Oct. 19, 1997
Boston College Athletes for the week of October 13 - October 19, 1997
Senior Angie Graham (Pickering, Ontario) is the Boston College Female Athlete of the Week
Last week, Graham placed first in a field of 261 runners to win the 23rd Annual New England Cross Country Championships with a time of 16:53, besting second-place finisher Sarah Dupre of Providence College by six seconds. The race was held at Boston's Franklin Park. She led the BC women's team, ranked 11th in the nation, to a second-place finish in a field of 37 teams.
Freshman Matt Petrich (Sacramento, CA) is the Boston College Male Athlete of the Week
Last week, Petrich stepped in for the injured senior goalie Tom Rea and led the BC water polo squad to a 3-1 record at the Claremont Convergence Tournament in Claremont, California. He met the challenge against the west coast teams, stopping 41 shots, and making six steals and adding one assist. The Eagles' record now stands at 11-10 and 5-5 in CWPA action as they head into the CWPA Northern Division Tournament this weekend.