Alex Balletto — Copy Editor
(Top) Kiana Perez (second from right) celebrating mid set. (Bottom) Perez serves the ball to the opposing team. Photos by Katie Schneider
Freshman volleyball player Kiana Perez is taking charge on the court. She is a statistical leader for the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) in number of kills and numbers of kills per set (172 recorded kills, 21 service aces and 136 digs). Perez was named GNAC Rookie of the Week on Sept. 17.
By Alex Balletto & Shannon Hart – Copy Editor & 1851 Staff
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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
By James Macey – 1851 Staff
Women’s volleyball had a historic season, earning the fourth seed in he GNAC tournament and hosting their first playoff match since 2007. Photo by Cassidy Murray
Women’s volleyball hosted Regis College for the first GNAC playoff match hosted by Lasell since 2007 on October 31. The Lasers were seeded fourth in the GNAC tournament.
By Seán McGlone – Editor-in-Chief
Senior setter Taylor Tiezzi (4) celebrates with her teammates during a match. Photo courtesy of Taylor Tiezzi.
During a game against Sage College on Setember 30, senior setter Taylor Tiezzi set a ball to junior outside hitter Olivia Addington. As Addington hit the ball down for a kill, the gym at Skidmore College went silent as the team realized – this was Tiezzi’s 2,500th career assist.
By Leanne Signoriello – Features Editor
Throughout August and early September, parts of the United States have seen mass destruction between Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Maria. The after effects of these natural disasters have left thousands of people without power, shelter, food, and their possessions. Senior communication major Armando Machado Jr. was inspired to lead an initiative on campus to help aid those in need.
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.
Relive alumni weekend and senior day games here.
A banner stands along Maple Street to welcome families and friends of Lasell students. Photo by Jackie Colombie
Families gather in front of the athletic center Saturday morning. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Parents and fans watch a face-off in the men’s alumni lacrosse game. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Senior Anthony Saitta rips a shot on the alumni lacrosse team during the annual game Saturday. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Men’s lacrosse (blue) and men’s alumni lacrosse (white) pose for a photo on Grellier Field. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Lasers field hockey huddle during their Senior Day contest against Johnson & Wales. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Senior Courtney Braman competes for the ball in front of her Senior Day banner. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Women’s volleyball lines up for the national anthem in game one of their doubleheader Saturday. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Sophomore Lucinda Thomas spikes a ball over an Emmanuel defender in the Lasers’ 3-2 victory. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Women’s soccer recognize seniors on Senior Day. Photo by James Payne.
Junior Haleigh Butler battles for the ball during the Lasers’ 8-2 victory over RIvier. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Families battle it out on the Charles River during the annual Lasell boat race. Photo by Morgan Vanwickler.
The race continues along the Charles. Photo by Morgan Vanwickler.
An aerial shot of the men’s rugby game on Sunday. Photo by Ryan Fitzgerald.
Captain of the men’s soccer team John Sutton stands with his family as the lone senior on Senior Day. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
The Lasers prepare to take on Mount Ida on Taylor Field. Photo by Jackie Colombie.
Sophomore Carter Migre heads a ball toward the goal in the team’s 2-1 loss to Mount Ida. Photo by Jackie Colombie.