Gallery: women’s soccer GNAC championship Reply

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The women’s soccer team defeated Suffolk University 6-1 in the GNAC championship. The victory gives the women’s team its fourth straight conference title, a Lasell record. Junior Bridget Lynch scored three goals in the match, giving her the Lasell single-season scoring record of 33 goals. Her twin sister Kayla scored twice in the match.

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The men’s soccer team fell to Johnson & Wales in the GNAC championship at Taylor Field. JWU defeated the Lasers 5-3 in penalty kicks after the two teams were tied 3-3 through 110 minutes. Lasell lead 3-1 after 75 minutes of play thanks to goals from junior Manny Alves, sophomore Conor Fitzgerald, and senior Mike Skelton. The Wildcats tied the match with back-to-back goals within two minutes of each other with ten minutes remaining in regulation. After a scoreless overtime, Johnson & Wales opened penalty kicks with a goal. Lasell missed its first penalty kick, which proved to be the difference maker in the match.

Gallery: men’s soccer GNAC semifinal Reply

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The men’s soccer team defeated Norwich University 3-1 to advance to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship. Senior Mike Skelton scored two goals for the Lasers. Lasell hosts Johnson and Wales in the GNAC championship on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.

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The number one seed women’s soccer team defeated No. 8 Johnson & Wales University 2-0 in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference quarterfinals. Junior Bridget Lynch and freshman Devon Day each scored for the Lasers.  Junior goalie Leah Pappalardo made four saves in the shutout. The Lasers host Emmanuel College on Tuesday, November 5 at 1:30 p.m. in the GNAC semifinals.

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The women’s soccer team defeated St. Joseph’s of Maine 4-1 on Saturday, October 26 at Taylor Field. The victory clinched the Great Northeast Athletic Conference regular season championship and the top seed in the GNAC tournament. The victory improved the Lasers to 13-3-1 overall and 10-0-1 in the conference. Junior Bridget Lynch scored a pair of goals, as her twin sister Kayla scored one of her own.

Athletic staff presented with conference awards Reply

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Athletic Director Kristy Walter and Sports Information Director Todd Montana were both presented administrative awards for the 2012-2013 academic year by the Great Northeast Athletic Conference. The conference’s athletic directors named Walter Executive of the Year following a vote, as Montana was tabbed as the GNAC’s SID of the Year.

During the 2012-13 year, Lasell added men’s and women’s track and field to increase the number of sports to 17. Walter also saw the women’s soccer and women’s lacrosse teams capture GNAC Championships. Along with winning their third straight GNAC title, the soccer team also won their first NCAA tournament game in the program’s history with their 3-1 victory over nationally ranked Amherst College. More…