Fall athletes leave their seasons behind Reply

By Brian McLoughlin & Brian Cohen – Sports Editor and 1851 Staff

Field Hockey

The field hockey team had another strong season, despite coming up short
in the GNAC Championships to the Saint Joseph’s Monks. The Lasers finished with an overall record of 14-7 while posting a strong 6-1 record in GNAC play. “Getting to the conference championship is where we want to be,” said head coach Caitlin Connolly. “I was really proud of the team for working hard over the season to get there.”

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Women win fifth consecutive GNAC final Reply

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(Photos by Heather Johnson and Shapleigh Webster)

The Lasers were crowned GNAC champions for the fifth time in a row in women’s soccer. Lasell defeated Emmanuel by a score of 6-1. Sophomore Megan Cullen netted four goals, including the first, 43 seconds into the game. Kayla and Bridget Lynch each provided a goal as well. The Lasers advance to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament and will play away at and against Williams on Saturday, November 15 at 11:00 a.m.

Women to play in fifth consecutive GNAC finals Reply

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(Photos by Tom Horak)

The women’s soccer team defeated Albertus Magnus by a score of 4-0 in the GNAC semifinals on November 5, 2014. The Lasers advance to play their fifth consecutive GNAC final. The game will be held at home against Emmanuel on Saturday, November 8 at 1:00 p.m.

Dynasty: women’s soccer captures fourth straight GNAC title 1

Junior Bridget Lynch lifts her twin sister Kayla after the two connect for a goal. Bridget scored a hat-trick and tallied an assist as Kayla scored two and assisted one. The team’s 6-1 victory over Suffolk University gave the program its fourth straight conference title, a Lasell record. (Photo by Tom Horak)

Junior Bridget Lynch lifts her twin sister Kayla after the two connect for a goal. Bridget scored a hat-trick and tallied an assist as Kayla scored two and assisted one. The team’s 6-1 victory over Suffolk University gave the program its fourth straight conference title, a Lasell record. (Photo by Tom Horak)

Zachary Gray – Co-Editor-In-Chief

The women’s soccer team won its fourth straight Great Northeast Conference title with a 6-1 victory over Suffolk University on October 9. Junior Bridget Lynch led the game with three goals, as twin sister Kayla scored twice. Bridget’s hat-trick gave her 33 goals on the season, a Lasell record. The program also set the single-season wins record with 17. The Lasers improved its record to 17-3-1 with the win.

“It feels amazing,” said Coach Vito LaFrancesca. “It’s like a dream come true. We talked about it all year long. To get it to happen is totally out of this world.” More…

Gallery: women’s soccer GNAC championship Reply

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Photos by Tom Horak

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.