Led by second-year head coach Joe Jones, the Boston University menís basketball team enters the 2012-13 season seeking its third postseason berth in the last four years. The Terriers return three starters, including Preseason All-Conference honoree D.J. Irving who led the league last season in assists at 5.4 apg.
Led by ninth-year head coach Kelly Greenberg, the Boston University womenís basketball team returns 10 letterwinners, including three starters from last yearís 23-9 squad that advanced to the first round of the WNIT. The Terriers will host a combined six non-conference opponents in November and December.
Led by senior captain Wade Megan, the Boston University menís ice hockey team will play 18 contests at home this season, starting off with an exhibition game against the University of Toronto on Sunday, Oct. 7. Click here to purchase season tickets.
This past summer, Boston University formally accepted an invitation to move 20 of its 25 teams to the Patriot League on July 1, 2013 for the 2013-14 season. Formed as an all-sport conference in 1990-91, the league features American, Army, Bucknell, Colgate, Holy Cross, Lafayette, Lehigh 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.
Terrier Rewards is a FREE program that rewards BU Athletics' most loyal student supporters. Students earn points for attending specified varsity home games and receive prizes from sponsors based on their point total.
With over 30,000 students from 50 states and more than 100 countries, Boston University is the fourth largest independent university in the United States. Ranked 56th in the latest U.S. News & World Report, the school offers a rare fusion of liberal arts and professional education. Click here to learn more about the BU Advantage.
BU men's hockey team volunteers at Walk Now For Autism Speaks at Suffolk Downs
AS A JUNIOR IN 2012-13 Named to All-CHN Preseason First Team ...Named an Assistant Captain on Dec. 14 ... Picked up his first goal of the season in a 4-2 victory against Providence in the season opener ... Recorded two assists in a victory at UMass ... Picked up a pair of assists in a 6-2 win at Vermont ... Scored a goal in a 4-2 win against No. 1 Boston College ... Had a 4-game point streak (1 goal, 4 assists) from Jan. 4 - Jan. 18 ... Picked up an assist in a 5-4 overtime victory at Maine ... Scored the game-winning goal in the Hockey East semifinal against No. 4 Boston College ... Named a Hockey East Top Performer twice (11/16, 12/10).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011-12 Played in all 39 games ... Tied for second on the team in goals with 16 ... Goal total was tied for first nationally amoung dfensemen ... Finished seventh on the squad in points with 27 (16g, 11a) ... Named a Hockey East Second Team All-Star ... Collected a point in six of the final eight games of the season ... Scored two goals and added an assist in series-clinching win against New Hampshire on March 11 ... Scored two goals at Northeastern on March 3 and had a two-assist game against NU the previous night ... Scored two goals in Beanpot title game on Feb. 13 ... Had two points (1g, 1a) in back-to-back games against Providence on Jan. 20-21 ... Scored once in the Terriers 5-3 victory over Boston College on Dec. 2 ... Tallied an assist in a 2-1 overtime win on Nov. 26 at Red Hockey Hockey against Cornell ... Scored once in a 4-3 Terriers victory over Vermont on Nov. 18 ... Found the back of the net in a 3-2 overtime loss to Merrimack on Nov. 11 ... Notched a goal on Oct. 29 in a 5-4 win over Massachusetts ... Scored his first of the season on Oct. 14 at Providence ... Named runner-up for Hockey Eas Player of the Month in March ... Four-time Hockey East Top Performer (1/23, 2/20, 3/5, 3/12).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010-11 Played in 38 contests ... Recorded 15 points on four goals and 11 assists ... Half of his goals were game-winners ... Posted team-high 89 penalty minutes ... Scored first collegiate goal against Boston College on Jan. 21 ... Posted a goal and an assist in Beanpot consolation game against Harvard on Feb. 14 ... Scored overtime winner at Massachusetts on Feb. 11 ... Also added game-winner in 3-1 triumph over UMass Lowell on Feb. 4 ... Earned first collegiate point with assist on goal by Joe Pereira in 5-4 victory over No. 17 Notre Dame in the title game of the Ice Breaker Tournament on Oct. 10 ... Tallied two assists in 4-4 tie with Brown on Nov. 27 ... Named Hockey East Top Performer on Nov. 29 and Feb. 14.
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY Tallied 27 points (6g, 21a) with the Vernon Vipers of the BCHL in 2009-10 to help them capture their second consecutive RBC Cup title ... Former standout and co-captain at Catholic Memorial High School, where he posted 34 points (12g, 22a) in 30 contests during the 2008-09 season ... Was named the co-MVP of the Catholic Conference in 2009 after helping Catholic Memorial win the Massachusetts Super 8 Championship ... 2009 Boston Globe All-Scholastic honoree.
PERSONAL Born Jan. 28, 1991 ... Son of Mary and Joe Noonan ... Drafted by the Nashville Predators in the fourth round (112th overall) in the 2011 National Hockey League Entry Draft ... Enrolled in the College of General Studies.