Boston College has fired women’s soccer head coach Jason Lowe after five seasons leading the program, Athletics Director Blake James announced on Tuesday.
Former Boston College women’s soccer coach Alison Foley is suing the University for gender discrimination and illegal wiretapping after allegedly being forced to resign in 2018 following her record-setting 22 seasons.
Since the 1930s, Black athletes, coaches, and athletic administrators have frequently led the fight against racial discrimination at BC.
In a statement released on Wednesday, Martin Jarmond announced that Eagles great Troy Bell will have his jersey retired on January 25, when BC men’s basketball hosts Florida State.
When a program loses its head coach of 22 years, chances are that the following year is a step back. Instead, under Jason Lowe, the Eagles won their first six games and are largely on pace with last year’s terrific season.
Deadlocked at one apiece, Eagles’ freshman forward Sam Smith broke the tie in the 88th minute, securing new head coach Jason Lowe his first win with the program.
The next building to be constructed in the Harrington Athletics Village, a training space for baseball and softball, will be named after Pete Frates, the Eagles athletic department announced in a statement released Wednesday.