Vanderhorst: The ultimate fighter battles beyond the court Reply

By Meghan Carroll- 1851 Staff

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Kevin Vanderhorst pictured in the Athletic Center where he spends countless hours practicing for the upcoming basketball season.
Photo Courtesy of Meghan Carroll.

Junior Kevin Vanderhorst was born July 20, 1997 and raised in the Dominican Republic until 2013, when he came to the U.S. with his mom, dad and little brother. He moved to Lawrence, Mass, where he attended Lawrence’s public school system. His life changed instantly. He didn’t know anyone and having to learn a new language along with the change of weather made adjusting harder. But, his passion to be on the court was always familiar.

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Men’s basketball tips off Reply

Reginah Sanyu – 1851 Staff

Sophomore Richard O’Brien of Manchester, N.H. pushes the ball forward.  (Photo by Tom Horak)

Sophomore Richard O’Brien of Manchester, N.H. pushes the ball forward. (Photo by Tom Horak)

“Our goal is to win a championship; that’s the goal of the team,” said men’s basketball head coach Aaron Galleta. “There is a lot of work we need to do and the guys have done well so far.”

The men’s basketball team enters the 2013 season with high hopes. The Lasers finished the 2012-13 campaign with a record of 6-19 (5-13 against the GNAC). More…