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Boston College Daily Links: Completing The Fence Around Massachusetts

Daily links for Friday, June 14, 2013.


Who is left in Massachusetts? (Eagle in Atlanta)
With Troy Flutie's commitment, the BC Class of 2014 now has six players from Massachusetts. Even in the early stages of a big class like this one, that is a lot of local kids. Addazio claimed he wanted to keep local talent and rebuild relationships with Massachusetts high schools. I would say he's done that. But will there be more?

Troy Flutie, nephew of Doug, commits to play football at Boston College in 2014 (YES Network)
New York's College Team.

The ACC Preview: Ranking the Strength of Schedules (The Crystal Ball Run)
3) Boston College – The Eagles finished dead last in the ACC last season. Not just last in their division, but last overall with a 2-10 record. It doesn’t start off easy for B.C., since they face a solid FCS program in Villanova to open the year before hosting Wake Forest on a short week and heading off to face Southern Cal in week three. The Eagles at least get Florida State at home. However, starting on October 12 against Clemson, the Eagles have only one game that they might be favored in, and that is a road trip to New Mexico State on November 9. It seems like another long season in Chestnut Hill.

ACC Football Positional Rankings 2013: Quarterbacks (Atlantic Coast Convos)
10. Boston College Eagles: Chase Rettig is another long-time starter entering his final season of eligibility, and admittedly, he presents a mixed bag when you attempt to analyze his career. After a mildly productive 2010, he fell off a cliff in 2011 (Spaz’d) before rebounding nicely last year due to a past-first offense.

Forty strong: Observations and declarations about college football's schedules (Yahoo! Sports)
29. Boston College visits New Mexico State on Nov. 9. Nobody knows why.

Rubin To Compete In 19th Maccabiah (
Junior Danny Rubin will represent the United States in the 19th Maccabiah Games that will be held in Israel from July 18-30. Rubin will compete with the U.S. basketball team that will compete in the "open" division. The team will be coached by Brad Greenberg, the head coach of Israel's professional team, Maccabi Haifa.

BASKETBALL: Duquette Names Harding, Paris, Leonardelli as Assistants (UMass Lowell Athletics)
Biko Paris joins the UMass Lowell coaching staff with an impressive basketball record. A four-year player for Boston College, Paris averaged 10.3 points and 3.5 assists during his senior year in 2010-11. "I am honored to join the UMass Lowell River Hawks as they enter into the Divison I level of play," said Paris. "I am excited to meet the Lowell community and hope to see all of the fans at the games next season."

Kristie Mewis grabs attention (Boston Herald)
It’s not often that an athlete gets the opportunity to live out their dream right in their back yard. But that is the case for Kristie Mewis, who has been playing a more prominent role of late with the U.S. women’s national soccer team, which takes on South Korea at Gillette Stadium tomorrow night.

Former Minutemen K.J. Tiefenwerth transfers to Quinnipiac (Western College Hockey Blog)
According to a former teammate, K.J. Tiefenwerth has transferred to Quinnipiac from UMass-Amherst. The Bellmore, NY native tallied two goals and four assists for the Minutemen in his freshman campaign.