Straight to eight was a success

By James Macey – 1851 Staff

Women’s soccer won their eighth consecutive GNAC Championship on November 4 in a 2-0 victory over Johnson and Wales University.

Women’s soccer didn’t fail to show dominance as the team shut out Johnson and Wales University (JWU), winning their eighth consecutive Great Northeast Athletic Conference title on November 4. The Lasers ended the game with a 2-0 victory on Taylor Field, regaining the top spot in the conference. Photo by Katie Schneider.

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Fall 17 sports preview: Field Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball, XC

By Cassidy Murray and Brian Cohen – Sports Editor and 1851 Staff

Field Hockey has an 8-1 record and is 3-0 in conference play. Photo courtesy of Emily Machado.

Women’s Field Hockey  is off to an 8-1 start, marking a school record. This is following a successful season where the team finished 12-7, making it to the GNAC semi-finals.

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Kingman travels west to accept All-American award

By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor

Senior captain of the women’s soccer team, Mackenzie Kingman is the first female athlete at Lasell to earn All-American status. As of December 1, The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) named Kingman on the NCAA Division III Women’s All-America Second Team. In mid-January she attended the All-America luncheon and convention in Los Angeles to be honored for her historic accomplishment.

Senior captain of the women’s soccer team Mackenzie Kingman accepts her award for All-American soccer player with her coach Vito LaFrancesca. Photo courtesy of Mackenzie Kingman

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A sweet seventh victory for women’s soccer

By Armando Machado – 1851 Staff

The Lasell women’s soccer team has gotten used to winning. The expectations for this season were nothing short of a seventh straight GNAC championship win. “We knew we were going to have a good year because we have players that score a lot of goals, but also players that have a ton of assists,” said junior goalkeeper Sarah LaClair.

The women’s soccer team won the Great Northeast Atlantic Conference for the seventh year in a row on November 5. Photo by James Payne

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Lasers come together to raise awareness

By James Payne – 1851 Staff

Family, Friends and Alumni Weekend is one of the busiest and most popular weekends on campus and a major slate of games for several sports teams. This year field hockey and both men’s and women’s soccer celebrated Senior Day on October 15. Women’s volleyball hosted a tri-match with Emmanuel College and Framingham State. While honoring the seniors in their final seasons, teams also did their fair share of raising awareness for breast cancer during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Junior forward Haleigh Butler (Center) and teammates honor Coach Vito LaFrancesca’s mother who died of breast cancer by wearing pink during the month of October. Photo by Jackie Colombie

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Alumni weekend, senior day photo gallery

Relive alumni weekend and senior day games here.

Chronicle’d Podcast: Episode 2, SID and assistant women’s soccer coach Emily Machado

Emily Machado, Sports Information Director and new assistant women’s soccer coach, joins Features editor Tristan Davis on the second episode of Chronicle’d. The two Lasers talk about Emily’s new position with the soccer team, her experience as an undergrad student athlete at Lasell, and winning the first GNAC title in women’s soccer program history.

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