It’s not necessarily in the brilliantly executed games that a coaching staff learns the most about its team. Especially when – at various points through the first games of the season – Boston University men’s basketball coach Dennis Wolff has described his team as having a ‘lack of grit’ and playing less passionately because of a presumed ‘entitlement to winning.’
Mary Pratt stands in front of a class of 25 Sargent College students. None of them have any idea who this 5-foot-1, 90-year-old woman is, or why she’s there. She tells them that she graduated from Sargent in 1940, when the school was located on the other side of the Charles River.
The No. 6 Boston University women’s hockey team failed to end the first half of its season on a high note last night, suffering a 5-0 defeat at the hands of No. 9 Boston College at Walter Brown Arena.
When the university you attend is a large research institution in the middle of the city, it can be difficult to find a place to call your own. Certainly such places do exist. Walk around Mugar long enough and an empty desk will appear with your name on it.
What a difference a year makes. Heading into the winter break one year ago, the Boston University women’s hockey team held a rather melancholy 6-9-2 (3-3-0 Hockey East) record. It took eight games for the Terriers to win their first contest of the season.