By Adam Hallenbeck, Claire Crittendon & Taylor Viles – Sports Editor, Features Editor and 1851 Staff
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.
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.”
By Colin Froment – Co-editor-in-chief
Athletic Training director Christina Haverty surrounded by all the athletic training students. Photo courtesy of Renee Cote.
Although it is one of the smaller majors on campus, the athletic training program has effectively demonstrated to be one of the most challenging programs offered at Lasell. The students involved have showed their passion to eventually become athletic trainers (AT’s) through countless hours of studying and hands-on experiences.
Lance Forrest – 1851 Staff
Lasell Athletics has hired two new athletic trainers at the start of the fall sports preseason. Chris Noyes and Colin McCullough were brought in this year to fill a void in the athletic program, joining current trainer Hilary Turner to form a three- person team.
Todd Montana is ready to jump in as the new women’s basketball head coach.
Max Berkowitz – 1851 Staff
What coaching experience have you had?
“I spent ten years coaching basketball and three years coaching women’s volleyball prior to moving to Lasell as the Sports Information Director. I spent two years as an assistant men’s basketball coach at Union College. I then spent two years as the assistant men’s basketball coach at LeMoyne College, located in Syracuse, N.Y. From LeMoyne I moved to Green Mountain College, in Poultney, Vt. where I was the head men’s basketball coach for six seasons and worked as the head women’s volleyball coach for three years.” More…