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Dirks to be Inducted into BC Hall of Fame

Bob Dirks played at BC from 2005-08.

Bob Dirks played at BC from 2005-08.
Aug. 13, 2014

Chestnut Hill, Mass. - Former Boston College field hockey player Bob Dirks `09 is one of nine student-athletes in a class of 10 members that will be inducted in the BC Varsity Club Hall of Fame in the fall.

The honorees will be inducted in a ceremony on Friday, Oct. 17 at Conte Forum. They will also be recognized at halftime of the Eagles' football game against Clemson on Saturday, Oct. 18.

Dirks was a three-time All-American and All-ACC forward. The Stedelijk, Netherlands, native earned the 2006 Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Year award as a sophomore, amassing 42 points on 19 goals and four assists. As a senior, she earned BC's highest honor bestowed to a student-athlete, the Nathaniel J. Hasenfus `22 Eagle of the Year Award, given annually to the male and female student-athletes who are outstanding citizens, leaders, scholars and athletes.

Starting 77 out of 79 games in her four-year career at the Heights, Dirks set program records that still stand for career goals (62) and career points (150). She graces the single-season points list three times and the single-season goals list twice. In her four years at BC, the Eagles recorded a 51-28 record.

Dirks also earned All-ACC Academic honors and NFHCA Academic team honors all four years of her career.

Along with Dirks, the 2014 class consists of Allison Anderson '07 (volleyball), Jeff Farkas `00 (men's hockey), Kasey Hill '08 (track and field), William Hogan '33 (men's hockey), Marty Reasoner '98 (men's hockey), Kim (Ryan) Scavone '03 (softball), Paul Taylor '04 (fencing) Jeff Waldron '99 (baseball) and former head women's basketball coach Cathy Inglese.

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