Men’s, women’s basketball fall in doubleheader

Photos by Tom Horak

The men’s and women’s basketball teams each lost their respective games in a Tuesday night doubleheader.

Women’s basketball started the doubleheader against the University of St. Joseph’s, as the Lasers fell to the Blue Jays, 71-59. Lasell junior Alexis Chappell had a game-high 18 points and sophomore Katie Stopera led with seven assists. Lasell falls to 9-10 overall (2-3 GNAC).

No. 9 Amherst traveled to 1844 Commonweath Ave to take on the men’s team, defeating the Lasers 95-74. Senior Brandon Ganesh had a game-high 35 points for Lasell. The Lasers fall to 10-8.

Both teams play again on Saturday, February 8.

Students run into Big Papi

Jen Freeman (left) and Michaela Tomlinson (right) with David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox. The World Series MVP was at Auburndale Discount Wine & Spirits days after the team captured its third championship in 10 seasons. (Photo courtesy of Jen Freeman)
Jen Freeman (left) and Michaela Tomlinson (right) with David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox. The World Series MVP was at Auburndale Discount Wine & Spirits days after the team captured its third championship in 10 seasons. (Photo courtesy of Jen Freeman)

Gallery: women’s basketball vs Nichols

Photos by Tom Horak

The women’s basketball team fell to Nichols College, 70-68 in double overtime on Saturday November 23 in the Athletic Center. Senior Kayla Vincelette lead the Lasers with 16 points, as junior Danielle Autencio collected 15 rebounds. Lasell falls to 2-3.

Gallery: men’s basketball vs Babson

Photos by Tom Horak

The men’s basketball team dropped its latest home contest to Babson College, 72-68. Senior Brandon Genesh lead the Lasers with 16 points and four assists. Sophomore Cyde Niba finished with 13 points and a team-high nine rebounds.

Gallery: Founders Day 2013

Photos by Natalie Kfoury

Lasell College celebrated its 162nd birthday, otherwise known as Founders Day. Valentine Dining Hall served cupcakes, cookies, and punch, as well as recognized the college’s history with vintage photos hung around the dining hall.The event was host by the Office of Alumni Relations and the Alumni Board of Management.

Lasell was founded as Auburndale Female Seminary by Edward Lasell in 1851. The school was renamed Lasell Female Seminary in 1852. In 1932, the school was renamed to Lasell Junior College. Two-year associates degrees were offered from 1943-1989, until the college became a four-year institution. In 1997, Lasell began admitting male students. Five years later in 2002, the college began offering Master’s degrees.

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