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.
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2013 ECAC Division I All-Star First Team 2013 America East Player of the Year 2013 NFCA All-Northeast Region First Team 2013 NFCA Scholar-Athlete All-America Team 2013, 2012 America East All-Conference First Team 2013 America East All-Academic Team 2012 NFCA All-Northeast Region Second Team 2012 America East All-Tournament Team 2011 America East All-Conference Second Team 2x America East Player of the Week (4/29/13, 4/15/13)
AS A JUNIOR IN 2013
Named BU's 10th America East Player of the Year and first since 2011 ... Also received ECAC All-Star, NFCA Northeast and America East All-Conference First Team accolades along with NFCA Scholar-Athlete All-America and America East All-Academic Team honors ... Started all 48 games played with four starts at catcher and 44 in center ... Led the league in hitting at .399, seventh highest mark in program history ... Recorded 37 stolen bases, fourth most in conference history and tied for most ever at BU ... Her 0.77 stolen bases per game average ranked fourth highest in the NCAA ... Tied for third in the AE with 30 runs scored ... Batted a league-best .480 in conference play and contributed a personal-best 14 RBIs from the lead-off position ... Posted a .464 on-base percentage and .432 slugging percentage ... Had a hit in 19 straight games from March 31 - April 28 ... Owned 16 multiple hit games, including three 3-hit contests ... Went a perfect 4-of-4 against Portland State (March 1) with a triple, a season-high three RBIs, two runs scored, a walk and a stolen base ... Tallied three hits against Connecticut (April 3) with a RBI double and two runs scored ... Swiped a school-record four bags against UMBC (April 13) while going 2-of-3 with a walk and three runs scored ... Tallied a RBI in five consecutive games from April 13 - April 18 ... Added three hits apiece against Maine (April 28) and Stony Brook (May 4).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012
Named to NFCA Division I All-Northeast Region Second Team ... Member of America East All-Tournament Team ... Earned spot on America East All-Conference First Team ... Started 52 games (49 in right field, 2 at catcher and 1 as the designated player) ... Leadoff batter in 50 games ... Led team with .367 batting average and 61 hits ...Tied for first on the team with 39 runs scored ... Recorded team-high four triples ... Led team with .443 on base percentage and stole 25 bases in 29 attempts ... Posted a .969 fielding percentage with 59 putouts and three assists ... Posted 14 multiple hit games, including eight games with two hits a team best six games with three hits ... Recorded three hits and two runs in season opener against Illinois State (Feb. 24) ... Notched three hits and three runs in 7-3 win against Memphis (March 4) ... Posted 11-game hitting streak from March 9 to March 22 ... Scored three runs and posted three hits in win at Bryant (March 21) ... Hit a bases-clearing triple to drive in three runs and propel BU to an 8-0 win against Rhode Island (April 19) ... Recorded three hits against Maine in America East tournament (May 11) ... Scored three runs against Stony Brook in America East tournament (May 12) ... Stole season-high three bases against Albany in America East title game (May 13) ... Tallied three hits and scored a run in win over Iona in NCAA Regionals (May 19).
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2011
Named to America East All-Conference Second Team ... Started 48 games ... Scored a team-high 49 times, which ranks fifth all-time at BU for a single season ... Posted 56 hits, including team-best three triples ... Finished second on the team with a .357 batting average and third with a .439 on base percentage ... Second on the team with 25 stolen bases.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010
Redshirted the season due to injury.
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY
A three-time all-conference honoree and has ranked in the top 10 for batting averaging in the Southern Worcester County League (SWCL) since her freshman year ... The first Massachusetts athlete to be signed by Rychcik ... A member of the RI Thunder Gold and is batting .456 with a .486 on-base percentage ... Over the summer had 26 stolen bases for the RI Thunder Gold, and swiped 52 in her junior year at Grafton ... Also participated in indoor track and field as a sophomore and junior, and holds the school record in the shot put as well as the 4x100-meter relay ... Competed at the Nike Nationals as a member of the squad's 4x400-meter relay team ... Chose BU over UMass, Hofstra and Maine.
Born on April 8, 1991 ... Daughter of James and Alice Mask ... Has one sister, Sara ... Has one uncle, Steve Wroble, who played football at Kentucky ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, majoring in biology with specialization in cell biology, molecular biology and genetics.