Dynasty: women’s soccer captures fourth straight GNAC title 1

Junior Bridget Lynch lifts her twin sister Kayla after the two connect for a goal. Bridget scored a hat-trick and tallied an assist as Kayla scored two and assisted one. The team’s 6-1 victory over Suffolk University gave the program its fourth straight conference title, a Lasell record. (Photo by Tom Horak)

Junior Bridget Lynch lifts her twin sister Kayla after the two connect for a goal. Bridget scored a hat-trick and tallied an assist as Kayla scored two and assisted one. The team’s 6-1 victory over Suffolk University gave the program its fourth straight conference title, a Lasell record. (Photo by Tom Horak)

Zachary Gray – Co-Editor-In-Chief

The women’s soccer team won its fourth straight Great Northeast Conference title with a 6-1 victory over Suffolk University on October 9. Junior Bridget Lynch led the game with three goals, as twin sister Kayla scored twice. Bridget’s hat-trick gave her 33 goals on the season, a Lasell record. The program also set the single-season wins record with 17. The Lasers improved its record to 17-3-1 with the win.

“It feels amazing,” said Coach Vito LaFrancesca. “It’s like a dream come true. We talked about it all year long. To get it to happen is totally out of this world.” More…

Women’s volleyball wraps up season Reply

Photo by Tom Horak

Photo by Tom Horak

Zachary Gray – Co-Editor-In-Chief

The women’s volleyball team ended its 2013 campaign at Johnson & Wales on November 5 with a 3-1 Great Northeast Athletic Conference quarterfinal loss to the Wildcats. The Lasers finished the season with an overall record of 17-16 (7-4 in the GNAC, 7-2 home, 6-8 away, and 4-6 at neutral sites), a big improvement from their 7-26 record last season. Their regular season campaign earned Lasell the #6 seed in the GNAC tournament. More…

Men’s basketball tips off Reply

Reginah Sanyu – 1851 Staff

Sophomore Richard O’Brien of Manchester, N.H. pushes the ball forward.  (Photo by Tom Horak)

Sophomore Richard O’Brien of Manchester, N.H. pushes the ball forward. (Photo by Tom Horak)

“Our goal is to win a championship; that’s the goal of the team,” said men’s basketball head coach Aaron Galleta. “There is a lot of work we need to do and the guys have done well so far.”

The men’s basketball team enters the 2013 season with high hopes. The Lasers finished the 2012-13 campaign with a record of 6-19 (5-13 against the GNAC). More…

Cross country finishes 2013 campaign Reply

Morgan Austin – Copy Editor

After several strong showings in meets this fall, the men and women’s cross country teams traveled to Saint Joseph’s College in Standish, ME to compete for the 2013 GNAC Cross Country Championships. The men’s team placed fifth, while the women’s team placed sixth.

Jessica Smith and Rachel Knuth were the top two finishers for the women’s team. Smith finished at 22:48 and Knuth finished at 23:13. For the men’s team, the two top finishers were Alex Weselcouch, finishing at 29:12 and Cameron Wiewel at 29:41. More…

Gallery: men’s soccer GNAC semifinal Reply

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The men’s soccer team defeated Norwich University 3-1 to advance to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship. Senior Mike Skelton scored two goals for the Lasers. Lasell hosts Johnson and Wales in the GNAC championship on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.

Gallery: women’s soccer vs Emmanuel Reply

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The women’s soccer team advances to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference finals for a fourth straight season after defeating Emmanuel 5-2 on November 5. Freshman Megan Cullen led the Lasers with two goals. Lasell will host Suffolk on Saturday, November 9 for the GNAC championship.

Gallery: men’s soccer vs Rivier Reply

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The men’s soccer team defeated Rivier University 5-1 in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference quarterfinals. Senior Mike Skelton scored his 50th career goal in the 74th minute to become the program’s all-time leading scorer. Lasell will host Norwich University in the GNAC semifinals on Wednesday, November 6 at 1:30 p.m.