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Boston College Daily Links: More Maryland Win Reactions

Recapping Boston College's 20-17 victory over Maryland and more Daily Links.

via Daniel Lee, Heights Sports

Better late than ever (
"I made some good decisions and the line helped out," said Rettig. "They just said ‘We’ve been here and we can do this, we’ve proven it in practice and in games. The line stepped up and said ‘We are going to protect you here so you can make plays that we know you can.’ It worked out for us. It’s nice we put it together at the end of the game and scored a touchdown."

Thoughts on Boston College 20, Terps 17 (
What surprised me was the way the Terps lost. I noted in my updated game story that – for the second week in a row – the Terps lost because their defense sagged at the end. This is the same defense that ranks 11th in the nation in the FBS.

Second viewing thoughts and grade report: Maryland (Eagle in Atlanta)
Eagle in Atlanta's second viewing thoughts.

Freshmen making fast impact for BC football (
Spiffy Evans had a big day in the return game (109 yards on punts, 64 on kickoffs) and said he was fueled by some trash talk from Maryland punter Nathan Renfro, who came into the game averaging 40 yards per punt. "He was talking junk all week," Evans said.

Freshman trio helps mightily (
"That was a play we’ve been working on all week that (offensive coordinator Doug Martin) put in," Dudeck said. "We got the right coverage and there was a linebacker that bit on the fake. I ran down past him and caught the ball in the end zone."

Column: Rettig’s Final Stand Keeps BC Season Alive (Heights Sports Blog)
It would take one more play from the defense, a Spenser Rositano interception, to end the game. After Rositano brought that ball in, it was all over. The Eagles weren’t heading to a bowl game or celebrating a major upset. What they did have to celebrate, though, was finally a pay-off for all of their hard work. A few big plays and one important W to shut up the negativity they’ve heard the past five weeks. For one week, at least, they have a winning streak. And now they can take in a much-deserved deep breath of relief, knowing that this team and this season still matter.

No. 26 WXC Finishes Third at ACC Championships (
The Boston College women's cross country team scored four members in the top 20 en route to a third place finish at the ACC Championships on Saturday. The Eagles finished with 82 points behind Duke (67) and Florida State (35).

Fourth-Seed Field Hockey To Play Wake in ACC Tournament (
The Eagles (10-8, 2-3 ACC) defeated the Demon Deacons (8-10, 1-4 ACC) in the final regular-season game on Friday night, 2-1. Eight of the last nine meetings between the two teams have been decided by one goal, including the last six. BC has won two of those one-point games and is still looking for its first ACC Tournament victory. The Eagles have battled the Deacons in the last three tournament games.