Men’s volleyball wins GNAC, loses to Baruch Reply

Photo by Tom Horak

Photo by Tom Horak


Samantha Plumley and Leanne Signoriello 
– 1851 Staff

The Lasell men’s volleyball team recently took home their first Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship (GNAC) trophy. “We did it. There’s not much more you could ask for,” said senior, co-captain Dan Raffol on the men’s volleyball team’s recent success. More…

Vautrin makes strong impact on court 1

Photo by Tom Horak

Photo by Tom Horak

Brianna Robbins Sports Editor

Junior Jeff Vautrin, originally from Chicopee, Mass., started his college career in his hometown at Elms College and transferred to Lasell. Since joining the team, Vautrin made a name for himself by being placed on the GNAC All-Conference First Team this year. He earned this title by his hitting percentage of his .312 and ranked second among GNAC leaders with 3.79 kills per set. Vautrin also led the GNAC in total kills with 360. More…

Women win fifth consecutive GNAC final Reply

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(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.

Women to play in fifth consecutive GNAC finals Reply

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The women’s soccer team defeated Albertus Magnus by a score of 4-0 in the GNAC semifinals on November 5, 2014. The Lasers advance to play their fifth consecutive GNAC final. The game will be held at home against Emmanuel on Saturday, November 8 at 1:00 p.m.

Game, set, match: Anderson and Dionne call it a career 1

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Zachary Gray – Co-Editor-In-Chief

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. That’s the case every year at the conclusion of the men’s volleyball season. With a 3-0 Greater Northeast Athletic Conference semifinals loss to top-seeded Rivier on April 10, seniors Tim Anderson and Matt Dionne wrapped up their collegiate careers. The April 5th Senior Day celebrated the careers of Anderson and Dionne, but it was actually the second time they participated in a senior day together. The two Danville, NH natives graduated from Timberlane Regional High School in 2010 and have been friends since seventh grade.
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Softball improves from last season Reply

Senior Courtney Moen makes a throw to first. (Photo by Tom Horak)

Senior Courtney Moen makes a throw to first. (Photo by Tom Horak)

Brianna Robbins – 1851 Staff

After losing only one senior from last season, the softball team capitalized on the opportunity to improve this spring with help from many returnees, some new freshman, and a brand new set of coaches.

The Lasers spring break trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was a success, as the team compiled a 5-3 record. Last year the team went 3-7 during the same trip.

Not only does the softball team use the tournament to play different competitors on the field, but they also use the trip as a chance to get to know each other better and become closer as team. The team welcomed six new freshmen to the team and one transfer.
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