Gyrenes Benefit from Veteran College and NFL Coach Jagodzinski (The Ave Maria Herald)
"He's an offensive genius, and he's giving the guys the level of coaching they'd have if they were at a Division One NCAA team. I'm grateful he's been so generous with his time – he didn't want money, he didn't want anything." "I didn't' come here go get something," Coach Jags said, "I came here to give something. This is exactly where I'm supposed to be at this point in my life."
Pantale making a sudden impact for BC (The MetroWest Daily News)
"Coming through what I dealt with early in the season with the injury, and then coming from where we were at 1-6 and finally being able to put a drive together on offense after struggling throughout that game, and then being able make some plays to set us up for that touchdown was such a rewarding thing," said Pantale, a captain. "The feeling after the win was incredible."
BC Notebook: Eagles to play the Buckeyes (The MetroWest Daily News)
"I definitely think that going ones-on-ones has made practice more lively," said running back Andre Williams. "You’re not seeing the scout team, the look you’re going to see in the game, but the scout team isn’t the look you’re going to see in the game anyway. The added intensity of practice, you get more out of it."
ACC predictions: Week 10 (ESPN ACC Blog)
Wake Forest 21, Boston College 14: The Eagles were able to squeak by Maryland and its fourth-string quarterback last week, but they have to travel to Winston-Salem this week and have yet to win on the road. Boston College’s strength has been its passing game, but the Deacs have more playmakers on defense and will make the stops.
The picks: Week 10 (Washington Times)
Boston College at Wake Forest (3:30, CSN): Demon Deacons 27-21. This could actually be sort of fun as the pass-and-catch combos of Tanner Price and Michael Campanaro (Wake Forest) and Chase Rettig and Alex Amidon (Boston College) take turns. It doesn't have huge ramifications beyond the bowl hopes of these two teams, but there could still be some entertaining moments in the Dash.
BC coach Steve Donahue more upbeat about young Eagles after last-place finish in ACC (AP)
But BC added two promising freshman guards, Olivier Hanlan and Joe Rahon. "Both are good sized, have good overall toughness and really good skill levels," Donahue said. "I think both of them are able to step into this league physically and compete more than the group could last year."
BC Freshmen Making Quick Impression (College Hockey News)
"I think they're all doing a great job," said goalie Parker Milner. "They all came in a lot stronger and bigger for their age than any of us could've expected. I think they're getting used to the pace. They played at a high level in high school — a couple USHL guys, a couple prep guys. I think the transition's been easier than it might be for a normal freshman."
BC’S PAT MULLANE TABBED AS PLAYER OF THE MONTH FOR OCTOBER (HockeyEastOnline.com)
Mullane recorded a league-high eight points (3g,5a) in top-ranked Boston College's 4-1-0 month and registered +5 a plus-minus rating. He tallied at least one point in all five games. Mullane registered two goals late in the third period and the primary assist on the overtime game-winner in the team's 5-4 come-from-behind win at Massachusetts (Oct. 19). Mullane won 56.1% of his faceoff attempts (60-of-107).
Fourth-Seed Field Hockey Falls to Wake Forest in ACCs (BCEagles.com)
"It's difficult; it's never easy to lose," head coach Ainslee Lamb said. "The team gave everything it could in that game and that is all I asked them to do. I think that the future is very bright for BC field hockey. Overall, I feel that our achievements this fall were above and beyond."