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November 6th – November 11th 2017

Donor Impact Week is our opportunity to recognize the alumni, parents and friends that give to BC Athletics in support of student-athlete success. Below you will find information on our special donor events as well as daily updates highlighting select groups of donors, sharing student-athlete stories and announcing prize giveaways.

Event Information

A new addition to Donor Impact Week, we wish to thank our contributors by offering complimentary tickets to either the 11/7 home Men's Hockey Game vs. UConn or the 11/10 Men's Basketball home opener vs. Maine. During the games we will host tours of the new, 100% donor-funded Men's and Women's Hockey locker rooms.



Donor Highlight: Milestone Donors

Click on each button to unlock the names of donors hitting a special anniversary defined by consecutive years of Flynn Fund giving:

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Game Changer of the Day: Tatiana Cortez '17

Your donation supports special student-athletes like Tatiana, who set RBI and HR records for BC softball during the 2017 season and graduated with a degree in Applied Psychology & Human Development. Click on the video to hear from Coach Obrest about Tatiana's ability to excel under emotional circumstances back home.

Daily Prize Winners

Thank you to everyone who entered to win experiences at the Donor Appreciation Game on Saturday vs NC State. The following individuals won the drawing to participate in the following:


  • Richard McDonald '78
  • Robert Epstein
  • Patrick Bosworth '97
  • Anthony McNabola '79
  • Nathaniel Donovan


  • Chuck Denny '94
  • Gregory Stepka '98
  • Penny Howard P'17
  • Taylor Wishman '09
  • Walter Zwible '64
  • Joseph Carroll '15
  • Todd Jackowitz '86
  • David Thompson '89
  • Jeri Tarini '83
  • Kathleen Day '96


  • Kate Hurley '96
  • Jeff Morin '02
  • Henry Hagopian '04
  • Jonathan Hyde '03
  • Andrew Pelosi '95


  • Terri Hamel '87
  • Kathleen Beam '86



Donor Highlight: 110% Donors

In September the Flynn Fund announced a new 110% initiative asking our donors to model our student-athletes by giving a little extra for BC. Click here to see the 800+ donors stepping up to the challenge thus far. You can still get in the game as the 110% challenge will run through May 31.

Game Changer of the Day: Ky Bowman '20

Your donation supports special student-athletes like Ky, named to the 2016-2017 All ACC Freshman team after a breakout season. Click on the video to learn from Coach Christian about one of Ky's many game changing moments.

Daily Prize Winners

Congratulations to Molly Daulton P'15 & Ryan Dunn '14 two donors giving 110% this year. You are the recipient of a BC Athletics gear package.



Donor Highlight: Giving to Facility Projects

BC Athletics has taken on 5 major facility projects in 2017 including the Athletic Field House, Connell Recreation Center, Brighton Baseball/Softball Fields, ACC Network Upgrades and the renovation of the Hockey Locker Rooms. Learn more about the projects here.

Game Changer of the Day: The Athletic Field House

Breaking ground May 2017, the Athletic Field House is an essential facility for the development and success of BC student-athletes. Hear from William V. Campbell Director of Athletics Martin Jarmond about the ability for this project to change the game for BC Athletics.

Daily Prize Winners

Congratulations to our daily prize winners receiving a BC Athletics gear package: Margaret Folan '90, P'19 & Edward Hinchey LAW '81, P'21



Donor Highlight: New Donors

The Flynn Fund welcomed 1,427 new athletics donors in fiscal year 2017 with the group investing $2.8M in BC Athletics. Five months into fiscal year 2018 we have seen 317 more new donors get on-board supporting BC student-athletes with gifts totaling $1.36M. Continuing to grow our donor base while renewing support from our most loyal supporters is essential to the success of our student-athletes.

Game Changer of the Day: Kenzie Kent '18

The 2017 ACC Female Athlete of the Year, Kenzie is a student-athlete seeing success in two varsity sports helping the Women’s Hockey team to a Frozen Four appearance in 2017 followed by a run to the National Championship game with Women’s Lacrosse that spring. Your gifts allow Kenzie to pursue her dreams at Boston College. Hear more from Women’s Lacrosse Coach Acacia Walker Weinstein below.

Daily Prize Winners

Congratulations to Flynn Fund donor Keith Sommers'92, P'21. You are the daily BC Athletics gear pack recipient.



Donor Highlight: Former Student-Athletes Giving Back

On the final day of Donor Impact Week, we wish to recognize the 1,226 former student-athletes that paid it forward in 2017 by making an athletics gift. This group brought in over $4.88M last year. Click the buttons below to learn a few fun facts about our former student-athlete donors.

Game Changer of the Day: Renovated Hockey Locker Rooms

Over 120 former hockey players made a gift to support the renovation of the men's and women's hockey locker rooms. The Schiller Family Head Hockey Coach, Jerry York ‘67, explains the value of the new space to the program.

Daily Prize Winners

Congratulations to Frank Grywalski ‘65, a former football student-athlete and Mary McCabe '83 a former women's track student-athlete. You each are the recipients of our daily BC Athletics gear package give-away!

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