COVID-19 creates challenges for recruiting Reply

By Taylor Viles – 1851 Staff

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In his Lasell debut, Bill Uberti coaches his team to a victory. Photo courtesy of Taylor Viles.

Among the wave of changes COVID-19 has brought to the athletics’ world, is an issue that will be present for years to come across every collegiate athletics program. The NCAA has granted every spring athlete, regardless of class, another year of eligibility.  

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A look into the legacy of Jordan McComb Reply

By: Kaie Quigley – 1851 Staff

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McComb (#3) had 12 goals and 3 assists in the two games the Lasers played this season. Photo courtesy of  Jordan McComb.

Jordan McComb’s 15 points in the first two games this season gives a glimpse at her lacrosse legacy. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, her fifth-year return was cut short.  More…

Unfinished business: Senior lasers return for 2021 season 3

By: Meghan Carroll1851 Staff

The year 2020 has been a rough one for everyone. With the rapid growth of COVID-19, our lives have come to an abrupt stop. Everyone has been impacted in some sort of way, especially students, more specifically, senior student-athletes.

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Canceled spring sports creates new opportunity Reply

By: Josh Wolmer- 1851 Staff

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With the college sports world coming to a close, athletes everywhere are looking to see what the next step is. Senior Amanda Ortiz leads her basketball team into the locker room after the final home game of this season. Photo by: Adam Hallenbeck

On March 11, the sports world was rocked as NBA star Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19, more commonly known as coronavirus.  As a result, sports league presidents and commissioners had no choice but to suspend all play of their season until after this pandemic ends.  

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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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