By Megan Palumbo, Mackenzie Dineen, Adam Hallenbeck & Robby Rowe – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff
By Megan Palumbo & Brian Cohen – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff
The men’s volleyball team is coming off of two consecutive conference wins the week of March 18. The Lasers clinched a 3-2 win on Tuesday, March 19 in the fifth match against Johnson & Wales University ( JWU). On Thursday, March 21, they took down Colby-Sawyer 3-0, sweeping. The Lasers have been on the move with a 12-12 overall record.
Men’s volleyball and lacrosse teams hosted conference games in honor of the annual White Ribbon Campaign collaboration with Professor Karin Raye.
Casey DiBari & Virginia Bry – Opinion Editor & Virginia Bry
Despite being a school heavily involved with sports, there seems to be an issue that plagues the school’s athletics: the attendance rate of students at home games.
While Lasers have a number of loyal fans who come to almost every game, they do not seem to bring in the bigger crowds one might expect. This brings the question on how much attendance impacts our athletes during their games.
Adam Hallenback – 1851 Staff
From the moment she could walk, junior Amanda Ortiz knew that basketball and she could change the world. It was only a matter of time until she figured out how she would do it.
“Ever since I was little, my mom would tell me that I always had a ball in my hand,” Ortiz said.
Brian Cohen – 1851 Staff
Heading into the last week of the regular season, the men’s basketball team looks to finish off strong. The team posted a 7-19 overall record and 5-6 in GNAC play. The regular season wrapped up Saturday, Feb. 16 at Anna Maria College. The team triumphed over the Amcats 89-75, giving them a spot in the GNAC Quarterfinals on Feb. 19.
By Brian McLoughlin & Brian Cohen – Sports Editor & 1851 Staff
Men’s basketball opens up the 2018- 19 campaign with three games in five days beginning on the road at Fitchburg State on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 12:00 p.m. Two days later, the Lasers will host Regis a non-conference home opener at 7:00 p.m. Hopping back out of conference action, the Lasers host 2017 National Champion Babson on Wednesday, Nov. 14.