The Boston University men’s soccer team recorded its second America East victory in a row with a 2-0 win over Binghamton University Saturday at Nickerson Field.
Usually, in soccer, when you outshoot a team 16-3, earn twice as many corner kicks and keep the ball in the attacking zone far longer than your opponent, you do not just expect to beat that team.
According to the ever-reliable Wikipedia, ‘basketball is typically the hot-button sport in the America East Conference, though most rivalries bridge across all sports.’
Kicking off their 2008-09 campaign Friday and Saturday at Agganis Arena with the 12th annual Ice Breaker Invitational, the No. 9 Terriers were anything but gracious hosts, sweeping the No. 5 University of North Dakota and No. 11 Michigan State University to ring in the new season with some hardware.
The No. 9 Boston University men’s ice hockey team will kick off the 2008-09 season this weekend, welcoming the No. 5 University of North Dakota tonight before facing No. 11 Michigan State University tomorrow night.
The Boston University women’s soccer team proved it was television-worthy in a 4-2 win at Binghamton University last night.
The old adage that a good defense beats a good offense will be tested tomorrow at Nickerson Field when the Boston University men’s soccer team plays host to Binghamton University.
Coming off a road trip in which the Boston University women’s ice hockey team split two games against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Union College, the Terriers return to Walter Brown Arena for their first home games of the season tonight and tomorrow against No. 5 Mercyhurst College.
Another shot at a conference opponent and a ranked team awaits the Boston University field hockey team this weekend, as it plays host to Fairfield University tomorrow and visits No. 19 Providence College Sunday.
The men’s hockey team began last year with a goaltending controversy. Five months later the season was drawing to a close, and the Terriers had found neither a consistent option in net nor an NCAA Tournament berth.