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Late switch to BC fits Albert Louis-Jean (Boston Herald)
“Enrolling early was important because not only would I be able to get on the field and get some experience before the actual freshmen came in, it was important because I could get an extra semester under my belt and I could graduate earlier, depending on whatever situation I was in,” Louis-Jean said. “Whether I stayed three years, four years or five years, I’d be able to work on my master’s degree, too,”

Boston College's Albert Louis-Jean Ready to Make An Impact (SB Nation Boston)
Albert Louis-Jean had always pictured himself playing football at the University of Miami for coach Randy Shannon. Yet after Shannon was fired, Louis-Jean was left with a difficult choice to make. Now, the local product will play in Chestnut Hill.

QB Christian Suntrup eager to soak it all in (Boston Herald)
“I’m just blessed to have the opportunity to come here and be on the team,” Suntrup said yesterday. “I just want to take everything in and learn as much as I can. All the quarterbacks are great guys. They all work hard; everyone on the team does. I’m just really happy to have the opportunity to be part of it.”

Waiting their turn: BC expecting big things from local hotshots Vardaro and Miller (
For Vardaro, it was a few days into practice last summer. "It was Kaleb Ramsey," recalled the North Reading resident at Boston College's media day. "It was in 1-on-1 drills. I was 325-330 pounds. He took two steps, grabbed me and brought me back 10 yards. I just thought, 'Wow, this is not Phillips Academy!'"

2011 BC football breakdown, Part XXI: Cornerback (Soaring to Glory)

Malik Golden set to make decision (ESPN Boston High School Blog)
ESPN's Roger Brown checks in today on his recruiting blog with Cheshire Academy (Conn.) wide receiver Malik Golden, who is set to decide on his college destination before practice begins. Golden will be visiting Penn State on Friday, and is also considering Boston College, Iowa and UConn. Iowa was the first school of the four to extend a scholarship offer.

Men's Soccer Defeats Holy Cross In Exhibition (
Junior F Charlie Rugg scored the game's lone goal to lead the Boston College men's soccer team to a 1-0 win against Holy Cross in an exhibition match Tuesday night.

Women's Basketballl Earns A 70-57 Win Over Leper (
The Boston College women's basketball team defeated the Blue Cats Leper A team, 70-57, at the Stad Leper Sportscentrum on Tuesday, August 16. The Eagles were led by sophomore Katie Zenevitch with 16 points, six rebounds and four steals, while sophomore Tessah Holt added 12 points and four assists. Sophomore Kristen Doherty had eight points and four steals and Korina Chapman added six points and nine rebounds.

Two W. Ice Hockey Players Chosen for Team USA U18 Series (
Boston College women's ice hockey freshmen Alex Carpenter and Megan Miller are among 22 players selected to represent the United States in a three-game series against Team Canada beginning on Thursday, August 18 in Rockland, Ontario. 

ACC places seven on Soccer America Preseason Women's All-America Team (
Boston College leads all schools with three student-athletes named to the 2011 Soccer America Preseason Women’s All-America team, and a total of seven Atlantic Coast Conference student-athletes were named to the 25-member team announced by the publication Tuesday morning.

DiMartino, Mewis Named to MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List (
Boston College junior forward Victoria DiMartino and junior midfielder Kristen Mewis have been named to the 2011 Missouri Athletic Club’s (MAC) Hermann Trophy Watch List. The two Eagles are part of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s nation-leading nine mentions in the field of 42 student-athletes from around the country.