Canceled spring sports creates new opportunity

By: Josh Wolmer- 1851 Staff

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With the college sports world coming to a close, athletes everywhere are looking to see what the next step is. Senior Amanda Ortiz leads her basketball team into the locker room after the final home game of this season. Photo by: Adam Hallenbeck

On March 11, the sports world was rocked as NBA star Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19, more commonly known as coronavirus.  As a result, sports league presidents and commissioners had no choice but to suspend all play of their season until after this pandemic ends.  

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Women win fifth consecutive GNAC final

(Photos by Heather Johnson and Shapleigh Webster)

The Lasers were crowned GNAC champions for the fifth time in a row in women’s soccer. Lasell defeated Emmanuel by a score of 6-1. Sophomore Megan Cullen netted four goals, including the first, 43 seconds into the game. Kayla and Bridget Lynch each provided a goal as well. The Lasers advance to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament and will play away at and against Williams on Saturday, November 15 at 11:00 a.m.

Freshman makes impact on cross country team

Freshman nick garifalos (right) has made a strong impact on the men’s cross country team. (Photo courtesy of Laser Pride)
Freshman Nick Garifalos (right) has made a strong impact on the men’s cross country team. (Photo courtesy of Laser Pride)

Tristan Davis – 1851 Staff

Had you approached Nick Garifalos as a sixth grader in Spotswood, New Jersey, he may have told you that cross country was just a relaxing, afternoon activity to help him stay in shape. Nowadays, the freshman has a different take on the sport. Continue reading “Freshman makes impact on cross country team”

Women’s soccer hopes for five-peat: 2014 preview

Bridget Lynch is one of the captains for the women's soccer team this year. (Photo by Tom Horak)
Bridget Lynch is one of the captains for the women’s soccer team this year. (Photo by Tom Horak)

Max Berkowitz – 1851 Staff

The Lasell College women’s soccer team enters this year as the four-time defending champions of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) and will look to continue this success in 2014. The Lasers return to the pitch after finishing last season 17-4-1 overall and an undefeated 10-0-1 mark in conference play alongside an appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Continue reading “Women’s soccer hopes for five-peat: 2014 preview”

Q&A: Montana takes head coach position

Todd Montana is ready to jump in as the new women's basketball head coach.
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.” Continue reading “Q&A: Montana takes head coach position”

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