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Boston College Daily Links: Frates To Serve As Honorary Birdball Captain

Daily links for Tuesday, May 14, 2013.


Baseball's Frates Will Serve as Honorary Captain with Brigance (
Former player and current director of baseball operations Pete Frates and former NFL player O.J. Brigance will serve as honorary captains at the Boston College baseball team's game at Maryland on May 16. First pitch is slated for 6:30 p.m.

What Will Matt Ryan Improve on Next? (Blogging Dirty)
The real question is “What will he improve on next?” I’m betting on Interceptions. I don’t think he’ll throw another 14 interceptions in 2013. I would even bet the number is below 10. As usual, his accuracy will be a little better, his consistency will be a little better, his arm strength will be a little better, and when all those littles are put together, we’re looking at a quarterback that will be in the MVP talk the entire season.

Ifeanyi Momah chose Eagles over Steelers, Saints and Browns (
"There was definitely rust. The tempo, especially with this type of offense, was a little different," said Momah. "It's been a while since I've been in a full uptempo mode, so that was kind of hard for me at first, but I feel like I am back into my own now."

2013 Army football's 10 things to know: Searching desperately for a defense (
Two years ago, it looked like Army had turned a corner in its long battle to catch back up with Navy and simply provide sustained competence on the football field. Now, not so much.

UPDATED: Former College Hockey Players in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs (5/13/2013) (Goon's World)
Here is the list of NHL hockey players that are currently playing in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs that have played college hockey (Division I & III).

McNelis: BC's Season of Firsts Comes to an End (Lacrosse Magazine)
This season has been one of the best seasons I experienced at Boston College. Our team was a very tight-knit group; we played for each other and worked together. I am incredibly sad to say that our 2013 season has come to an end. I could not be more proud of my teammates for the many "firsts" we accomplished this season. This is just the beginning of what Boston College lacrosse will be bringing to the table in the future.

Rowing Finishes Fifth at ACC Championship (
Sophomore Ellen Burr earned a spot on the All-ACC Team, and Boston College finished fifth at the 2013 ACC Women's Rowing Championship at Lake Hartwell in Clemson, S.C., on Sunday morning.

Men's Track Finishes Fifth at the New England Championships (
The Boston College men’s track squad concluded its season with a fifth place finish out of 36 schools at the New England Track & Field Championships last weekend at Stonehill College. Led by Tyler King’s victory in the 3000m steeplechase, the Eagles tallied 56 points overall at the meet.

Dahlberg Scores Win at the ECAC Championships (
Bridget Dahlberg tallied the second fastest time in school history and set a personal best with her win in the 3000m steeplechase this weekend at the ECAC Championships in Princeton, N.J.