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Choquet starts in net for women’s lacrosse Reply

By Seán McGloneEditor-in-Chief

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Sophomore Morgan Choquet is the starting goalie for Women’s Lacrosse. This is Choquet’s first season playing goalie. Photo by Katie Schneider

For most athletes, competing in the first college game is a nerve-wracking experience. However, for sophomore Morgan Choquet, on top of competing in her first college game, she had to compete in a new position while also just starting her second year ever playing lacrosse.

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Women’s basketball in a good place despite low records Reply

By Kyle Schroeder 1851 Staff 

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Despite their losses, women’s basketball always stands united.  Photo courtesy of Jackie Colombie

It has been a tough two years for the women’s basketball team in terms of their record. The Lasers finished this season 5-20 after a 5-19 record the previous season. In the 2015-16 season, they went a respectable 12-14. The question that arises is: what caused this drop off? The answer is something every interscholastic and collegiate sports program deals with: the loss of key senior contributors.

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On the road for spring break Reply

Lasell’s Softball and Baseball teams took their annual spring break trips. Softball played in a tournament in Claremont, FL, finishing the week 1-9 versus other east coast teams. Baseball toured the east coast traveling to St. Mary’s City, MD, Cary, NC, and Kings Point, NY. The Lasers went 0-6 against St. Mary’s (MD), Guilford College and United States Merchant Marine Academy. Photos courtesy of Christian Berk & Ashley Gatchell 

Men’s volleyball sets up 2018 season Reply

By Cassidy Murray & Katie Schneider – 1851 Staff

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Junior Jordan Aprea is a captain for the men’s volleyball team this season as the team looks to rebuild after graduating five seniors last year. Photo by Katie Schneider

The men’s volleyball team have had a rocky start this season with a current record of 1-6 overall and 0-0 in conference play. The Lasers kicked off the season with two losses in their first invitational at Springfield College. Junior Nate Gallo led the team with 15 kills and 13 digs against the Baruch Bearcats. Junior Jordan Aprea had a team high eight kills against the Springfield Pride.  More…

Cherrington brings wisdom to athletics Reply

By Seán McGlone & Megan Palumbo – Editor-in-Chief & Sports Editor

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Kent Cherrington stepped in as the Director of Athletic Communications and Home Event Coordinator on January 2. He previously served as Sports Information Director at Plymouth State University for 23 years. Photo by Seán McGlone

Kent Cherrington was recently hired as the Director of Athletic Communications and Home Event Coordinator for Lasell Athletics. He comes to Lasell after serving as the Sports Information Director (SID) for Plymouth State University for 23 years.  More…

Implementing change at NCAA Convention Reply

By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor

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Senior Lauren Piper attended the 2018 NCAA Convention in Indianapolis alongside Athletic Director Kristy Walter and junior Brian Cohen. Photo courtesy of Lauren Piper

Indianapolis hosted the 2018 NCAA Convention from January 17-20, where two Lasell athletes, junior Brian Cohen and senior Lauren Piper, attended representing Lasell and the GNAC Conference.  More…