By Adam Hallenbeck & Kaie Quigley – Sports Editor & 1851 Staff
For the first time since 2010, the women’s soccer team has not been the league voted team to beat. According to the GNAC preseason poll, six out of 13 league head coaches believe last year’s winning team— Saint Joseph’s of Maine, will repeat as champions in 2019. This vote comes in spite of the Lasers’ eight conference title wins since 2010.
By Kaie Quigley – 1851 Staff
Photo courtesy of Billy Uberti
Billy Uberti (‘14) returns to the Lasers a seasoned coach, as he anchored first base for the team.
A new yet familiar face is heading the baseball program for the 2019-2020 season— Lasell University alum Billy Uberti. Younger than most of his counterparts by a large margin, Uberti is only 28-years-old as he steps into his first head coaching role.
By Taylor Viles – 1851 Staff
Beauchemin began playing lacrosse at the age of 11, but didn’t transition to goalie until high school. Photo by: Taylor Viles
Coming into his sophomore season, starting lacrosse goalie Alex Beauchemin, 19, is ready to continue the work he began on the field last spring.
By James Macey – 1851 Staff
Junior Tim Blair is averaging 15.0 points per game for the men’s basketball team this season. The team looks a lot different this year having nine freshmen on the team. Photo by Katie Schneider
The basketball team has shown a great deal of consistency so far in the 2018 season, making their presence known in the Great Northeastern Athletic Conference (GNAC). More…
By James Macey – 1851 Staff
Women’s volleyball had a historic season, earning the fourth seed in he GNAC tournament and hosting their first playoff match since 2007. Photo by Cassidy Murray
Women’s volleyball hosted Regis College for the first GNAC playoff match hosted by Lasell since 2007 on October 31. The Lasers were seeded fourth in the GNAC tournament.
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.
By Colin Froment and Aimee Forman – 1851 Staff
Junior Taylor Yandow and sophomore Vanessa Pino earned the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Week this past month for their outstanding athletic performances. Both players have won the award twice this season — Yandow was named GNAC Player of the Week two weeks in a row. More…
By Seán McGlone – News Editor
Field Hockey boasts an 12-6 record this season after defeating Mount Ida in the first round of the GNAC tournament. The team has had strong help from junior goalkeeper, Denise Landry, who was named GNAC Goalkeeper of the Week twice this season.
Denise Landry (right) stands along with the rest of the Laser field hockey team during a before a game. Photo by Jackie Colombie
Landry gets down to save a ball. The junior goalkeeper has the second highest save percentage in the conference. Photo by Jackie Colombie