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Boston College Daily Links: Andre Williams Plays To His Strength

Daily links for Thursday, April 11.


Williams takes the lead among BC backs (ESPN ACC Blog)
"In previous years, I feel like I've been working on maybe being more of a finesse back," Williams told in a recent phone conversation. "I played behind Montel Harris, and he really inspired me in certain ways, but this year I realized I'm a different type of runner, and I accepted that and I’m really trying to play to my strength this year. The fact the offense is the way it is now, we have a lot of power in there, and it really suits my strengths."

Lake Braddock QB Caleb Henderson packs his bags (WaPo)
It will be quite a busy next several days for Lake Braddock junior quarterback Caleb Henderson. His dad, Eric, said earlier this week that they play to visit North Carolina on Wednesday, Virginia Tech on Friday, Tennessee on Saturday and perhaps Georgia on Sunday or Monday. Henderson picked up his latest offer last week from Boston College.

NFL Draft 2013 Preview: Boston College Prospects (Atlantic Coast Convos)
Boston College has obviously seen its fair share of rough patches these past few seasons, but the program continues to churn out NFL talent just the same. While this year’s crop of potential draftees won’t feature any first-round standouts, there’s still plenty of opportunity here for Eagles to hear their names called. As they anxiously await that moment a couple weeks from now, here’s where we see BC players falling in the draft

Eagles in the NHL - 4/10/13 (
Keep up to date with all of your favorite Eagles currently playing in the NHL. Clemmensen saves 40 shots for the win, Schneider wins three in a row, and Gerbe defeats the Devils with a shootout goal.

Not Even 18, Ian McCoshen is a Seasoned USHL Pro (Conte Confidential)
"I had a unique opportunity," McCoshen said of beginning his USHL career at 15. "I lived with my coach the first year, and he helped out a lot with the school aspect and handling the game. The hardest part was the living away from home for the first time. I missed my family being so young, but once Christmas came around, I was pretty comfortable."

Carpenter and the U.S. Strike Gold at the World Championships (
Current Boston College sophomore Alex Carpenter and the U.S. Women's National team took home the gold medal with a 3-2 victory over Canada at the World Championships on Tuesday night at Scotiabank Place.

Hooray, internet! It's "Sport Balls Replaced With Cats," and it delivers what it promises. (Deadspin)
Rakim Sanders goes for the block.

The Grambling State Baseball Team Lost A Game 30-0 (Deadspin)
I suppose it could always be worse.

Softball Explodes for 19 Runs at Dartmouth (
The BC softball team exploded for its highest offensive output since 2010 with a 19-6 win at Dartmouth on Wednesday. The Eagles last recorded 19+ runs with a 19-0 win over Southern on Feb. 21, 2010. The second game of the doubleheader was called due to darkness in the third inning – BC was holding an 11-0 lead at the time.

No. 19/17 Lacrosse Beats New Hampshire in Overtime, 10-9 (
Freshman Sarah Mannelly scored in overtime, and junior Kate McCarthy scored a career-high four goals as No. 19/17 Boston College beat New Hampshire in overtime, 10-9, at Memorial Field on Wednesday evening.