Men’s soccer hopes to make run in GNAC Reply

Members of Lasell’s men’s soccer team huddle around head
coach Givanni Pacini during a recent practice. Photo Brandon Chase

By Zac VierraCo-Editor-In-Chief

Last year marked the 11th consecutive winning season for the Lasell men’s soccer team as the squad finished the season 9-6-3.

But for head coach Giovanni Pacini, who started the soccer program 15 years ago, the 2011 campaign was below average for Lasell standards. More…

Lady Lasers begin fall season 1

Above, Molly Fitzgerald handles the ball in a women’s soccer game earlier this month against Becker. Photo By Brandon Chase

By Zach GraySports Editor

With the start of the fall semester comes the start of women’s athletics here at Lasell. Af­ter winning back-to-back GNAC titles, the Lasell women’s soccer team looks to capture its third straight conference title. Ranked number one in the GNAC coaches’ preseason poll, the Lasers have a lot on their plate this upcoming season. More…

Love at first sight Reply

By Zach GraySports Editor

This summer has been full of ups and downs, twists and turns, and uncertainty, all involving one relationship. Well, the uncertainty really began a year ago in Sep­tember. Everything sort of went downhill, as my expectations were too high. Perhaps it’d be easier to explain this relationship from the beginning.

From the moment I laid eyes on her, I was in love. Though I was young and she was much older, something about her ap­pealed to me. It could have been her looks, maybe her athleticism, or even her ambi­tions. Whatever it was, an inseparable bond formed between us. More…

Rugby shines on Senior Day Reply

Senior Geoff Oliveira left the game at the end of the first half after a hard tackle that resulted in a concussion.
Photo by Kristina Kaufmann

By Zach Gray — Sports Editor

At the one and only home game of the spring season, the Lasell College Rugby Club defeated the Rams of Framingham State, 21-12. A pre-game ceremony recog­nizing the seniors of Lasell Rugby started off the afternoon.

Senior Boulos Abdallah received the open­ing kickoff from Framingham State, but the ball was quickly turned over. The Rams capitalized on the early chance, as they scored the first points of the game with a try. The conversion kick was unsuccessful, leaving the score at 5-0. More…