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.
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The Boston University women's ice hockey team defeated Rensselaer, 3-2, in the Terriers' home opener on Oct. 12, 2012
AS A SENIOR IN 2012-13 Appeared in all 37 games as a co-captain ... Tied with classmate Kathryn Miller for most career games played with 151 ... Never missed a game in her collegiate career ... Set career highs in assists (22) and points (24) ... Collected Hockey East Sportsmanship Award ... Had assist in national title game at Minnesota ... Notched two assists against New Hampshire on Feb. 20 ... Had a seven-game point streak from Jan. 12-Feb. 2, collecting an assist in each contest ... Picked up two assists in 5-4 win over No. 10 Northeastern on Jan. 16 ... Had a career-high three assists in a 6-4 victory against Providence on Dec. 1 ... Recorded a pair of helpers in a 3-0 shutout against Robert Morris on Oct. 27 ... Scored a goal and handed out an assist against then-No. 2 Cornell on Oct. 20 ... Recorded a goal and an assist in 4-1 victory at Northeastern on Oct. 16 ... Began season with five-game point streak (2g, 6a), incuding two assists in home opener against Rensselaer on Oct. 12.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2011-12 Appeared in all 38 games ... Collected 11 goals and added 10 assists for 21 points ... Notched at least one point in four of her last five games (2g, 3a) ... Had an assist in the NCAA Tournament against Cornell ... Notched a goal and an assist against Boston College in the Hockey East Semifinals ... Assisted on a goal at Connecticut on Feb. 19 ... Scored a goal at Vermont on Feb. 11 ... Scored a goal in back-to-back games on Jan. 28 and 31 ... Had a three-game point streak from Jan. 15-21 (2g, 2a) ... Scored the game-winner in a dramatic 2-1 win over Providence on Dec. 4 ... Notched the Terriers only goal in a 3-1 loss at Cornell on Nov. 25 ... Scored in back-to-back games against Boston College and New Hampshire on Nov. 5 and 12 ... Registered two assists against Union on Oct. 15 ... Recorded an assist on Sep. 30 against North Dakota.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010-11 Played in all 38 games and collected six goals and eight assists ... Contributed four game-winning markers ... Recorded two three-game point-scoring streaks (Oct. 9-16, Dec. 7 - Jan. 2) ... Posted two multi-point games, most recently at the NCAA quarterfinals against Mercyhurst (1g, 1a) ... Netted game-winners in back-to-back games against Harvard and Brown.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009-10
Appeared in all 38 games ... Led conference freshmen with 15 assists and ranked second in both goals (12) and points (27) ... Tabbed as an unanimous selection to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team ... Notched her first two collegiate points with a goal and an assist against Ohio State on Oct. 3 ... Assisted on Kasey Boucher's first career goal in a 4-3 win over Robert Morris on Oct. 9 ... Tallied first career multiple-goal game with two goals at Wayne State on Oct. 16 ...Named Hockey East Rookie of the Week on Nov. 9 after scoring three goals and an assist in three games ... Scored a goal and added an assist against New Hampshire on Nov. 6... Netted the game-winning goal in 4-0 win over Vermont on Nov. 11 ... Scored goals in four straight games from Nov. 2-11 ... Tallied four goals and two assists in five-game point streak from Nov. 2-14 ... Notched a goal and an assist in 4-0 win at Boston College on Nov. 18 ... Scored a goal at Maine on Nov. 24 ... Named Hockey East Rookie of the Month for November after posting six goals and three assists in 10 games ... Netted a goal in 4-1 win over Yale on Jan. 8 ... Scored a goal at Northeastern on Jan. 26 ... Tallied two assists against Northeastern in first round of Women's Beanpot on Feb. 2 ... Named Hockey East Rookie of the Week after logging three assists in a pair of games against Northeastern on Feb. 13-14 ... Posted five assists in three-game point streak from Feb. 13-20 ... Scored a goal and added an assist in her postseason debut, a 3-1 win over Boston College in the first round of the Hockey East tournament on Feb. 28 ... Assisted on BU's lone goal against Mercyhurst in the NCAA quarterfinals on March 13 ... Named to Hockey East Honor Roll nine times (Oct. 5, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Nov. 23, Nov. 30, Jan. 11, Feb. 1, Feb. 8, March 1).
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY Played at the North American Hockey Academy in Stowe, Vt., with BU teammates Kasey Boucher and Taylor Holze, helping the team capture its league championship her senior season ... Participated in multiple USA Hockey National Development Camps ... Played for club team Rochester Edge, serving as an assistant captain for four years ... Two-time silver medalist at Empire State Games ... Previously attended Greece Athena High School in Rochester, N.Y. ... Was also an all-county softball player ... Earned valedictory honors in high school.
PERSONAL Daughter of Ray and Janet Cardella of Rochester, N.Y. ... Enrolled in the University's College of Engineering, majoring in mechanical engineering ... Born Sept. 24, 1991.