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
By Tristan Davis – Features Editor
While various members of the men’s volleyball team ventured to Niagara Falls and the Mohegan Sun Casino, the rest of Lasell’s athletes dispersed throughout North America in search of more 2016 victories. Panning out as far as Puerto Rico and Florida, the Lasers collected key wins over schools from MA, NY, and PA.
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.
By Shapleigh Webster – 1851 Staff
It’s hard to believe with all this snow on the ground that the softball season is right around the corner, but the Lasell softball team has been getting ready since last fall. More…
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.
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.
Zachary Gray – Co-Editor-In-Chief
For the third time in as many years, the softball team has a new coach going into the season. The athletic department named Lacy Gillotti the new head softball coach over winter break. The former Wellesley College assistant becomes the fifth coach in the program’s history.
“I’m really looking forward to a successful season,” said Gillotti. The head coach has incorporated her work as the strength and conditioning director at Wellesley College into the practices, something junior catcher Denise Archetto sees as a huge asset for the team. More…