiac with 11 points, five rebounds and four assists ... Also had 21 points and with four steals at St. Peter's. Recorded 16 points, seven assists and five rebounds at Rutgers.
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY
One of the program's most heralded recruits ... Played for his father at Boys' Latin H.S. in Philadelphia ... One of 40 players in the country named to the 2012 PARADE Magazine All-America Team ... Ranked No. 91 in the 2012 ESPN Top 100 List and at No. 16 for the point guard position ... Netted 2,356 career points, the seventh-best all-time mark in Southeastern Pennsylvania and second most in the Philadelphia Public League, finishing ahead of NBA great Wilt Chamberlain (2,206 pts.) ... Averaged 21.8 points and 7.5 assists in leading the Warriors to a 25-7 record and the PIAA Class AAA state semifinals as a senior ... Named the Public League, City, State and Division Player of the Year ... Also received the Markward Player of the Year and Phoenix Player of the Year award ... Received All-State Second Team honors as a junior after receiving Third Team recognition his sophomore year ... Named team captain as a freshman and led the division in scoring ... Named most valuable runner on the cross country team and also played baseball ... Named to Honor Roll all four years.
Born March 8, 1993 ... Son of Maurice Watson Sr. and Charlena Watson ... Played for his father at Boys' Latin ... Has two older and two younger siblings - Jasmine, Tevin, Tymir and Tyreese ... Cousin, Chaz Franklin, played basketball at Hampton University and is currently overseas ... Enrolled in the College of General Studies with plans to major in communications.