Gallery: women’s soccer vs St Joseph’s of Maine Reply

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The women’s soccer team defeated St. Joseph’s of Maine 4-1 on Saturday, October 26 at Taylor Field. The victory clinched the Great Northeast Athletic Conference regular season championship and the top seed in the GNAC tournament. The victory improved the Lasers to 13-3-1 overall and 10-0-1 in the conference. Junior Bridget Lynch scored a pair of goals, as her twin sister Kayla scored one of her own.

Gallery: volleyball vs Mount Ida Reply

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The women’s volleyball team defeated rival Mount Ida College in a 3-0 sweep on Saturday, October 26 in the Athletic Center. Sophomore Jordan Seid lead the Lasers with 11 digs and sophomore Alyssa Nahigian lead Lasell with 12 assists. The Lasers improved to 15-11 overall (6-4 in the conference).

Gallery: rugby vs Amherst 1

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The rugby team fell to Amherst College 41-19 on Sunday, October 20 at Grellier Field. Junior Steve Saluti scored two tries and senior Ricky Hawkes also scored a try for the Lasers (2-2). With their pink socks and wristbands, the team showed their support in the fight against breast cancer during Family, Friends, and Alumni Weekend.

Gallery: women’s soccer vs Swarthmore Reply

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The women’s soccer team lost to Swarthmore College 3-1 on Saturday October 19. Freshman Erin Smith scored the lone goal for the Lasers. Pink shirts were donned by the team for their annual Pink Event, in which they raise money for cancer research in memory of Coach Vito LaFrancesca’s mother, Maria. This year, the team partnered with The V Foundation in raising funds.

New editor joins the team Reply

Tristan Davis – Sports Editor

If you asked me if I thought I’d be writing this column when I applied here last fall, I’d probably think you were in-sane. Yet, here I am. I’d think you were even crazier if you said “You’re going to be the new Sports Editor for The 1851 Chronicle.” But once again, here I am.

My name is Tristan Davis and I’m a freshman at Lasell. I’m probably really easy to spot in a crowd, because I’m 6’6” and colorblind. The colorblindness is important because I’m likely wearing something that doesn’t match at all now that I don’t have my mom to pick out all my clothes for me. More…

Cheering their way to success Reply

Natasha Mwape –1851 Staff

Several Lasell teams have been going through changes. Among them is the cheerleading squad. Already there have been significant adjustments made from last year to this year.

Of the challenges that the team has faced thus far, numbers is not one of them. The team went from barely keeping 12 girls on the team last year to having an additional fourteen new girls this year. Senior captain Alyssa Lajoie stated that in her four years being a member of the cheerleading team, this is by far the biggest the squad has ever been. Co-captain Sarah Hennessy mentioned that last year it was a much smaller group than this year. The team grew in size, ultimately giving them the opportunity to experience more success than in previous seasons. More…

Rugby loses first home game of season to Brandeis Reply

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On a rain-soaked Sunday afternoon at Grellier Field, the rugby team (1-2) dropped a close matchup to the undefeated Brandeis Judges. Junior captain Steve Saluti led the offense with the lone try for Lasell, while senior co-captain Joe Gately tallied the two-point conversion kick after the try.

Back to football 1

Zachary Gray – Co-Editor-in-Chief

The best season is finally here: autumn. The air gets cooler, days become shorter, trees lose leaves, and my farmer’s tan will even out to a beautiful pasty white. Summer’s blistering heat finally dissipates, as comfortable weather settles in for a few months. It’s a time where I can say goodbye to sunburns, dysfunctional air conditioners in my bedroom, and dehydration. Don’t get me wrong; I love the summer. I mean, who couldn’t? But, with the departure of summer comes the arrival of one thing: football.

That’s right, the most popular sport is back and my favorite team has started off on the right foot. There’s nothing like watching 22 players battling it out on the pitch. The goals, corner kicks, and saves are just some of the things that make the 90 minutes of play exciting every fall. Wait, did you think I was talking about the NFL? I should have said soccer. More…