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.
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 track & field teams opened the 2013 indoor season with the Multi-Team Meet at the TTC.
AS A GRADUATE STUDENT IN 2012-13
During the indoor season, was an All-America selection in both the 3,000m run and 5,000m run ... Finished fifth in the 5,000m run at the NCAA Championships with a school-record time of 15:42.27 en route to being named a First Team All-American ... That time broke her previous school record of 15:46.13, set at the Terrier Invitational on Jan. 25 ... Was 11th in the 3,000m run at the NCAA Championships (9:17.71) to earn Second Team All-America accolades ... Broke the school record in the 3,000m run with a time of 9:05.73 at the Husky Classic ... Named America East Track Performer of the Week for two consecutive weeks (Jan. 22 and 29) ... Named GoTerriers.com Student-Athlete of the Week on Jan. 28 ... Shattered BU's record in the 5,000m run with a time of 15:46.13 for a second-place finish at the Terrier Invitational on Jan. 25 ... Posted a then-NCAA-best time of 9:14.71 in the 3,000m run for a first place finish at the Multi-Teem Meet on Jan. 17.
AS A SENIOR IN 2011-12
During the indoor season, set a new school record in the 5,000m run with a time of 15:52.80 ... Won the mile run at the Battle of Beantown (4:46.95) .... Finished first in the 3,000m run at the BU Multi-Team Meet (9:17.80).
AS A JUNIOR IN 2010-11
During the indoor season, finished in the top-three in every race ... At the America East Championships, took first in the 5000m with a time of 16:06.38 and third in the 3000m with a time of 9:31.94 ... Finished sixth at the NCAA Championships in the 5000m with a time of 16:13.21 and earned All- American honors ... In the outdoor season, placed first in the 5000m with a time of 16:26.41 ... Earned first team All- American honors after placing 8th in the 10,000m final at the NCAA Championships ... Made it to the USA Nationals.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009-10
During the indoor season, competed in the 3,000m run at the BU Multi-Team Meet (third/9:54.88), Battle of Beantown (first/10:01.48), AE Championships (fifth/9:58.32)... Also participated in the one-mile run at the Terrier Invitational (ninth/5:03.23) and 5,000m run at the AE Championships (fourth/17:16.71) ... In the outdoor season, competed in the 5,000m run at the Carolina Classic (fifth/17:51.48), Florida Relays (15th/17:36.6) ... Placed second (35:32.03) in the 10,000-meter run at the AE Championships and earned all-conference honors ... Won the 10,000-meter run at the ECAC Championships (35:36.29).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008-09
During the indoor season, competed in the 3,000-meter run at the Battle of Beantown (12th/10:27.18), America East Championships (seventh/10:13.63) ... Also participated in the 5,000m run at the AE Championships (sixth/17:45.89) ... Member of BU's AE indoor championship squad ... During the outdoor season, won the 3,000m steeplechase at the Snowflake Invitational (11:42.06) ... Participated in the 5,000-meter run (third/17:41.66) and 3,000m steeplechase at the Florida Relays ... Won the 5,000m run at the Spec Towns Invitational with a time of 17:32.28 ... Finished third (17:37.39) in the 5,000m run at the America East Championships and earned all-conference honors ... Placed third in the 5,000m run at the New England Championships with a time of 17:31.79.
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Earned indoor track state championships as a junior and senior ... Individual state champion as a junior and senior in the two mile race at the indoor and outdoor championships ... All-New England selection as a junior and senior ... All-American in the 5K as a senior ... Team MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior ... All-Conference for cross country and track as a junior and senior.
Daughter of Kevin and Elizabeth Matthews ... Has one brother, Dan ... Enrolled in the University's College of Health and Rehabilitation Services, majoring in speech, language and hearing pathology ... Born Nov. 19, 1990, in Hartford, Conn.