Author Archives: Andy Backstrom

Boston College lacrosse

ACC Tournament Preview: What to Expect From Notre Dame

ACC Tournament Preview: What to Expect From Notre Dame

For the second time in five days, the Eagles will play Notre Dame. Only this time the stakes are a little higher. BC will have a chance to win its first ACC Tournament game since 2013.

Boston College baseball

Rain Halts Beanpot Final Against Harvard in Fifth Inning

The coaching staffs were expecting rain, and a possible delay, but not a suspension of play. In the middle of the fifth inning, Wednesday’s Beanpot final was halted with BC leading Harvard 3-2.

Boston College baseball

Tar Heels Outscore BC by 24 Runs in Sunday Doubleheader

The North Carolina lineup picked apart both Dan Metzdorf and Brian Rapp in Sunday’s doubleheader. Before long, the games were effectively over, and BC was forced to attempt a desperate and unrealistic comeback.

Andrew Orpik

Orpik’s Life After Hockey Centers Around Giving Back

While Andrew Orpik may have not made a name for himself in the NHL like his brother, his work off the ice has sculpted him into a role model.