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 No. 6 women's ice hockey team defeated McGill, 4-1, in an exhibition game on Sept. 30, 2012, at Walter Brown Arena.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2012-13 Appeared in all 37 games ... Set career highs in assists (16) and points (17) ... Blocked 65 shots, second most in the league ... Had one assist in seven of the final eight games of the season, including each of the final four games of the year ... Was a plus-2 or better in six of the final 10 games and was a plus-1 or better in nine of those 10 contests ... Had an assist on the game-winning goal in both wins at Vermont on Feb. 16 and 17 ... Had a three-game point streak (3a) from Jan. 25-27 ... Netted her first goal of the season at UNH on Nov. 9 ... Recorded an assist in each game against then-No. 2 Cornell on Oct. 20-21 ... Handed out an assist in a 6-2 victory against Union on Oct. 13.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011-12 Appeared in all 38 games ... scored a career high three goals and added six assists for nine points ... Assisted on the game-tying goal with 7.3 seconds left against Providence in the Hockey East Championship ... Scored a goal in the Beanpot against Harvard on Jan. 31 ... Had two assists against Boston College on Jan. 25 ... Scored at New Hampshire on Jan. 19 ... Scored her first of the season against New Hampshire on Nov. 12 ... Assisted on Jenn Wakefield's game-winner in 3-2 win over St. Lawrence on Oct. 22 ... Recorded two assists on Oct. 15 against Union.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010-11 Appeared in all 38 games, recording one goal and nine assists ... Recorded her first collegiate marker in a 4-3 win over Northeastern on Feb. 11 ... Posted two assists in her collegiate debut against North Dakota on Oct. 2 ... Recorded a three-game point-scoring streak (3a) from Feb. 18 - March 5.
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY Became first female to play on a British Columbia midget major boys' hockey team with the Vancouver North West Giants of the British Columbia Midget Major League ... Helped lead the Giants to the 2010 provincial championship ... Named a finalist for BC Athlete of the Year ... Won her third consecutive Canadian national championship with Team British Columbia (2008-10) ... Participated in the Canada Winter Games with British Columbia as a freshman and sophomore ... Won a silver medal with the 2009 Canada National Women's Under-18 Team at the IIHF World Women's U18 Championship ... Two-time member of Canada's under-18 team that participated in a three-game series against the United States (2007, 2008) ... Three-time participant in the Team Canada development camp (2006-09) ... Also played lacrosse and soccer at Burnaby Central High School ... Helped lead the soccer team to the provincial championship in 2008 and was named team MVP in 2010 ... Helped lead lacrosse team to the 2009 provincial championship.
PERSONAL Daughter of Ron and Marilyn Fratkin of Burnaby, B.C. ... Has two brothers, Jesse and Casey, who play on the Brown University and Elmira College men's ice hockey teams, respectively ... Enrolled in the University's College of Communication ... Born March 24, 1992.