Boston College throttles RIT, 6-2, as defense explodes on the offensive side of the ice; Doherty, Sanford lead BC with three points each
Patrick Brown and Isaac MacLeod earned Distinguished Scholar status on the 2013-14 Hockey East All-Academic Team
Michael Matheson will serve as the Eagles' captain; Michael Sit and Quinn Smith will be the assistant captains
Boyles and Dyroff earn
BC women lead conference with three "Distinguished Scholar" award recipients
National Championship: BC vs. Ferris State
SIT'S CAREER HIGHS:
MICHAEL JEROME SIT; born February 4, 1993 ... shoots left.
AS A JUNIOR (2013-14):Played in 39 games ... recorded seven points - five goals and two assists; registered one assist in 19 Hockey East outings ... was Boston College's delegate from men's ice for the NCAA's Elite 89 Award ... finished 21st in the country with a winning faceoff percentage of .576 ... scored his first-collegiate goal against Wisconsin (10/18) in his 80th-career game as an Eagle...followed up his first-career goal with a two-tally performance in a return to his home state at Minnesota (10/25)...scored his fourth goal of the season against Holy Cross (11/29)...logged his first assist of the season and registered a career-high five shots in BC's 5-0 shutout of Bowling Green in the first round of the Three Rivers Classic at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh (12/27)...netted his fifth goal of the season against Penn State (12/28)...assisted on Quinn Smith's goal against Boston University (1/17).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13):Played in all 38 games ... registered four assists; recorded three assists in 27 Hockey East contests ... assisted on Danny Linell's second-period, game-tying score in the team's 4-3 home win over Merrimack (11/16) ... assisted on Linell's decisive goal in BC's 5-2 win over Alabama-Huntsville (12/29) in Mariucci Arena, a victory that marked win No. 925 for head coach Jerry York and broke Ron Mason's all-time wins record ... won 56.3 percent of his faceoff draws (169-of-300).
AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12):Played in 39 games ... registered three assists ... notched all three assists in 24 conference contests ... tallied his first collegiate point - the primary assist on Kevin Hayes' first-period goal - in the team's 4-3 win over New Hampshire (1/27), then assisted on Chris Kreider's first-period goal in the team's 3-2 win over the Wildcats in Durham, N.H. the next night ... won 54.4 percent of his faceoff draws (123-of-226).
BEFORE BC:Earned All-Lake Conference honors as a junior and senior at Edina High School ... registered 40 points - 14 goals and 26 assists - in 30 games in 2010-11 ... served as team captain as a senior ... tallied 30 points - 13 goals and 17 assists - in 31 games as a junior; helped the Hornets to a 23-6-2 record and the State Class AA title ... netted one goal in the championship-game win over Minnetonka ... played for head coach Curt Giles.
PERSONAL: Enrolled as a finance major in the Carroll School of Management ... twice earned Hockey East Association Academic Team honors - in 2011-12 and 2012-13 ... Michael is the middle of Michele and Roger Sit's three children.