Women’s v-ball completes season with historic finish Reply

By James Macey – 1851 Staff

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Women’s volleyball had a historic season, earning the fourth seed in he GNAC tournament and hosting their first playoff match since 2007. Photo by Cassidy Murray

Women’s volleyball hosted Regis College for the first GNAC playoff match hosted by Lasell since 2007 on October 31. The Lasers were seeded fourth in the GNAC tournament.

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Straight to eight was a success Reply

By James Macey – 1851 Staff

Women’s soccer won their eighth consecutive GNAC Championship on November 4 in a 2-0 victory over Johnson and Wales University.

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Women’s soccer didn’t fail to show dominance as the team shut out Johnson and Wales University (JWU), winning their eighth consecutive Great Northeast Athletic Conference title on November 4. The Lasers ended the game with a 2-0 victory on Taylor Field, regaining the top spot in the conference. Photo by Katie Schneider.

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Crohn’s disease awareness game fills the hill Reply

By Gregory Camillone – Contributing Writer

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The Butler family stand together prior to Saturday’s game to honor Sheila (second from left) and Haleigh (far right) for their fight against Crohn’s disease. Photo by Gregory Camillone.

On Saturday, Sept 23, the Laser’s women’s soccer team defeated the Saint Joseph of Maine Monks in a GNAC matchup to raise awareness about Crohn’s disease with a final score of 1-0.

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McGrane hits the ground running Reply

By Seán McGlone – Editor-in-Chief

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Michael McGrane enters his first year as coach of the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track and Field teams. Photo courtesy of Emily Machado

Lasell Athletics recently hired Michael McGrane as the new Head Coach for the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track and Field teams.

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Tiezzi sets career milestone Reply

By Seán McGlone – Editor-in-Chief

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Senior setter Taylor Tiezzi (4) celebrates with her teammates during a match. Photo courtesy of Taylor Tiezzi.

During a game against Sage College on Setember 30, senior setter Taylor Tiezzi set a ball to junior outside hitter Olivia Addington. As Addington hit the ball down for a kill, the gym at Skidmore College went silent as the team realized – this was Tiezzi’s 2,500th career assist.

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Athletes give a helping hand in hurricane relief Reply

By Leanne Signoriello  Features Editor 

Throughout August and early September, parts of the United States have seen mass destruction between Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Maria. The after effects of these natural disasters have left thousands of people without power, shelter, food, and their possessions. Senior communication major Armando Machado Jr. was inspired to lead an initiative on campus to help aid those in need.

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Fall 17 sports preview: Field Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball, XC Reply

By Cassidy Murray and Brian Cohen – Sports Editor and 1851 Staff

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Field Hockey has an 8-1 record and is 3-0 in conference play. Photo courtesy of Emily Machado.

Women’s Field Hockey  is off to an 8-1 start, marking a school record. This is following a successful season where the team finished 12-7, making it to the GNAC semi-finals.

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Machado takes home second SID award Reply

By Brian Cohen – 1851 Staff

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Sports Information Director Emily Machado will be honored as GNAC SID of the Year on October 14. Photo courtesy of Emily Machado. 

On October 14, Emily Machado will be honored as GNAC Sports Information Director of the year at halftime of the women’s soccer game during Family, Friends and Alumni Weekend. This will be her second award received at Lasell.

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