On February 8, 2016, Boston College won the 64th Annual Beanpot Tournament at the TD Garden...and for the third straight year in a row, 10 percent of the rostered players from Boston College, Boston University, Northeastern and Harvard once suited up for the Valley Jr. Warriors’ program.
In the first semifinal game, which featured Boston College and Harvard, Colin Blackwell and Devin Tringale of the Crimson faced off against Eagles Ryan Fitzgerald, Casey Fitzgerald, Colin White and Brendan Silk. The Eagles overtook Harvard by a scored of 3-2 and were again on the road to regain the title for BC.
In the second semifinal game, reigning champion Boston University Terriors’ Nick Roberto and Bobo;Carpenter lined up against last year's finalists Northeastern, with Husky standouts Brendan Collier, Sam Kurker and Jake Schechter. Northeastern University was no match for Boston University and fell 3-1.
In the consolation game, Northeastern crushed Harvard (5-1), capturing the third place spot. In the finals, Boston College dethroned Boston University in an overtime decision with a single goal scored by the Eagles.
Four VJW Alumni demonstrated outstanding play:
- Junior forward Ryan Fitzgerald leads all Eagles on the current roster with five points on three goals and two assists for points tallied in Beanpot play
- Freshman forward Colin White has goal and assist for Eagles, Casey Fitzgerald scored his third goal of the season and brother Ryan Fitgerald had four shots on net as Boston College overtook Harvard
- Freshman Bobo Carpenter had a shot on net and an assist when Boston University beat Northeastern in the semi-final game
To read more about all the alumni playing in the Beanpot, click here.
To find out more about the Valley Jr. Warrior Program, or to learn about 2016-2017 Tryouts, click here.