Lacrosse

Sophomore forward Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson should be a force for BU hockey in the coming season. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

An Overview of BU Athletics: Everything you need to know

Throughout the 2015-16 season, Boston University athletics enjoyed another year as one of the premier Division I programs in the country. Highlighted by a number of Patriot League championships and NCAA tournament appearances, Terriers excelled on the field, ice and court last season. Looking ahead to this year and beyond, BU sports is poised to compete at a high level […]

James Burr had 35 points on the season, good for second on the team. PHOTO BY ABBY FREEMAN/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s lacrosse closes out promising season with loss against Duke

In its final game of the 2016 season, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team failed to keep up with the high-powered offense of No. 10 Duke University, falling 15-8 Sunday at Nickerson Field. Although the Terriers (8-7, 3-5 Patriot League) finished their third season with five straight losses and missed the Patriot League Tournament, the team was still able to record […]

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Women’s lacrosse concludes season with loss to Navy in Patriot League semifinal

The Boston University women’s lacrosse team closed its 2016 season the way it finished the season last year — with a loss in the semifinal game of the Patriot League Tournament. This year, on Friday night, the Terriers (10-8, 6-3 Patriot League) fell to the United States Naval Academy 10-7 at the Ridley Athletic Complex in Baltimore Friday. It was […]

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Women’s lacrosse advances to Patriot League semifinals with win over Bucknell

The Boston University women’s lacrosse team will advance to the next round of the Patriot League Tournament following its 18-8 win over Bucknell University Tuesday afternoon. The Bison (10-8, 4-5 Patriot League) opened the scoring just 19 seconds after the opening faceoff. A BU turnover in the neutral zone resulted in a 2-on-1 opportunity for Bucknell midfielder Maddy Molinari. The […]

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The men's hockey team advanced to the NCAA Tournament, but ultimately fell to the University of Denver.

How did BU Athletics fare throughout 2015-16 academic year?

Fall Sports Men’s soccer (12-6-2, 6-1-2 Patriot League): Serious question marks surrounded BU head coach Neil Roberts’ side before the 2015 campaign, and by the season’s end in November, all were answered with aplomb. The Terriers posted seven shutouts, earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament and were one point shy of the conference’s regular-season title. Perhaps the biggest […]

Drew Lukacs has appeared in all of BU's 14 games and has scored three times. PHOTO BY AMANDA LUCIDI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Injuries take toll on men’s lacrosse, Ryan Polley avoids excuses

It’s been a challenging time for the Boston University men’s lacrosse team as of late, as the team lost its last four games and missed the Patriot League Tournament. Part of the blame for the Terriers’ (8-6, 3-5 Patriot League) cold streak has been injuries. Freshman midfielder Brendan Homire and junior faceoff specialist Sam Talkow both picked up injuries in […]

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Kelly Mathews has come on strong as of late, and has 16 points so far. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s lacrosse clinches home field advantage, awaits playoff matchup

After a dominant win over the United States Military Academy, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team is eager to get its Patriot League Tournament swing under way. Having earned a top-four seed in the conference, the Terriers (9-7, 6-3 Patriot League) are awaiting future results to determine when and who they will play. BU head coach Liz Robertshaw said once […]

By Alyssa Forster· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Wozniak spent his freshman and sophomore seasons shining as a long stick midfielder, but starred in his move back to defense.

Men’s lacrosse juniors receive Patriot League awards

A trio of juniors who have been with the Boston University men’s lacrosse team since its inaugural season were honored by the Patriot League on Monday. Midfielder Cal Dearth and faceoff specialist Sam Talkow received first-team recognitions, while defenseman Greg Wozniak received a spot on the second team. Talkow was also individually named the conference’s Faceoff Specialist of the Year. […]

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Mallory Collins matched her career-high of five goals. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s lacrosse seniors shine against Army, leave lasting mark

No one could have asked for a better way to send off the Boston University women’s lacrosse team’s senior class, as a cloudy Senior Day Saturday afternoon at Nickerson Field bloomed into a beauty. The Terriers made sure the United States Military Academy didn’t play the role of spoiler, as their 14-3 win ensured the senior class of midfielders Ally […]

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In his return from injury, Brendan Homire scored BU's seventh and final goal. PHOTO BY OLIVIA FALCIGNO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s lacrosse falls to Holy Cross, misses out on Patriot League Tournament

With anticipation and excitement tangible, players and coaches alike took to Holy Cross Field Friday night with the Patriot League Tournament’s sixth and final seed there for the taking. Just more than 2,200 fans packed the stands, and by the time 60 minutes of end-to-end action wrapped up, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team fell agonizingly short against the College […]

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