COVID-19 infects on-campus sports coverage

By Kaie Quigley & Ruth Kehinde – Features Editor & Digital Editor

Director of Athletic Communication Kent Cherrington pictured in his office.
Photo by Kaie Quigley

With the exception of some teams practicing in hopes of playing in the spring, sports on campus have come to a halt. However, this lack of athletic action affects more than just players and coaches.

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Fall athletes leave their seasons behind

By Brian McLoughlin & Brian Cohen – Sports Editor and 1851 Staff

Field Hockey

The field hockey team had another strong season, despite coming up short
in the GNAC Championships to the Saint Joseph’s Monks. The Lasers finished with an overall record of 14-7 while posting a strong 6-1 record in GNAC play. “Getting to the conference championship is where we want to be,” said head coach Caitlin Connolly. “I was really proud of the team for working hard over the season to get there.”

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Senior Day celebrates final seasons

Fall sports teams honored their senior athletes on Oct. 13. Men’s soccer fell 2-0 against Salve Regina University. Women’s soccer hosted their Breast Cancer Awareness game on Senior Day, clinching a 2-1 victory against Regis College. Women’s field hockey triumphed over Rivier University 5-4 in overtime. The men’s and women’s cross country team ran on Friday, Oct. 12 at the Suffolk University invitational held at Franklin Park. The women’s team finished 12th out of 19 teams, while the men’s team came in 16th place out of 19 teams. Women’s volleyball both honored their two seniors and dominated Emmanuel College 3-1. Photos courtesy of Lasell Athletics & Andrew Modugno

Perez scores weekly honor

Alex BallettoCopy Editor

(Top) Kiana Perez (second from right) celebrating mid set. (Bottom) Perez serves the ball to the opposing team. Photos by Katie Schneider

Freshman volleyball player Kiana Perez is taking charge on the court.  She is a statistical leader for the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) in number of kills and numbers of kills per set (172 recorded kills, 21 service aces and 136 digs).  Perez was named GNAC Rookie of the Week on Sept. 17. 

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Field Hockey has Leazer pride

Brain Cohen1851 Staff 

Freshman goalkeeper Makena Leazer (middle) preparing to make a save. Photo courtesy of Lasell Athletics

Women’s field hockey freshman goalkeeper Makena Leazer was named Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Rookie of the Week on Sept. 4. Leazer was given the honors following the Lasers’ first two games of the season against Becker College and Nichols College.

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

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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Fall photo gallery

 

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