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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AS A SENIOR IN 2011-12 Served as captain ... Skated in 36 games ... Is the only skater in Hockey East history to score at least 100 career goals (120) and is the second league skater to have reached the 200-point plateau (206) ... Named a New England Women's Division I All-Star ... Named a Hockey East First Team All-Star ... Was the Hockey East Scoring Champion with 31 points in conference competition (14g, 17a) ... Led Hockey East in overall goals (29) and points (57) ... Earned Hockey East Tournament MVP honors after she scored both goals in a 2-1 double-overtime win over Providence in the Hockey East title game ... Earned Hockey East Player of the Week honors five times (March 5, Feb. 27, Jan. 23, Oct. 10 and Oct. 3) ... Finished season on a four-game point streak (6g, 4a) ... Compiled 16-game point streak from Dec. 3 to Feb. 18 (13g, 14a) ... Notched at least one point in 30 games this season ... Scored one goal and had two assists in NCAA Tournament game at Cornell ... Collected second collegiate hat trick against New Hampshire on Feb. 26 (3g, 1a) ... Scored two goals in both games at Vermont on Feb. 11 and 12 ... Had one goal and two assists at New Hampshire on Feb. 4 ... Collected a career-high six points, including her first collegiate hat trick, against Vermont on Jan. 21 ... Had one goal and one assist at Maine on Jan. 8 ... Scored a goal and added an assist at Providence on Nov. 20 ... Recorded two goals and two assists to help Canada win a Silver Medal at the Four Nations Cup ... Scored her 100th career goal in a 4-1 victory over Boston College on Nov. 2 ...Netted two more goals in a 6-2 win over Union on Oct. 15 ... Potted a pair of goals and added two assists on Oct. 8 against Niagara...Notched a goal and an assist in 3-1 win over Niagara on Oct. 7 ... Scored two goals and added an assist in a 4-1 victory over North Dakota on Sep. 30.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2010-11 Named to the Hockey East All-Tournament Team after scoring two goals in the league semifinals against Northeastern ... Tabbed a Hockey East First-Team All-Star ... Nominated for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award ... Appeared in 34 games and established career highs in assists (22) and points (54) and has a matched a career high in goals (32) ... Currently holds BU single-season records in goals and points ... Recorded at least one point in 29 games ... Entered the Frozen Four on a seven-game point-scoring streak (11g, 1a) ... Posted two 11-game point-scoring streaks, one eight-game point-scoring streak and a three-game point-scoring streak ... Collected 16 multi-point games, including four three-point games and two four-point games ... Added seven power-play goals, two shorthanded markers and six game-winning goals ... Was a member of Canada's gold medal-winning Four Nations Cup team.
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY Played two years at the University of New Hampshire of the Hockey East Association (2007-09) ...As a sophomore, appeared in 32 games and led Hockey East in goals (32) and ranked second in points (49) ... Selected as a top-10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, presented to the top women's collegiate ice hockey player ... Led team in power-play goals (13), shorthanded markers (4) and game-winning tallies (9) ... Named Hockey East Player of the Month in December and April ... Garnered Hockey East Player of the Week three times (Oct. 13, Jan. 19, Feb. 23) ... As a freshman, played in 33 games and led the nation's rookies in goals (27) and was second in assists (19) and points (46) ... Named Hockey East Rookie of the Year ... Garnered All-Hockey East First Team honors and was named to the Hockey East All-Tournament Team ... Received All-Academic Team honors ... Helped New Hampshire to the Hockey East title ... Named Hockey East Rookie of the Week five times (Oct. 22, Oct. 29, Nov. 26, Jan. 28, March 24) and Hockey East Rookie of the Month three times (October, February, March) ... Member of Canada's National Women's Team program since 2007 ... Served as an alternate for the 2010 Canadian Olympic Team ... Played in two Four Nations Cups (2007, 2008) and the 2008 and 2009 MLP Cups ... Member of Team Ontario Red at the 2005 and 2006 under-18 national championships ... Played for Team Ontario at the 2007 Canada Winter Games.
PERSONAL Daughter of Tim and Suzanne Wakefield of Pickering, Ont. ... Attended Dunbarton High School (Ont.) ... Has two sisters, Katelin and Alannah ... Enrolled in the University's College of Arts and Sciences, majoring in psychology ... Born June 15, 1989, in Scarborough, Ont.