Kristy Walter: The lifelong Laser Reply

By Taylor Viles1851 Staff

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Athletic Director Kristy Walter has worked on building the athletic program from the ground up, starting the program as part of her masters program at Northeastern University. Photo by Taylor Viles.

Lasell’s athletic program boasts over 300 student-athletes and includes 17 varsity teams between men’s and women’s sports. It may surprise some that Lasell wasn’t always a Division III NCAA school, and the person responsible for Lasell’s athletic department, Kristy Walter, is still working tirelessly as the Director of Athletics today.

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Rowing through second semester Reply

By Adam Hallenbeck & Josh WolmerSports Editor & 1851 Staff

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(second to last on left) First-year Mike Maruk encourages his teammates as they push to finish their heats in the C.R.A.S.H- B sprints championship.

The Lasell Crew team had their first and only meeting of the season as they traveled to the indoor track at Boston University for the Charles River All-Star for Has-Beens, (formally known as CRASH-B) World Indoor Rowing Championships on March 1.  

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Kent Cherrington earns CoSIDA Hall of Fame induction Reply

By Kaie Quigley 1851 Staff

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Kent Cherrington will travel to Las Vegas in June to be inducted into the CoSIDA Hall of Fame. Photo by Kaie Quigley.

Director of Athletic Communications Kent Cherrington will be inducted into the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Hall of Fame this June for his outstanding contributions to the field of college sports information. He brought 32 years of experience with him to Lasell. 

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Graduate Assistant Ben Lane Reviving Lasell’s Intramurals Reply

By Sean Chase1851 Staff

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Ben Lane hosts weekly Game Night events at the top of the Arnow Campus Center on Wednesday nights. The games featured include corn hole, ping pong, free pool, and more. Photo by Sean Chase.

Recent graduate, Benjamin Lane (‘19), is flourishing in his graduate assistant role, bringing life back to Lasell’s intramural and recreational opportunities.

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Coaches Corner Reply

By Kaie Quigley1851 Staff

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Sarah Woodside prepares for her first season as the head coach of the softball team. Photo courtesy of Matara Tamzarian.

Sarah Woodside is the new head softball coach at Lasell University. Woodside was a graduate of Lasell in 2007 and played outfield for the Lasers while obtaining a degree in Psychology. She coached at Wayland High school for five years prior to her hire at Lasell this summer.

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Basketball is more than a Game Reply

By Josh Wolmer1851 Staff

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Conner Peters, the team manager, watches on as the Lasers warm-up for their Conference matchup against Anna Maria. Photo by: Josh Wolmer

This is Connor Peters, he is a sports management major at Lasell and has a minor in coaching.  On-campus, he is a part of the radio station and works athletics games. If there is one big thing you need to know about him, is that he lives and breathes Boston sports, mainly the Celtics.  

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