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Senior goalkeeper Cammy Jensen made five saves for the Terriers on Thursday. PHOTO BY KELSEY CRONIN/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

No. 13 field hockey loses third straight to Harvard

The No. 13 Boston University field hockey team was not in its usual form Thursday night against Harvard University at New Balance Field. The Terriers (7-3, 1-1 Patriot League) fell to the Crimson (5-4) for the first time in eight tries, suffering a narrow 1-0 defeat. This was the first time all season BU was shut out, as the team […]

By Ranya Mufti· · 0 comments · Field Hockey, Sports
Senior midfielder Hester van der Laan has four goals on the year. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

No. 13 field hockey’s late surge not enough to overcome Crimson

The No. 13 Boston University field hockey was in desperate search of a win Thursday night at New Balance Field to regain momentum, but Harvard University had other plans. After an unexpected upset by Lafayette College this past Friday and a tough loss to No. 1 University of Connecticut over the weekend, the Terriers (7-3, 1-1 Patriot League) were looking […]

By Rishabh Krishan· · 0 comments · Field Hockey, Sports
Sophomore forward Bobo Carpenter looks to build of his 16-point campaign from last year. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/ DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s hockey prepares to host Prince Edward Island in exhibition

For the past few months, the No. 4 Boston University men’s hockey team, buzz and hype have gone hand in hand. The hoopla has rolled off people’s tongues nonstop, but now the Terriers look forward to just playing hockey. The chance to do that – for the first time all year – comes Saturday night when BU hosts the University of Prince […]

By Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
The Blue Line: State of the Undefeated NFL Teams

The Blue Line: State of the Undefeated NFL Teams

Five teams in the NFL — the Baltimore Ravens, Denver Broncos, New England Patriots, Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles — are all still undefeated. The reigning Super Bowl champion Broncos going 3-0 to start the year should not surprise anybody. However, let’s look a little closer at each of the other four teams. The Patriots are consistently one of the […]

By Mike Benedykciuk· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
Junior midfielder Jesse Shreck scored the lone goal in BU's 1-0 win Wednesday. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s soccer continues Patriot League success, defeats Colgate

The late baseball great Yogi Berra famously coined the phrase, “It’s deja vu all over again.” It’s a phrase that has been applying to the Boston University women’s soccer team all season long. BU (2-10, 2-1 Patriot League) lost the first 10 games of its season before finally getting in the win column with a 1-0 victory this past weekend […]

By Ryan Stolz· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports
Senior goalkeeper Bridget Conway started and had three saves for BU against the Raiders. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s soccer shuts out Colgate for second straight victory

One goal was all it took for the Boston University women’s soccer team to defeat Colgate University on Wednesday night at Nickerson Field. The Terriers (2-10, 2-1 Patriot League) defeated the Raiders (4-4-3, 2-1 Patriot League) 1-0 behind strong performances from junior midfielder Jesse Shreck, who scored the lone goal, and sophomore midfielder Dorrie Varley-Barrett, who tallied an assist. Despite […]

By Nick DiBona· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports
After just four years in the league, Jose Fernandez died tragically on Sunday. PHOTO COURTESY ARTURO PARDAVILA III /FLICKR

Fernández’ death a reminder of the fragility of life

Sometimes people do not realize how precious life is until the unthinkable happens. Fans of Miami Marlins All-Star pitcher José Fernández learned this the hard way after he died in a boating accident at the age of 24 on Sunday.  He was a passenger on a boat that crashed into a rocky jetty in the Miami Harbor, and was killed […]

By Tyler Oringer· · 0 comments · Club Sports, Sports
Senior forward Amanda Cassera is tied for the team lead in points with 12. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

No. 13 field hockey looks to bounce back in matchup against Harvard

Following the erosion of its undefeated mark with a pair of consecutive losses, the No. 13 Boston University field hockey team will look to redeem itself when it hosts Harvard University, its rival from across the Charles River, at Nickerson Field on Thursday. After emerging victorious from their first seven games of the 2016 season, the Terriers (7-2, 1-1 Patriot […]

By Liam O'Brien· · 0 comments · Field Hockey, Sports
Stick to Sports: Nontraditional sports receive broadcasting limelight

Stick to Sports: Nontraditional sports receive broadcasting limelight

For most of the past century, four sports have reigned supreme for American viewers: baseball, football, basketball and hockey. Whether at the professional or collegiate level, those sports, primarily the men’s rendition of them, have dominated the sports scene. That “four major sport dominance” narrative has been changing for some time, and more than halfway through the current decade, it […]

By Marisa Ingemi· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
Senior goalkeeper Matt Gilbert had eight saves on Tuesday. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s soccer’s comeback effort fails at Harvard

The Boston University men’s soccer team suffered its third defeat of the season Tuesday night in a 3-1 loss to Harvard University at Jordan Field. Last season, the Terriers (3-3-1, 0-0-1 Patriot League) walked away from Nickerson Field after shutting out the Crimson (4-3-1) 3-0. Looking for similar results this time around, eight saves from senior goalkeeper Matt Gilbert and […]

By Henry Hargitai· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports