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Bob Dirks

Malden, Netherlands

High School:
Stedelijk Gymnasium




Interview with HOF Inductee Bob Dirks

Dirks ('09) was inducted into the Boston College Hall of Fame Oct. 17


Nine Athletes, One Coach Inducted into BC Varsity Club Hall of Fame

Honorees to be introduced at halftime of the BC-Clemson game on Saturday afternoon.


No. 6 Field Hockey Hosts No. 1 UNC Friday

The Eagles gear up for their second ACC matchup of the season


Nine Athletes, One Coach Set To Join BC Varsity Club Hall of Fame

Honorees to be inducted on Friday, October 17 at Conte Forum

AS A JUNIOR (2007)
Started all 20 games...led the team in points (38), goals (13), assists (12) and shots (99)...recorded two game-winning goals against Maine on Sept. 30 and Northeastern on Oct. 13...scored at least one point in 14 games...recorded seven games scoring three or more points...scored a season-high seven points on two goals and three assists in the win over Sacred Heart on Sept. 9...notched five points on two goals and an assist in the win over Maine...recorded a five-game scoring streak of 14 points from Aug. 26 to Sept. 9...converted all four penalty strokes attempted...broke BC's all-time scoring (107) and goals (43) records...ranked fourth in the ACC in points and goals and fifth in assists...ranked second in shots and points per game (1.95)...selected as a first-team All-American...named to the All-ACC, All-Northeast Regional first team and ECAC All-Star...also named to the All-ACC Academic team and the NFHCA Academic Squad...earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

Played in all 20 games, stared 19...finished the season with 19 goals and four assists for 42 points...led the team in goals, points, shots (91) and game-winning goals (6)...ranked second in goals and goals per game...tied for the league's best in game-winning goals...scored a game-winning penalty stroke in overtime against Hofstra and a game-winning field goal in double overtime against No. 4 Duke...Notched second career hat trick on Sept. 17 against Towson...recorded eason-highs in shots (12) and points (7) during that game...registered four points five times...scored at least one point in six consecutive games, and again in five consecutive games...went 2-2 on penalty strokes...received BC's first ACC field hockey individual accolade as Offensive Player of the Year...named to the All-ACC team and the Northeast All-Region first team...a first-team All-America selection...selected to the All-ACC Academic team...earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

Scored first goal in a 3-2 win over Kent State on Sept. 4... the first BC player to earn ACC Player of the Week honors after leading the Eagles to a 2-0 week ...scored the game-winning goal in the 1-0 win over Virginia, marking BC's first ACC win on Sept. 25... scored first collegiate hat trick against Brown on Oct. 12... recorded a goal and an assist in a 3-1 win over Vermont on Oct. 16...scored a goal and an assist in the regular season loss to Wake Forest on Oct. 30...named to the All-Northeast Region first team...won All-ACC Academic honors...earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

Played with the Union club team (1997-2005) and the Molenhoek club team (1994-97)...also played with the regional select team...competed in the National A level...won the national championship 2000...was a four-year East Holland All-Star...also played tennis and competed in gymnastics.

Born on January 6, 1987...daughter of Mariette van Brandenburg and Noud Dirks...has a sister, Kris and twin brother and sister, Rik and Jos...enrolled as a finance and management & leadership major in the Carroll School of Management.


Year	GP/GS		G	A	Pts.	GW
2005	20/19		11	5	27	1
2006	20/19		19	4	42	6
2007	20/20		13	12	38	2
Totals	60/58		43	21	107	9
Goals	3 (x4)
Assists	3 (9/9/07)
Points	7 (x2)

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