Women’s rugby ruck out at Connecticut College Reply

By Claire Crittendon- 1851 staff

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Photo by Claire Crittendon
Women’s Rugby team at Connecticut College to play their first game of the season. (L to R) in back: Hannah Bowerman, Nicole Solano, Brooke O’Connor, Coach Nick Lucido, Abby Loynd and Daphne Murphy. In front: Kenleigh Manseau and Brianna VanDeusen.

 

On Saturday, April 13, the women’s rugby team faced off against the Connecticut College Camels in a seven’s match in New London, Conn.

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Men’s volleyball net sweeps on Senior Night Reply

By Adam Hallenbeck & Taylor Viles- 1851 staff

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Photo Courtesy of Corinne Ciraldo
Men’s volleyball seniors (L-R) Nate Gallo, David Anthony, Jordan Aprea, and Andy Henriquez pose with their families and coaches

The men’s volleyball team came out victorious on Senior Night as the Lasers pulled away with a 3-0 match final (25-21, 25-23, 25-14) over Regis College in a GNAC conference matchup on April 4.

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Does game attendance affect athletics? Reply

Casey DiBari & Virginia Bry – Opinion Editor & Virginia Bry

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Lasell fans support men’s basketball play Dean College from the balcony above. Photo by Megan Palumbo.

Despite being a school heavily involved with sports, there seems to be an issue that plagues the school’s athletics: the attendance rate of students at home games.

While Lasers have a number of loyal fans who come to almost every game, they do not seem to bring in the bigger crowds one might expect. This brings the question on how much attendance impacts our athletes during their games.

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Newton North native finds her niche Reply

Adam Hallenback – 1851 Staff

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Amanda Ortiz goes for a jump ball to start the game versus Regis College on Jan. 19. Photo courtesy of Corinne Ciraldo.

From the moment she could walk, junior Amanda Ortiz knew that basketball and she could change the world. It was only a matter of time until she figured out how she would do it.

“Ever since I was little, my mom would tell me that I always had a ball in my hand,” Ortiz said.

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Men’s basketball battles to the bitter end Reply

Brian Cohen – 1851 Staff

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Stefan Masciarelli made his 1,000 career
point during a free throw on Feb. 7 against Tufts University. Photo courtesy of Corinne Ciraldo.

Heading into the last week of the regular season, the men’s basketball team looks to finish off strong. The team posted a 7-19 overall record and 5-6 in GNAC play. The regular season wrapped up Saturday, Feb. 16 at Anna Maria College. The team triumphed over the Amcats 89-75, giving them a spot in the GNAC Quarterfinals on Feb. 19.

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Fall athletes recognized for greatness Reply

Fourteen Lasers were honored for their athleticism and major contributions to the GNAC and beyond. All photos by Andrew Modugno.

Winter forecast: a storm of sports approaching Reply

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

 

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The men’s basketball team after a thrilling 72-71 victory over Regis College. Photo by Andrew Modugno.

Men’s Basketball

Men’s basketball opens up the 2018- 19 campaign with three games in five days beginning on the road at Fitchburg State on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 12:00 p.m. Two days later, the Lasers will host Regis a non-conference home opener at 7:00 p.m. Hopping back out of conference action, the Lasers host 2017 National Champion Babson on Wednesday, Nov. 14.

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