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 Seán McGlone – Editor-in-Chief
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.
By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor
Lasell’s men and women’s track teams competed at the Eric Loeschner Invitational in Fitchuburg on Saturday, April 15. The Lasers matched up against 21 other schools — Fitchburg State hosted the event.
By Shannon Hart – Contributing Writer
Placing 14th at the World Irish Dancing Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, freshman Megan Stella has been dancing for 15 years and reaching for her goals ever since she started. Stella has qualified and will compete at the World Championships this coming April in Dublin, Ireland for McInerney School of Irish Dance.
Freshman Megan Stella has been competing globally in Irish dancing for most of her life. She studies athletic training and is a member of the women’s track and field & cross country teams.
Junior Melissa Cooley (right) beat her own and Lasell’s record in the 400 meter race at BU’s
Invitational on February 17. (Photo by Tom Horak)
By Krista DeJulio – Features Editor
Even without a proper place to practice on campus, the men and women’s track and field teams are doing great so far this season. Speaking in terms of Division III sports, the men and women’s track and field team is beyond impressive. They shock. They stun. They break and create new re- cords every time there is a meet. They even compete against Division I teams. More…
Brianna Robins – 1851 Staff
If you asked Chelsea Zeig seven years ago about participating in the Maccabiah Games, she probably would have said you’re crazy. Zeig is senior from West Nyack, New York majoring in Curriculum and Instruction. Seven years ago, Zeig started her career as a track athlete with her volleyball coach encouraging her to do a second sport to stay in shape. Zeig refers to herself as a “shot putter,” but she also participates in other throwing events including discus, weight throw, javelin, and hammer. More…