Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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Foul Shots: No offseason

Motivational sports videos, complete with hip-hop soundtracks and gritty camera shots of athletes doing squats with a spotter behind them will tell you this message: There is no offseason. Hard work doesn’t rest. Coaches commonly use this mantra to get their players to work out in the so-called “offseason,” the period in which the regular season and […]

Pitching controls URI offense

The Boston University softball team’s 7-4 victory Tuesday afternoon against the University of Rhode Island marked its 25th on the season. Following wins at University of Massachusetts–Lowell, College of the Holy Cross and a weekend sweep of Colgate University, the Terriers (25-18, 8-4 Patriot League) began their six-game home stand with their sixth consecutive win, and the […]

Women’s lacrosse advances to Patriot League semifinal

Playing in its first postseason contest as a member of the Patriot League, the No. 3 seed Boston University women’s lacrosse team took on sixth-seeded Lehigh University in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament at Nickerson Field Tuesday evening. The Terriers (8-9, 5-3 Patriot League) and Mountain Hawks (7-9, 4-4 Patriot League) battled 60 minutes for the […]

Softball wins 6th straight game

Seeking its sixth consecutive victory, the Boston University softball team soundly defeated the University of Rhode Island by a score of 7-4 Tuesday afternoon. The Terriers (25-18, 9-4 Patriot League) wasted no time getting on the board, scoring six runs in the game’s first two innings. “We started out great with four runs right off the bat,” […]

Sheridan stops strong Lehigh attack in victory

The Boston University women’s lacrosse team extended its season Tuesday with a 14-9 win over Lehigh University in the Patriot League quarterfinal round thanks in large part to the play of senior goalkeeper Christina Sheridan. For most of this season, the Terriers (8-9, 5-3 Patriot League) have worked with a rotation between Sheridan and freshman goalie Caroline […]