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Boston College Daily Links: Addazio's Intensity Gets Fans Excited

Daily links for Monday, April 22, 2013.


Addazio’s Intensity Gets Fans Excited (ACC Sports)
“We’re trying to re-establish that winning’s all that matters and losing’s not tolerable,” Addazio said. “You’ve got to fight for every inch, for every win. We have to get back in that mindset, because we had two years when we have not been bowl eligible. This is all about changing that and creating that atmosphere.”

Millis' Jon Baker commits to Boston College (ESPN Boston)
"It's always been probably my top school, and the time just felt right," Baker said. "Beside the fact it's close to home and I love the new coaches, it's a great school, which is something I really look forward to.

Millis-Hopedale lineman Jon Baker verbals to BC (Boston Herald)
"Boston College has everything Jon was looking for with the football and the academics," said Millis-Hopedale coach Dale Olmsted. "They've really recruited him hard, actually both coaching staffs did. I was getting phone calls twice a week from BC and (assistant coach) Sean Devine was awesome. We had lunch up there today, they said they wanted Jon and he said I'm all in."

Klock Close to a Commitment (247 Sports)
“When I meet with the other schools and other coaches, I’m going to tell them the same thing I told Coach Addazio,” said Klock. “I’m in love with Boston College and unless they’re ready to offer me right now, I have my school and I’m ready to commit.”

No. 18/15 Lacrosse Defeats Canisius, 12-10 (
Sophomore Mikaela Rix scored a game-high four goals and No. 18/15 Boston College extended its winning streak to a school-record seven games defeating Canisius, 12-10, in its regular season finale at the Newton Campus Lacrosse Field on Sunday afternoon.

Baseball Holds Online Auction to Benefit Pete Frates #3 Fund (
The Boston College baseball team is hosting an online auction with 100 percent of the proceeds to benefit the Pete Frates #3 Fund, set up to help with the medical costs and care of former Eagle and current director of baseball operations Pete Frates.

ND baseball raises money to combat ALS (
“We are from Boston, and we just came off that horrific Boston Marathon situation over there, and you saw people who would run away and we understand that, but you also saw a lot of people running towards the site, and we found that with ourselves,” Pete’s dad, John Frates, explained. “People would hear of Pete's diagnosis, they couldn't process it because of whatever issues. It is terminal, there's nothing they can do, and that's fine, but there's been so many people in our life, and especially as teammates and baseball that have rushed toward him to help.”

Sunday's Pike's Peak Annual Awards Banquet Postponed (
In light of the tragic events that have recently unfolded, the Pike's Peak annual awards banquet, originally scheduled for Sunday, April 21 at the Westin Hotel in Waltham, Mass., has been postponed. It will be rescheduled to a date that is yet to be determined.

Son captures what father could not (ESPN)
An already emotional day on Saturday was made even more special for longtime NHL player and Boston-area native Tom Fitzgerald. The assistant to Pittsburgh GM Ray Shero, Fitzgerald was able to see his oldest son Ryan honored with the John Carlton Award, a prestigious honor given annually to top student hockey players in the Boston area.