Machado aims for playoff comeback 1

Mike Skelton1851 Staff

Machado (above) returned on senior day to play 45 minutes but was held out of Lasell’s next game on October 15 against the University of St Joseph.Photo By Scott LaPier

 

During a 5-1 win over Rivier College on September 25, senior Emily Machado of sustained what could possibly be a season-ending injury. With the team looking for a third straight Great Northeast Athletic Con­ference (GNAC) title, Machado is hoping the team will extend the season long enough for her to return one last time. More…

Rugby looks back, pushes forward Reply

Brian Roach – 1851 Staff

The rugby club in action against Westfield. Photo By Kristina Kaufmann

The Rugby Club has been competing for the past three seasons and many of the upperclassmen have remained dedicated to the team.

Last fall, the Lasers finished with a 5-0 regular season record to earn a Division IV playoff berth. This year, the team is 2-2 with their most recent defeat to the Westfield State Owls on October 13, during Family, Friends and Alumni Weekend, by a score of 32-7. More…

Last chance to play Reply

Zach Gray – Sports Editor

College: four years of life where ev­ery opportunity should be taken. It’s where young adults can excel in academ­ics, clubs, organizations, and athletics. At the Division III (D-III) level, it’s also the last chance for a student athlete to shine. Athletes don’t usually become profes­sional after participating in D-III athlet­ics. Athletes become graduates. Graduates become workers. Workers become bosses. Bosses retire. In that stereotypical post-college life, one hopes to continue some form of involvement in athletics. This includes playing in recreational leagues, coaching, or jobs in sports. Regardless of whatever comes after college, nothing compares to the competitive nature of collegiate athletics. More…

Rugby club falls to Westfield 5

Lasell and Westfield participate in a scrum on Sunday. Photo By Kristina Kaufmann

By Mike Skelton 1851 Staff

The Lasell Rugby team suffered a 32-7 loss to Westfield State University this past Sunday on Grellier Field. The loss brought the Lasers’ season record to 2-2, as the Owls improve to 4-0.  More…