The Lasell men’s soccer team hosted a Pediatric Cancer Awareness Game on Sept. 19 against Regis College Lions. The honorary game was in tribute to Sophia’s Fund, a non-profit organization that helps families fight pediatric cancer. Both teams battled into double overtime ending the game in a 1-1 tie. Photos by Chris Bretti
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 Seán McGlone – News Editor
In his four years as part of the men’s soccer team, Jonathan Sutton has played in 76 games, been a starter for three and a half seasons, and played for a GNAC Championship. One thing was new for him this past season though – he was the only senior on the team.
Marketing student-athlete Jonathan Sutton stands with his family on Senior Day. Sutton was the lone senior on the team this season. Photo by Jackie Colombie
By Seán McGlone – News Editor
Lasell welcomed veteran coach Michael Haynes as the new men’s soccer coach this season. Haynes, a former national team player for his native country of Barbados, brings experience both as a coach and a player to Lasell.
The new Head Coach of the men’s soccer team is Michael Haynes, who formerly coached at Matignon High School. Photo courtesy of Emily Machado
Relive alumni weekend and senior day games here.
A banner stands along Maple Street to welcome families and friends of Lasell students. Photo by Jackie Colombie
Families gather in front of the athletic center Saturday morning. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Parents and fans watch a face-off in the men’s alumni lacrosse game. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Senior Anthony Saitta rips a shot on the alumni lacrosse team during the annual game Saturday. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Men’s lacrosse (blue) and men’s alumni lacrosse (white) pose for a photo on Grellier Field. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Lasers field hockey huddle during their Senior Day contest against Johnson & Wales. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Senior Courtney Braman competes for the ball in front of her Senior Day banner. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Women’s volleyball lines up for the national anthem in game one of their doubleheader Saturday. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Sophomore Lucinda Thomas spikes a ball over an Emmanuel defender in the Lasers’ 3-2 victory. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Women’s soccer recognize seniors on Senior Day. Photo by James Payne.
Junior Haleigh Butler battles for the ball during the Lasers’ 8-2 victory over RIvier. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Families battle it out on the Charles River during the annual Lasell boat race. Photo by Morgan Vanwickler.
The race continues along the Charles. Photo by Morgan Vanwickler.
An aerial shot of the men’s rugby game on Sunday. Photo by Ryan Fitzgerald.
Captain of the men’s soccer team John Sutton stands with his family as the lone senior on Senior Day. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
The Lasers prepare to take on Mount Ida on Taylor Field. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Sophomore Carter Migre heads a ball toward the goal in the team’s 2-1 loss to Mount Ida. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
By Megan Palumbo & Sean Chase – Sports Editor & 1851 Staff
The men’s soccer team has a refreshed look after its new head coach Michael Haynes was hired in the off-season along with 12 freshmen joining the team this fall. The Lasers will start the 2016 season with a new team philosophy as well as tactics not all of the players may have used before.
By Allison Nekola & Ryan Fitzgerald – Co-Editor-in-Chief & Sports Editor
Photo by Tom Horak
Jared Lewis, class of 2014, played soccer for four years and is now an assistant coach for the men’s soccer team.
Former center midfielder for the men’s soccer team and 2014 Lasell graduate, Jared Lewis, has brought his talent and knowledge back to Taylor Field for the Lasers.
(Photos by Tom Horak)
The men’s soccer team faced Emmanuel in GNAC quarterfinal action on November 1. The Lasers came through with a 5-3 win and will face Norwich in the semifinals tonight at Norwich.