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.
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.
The Boston University women's ice hockey team defeated Rensselaer, 3-2, in the Terriers' home opener on Oct. 12, 2012
AS A JUNIOR IN 2012-13 After season, was Tournament MVP and named top forward at the IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship after she led all skaters in points (12) and tied for the tournament lead with six goals ... During season, served as co-captain ... Appeared in 35 games ... Set program record for assists (36) and tallied career-high 55 points ... Unanimous Hockey East First Team All-Star ... Named a New England Division I All-Star ... Named to Frozen Four All-Tournament Team and Hockey East All-Tournament Team ... Began season with 14-game point streak (9g, 19a) and ended season with nine-game point streak (5g, 13a) ... Had one goal and one assist in each of the Terriers' three NCAA tournament tilts ... Assisted on the game-winning goal in both the Hockey East semifinals and finals ... Had back-to-back three-assist efforts against New Hampshire (Feb. 20) and Connecticut (Feb. 23) ... Scored both goals in 2-1 win over Vermont on Feb. 16 ... Scored game-winning goal and added assist in 5-2 win at Vermont on Jan. 25 ... Handed out an assist in 5-4 win over No. 10 Northeastern on Jan. 16 ... Record three points (2g, 1a) in weekend for the Terriers at Maine on Jan. 12-13 ... Handed out an assist in 4-2 win at UConn on Jan. 8 ... Registered two assists in 2-2 tie at Minnesota-Duluth on Dec. 8, with her assist on game-tying goal the 100th point of her career ... Recorded hat trick and added an assist in 6-4 win over Providence on Dec. 1 ... Had helper in 2-1 win over Harvard on Nov. 18 ... Registered fourpoints (two goals, two assists) in 7-1 victory against Providence College on Nov. 16 ... Recorded two helpers in 3-0 victory against Robert Morris on Oct. 27... Picked up a pair of assists in a 4-2 victory against Maine on Oct. 26 ... Recorded four points (3g, 1a) in weekend series against then-No. 2 Cornell on Oct. 20-21 ... Handed out two assists in 4-1 win at Northeastern Oct. 16 ... Posted two assists, including helper on game-winning goal, in season-opening victory over Boston College on Oct. 5 ... Had seven multi-point efforts in first 10 games of the season.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011-12 Won gold medal with Team Canada at 2012 IIHF Women's World Championship ... Served as an assistant captain ... Appeared in 16 games this season ... Missed 18 games in the first semester due to injury ... Was named Hockey East Player of the Month in March ... Named to the Hockey East All-Tournament Team ... Ended season on a six-game point streak (7g, 9a) ... had at least one point in 13 of her last 14 games since she returned from first semester injury (11g, 14a) ... Notched two goals and added two assists in NCAA Tournament game against Cornell ... Had two assists in Hockey East Championship game against Providence ... Scored two goals and added an assist against Boston College on March 3 ... Had one goal and two assists against New Hampshire on Feb. 26 ... Collected two assists at Vermont on Feb. 11 ... Had an assist in the Beanpot title game against Northeastern on Feb. 7 ... Scored the game-winning goal in the opening round of the Beanpot against Harvard on Jan. 31 ... Assisted on the game-winning goal against Northeastern on Jan. 28 ... Scored against Boston College on Jan. 25 ... Scored two goals against Maine on Jan. 14 ... Assisted on the game-winner at Maine on Jan. 8.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010-11 Named Hockey East Rookie of the Year ... Was the only unanimous selection to the league's All-Rookie Team and was runner-up for Player of the Year ... Tabbed a Hockey East First-Team All-Star ... Named Hockey East Player of the Month in January and Rookie of the Month in October ... Nominated for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award ... Appeared in 28 games and posted 24 goals and 23 assists ... Added seven power-play goals, three shorthanded markers and three game-winning goals ... Tied program record for most goals in a game (4) and shorthanded goals in a season (3) ... Broke BU's single-season goal and points mark (later surpassed by Jenn Wakefield) ... Registered at least one point in 22 games ... Tallied 15 multi-point games, including six three-point games and one four-point game ... Posted a season-long 13-game point-scoring streak from Nov. 26 - Feb. 3 (11g, 14a) ... Was a member of Canada's gold medal-winning Four Nations Cup team.
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY> Member of the 2010 gold medal-winning Canadian Olympic Team and scored both goals in the team's 2-0 victory over the U.S. in the gold-medal game ... Member of Canada's National Women's Team since 2007 ... Won the silver medal at the 2009 IIHF World Women's Championship and two IIHF World Women's U18 Championships (2008, 2009) ... Named the tournament's best forward by the IIHF Directorate in 2008 after leading the tournament in goals (8) and tying for the tournament lead in points (14) ... Two-time member of the Canada National Women's Under-18 Team that participated in a three-game series against the United States in August 2007 and 2008 ... Also played at Dawson College during the 2008-09 season ... Member of Team Quebec for two national under-18 championships (2005, 2007) and the 2007 Canada Winter Games.
PERSONAL Daughter of Robert and Danye Poulin ... Has one brother, Pier-Alexandre ... Enrolled in the University's School of Education ... Born March 28, 1991.