By Matt Ferris – 1851 Staff
Field hockey had a historic season and made it deep into the GNAC playoffs, ultimately losing to Mount Ida in the championship. Photo by Cassidy Murray
The women’s field hockey team had a dominant regular season but fell short in championship. The Lasers finished with a 16-4 overall record. This sat them in first place in the Greater Northeast Athletic Conference and guaranteed the team in the number one seed in the postseason. More…
By Seán McGlone & Cassidy Murray – Editor-in-Chief & Sports Editor
Sports Information Director and Lasell alum Emily Machado recently announced she would be leaving Lasell after four years as SID. Machado will take over as Athletic Communications Coordinator at Wentworth Institute of Technology. More…
By James Macey – 1851 Staff
Women’s soccer won their eighth consecutive GNAC Championship on November 4 in a 2-0 victory over Johnson and Wales University.
Women’s soccer didn’t fail to show dominance as the team shut out Johnson and Wales University (JWU), winning their eighth consecutive Great Northeast Athletic Conference title on November 4. The Lasers ended the game with a 2-0 victory on Taylor Field, regaining the top spot in the conference. Photo by Katie Schneider.
By Brian Cohen – 1851 Staff
The Lasell College Women’s Field Hockey team has taken the GNAC by storm this season posting a 7-0 conference record thus far. The Lasers have a 14-3 overall record including eight of those victories coming on their home field and they are playing with tremendous confidence.
March Madness is just getting started in men’s and women’s college basketball. Although the men’s basketball team lost in the GNAC championship this season, the team had an eventful GNAC tournament run. Relive some of the best moments of the Laser’s tourney run through these photos.
Senior center John Powell jumps high at tip-off of the quarterfinal matchup between the Lasers and Emmanuel College Saints. (Photo by Jackie Colombie)
Stifling defense by junior forward Dannie Moore (L) and John Powell (R) helped the Lasers defeat the Saints. (Photo by Jackie Colombie)
The Lasell fan base was in full force during the men’s only home game of the conference tournament. (Photo by Jackie Colombie)
The Lasers beat the Saints 76-74 to advance to the semifinals and celebrated after a thrilling finish. (Photo by Jackie Colombie)
Sophomore guard Tim Blair puts up a shot during the team’s semifinal game against the Johnson & Wales Wildcats. (Photo by Jackie Colombie)
John Powell attempts to block a shot during the semifinal matchup. Powell finished with three blocks in the game. (Photo by Jackie Colombie)
The Lasers bench looks on as the team wraps up a win over the WIldcats. (Photo by Jackie Colombie)
Another celebration gets underway as the Lasers pulled off an upset victory over the Wildcats 68-61. (Photo by Jackie Colombie)
Senior guard Armin Omanovic (center) huddles around his teammates before the GNAC championship game agains the Albertus Magnus Falcons. (Photo by Tom Horak)
Senior forward Yordan Villalon throws down a two-handed dunk during the GNAC championship game. (Photo by Tom Horak)
The Lasers weren’t able to hold on and lost the final game 101-83 to the Falcons. Junior forward Ryan Jones (right) is consoled while teammates look on at the game. (Photo by Tom Horak)
By Armando Machado – 1851 Staff
The Lasell women’s soccer team has gotten used to winning. The expectations for this season were nothing short of a seventh straight GNAC championship win. “We knew we were going to have a good year because we have players that score a lot of goals, but also players that have a ton of assists,” said junior goalkeeper Sarah LaClair.
The women’s soccer team won the Great Northeast Atlantic Conference for the seventh year in a row on November 5. Photo by James Payne
Junior Bridget Lynch lifts her twin sister Kayla after the two connect for a goal. Bridget scored a hat-trick and tallied an assist as Kayla scored two and assisted one. The team’s 6-1 victory over Suffolk University gave the program its fourth straight conference title, a Lasell record. (Photo by Tom Horak)
Zachary Gray – Co-Editor-In-Chief
The women’s soccer team won its fourth straight Great Northeast Conference title with a 6-1 victory over Suffolk University on October 9. Junior Bridget Lynch led the game with three goals, as twin sister Kayla scored twice. Bridget’s hat-trick gave her 33 goals on the season, a Lasell record. The program also set the single-season wins record with 17. The Lasers improved its record to 17-3-1 with the win.
“It feels amazing,” said Coach Vito LaFrancesca. “It’s like a dream come true. We talked about it all year long. To get it to happen is totally out of this world.” More…