The end of the regular season draws closer for the fall sports teams of Lasell. With playoffs beginning for most teams on Saturday, Nov. 5, the Chronicle breaks down each team’s season to get you ready for the playoff madness. (NOTE: The Men’s Soccer team will receive a full season wrap-up in the upcoming Nov/Dec issue, make sure to check it out.)
Men’s and Women’s Cross Country
By Adam Hallenbeck – Sports Editor
After running all over the Northeast area this season, the men’s and women’s cross country teams look to have a strong finish in the Greater Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) championship race. “This year has been a lot better than the past few years…we have been smart with how we have been training compared to the last two years,” said senior captain Matt Holden. More…
By Cassidy Murray and Brian Cohen – Sports Editor and 1851 Staff
Field Hockey has an 8-1 record and is 3-0 in conference play. Photo courtesy of Emily Machado.
Women’s Field Hockey is off to an 8-1 start, marking a school record. This is following a successful season where the team finished 12-7, making it to the GNAC semi-finals.
By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor
In past years, the men’s cross country team hasn’t had high numbers on their roster, but this year was different. Lucky for the team and Head Coach Patrick O’Neill, there are no seniors graduating, meaning the program can only grow for next year’s season. More…
From left, Emily Kochanek, Tyler Schwabe, Coach Nicholas Noheimer, and Kyle Northrop. Kochanek, Schwabe, and Northrop are captains and graduating members of cross country. (Photo courtesy of Lasell College Athletics)
By Brianna Robbins – Sports Editor
When it comes to a challenge, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams know how to come together and overcome obstacles. Both teams started the season with new coach, Nicholas Noheimer. Both teams’ rosters are under 10, the men’s team has nine runners and the women’s has five.
Freshman Nick Garifalos (right) has made a strong impact on the men’s cross country team. (Photo courtesy of Laser Pride)
Tristan Davis – 1851 Staff
Had you approached Nick Garifalos as a sixth grader in Spotswood, New Jersey, he may have told you that cross country was just a relaxing, afternoon activity to help him stay in shape. Nowadays, the freshman has a different take on the sport. More…