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Boston College Daily Links: Power Rankings, Report Card And Olympic Sports Updates

Catching up on on the weekend. Boston College daily links for October 1.

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ACC power rankings: Week 6 (ESPN ACC Blog)
12. Boston College (1-3, 0-2) – The bend-but-don’t-break defensive strategy broke against Clemson’s uber-talented offense, and the Eagles have now lost back-to-back games. It’s not going to get any easier, as the next three games are on the road.

ACC Report Card - Week 5 (Fox Sports South)
Boston College – The Eagles fought Clemson pretty well but just didn't have the firepower to overcome the extremely talented Tigers in a 45-31 home loss. Chase Rettig passed for 341 yards and three scores in the defeat. Grade: C+.

Ten to watch: Picking college hockey’s top goalies for 2012-13 (
Milner actually won his last 19 games for the Eagles, had five shutouts in his last dozen outings, gave up just two goals in the NCAA tournament and backstopped BC to its third national title in five years while also earning Frozen Four MVP accolades.

NY Rangers’ Chris Kreider continuing his pro-hockey education with AHL’s Connecticut Whale during NHL lockout (NY Daily News)
The 21-year-old winger, who posted seven points in 18 playoff games last spring after signing straight out of Boston College, opened his first career training camp Sunday with the Blueshirts' AHL affiliate Connecticut Whale to stay fresh during the work stoppage.

Wasylk Keeps Women's Hockey Tradition Strong (USA Hockey)
One of the most talented scorers on her college team, Wasylk caught the eyes of the coaches at USA Hockey. This past spring, Wasylk made her debut in the red, white and blue sweater as a member of the U.S. Women’s National Team that captured the silver medal at the International Ice Hockey Federation Women's World Championship in Burlington, Vt.

Field Hockey Wins Third Straight (
The Boston College field hockey extended its win streak to three games with a 3-1 victory over Longwood on Sunday afternoon. The Eagles (7-5) came back from an early 1-0 deficit to score three straight to earn the win over the Lancers (2-10).

Volleyball Comes up Short against Virginia Tech, Losing 3-0 (
"We played well enough to put them in trouble a couple of times, but then let them out of trouble on relatively easy plays," head coach Chris Campbell said. "Where if we're a little bit more experienced, a little more veteran, we can keep the pressure on them, and that's our challenge this season."