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Boston College Daily Links: Softball Defeats Maine, Baseball Prepares For Pitt

Daily links for Friday, May 2, 2014.

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Softball Defeats Maine, 4-3 (BCEagles.com)
The Boston College softball team won its fifth consecutive game and 30th game of the season with a, 4-3, victory over Maine in non-conference action on Thursday afternoon at Shea Field. The Eagles improved to 30-19 and will finish the season with a three-game series at Notre Dame. Maine is now 17-18 on the season.

Baseball Hosts Third Annual ALS Awareness Game (BCEagles.com)
The Boston College baseball team will host the Third Annual ALS Awareness Game on Saturday, May 3 at 1:30 p.m. against Pittsburgh in honor of former Eagle and current director of baseball operations Pete Frates.

Saint Mary's basketball lands transfer from Boston College (Inside Bay Area)
"Joe is like some of the great point guards we have had in our program," Saint Mary's coach Randy Bennett said in a statement. "He has a high basketball IQ, is a great leader and has a tremendous desire to win. His role will be significant in our program because we put the ball in our point guard's hands so much and we like to play with multiple point guards."

Second-year stars: Boston College Eagles RB Myles Willis (ESPN ACC Blog)
2014 potential: Williams is gone to the NFL, but Boston College still wants to run the ball. That’s good news for Willis, who figures to be in line for a sizable increase in carries. He’s not alone in the backfield competition, but his speed and ability to catch the ball make him a dynamic weapon. BC’s offense will undergo a major overhaul from a year ago, but Willis has the tools to be a major part of the new-look Eagles.

Momentum Award: Barry Gallup (The Heights)
“If you look back at Boston College history, he was the centerpiece of all their recruiting,” Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone, who was an assistant under Gallup at Northeastern, told The New York Times. “He was the one who was able to get all those great quality players in there. I was able to learn about recruiting and how to act from a professional standpoint.”

Tuch Signs Letter Of Intent (Guelph Mercury.com)
Tuch has said all along he will attend Boston College, but there is hope that if he is drafted highly and by the right NHL team in June, he could end up in Guelph. Time will tell. A lot of people think Tuch has played himself into being a top-10 pick.