Boston College Soccer Player Suspended for Penn State Tweets

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    Stephanie McCaffrey was suspended for BC’s NCAA tournament game on Friday night for Sandusky-related tweets (Published Friday, Jan. 17, 2014)

    (NECN) - A Boston College women's soccer player has been suspended by the team because she was tweeting about convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky.

    Stephanie McCaffrey posted a series of tweets about Sandusky and the Penn State showers. She has been suspended for Friday night’s NCAA tournament game against Penn State.
    McCaffrey is the Eagles' second-leading scorer.
    BC athletic director Brad Bates said in part of a statement that this type of behavior is not tolerated among our student athletes and that McCaffrey had apologized.