Challenges stunt baseball’s non-traditional season

By Taylor Viles – Sports Editor


Junior Matt Motyka sprints home during Lasell’s first scrimmage of the season.
Photo by Taylor Viles.

This fall has been anything but ideal for Lasell’s baseball team. From the beginning of the semester, head coach Bill Uberti could tell he was going to have to work harder than usual to groom his players for a competitive spring season.

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After 9 years, Hilary Turner bids Lasers goodbye

By Meghan Carroll – News Editor

Hilary Turner poses for a picture during Lasell’s “Media Day.”
Photo courtesy of Lasell Athletics

Hilary Turner was hired to be an athletic trainer at Lasell in 2011. Graduating from Bridgewater State University, she earned Athletic Training Student of the Year upon graduation. At Lasell, she mainly worked with the men’s basketball team and the softball team.

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COVID-19 infects on-campus sports coverage

By Kaie Quigley & Ruth Kehinde – Features Editor & Digital Editor

Director of Athletic Communication Kent Cherrington pictured in his office.
Photo by Kaie Quigley

With the exception of some teams practicing in hopes of playing in the spring, sports on campus have come to a halt. However, this lack of athletic action affects more than just players and coaches.

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Lasell cancels Winter sports

By Taylor Viles & LJ VP LaFiura – Sports Editor & 1851 Staff



Sophomore Brooke Damboise works on her shot in an empty athletic center. The building hasn’t seen live competition since a men’s volleyball match on March 11.
Photo by Meghan Carroll.

In a time when cancelations seem to be inevitable every single day, another victim has been taken: the winter sports season. Lasell’s announcement came on October 23, 11 days before the presidents’ council decided to make the same decision for the Great Northeast Athletic Conference. The counsel is made up of the head of each conference school.

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Twelve athletes return for fifth-year eligibility

By Taylor Viles & Josh Wolmer – Sports Editor & 1851 Contributor

Joe Sullivan back behind the dish for the Lasers for a split-squad scrimmage.
Photo by Taylor Viles.

With the decision to cancel collegiate sports in the spring due to COVID-19, another decision followed shortly after; allowing every athlete affected by the season’s cancelation another year of eligibility.

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