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Boston College Daily Links: Football Power Rankings, Soccer Updates

Men's soccer tops Wake Forest, the women lose to Duke and the Boston College women's cross country team won the New England Championships.

Boston College football looking to recover from Army upset (
"It’s something that we’ve always preached since we’ve been here," Spaziani said. "You have to keep one eye on the past and look at what you did wrong, why you didn’t get it done, and make your best judgments and figure what you need to improve on to get it done and then move forward. You have to compartmentalize and then do it. That’s what all teams need to do and coaches, too. It’s not easy."

Panthers’ Luke Kuechly starts in middle, looks right at home (
"The object of football is to win," Kuechly said "You work so hard during the week and the offseason that when you play, you want to win. If you don’t win, that’s all you play for. You can play bad and win … if you play good and you lose, it doesn’t matter.

ACC Football Power Rankings, Oct. 8 (ACC Sports Journal)
12. BC (1-4, 0-2). Soooo … how about that Alex Amidon, huh?. Trying to find positive things to say about Boston College right now really takes some effort. I mean, the Eagles gave up 516 YARDS RUSHING in losing to previously winless Army on Saturday. That came on the heels of giving up 209 yards on the ground (and 576 overall) against Clemson. And that followed the Northwestern loss, in which the Wildcats rolled up 293 yards rushing.

ACC power rankings: Week 7 (ESPN ACC Blog)
12. Boston College (1-4, 0-2; LW: No. 12) -- This is about the only spot in the ACC that is solidified, as Boston College likely hit rock bottom with its loss to a winless Army team. The Eagles have yet to beat an FBS team, have lost three straight, and would have to win five of their next seven games just to get to a bowl game.

Men's Soccer Tops No. 15 Wake Forest, 1-0 (
Rugg scored his team-leading fifth goal of the season and has now scored a point in each of the last five matches. Senior Kyle Bekker and freshman Dylan Pritchard got the assists on the score. Senior Justin Luthy was credited with a season-high eight saves in goal - the most since he had 12 vs. Rhode Island on September 23, 2011. All of his saves came in the second half.

Duke Downs Women's Soccer, 4-2 (
Boston College returns to Chestnut Hill after a two-game ACC road trip in which the Eagles suffered two losses. BC lost to UNC, 1-0, on Thursday night. BC is now 8-4-2 on the season and 2-3 in the ACC. Duke improved to 10-3-1 and 4-2-1 in the ACC. Boston College will need to get back in the win column as the Eagles host ACC foe Maryland on Thursday, October 11 at 7 p.m. at the Newton Soccer Field.

No. 21 WXC Wins the New England Championships (
The Boston College women’s cross country team scored five members in the top 20 en route to a first place finish at the New England Championships on Sunday. The Eagles repeated their first place finish at the event from a year ago.