Coaches Corner

By Kaie Quigley1851 Staff

Sarah Woodside prepares for her first season as the head coach of the softball team. Photo courtesy of Matara Tamzarian.

Sarah Woodside is the new head softball coach at Lasell University. Woodside was a graduate of Lasell in 2007 and played outfield for the Lasers while obtaining a degree in Psychology. She coached at Wayland High school for five years prior to her hire at Lasell this summer.

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On the road for spring break

Lasell’s Softball and Baseball teams took their annual spring break trips. Softball played in a tournament in Claremont, FL, finishing the week 1-9 versus other east coast teams. Baseball toured the east coast traveling to St. Mary’s City, MD, Cary, NC, and Kings Point, NY. The Lasers went 0-6 against St. Mary’s (MD), Guilford College and United States Merchant Marine Academy. Photos courtesy of Christian Berk & Ashley Gatchell 

Chronicle’d Podcast: Episode 8, Let’s talk spring break

By Tristan Davis and Rosemary Leger

“1851 Chronicle” editors Tristan Davis and Rosemary Leger come together to discuss spring break before embarking on their own adventures. In this episode, they also talk plans for three athletic teams, two Alternative Spring Breaks, and one hospitality class. No matter where you’re headed, enjoy the week off, Lasers!

Background music is “Cake By The Ocean” by DNCE.

Softball improves from last season

Senior Courtney Moen makes a throw to first. (Photo by Tom Horak)
Senior Courtney Moen makes a throw to first. (Photo by Tom Horak)

Brianna Robbins – 1851 Staff

After losing only one senior from last season, the softball team capitalized on the opportunity to improve this spring with help from many returnees, some new freshman, and a brand new set of coaches.

The Lasers spring break trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was a success, as the team compiled a 5-3 record. Last year the team went 3-7 during the same trip.

Not only does the softball team use the tournament to play different competitors on the field, but they also use the trip as a chance to get to know each other better and become closer as team. The team welcomed six new freshmen to the team and one transfer.
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Gallery: softball doubleheader vs Emmanuel

Photos by Tom Horak

The softball team split a doubleheader against Emmanuel on Saturday, March 29 on Taylor Field. The Lasers dropped the first game, 3-1 in eight innings, but defeated the Saints 6-1 in the second game. Lasell improves to 10-4 overall.

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