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Boston College Daily Links: Three Eagles Named To U.S. Women's National Team

Daily links for Tuesday, July 25, 2013.


Three Eagles Named to the U.S. Women's National Team (
Current Boston College women's ice hockey junior Alex Carpenter, along with former Eagles Kelli Stack and Molly Schaus, were named to the 25-player roster for the U.S. Women's National Team that will train together and participate in various competitions in the build-up to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, USA Hockey announced on Monday afternoon.

Four Football Players Earn Preseason Honors From Athlon Sports (
Four Boston College football players - WR Alex Amidon, PR Spiffy Evans, LB Kevin Pierre-Louis and OL Ian White - have earned Athlon Sports preseason All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors.

Poliquin: Jo-Lonn Dunbar (and others) are back for the Central New York Football Academy (
I don't get this story, but it doesn't paint BC and former coach Tom O'Brien in a very good light. Had Jo-Lonn going to Syracuse, would he have even caught on at the next level? Syracuse football went 19-40 from 2003-2007 ... 8-26 in a week Big East, including 0-7, 1-6 and 1-6 seasons in what would have been Dunbar's final three years.

FSU, Clemson poised to remain atop ACC (ESPN ACC Blog)
Oh. OK then. Guess there's no point in playing the games.

Tony Sanchez Is Really, Really Excited To Be A Pittsburgh Pirate (Deadspin)
Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez, the fourth overall pick in the 2009 MLB draft, made his big-league debut yesterday as a DH against the Angels. His first plate appearance came with two outs in the second inning, and it was especially memorable. Neil Walker was on first and Joe Blanton was pitching. Sanchez drove a 2-1 pitch to right field. The ball got stuck in the fence.

Q&A With Baseball's John Nicklas (
Boston College sophomore John Nicklas is playing for the Sag Harbor Whalers in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League. The right-handed pitcher worked mostly out of the bullpen for the Eagles and has tallied 23 strikes outs in his team leading 26.1 innings pitched this summer.

Baseball's Gordon and Paré Named to All-ACC Academic Team (
Recent Boston College graduates Hunter Gordon and Matt Paré were named the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Team, the league announced on Monday afternoon. The honor was the first for both players.

Four Softball Players Named to All-ACC Academic Team (
Four Boston College softball players were named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Team, the league announced on Monday morning.

Rowing Competes in Historic Henley Women's Regatta (
On Saturday, the Eagles raced in four events. The Elite 4- (A) crew recorded the closest race of the day against Tideway Scullers, who won with a time of 6:06. The Elite 4- (B) raced put up a good fight, but lost to Cambridge University, who registered a time of 6:01. The Senior 8+ raced strong, especially in the first 250 meters, but lost to University College Dublin. The Elite 2- raced against Newcastle University, who won with a time of 7:04.