The Boston College women’s hockey team swept all three major awards at Friday night’s 11th Annual Hockey East Awards Banquet in Hyannis, Mass.
Carpenter, Skarupa, and Crowley Highlight Awards Banquet (BCEagles.com)
It was a clean sweep for the Eagles. Sophomore Alex Carpenter earned the Cammi Granato/Athletic Republic Player of the Year award; freshman Haley Skarupa took home Pro Ambitions Rookie of the Year honors while head coach Katie King Crowley was tabbed as Hockey East Coach of the Year.
Softball Falls to No. 25 North Carolina in Series Finale (BCEagles.com)
No. 25 North Carolina’s five-run fourth blew open a tight game and handed the Eagles their ninth consecutive loss on Sunday by a final of 10-4. The Tar Heels swept the three-game series by a combined score of 25-8 to improve to 18-6 while the Eagles dropped to 4-11 this season.
Boston College Falls to No. 15 North Carolina, 62-57 (BCEagles.com)
Tierra Ruffin-Pratt scored 19 points to help No. 15 North Carolina beat Boston College 62-57 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals Friday night. Waltiea Rolle added 10 for the third-seeded Tar Heels (27-5), who advanced to Saturday's semifinals to face 10th-ranked and second-seeded Maryland.
No. -/20 Lacrosse Defeats Virginia Tech, 15-7 (BCEagles.com)
Sophomore Covie Stanwick tallied four goals and an assist to lead No. -/20 Boston College past Virginia Tech, 15-7, in its ACC opener at Thompson Field in Blacksburg, Va., on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles (3-3, 1-0 ACC) scored eight unanswered goals from the 20:27 mark in the first half to the 27:08 mark in the second period to distance themselves from the Hokies (3-4, 0-2 ACC).
Best of NLN 5 Star Showcase (247 Sports)
Forget the Classes of 2014 and 2015. Apparently Addazio is already on to offering 2016 players.
ACC 2013 Instant Impact Recruits (247 Sports)
Myles Willis, RB, Atlanta (Ga.) Marist School -- Willis arguably is among the two or three most athletic players in the 2013 Boston College class. He played quarterback in high school, but projects as a running back in college. He has outstanding speed, accelerates extremely well and is more powerfully built that you'd expect from someone listed at 5-feet-10, 180 pounds. The Eagles were among the worst rushing teams in the country last year and they will be looking for playmakers to emerge in the backfield.