By Brian McLoughlin & Brian Cohen – Sports Editor & 1851 Staff
The men’s basketball team after a thrilling 72-71 victory over Regis College. Photo by Andrew Modugno.
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.
By Brian McLoughlin & Brian Cohen – Sports Editor and 1851 Staff
The field hockey team had another strong season, despite coming up short
in the GNAC Championships to the Saint Joseph’s Monks. The Lasers finished with an overall record of 14-7 while posting a strong 6-1 record in GNAC play. “Getting to the conference championship is where we want to be,” said head coach Caitlin Connolly. “I was really proud of the team for working hard over the season to get there.”
By Colin Froment – Co-editor-in-chief
Athletic Training director Christina Haverty surrounded by all the athletic training students. Photo courtesy of Renee Cote.
Although it is one of the smaller majors on campus, the athletic training program has effectively demonstrated to be one of the most challenging programs offered at Lasell. The students involved have showed their passion to eventually become athletic trainers (AT’s) through countless hours of studying and hands-on experiences.
Casey DiBari – 1851 Staff
Scattered across the lawns of Newton, you may have seen signs that read “Stop Lasell’s Stadium Lights, 70-foot lights don’t belong in Auburndale.” These signs are part of a protest regarding Lasell’s plans to put lights on Grellier Field. The disagreement caught attention outside Newton when an article in the Boston Globe was published over the summer. It expressed how worried our neighbors are and why they do not want the lights. While these worries are under- stood, it would only be fair to share our side of the story.
By James Macey & Marissa Gugala – 1851 Staff
Men’s lacrosse gained a valuable conference win over Regis College on April 14 on Grellier Field as they crushed the Regis Rangers 16-3.
On April 14, the men’s lacrosse team honored alumni players. Former Laser Kevin Michael Flaherty’s jersey was retired after his death in 2006 and is hanging in the Forest locker room hallway. Photo by Megan Palumbo
By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor
The women’s lacrosse team honored senior captains Taylor Yandow and Taylor Falco on April 7 at Grellier Field, where the team beat Simmons College 21-6. The pregame ceremony acknowledged the accomplishments both senior Lasers have contributed to the team. Being a potential last home game for Yandow and Falco, it was apparent they were fired up and ready to compete.
The women’s lacrosse team honored senior captains Taylor Yandow and Taylor Falco before their game against Simmons College on April 7. Lasell won the game 21-6. Photo courtesy of Kelli Wagner
By Kyle Schroeder & James Macey – 1851 Staff
The men’s baseball team has not been off to a great start this season, but unfortunately, it’s been out of their control. The Lasers have had four games postponed in a row due to the weather, pushing their season back to end on April 29. More…
By Seán McGlone & Casey DiBari – Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff
While it may not feel like springtime in some parts of the country, that hasn’t stopped the start of the 2018 baseball season. All of Major League Baseball’s 30 teams started their season on March 29, which is the earliest start in the history of the league. The season seems to be going quite nicely for the teams, sans some brawls that happened recently, and baseball fans are feeling thrilled. And they should. More…