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 Appeared in 29 games ... Collected a career-high 20 assists and 26 points ... Matched a career high with six goals ... Named a Second Team Hockey East All-Star ... Had three assists against Cornell in NCAA Tournament ... Had an assist against New Hampshire on Feb. 26 ... Scored game-winning goal against Connecticut on Feb. 26 ... Had a five-game point streak from Jan. 31-Feb. 12 (2g, 5a) ... Had two helpers at Vermont on Feb. 11 ... Scored a goal and added an assist at New Hampshire on Feb. 4 ... Scored a goal and had an assist against Boston College on Jan. 25 ... Recorded at least one point in six of eight games from Nov. 12 to Dec. 4... Registered five points in a two game-span, including a goal and two assists against Connecticut on Nov. 19.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2010-11 Appeared in 31 games and totaled a career-high 19 assists and 25 points ... Matched a career high with six goals ... Posted two three-game point-scoring streaks (Oct. 3-15, Nov. 26 - Dec. 4) ... Collected eight multi-point games, including two three-point games ... Was a member of Canada's gold medal-winning Four Nations Cup and MLP Cup teams.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009-10 Appeared in 31 games ... Ranked third among conference defensemen in assists (14) and fourth in points (17) ... Selected to the All-Hockey East Second Team ... Named to the Women's Division I New England All-Star Team ... Member of the Hockey East All-Star Team that played the U.S. Women's National Team on Nov. 22 ... Scored game-tying goal with 1.6 seconds remaining at Wayne State on Oct. 16 ... Tallied two assists in 4-2 win at Wayne State on Oct. 17 ... Assisted on Jenelle Kohanchuk's goal at fourth-ranked Clarkson on Oct. 24 ... Recorded an assist on Jill Cardella's goal at New Hampshire on Nov. 7 ... Tallied three assists in 5-3 win over Providence on Nov. 14 ...Posted six assists in a four-game point streak from Nov. 14-Jan. 19 that surrounded a seven-game absence due to injury and her participation in the MLP Cup... Assisted on both goals in a 2-2 tie at Northeastern on Jan. 26 ... Garnered Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week honors on March 8 after scoring the championship-winning goal against Connecticut in the Hockey East title game ... Secured Hockey East All-Tournament Team honors ... Named Hockey East Co-Player of the Week on March 15 after scoring BU's lone goal against Mercyhurst in the NCAA quarterfinals on March 13 ... Named to Hockey East Honor Roll three times (Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Feb. 1) ... Won gold with Canada's Under-22 team at the MLP Cup in Ravensburg, Germany, and tallied an assist in the tournament.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008-09 Played in every contest during her rookie campaign, totaling an eighth-best total of 16 points on six goals and 10 assists ... Her six goals led all Terrier defenders ... Finished with the fifth-best assists total on the team and a +6 rating ... Netted her first career goal in a 3-2 win against fourth-ranked New Hampshire on Oct. 23 ... Had three assists in an 8-1 win against Maine on Oct. 25 ... Tallied a goal and an assist against Vermont on Jan. 31 and again against Connecticut on Feb. 7 ... Picked up two assists at Boston College on Feb. 14 ... Named to the Women's Division I New England Hockey Writers All-Star team and All-Rookie team ... Twice Named Hockey East Rookie of the Week.
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY Played with the Durham Lightning of the Intermediate Hockey League in Ontario, earning silver in the PWHL tournament her junior year and bronze as a sophomore ... Appeared in five games in the U18 tournament with Team Ontario en route to the national championship during her junior year ... Played in two major international showcases with Canada's U18 team ... Selected as the High School Athlete of the Year as a freshman, earning MVP honors for basketball, volleyball, soccer and hockey ... A member of her high school's honor roll.
PERSONAL Daughter of Bob and Jacquie Watchorn of Newcastle, Ont. ... Enrolled in the University's College of Arts and Sciences ... Born May 30, 1990.