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College football
A 19-year assistant in the NFL, Alvin Reynolds served as defensive coordinator under Bill Kavanaugh the past two seasons at Bentley.

Former NFL assistant Alvin Reynolds named head football coach at Bentley

A four-year defensive assistant on Bill Kavanaugh's staff at Bentley, the Indiana State graduate is the second active Black head football coach in New England.

College lacrosse
The Boston University men's lacrosse team celebrated after it captured its first Patriot League championship with a win over Army.

‘We had a vision’: How the Boston University men’s lacrosse team became a national contender

The Terriers are headed to the NCAA tournament after capturing the program's first Patriot League title.

Men's college hockey
Boston University introduced its new men's hockey coach, Jay Pandolfo on Monday afternoon at Agganis Arena, where the 47-year-old Burlington native and former BU hockey player addressed the heightened expectations for the program.

Embracing the expectations, Jay Pandolfo aims to set a new standard as BU’s new men’s hockey coach

Said Pandolfo, 47, a Burlington native and former Terrier player: “The BU hockey program isn’t broken. What we need to do is everything just a little bit better."

Colleges

Boston University men’s lacrosse clinches first Patriot League title

No. 16 BU will take on fifth-seeded Princeton in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on May 14.

Colleges
Bob DeFelice has been the only baseball coach Bentley has ever had.

Bob DeFelice is the only baseball coach Bentley has ever had. He’s retiring after 54 years.

Days shy of his 80th birthday, DeFelice coached his 1,868th, and final, game. “He’s the heart and soul of Bentley baseball,” one person said.

Men's college hockey
New Boston College men's hockey coach Greg Brown was a member of Jerry York's coaching staff for 14 seasons.

Boston College names Greg Brown men’s hockey coach, succeeding Jerry York

Brown, 54, was a defenseman for the Eagles from 1986-90 and was associate head coach from 2012-18.

College Hockey
Nate Leaman has been the men's hockey coach at Providence College since 2011.

Providence signs men’s hockey coach Nate Leaman to multi-year extension

Providence has reached the NCAA tournament six times with Leaman as coach, including two Frozen Four appearances and a national title in 2015. He had been rumored to be a finalist for the open Boston College job.

Men's college hockey
Jay Pandolfo was with the Bruins for seven years before returning to BU as associate head coach last season.

Jay Pandolfo is named new men’s hockey coach at Boston University

The former Bruins assistant becomes the 13th coach in program history and another alumnus to hold the position.