Thursday, November 25, 2010
Saponari Rejected By BC
According to a post on Eagle Outsider, a BC sports forum, Vinny Saponari has been rejected by BC admissions and will not be attending BC next fall (scroll three quarters of the way down the page). Now, this a fan driven website so let's take this news with a grain of salt, of course. If this is true, it is more likely that York and Co. had second thoughts about Saponari (whether it be attitude, taking a scholarship over a younger player, etc) than it is that he got rejected by BC admissions. While possible, I kind of doubt it. Wouldn't York and the rest of the athletic department have checked his grades from BU out before officially announcing anything? Come on. Plus, let's not act like BC is some ridiculously hard school to get into. They let in some pretty dumb athletes (and regular students too. It's all about that money). No, the more likely chance is that he acted out down in the USHL or York found a better recruit that he could keep for four years instead of Sap's two years of remaining eligibility.
Again, we don't know if this is true. I sort of believe that this has some merit, since BC fans self reported it. It's not like some BU conspiracy or anything. If/when we get any more details on this, we will let you know. My bet? He goes to Merrimack or some other close rival. It would fit the pattern, no?
Posted by George Washington at 9:35 PM