“We weren’t ready to play.” “We weren’t hungry enough.” “We didn’t want it.”
Those were three of No. 20 Boston University men’s hockey coach Jack Parker’s most-used phrases in postgame press conferences this season. On any given night, there was a chance the Terriers were going to come out totally flat and have their opponent skate circles around them for 10, 20, maybe even a full 60 minutes.
With just under four minutes left in Saturday’s game against No. 15/9 University of Notre Dame, the No. 11/12 Boston University lacrosse team was sitting pretty.
Well, that seems about right.
After a season marred by inconsistent play and disappointing results, the No. 20 Boston University men’s hockey team saw that season end Friday night by the No. 19 University of Maine in a 5-2 final.
The No. 11/12 Boston University lacrosse team gave up a three-goal lead late in the second half on its way to losing a 7-6 heartbreaker in double overtime against No. 15/9 University of Notre Dame on Saturday.
Talk about an all-in bet.
Sophomore Freddy Santaite is the only representative of the Boston University wrestling team in the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Omaha, Neb., but now the whole field is watching out for him after his stunning upset of the No. 2 seeded &- and defending national champion &- senior Troy Nickerson of Cornell University Thursday night.