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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2009-10 HIGHLIGHTS Scored a goal in 3-2 win over fourth-ranked Michigan on Oct. 24 ... Netted the game-winning goal in overtime at UMass Lowell on Oct. 30 ... Tallied two goals and an assist in three-game point streak from Oct. 24-31 ... Scored the game-winning goal in 6-4 win over Merrimack on Nov. 14 ... Posted three-game point streak from Nov. 8-14 ... Assisted on Nick Bonino's goal in 6-5 win at Harvard on Nov. 24 ... Earned Hockey East Co-Player of the Week honors after notching career-best four points (2g, 2a), including the game-winning goal, in 7-3 win at Massachusetts on Jan. 2 ... Assisted on Joe Pereira's goal in 3-2 win over Boston College at Fenway Park on Jan. 8 ... Scored two power-play goals in 6-4 win over Merrimack on Jan. 16 ... Scored game-winning goal in overtime at Boston College on Jan. 22 ... Scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in 6-2 win over Masschusetts on Jan. 29 ... Named to Hockey East Honor Roll three times (11/2, 1/18, 1/25).
2008-09 HIGHLIGHTS Appeared in 43 contests with two healthy scratches (11/29, 1/16) ... Netted the game-winning goal against Miami in overtime in the national title game ... Named Most Outstanding Player of NCAA Frozen Four and earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team ... Ranked second among Hockey East defensemen with 32 points (8g, 24a) ... All three of his game-winning goals came in the last 12 contests of the season ... 20 of his points came on the power play ... Tallied nine multi-point efforts ... Recorded the game winner with under three minutes left in regulation and added an assist in a 2-1 win over Maine in the first game of the Hockey East quarterfinals ... Boasted a plus-24 rating, which ranked tied for fifth in the country ... Named to Hockey East Honor Roll three times (11/24, 3/16, 4/13).
2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS Appeared in 39-of-40 games, missing one game due to a broken finger (at UMass Lowell, 12/7) ... Tallied 16 points on three goals and 13 assists ... Point total ranked third amongst Hockey East rookie defensemen, while his 13 assists trailed only teammate Kevin Shattenkirk ... Recorded his first career goal -- the eventual game winner -- and added an assist in 9-1 win at Vermont on Nov. 16 ... Also had a two-point performance (1g, 1a) in 5-4 triumph over Northeastern in Beanpot consolationg game (Feb. 11) ... Earned an assist in 4-4 tie at Alaska Anchorage on Oct. 13 for his first collegiate point ... Scored a power-play goal in a 6-2 victory at UMass Lowell on Feb. 8 ... Assisted on what was the Terriers' final goal of the season in a 3-1 loss to Vermont in the Hockey East semifinals ... Also added assists against UMass Lowell (Nov. 3), Boston College (Nov. 30, Dec. 1, Feb. 4), Merrimack (Dec. 30, Feb. 1), UNH (Jan. 26), Maine (Feb. 15) and Northeastern (Feb. 22).
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY A member of the U.S. National Team Developmental Program before moving on to play for the Lincoln Stars of the United States Hockey League ... Led all USHL defensemen in scoring in 2006-07 with 60 points (13g, 47a) ... Was a member of the Under-17 U.S. NTDP in 2005-06, posting 21 points (8g, 13a) in 65 games ... Helped Team USA win silver medal at U-17 World Hockey Challenge ... Broke out on the scene in 2004-05 with the Syracuse Stars of the Eastern Junior Hockey League and Ontario Provincial Junior A League, tallying 43 points in 50 games ... Graduated from Radnor High School.
PERSONAL Son of Jay and Michaelan Cohen of Villanova, Pa. ... His cousin, Jeremy Bloom, competed in freestyle skiing for Team USA in the 2002 and 2006 Olympics and played football at Colorado before being drafted by the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles ... Enrolled in the University's College of Arts and Sciences ... Born April 25, 1989 ... Drafted by the Colorado Avalanche in the second round, 45th overall, of the 2007 National Hockey League Entry Draft.