Men’s volleyball sets up 2018 season Reply

By Cassidy Murray & Katie Schneider – 1851 Staff

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Junior Jordan Aprea is a captain for the men’s volleyball team this season as the team looks to rebuild after graduating five seniors last year. Photo by Katie Schneider

The men’s volleyball team have had a rocky start this season with a current record of 1-6 overall and 0-0 in conference play. The Lasers kicked off the season with two losses in their first invitational at Springfield College. Junior Nate Gallo led the team with 15 kills and 13 digs against the Baruch Bearcats. Junior Jordan Aprea had a team high eight kills against the Springfield Pride.  More…

Cherrington brings wisdom to athletics Reply

By Seán McGlone & Megan Palumbo – Editor-in-Chief & Sports Editor

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Kent Cherrington stepped in as the Director of Athletic Communications and Home Event Coordinator on January 2. He previously served as Sports Information Director at Plymouth State University for 23 years. Photo by Seán McGlone

Kent Cherrington was recently hired as the Director of Athletic Communications and Home Event Coordinator for Lasell Athletics. He comes to Lasell after serving as the Sports Information Director (SID) for Plymouth State University for 23 years.  More…

Implementing change at NCAA Convention 2

By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor

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Senior Lauren Piper attended the 2018 NCAA Convention in Indianapolis alongside Athletic Director Kristy Walter and junior Brian Cohen. Photo courtesy of Lauren Piper

Indianapolis hosted the 2018 NCAA Convention from January 17-20, where two Lasell athletes, junior Brian Cohen and senior Lauren Piper, attended representing Lasell and the GNAC Conference.  More…

Track team surpasses personal records Reply

By Cassidy Murray – 1851 Staff

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Sophomore Massimo Cugno was one of three team members who ran the 200M at the 2018 Boston University John Thomas Terrier Indoor Invitational. Cugno finished at 25.33 seconds. Photo courtesy of Allie Amos

The men and women’s track and field excelled during the 2018 Boston University John Thomas Terrier Indoor Invitational on January 26 and 27. The meet took place at the BU Track and Tennis Center. More…

Men’s basketball shows promise with new ambitions Reply

By James Macey – 1851 Staff

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Junior Tim Blair is averaging 15.0 points per game for the men’s basketball team this season. The team looks a lot different this year having nine freshmen on the team. Photo by Katie Schneider

The basketball team has shown a great deal of consistency so far in the 2018 season, making their presence known in the Great Northeastern Athletic Conference (GNAC).  More…

Winter sports underway in 2018 Reply

Winter sports are about halfway through their respective seasons. Men’s basketball is currently in 4th place in the GNAC looking towards the playoffs. Women’s basketball recently won their senior day game against St. Joseph’s (Conn.) 68-42. Indoor track & field recently competed in the 2018 Boston University John Thomas Terrier Indoor Invitational. Men’s volleyball is looking towards their first conference game of the season.

Photos by Katie Schneider, Cassidy Murray and Allie Amos

Women’s sports continue postseason success Reply

Women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, and field hockey all had record-setting seasons. Women’s volleyball earned the fourth seed in the GNAC tournament and made it to the semifinals. Field hockey earned the number one seed and competed in the GNAC Championship for the first time in team history. Women’s soccer captured their eighth straight GNAC Championship, defeating Johnson and Wales 2-0 at home on November 4.

Photos by Cassidy Murray and Katie Schneider

Samantha Taylor shines in sophomore season Reply

By Connor Mankouski – 1851 Staff

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Samantha Taylor earned GNAC First Team All-Conference honors after tallying 45 points this season. Photo by Connor Mankouski

Samantha Taylor, the starting center forward for the women’s field hockey team, has received her first GNAC Player of the Week Award. The sophomore received the honor for the week of October 24 after she helped the team with a 2-1 week. Taylor had an out of conference goal and a hat trick in a conference game solidifying the team as the number one seed in the conference and earning them a bye in the postseason.  More…