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.
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Photos from No. 14 Boston University's 4-1 victory over Kent State. Credit: Steve McLaughlin.
AS A SENIOR IN 2012 Finished the season second on the team in goals (7) and points (14) ... Led the team in game-winning goals (3) and shots (55) ... Named to the America East All-Conference First Team ... Scored the game-tying and the game-winning goals in the season-opening victory at Delaware ... She then added the tying and winning goals again in the following overtime victory at Rutgers ... Earned the America East Player of the Week award on Aug. 27 after her performances against Delaware and Rutgers ... Recorded her fifth goal of the season in a victory at UMass ... Scored the eventual game-winning goal against No. 25 Maine.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2011 NFHCA All-America Third Team honoree ... Named to NFHCA All-Region First Team ... Became first-ever two-time America East Defensive Player of the Year ... Selected to America East All-Conference First Team and America East All-Championship Team ... Started all 20 games ... Finished second on the team points (21), goals (8) and assists (5) ... Three of her goals were game-winners ... Recorded the game-winnin goal and an assist in the America East semifinal victory over Maine on Nov. 4 ... Posted a goal and an assist in back-to-back wins over Bucknell and Providence ... Also tallied goals against Michigan State, Ball State, New Hampshire, Albany and Northeatern ... Added a defensive save in a win at Dartmouth on Oct. 7.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010 Named America East Defensive Player of the Year ... Womensfieldhockey.com Third-Team All-American ... NFHCA Northeast Region First Team ... America East All-Conference First Team ... Tallied 16 points on six goals and four assists ... Finished second on the team in both points and goals ... Played in all 18 contests, making 17 starts ... Selected to America East All-Tournament Team ... Named America East Player of the Week on Nov. 1 after scoring an overtime winner against Maine on Oct. 30.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009 Named America East Rookie of the Year and earned first-team All-Conference and All-Rookie honors ... Started all 21 games in which she appeared ... Scored nine goals and added three assists ... Netted a goal in all three of the Terriers' postseason games and was named to the America East All-Championship Team ... Named America East Rookie of the Week after netting two goals in 3-1 win at Harvard on Oct. 14 ... Scored the first two goals of her collegiate career and added an assist in 7-0 win over Sacred Heart on Sept. 19 ... Tallied game-winning penalty corner in 5-0 win at Fairfield on Oct. 10 ... Scored a goal at seventh-ranked Connecticut on Oct. 21 ... Recorded first collegiate point with an assist in 3-2 win at No. 17 Massachusetts on Sept. 4 ... Also assisted on Rachael White's goal at Northeastern on Sept. 13.
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY Member of the New Zealand U-21 Black Sticks Team that participated in the Junior World Cup this past summer in Boston ... Named the Northland Secondary Schoolgirl Sportswoman of the Year after being a runner-up the previous year ... Participated with the Junior Black Sticks in their 2008 Australian tour and also selected to participate in last year's trials for the Senior Black Sticks squad ... Team captain as a senior at Whangarei Girls High School ... Played several other sports at Whangarei, including rowing, rugby, volleyball, basketball, cross country, cricket and lacrosse ... Selected to the New Zealand Maori Senior Women's Team after playing two years with the New Zealand U-16 team.
PERSONAL Born Nov. 13, 1990 ... Daughter of Adrianne and Grant McLeod ... Her father was a standout for the New Zealand national field hockey team and was the regarded as the top defender in the world at his peak ... Her uncle, Neil, was a member of the New Zealand team that captured the gold medal at the 1976 Olympics ... Enrolled in the School of Education.