First-year two-sport athlete finds upside during COVID-19 Reply

By Meghan Carroll & Taylor VilesNews Editor and Sports Editor

Sarah Milne is looking forward to her first season as a Laser.
Photo by: Taylor Viles

Sports play an important role in life for many people. Due to COVID-19, the enjoyment of sports was abruptly taken away. Athletes were affected by the guidelines and restrictions of the virus. The Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) canceled its 2020 spring season due to the spike in cases, not thinking the same precautions would continue into the following semester.

More…

GNAC comes to a halt due to pandemic Reply

By Taylor VilesSports Editor


Usually busy with athletes, the Athletic Center is now home to equipment from the Edwards Gym until sports come back in session.
Photo by Taylor Viles

On March 13, the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) opted to cancel the remainder of its spring season. The decision was made to protect student-athletes, fans and other athletic personnel.

More…

A look into the legacy of Jordan McComb Reply

By: Kaie Quigley – 1851 Staff

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

McComb (#3) had 12 goals and 3 assists in the two games the Lasers played this season. Photo courtesy of  Jordan McComb.

Jordan McComb’s 15 points in the first two games this season gives a glimpse at her lacrosse legacy. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, her fifth-year return was cut short.  More…

Learning to trust is a must Reply

By Adam HallenbeckSports Editor 

Now, I could try and brief you on why the world is collapsing at its seams. With COVID-19 continuing to spread around the world, everyone now fears for the worst. The economy is collapsing, travel bans are being installed all over the world and people are beginning to panic, as humankind may see its biggest pandemic in human history. Borders have never meant more than they do today. Every minute, the world folds in on itself.

More…

Kent Cherrington earns CoSIDA Hall of Fame induction Reply

By Kaie Quigley 1851 Staff

Kent March

Kent Cherrington will travel to Las Vegas in June to be inducted into the CoSIDA Hall of Fame. Photo by Kaie Quigley.

Director of Athletic Communications Kent Cherrington will be inducted into the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Hall of Fame this June for his outstanding contributions to the field of college sports information. He brought 32 years of experience with him to Lasell. 

More…

Coaches Corner Reply

By Kaie Quigley1851 Staff

Image

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.

More…

Basketball is more than a Game Reply

By Josh Wolmer1851 Staff

Screen Shot 2020-02-28 at 3.41.10 AM

Conner Peters, the team manager, watches on as the Lasers warm-up for their Conference matchup against Anna Maria. Photo by: Josh Wolmer

This is Connor Peters, he is a sports management major at Lasell and has a minor in coaching.  On-campus, he is a part of the radio station and works athletics games. If there is one big thing you need to know about him, is that he lives and breathes Boston sports, mainly the Celtics.  

More…