Players receive basketball awards Reply

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Brianna Robbins – 1851 Staff

Both the men and women basketball teams had standout athletes represented in the Greater Northeast Athletic Conference this season. Senior captain Brandon Ganesh and sophomore forward Clyde Niba were both placed on the GNAC Second Team All-League, while sophomore guard Richard O’Brien was named to the GNAC Sportsmanship Team.

Men’s, women’s basketball fall in doubleheader Reply

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The men’s and women’s basketball teams each lost their respective games in a Tuesday night doubleheader.

Women’s basketball started the doubleheader against the University of St. Joseph’s, as the Lasers fell to the Blue Jays, 71-59. Lasell junior Alexis Chappell had a game-high 18 points and sophomore Katie Stopera led with seven assists. Lasell falls to 9-10 overall (2-3 GNAC).

No. 9 Amherst traveled to 1844 Commonweath Ave to take on the men’s team, defeating the Lasers 95-74. Senior Brandon Ganesh had a game-high 35 points for Lasell. The Lasers fall to 10-8.

Both teams play again on Saturday, February 8.

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.

Gallery: men’s soccer GNAC championship Reply

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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: women’s soccer vs Johnson & Wales Reply

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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.

Gallery: women’s soccer vs St Joseph’s of Maine Reply

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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.