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Boston College Eagles ( Spanish : Eagles of Boston College) is the team sports of Boston College , located in Chestnut Hill, in the state of Massachusetts . Eagles teams participating in the university competitions organized by the NCAA , and is part of the Atlantic Coast Conference , the team except ice hockey , which competes in Hockey East .
[ editar ] Nickname and mascot [ edit ]
The nickname of Eagles (Eagles) is very common in the United States as part of all its symbolism, and Boston College adopted it as a nickname, belonging to one of the 13 states that signed the Declaration of Independence of the United States . Their mascot is Baldwin the Eagle, a name that comes from bald (bald), referring to the kind of bald eagle , and the word win (win, win).
The university colors are maroon and gold , while the sports anthem was composed by a student of promoting 1885 .
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The men's team of basketball was created in the year 1904 , while the female was not until 1973 . Dispute their home games at Conte Forum, a pavilion opened in 1988 , and is also used for ice hockey . It has a capacity for 8, 606 spectators. Throughout their history they have only won 4 times the regular season ACC , and two conference championship in 1997 and 2001 . On the bench have gone Fame coaches Bob Cousy and Chuck Daly .
[ editar ] American Football [ Edit ]
The origins of team football dating back to 1893 , and is the most popular sport in college. Throughout its history once won the national championship in 1940 , although the NCAA does not recognize the championship, because the uniqueness of the American system of attributing the college championship in the sport.
They have participated in 17 bowls, winning 11 times, highlighting his victories in the Cotton Bowl in 1984 and the Sugar Bowl in 1940 .
Having only two Catholic universities in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), Boston College and Notre Dame, the party contesting against Notre Dame Fighting Irish journalistically called holy war.
[ editar ] Ice Hockey [ Edit ]
The team ice hockey men is the most joy has given students of Boston College, and who have achieved national title four times, in 1949, 2001, 2008 and 2010. They have been champions of their conference, the Hockey East in other 9 seasons, and the ECAC in another 2.
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