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BC suspends women’s soccer player for insensitive tweets

The second-leading scorer on the Boston College women’s soccer team has been barred by the school for playing in an NCAA tournament game against Penn State for online comments she made about the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

Athletic Director Brad Bates said in a statement that Stephanie McCaffrey ‘‘used very poor judgment and exhibited insensitivity’’ for comments on her Twitter account.

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