From walk-on to Weyburn Reply

By Taylor Viles1851 Staff

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Junior Wyatt Sihvonen taking swings in the batting cage at the athletic center to prepare for this upcoming season. Photo by Taylor Viles

Wyatt Sihvonen walked onto the baseball team as a first-year. The talented infielder looked at Division I programs before opting to go to a school that hadn’t scouted him and wasn’t known for its baseball program.

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Froio takes second at GNAC cup Reply

By Meghan Carroll & Adam Hallenbeck1851 Staff & Sports Editor

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First-year Andrew Froio takes second place in the shot put event at the Greater North- eastern Athletic Conference indoor track championships on Feb. 16. Photo Courtesy of Andrew Froio.

 

Lasell men’s track and field has been having a spectacular season, filled with outstand- ing performances, specifically the breaking of three school records at Greater Boston Invitational at Harvard University on Jan. 19.

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Men’s B-Ball, athletic culture shifts 1

By Adam Hallenbeck, Claire Crittendon & Taylor VilesSports Editor, Features Editor and 1851 Staff

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The Athletic Center remains hollow at the beginning of the first home game back in front of a populated Lasell campus for the men’s volleyball team. Photo Courtesy of Adam Hallenbeck.

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Students sit and watch from the bleachers within the Legion of Blue, Lasell’s traditional fan section within the gymnasium. Photo Courtesy of Adam Hallenbeck.

For prospective students, a strong athletic department can be the reason for choosing a particular school. Lasell’s Athletic website reflects this idea, saying “Athletics are considered an integral part of sound educational experience with the goal to have each student-athlete strive to reach his or her potential, on and off the field.”

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Ortiz hoists women’s basketball into history Reply

Taylor Viles1851 Staff

The women’s basketball team hasn’t finished above sixth place since they joined the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) in 2007. In fact, these Lasers haven’t enjoyed a winning season during those 12 years, but something about this current team is different.

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Women’s Field Hockey Team goes pink 1

On the field of Grellier Field, Lasell University takes the win against Simmons University scoring 2-0 in field hockey. For the ending of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Lasell’s women’s field hockey team wears pink within their last game to honor those who are impacted by breast cancer.

Photos by: Michael Maruk