Eagles add the experience of line coach Jim Bollman (Boston.com)
"He focuses on a lot of different techniques, so I feel like I’ve been challenged to fill in gaps of my game," Cleary said. "He’s a great technique coach. He’s been around. He’s got a lot of little tricks that work, and he seems like a good game-planner as we kind of start looking forward to Miami [in the Sept. 1 opener]."
Bobby Swigert, Chase Rettig know score (BostonHerald.com)
“There are a whole bunch of different concepts, but now we get to game-plan stuff,” Rettig said. “It will be strictly things that are in the game plan that we’ll be calling in (practice) unless there’s a change. “Now guys can focus in on Miami.”
Andy Gallik takes center stage for Boston College (BostonHerald.com)
"We have explosive guys at the skill positions in a high-tempo, one-back offense," Gallik said. "We are just excited to play the first game because we know we can spread the field and put a lot of points up. "We know we have the guys on the line to do that, and we are just ready to play."
No. 14 Men's Soccer Picked Fourth In ACC Preseason Poll (BCEagles.com)
The No. 14 Boston College men's soccer team has been selected to finish fourth in the 2012 ACC preseason poll, as voted on by the league's nine head coaches.
Five ACC Men's Teams Ranked Among Soccer America Preseason Top 25 (TheACC.com)
Five Atlantic Coast Conference teams are ranked among the Soccer America Men's Preseason Top 25 poll released Wednesday morning. Maryland drew a No 3 ranking and is joined in the top 10 by defending NCAA and ACC champion North Carolina at No. 6. Boston College is ranked No. 11, followed by Wake Forest at No. 19 and Duke at No. 21.
Bedoya Scores in Debut for New Club (NYTimes.com)
"I think Helsingborg is a good move," Bedoya said. "It feels a bit awkward to be back, but maybe sometimes you have to take a step back to move forward. The intention is that it would be a short-term deal where I could help the club, maybe get seen for another move that will further my career and help me get back with the national team. Sweden was good to me the first time. For me, I just need to get back to enjoy playing football again."
WIH Announces Captains (BCEagles.com)
Senior Blake Bolden was named captain while Junior Meagan Mangene was named assistant captain for the Eagles.
Kennedy Coaches Women's National Under-18 Team in Series Against Canada (BCEagles.com)
Associate BC Head Coach Courtney Kennedy has just completed a stint with the U.S. Women’s National Under-18 team in a three game series against Canada. Kennedy joined head coach Jeff Kampersal and assistant Steve Guider for the series and will also coach the 2013 IIHF Women’s World U18 Championship this upcoming winter.