The Lasell men’s soccer team hosted a Pediatric Cancer Awareness Game on Sept. 19 against Regis College Lions. The honorary game was in tribute to Sophia’s Fund, a non-profit organization that helps families fight pediatric cancer. Both teams battled into double overtime ending the game in a 1-1 tie. Photos by Chris Bretti
Alex Balletto — Copy Editor
(Top) Kiana Perez (second from right) celebrating mid set. (Bottom) Perez serves the ball to the opposing team. Photos by Katie Schneider
Freshman volleyball player Kiana Perez is taking charge on the court. She is a statistical leader for the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) in number of kills and numbers of kills per set (172 recorded kills, 21 service aces and 136 digs). Perez was named GNAC Rookie of the Week on Sept. 17.
Brain Cohen — 1851 Staff
Freshman goalkeeper Makena Leazer (middle) preparing to make a save. Photo courtesy of Lasell Athletics
Women’s field hockey freshman goalkeeper Makena Leazer was named Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Rookie of the Week on Sept. 4. Leazer was given the honors following the Lasers’ first two games of the season against Becker College and Nichols College.
Colin Froment — Co-Editor-in-Chief
The Lasell cross country teams raced in the UNE Invitational on Sept. 8. Photos courtesy of Lasell Athletics
The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the University of New England (UNE) Invitational race at Rotary Park in Biddeford, Maine on Sept. 8.
The men’s team ran an 8k (4.97 miles) race and the women’s team ran a 5k (3.1 miles). Senior Ryan Dalaba and sophomore Amanda Hawkes were among the top finishers of the day. Dalaba finished early for the Lasers coming in at 29 minutes and seven seconds, earning him 15th place out of 63 runners. Hawkes came in 32nd place out of 80 runners (22nd among scorers), completing the race in 22 minutes and 38 seconds.
By James Macey & Marissa Gugala – 1851 Staff
Men’s lacrosse gained a valuable conference win over Regis College on April 14 on Grellier Field as they crushed the Regis Rangers 16-3.
On April 14, the men’s lacrosse team honored alumni players. Former Laser Kevin Michael Flaherty’s jersey was retired after his death in 2006 and is hanging in the Forest locker room hallway. Photo by Megan Palumbo
By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor
The women’s lacrosse team honored senior captains Taylor Yandow and Taylor Falco on April 7 at Grellier Field, where the team beat Simmons College 21-6. The pregame ceremony acknowledged the accomplishments both senior Lasers have contributed to the team. Being a potential last home game for Yandow and Falco, it was apparent they were fired up and ready to compete.
The women’s lacrosse team honored senior captains Taylor Yandow and Taylor Falco before their game against Simmons College on April 7. Lasell won the game 21-6. Photo courtesy of Kelli Wagner
By Kyle Schroeder & James Macey – 1851 Staff
The men’s baseball team has not been off to a great start this season, but unfortunately, it’s been out of their control. The Lasers have had four games postponed in a row due to the weather, pushing their season back to end on April 29. More…
James Macey – 1851 Staff
Men’s Basketball reached the GNAC Playoffs for the third year in a row this season. Photo by Katie Scheinder
Men’s Basketball made it to the Great Northeastern Athletic Conference semifinals but lost 97-86 against the number one seed, Albertus Magnus Falcons. Finishing fourth in the GNAC, the team secured a spot in the postseason for their third consecutive year.