Sport Management Day debut Reply

By Leanne Signoriello & Cassidy Murray – Features Editor & Sports Editor

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(L to R) Junior AJ Lajoie, Director of Sports and Operations for Bay State Games Peter Leclerc, senior David Harwood, President and CEO of Boys and Girls Club and President of the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Josh Kraft, Director of Operations for the John M. Barry Boys and Girls Club Michael Finnegan, and senior Kelsey Hagan. Photo by Cassidy Murray.

Lasell hosted its first Sport Management Day on Tuesday, November 14. Like COM Day and Hospitality Day, the one-day event was open to all students, though the events and panels were tailored to sport management majors.

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A cappella harmonizes with new leadership Reply

By Cassidy Murray – Sports Editor

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The Spartones performed at the Student Performance Showcase in de Witt Hall on October 14. Photo courtesy of Kara Hemenway

The Spartones, Lasell’s student-run a cappella group, was founded by its former president, J.R. Costello in 2014 after Costello believed there was a lack of opportunity to express a love for music within the Office of Student Activities. The group has grown and improved since the beginning and now that Costello graduated from Lasell this past spring, the position of  president was handed down to senior Kara Hemenway.  More…

Fall 17 sports preview: Field Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball, XC Reply

By Cassidy Murray and Brian Cohen – Sports Editor and 1851 Staff

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Field Hockey has an 8-1 record and is 3-0 in conference play. Photo courtesy of Emily Machado.

Women’s Field Hockey  is off to an 8-1 start, marking a school record. This is following a successful season where the team finished 12-7, making it to the GNAC semi-finals.

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Men’s volleyball sets sights on GNAC Reply

By Cassidy Murray – 1851 Staff

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Sophomore Saunoa Afoa leaps to return a ball during a match against Springfield College on March 7. Photo courtesy of Lasell Athletics

The Lasell men’s volleyball team started its 2017 season with a bang, winning nine straight matches and dropping only one set to Endicott College at the Johnson and Wales University Invitational. Even after losing their first match at Ramapo College the Lasers continued on to win seven straight matches. At the time of publication the team is 19-4 and 4-0 in conference play.

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Athletics Hall of Fame planned for Lasell Reply

By Cassidy Murray & Lane Sulzer – 1851 Staff

The Lasell Athletic Department recently announced the creation of the Hall of Fame for exceptional student-athletes elected by a committee of appointed committee members. An induction ceremony will occur every two years on Family, Friends and Alumni weekend with a minimum of two members every year and a maximum of five inductees. The committee has invited any Lasell student, alumni, or fan to nominate student-athletes that they deem worthy of induction into the Hall of Fame.   More…