Wellington "Wimpy" Burtnett '53
- A talented and crafty center who was equally adept at passing and shooting, he led his team in points scored as a senior, earning All-America and All-East honors.
- Elected captain of the Eagles in his senior season.
- A member of the United States Olympic Team that won the Silver Medal in ice hockey in the 1956 Winter Games at Cortina, Italy.
- Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 1994.