Lacrosse

Jessica Antelmi joins the Terriers' coaching staff with a winning track record as a player and coach. PHOTO COURTESY GREG WALL

Women’s lacrosse adds winning mentality with Antelmi

Coming off its first 10-win season since 2012, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team is looking for more improvement this season with the help of new personnel. On Tuesday, the Terriers announced the hiring of Jessica Antelmi as the team’s assistant coach. Antelmi comes to BU having already had experience as an assistant at Division II powerhouse Le Moyne College, […]

By Edward Moran· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Mike Silipo will join the men's lacrosse staff as offensive coordinator this season. PHOTO COURTESY ITHACA COMMUNICATIONS

Mike Silipo named assistant coach of men’s lacrosse, excited for future

  The coaching staff of the Boston University men’s lacrosse team will have a slightly different complexion when the fourth-year program takes to the field the first week of October. Mike Silipo officially joined head coach Ryan Polley’s staff on Sept. 1, offering a replacement for Justin Domingos, who became the athletic director of Pembroke High School. Silipo, who will […]

By Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
In NLL action, the Rochester Knighthawks face off against the Saskatchewan Rush. PHOTO COURTESY GEORGE FOURLARIS/ IN LACROSSE WE TRUST

Stick to Sports: Put up or shut up time for pro lacrosse leagues

This time last year the National Lacrosse League was falling on hard times. Two of its teams were relocating to smaller markets, and what made it worse is that one of them was a defending champion. Yet heading into the league’s draft in late September, the NLL finds itself in its best position in nearly a decade. The Saskatchewan Rush […]

By Marisa Ingemi· · 3 comments · Columnists, Lacrosse, Sports
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 […]

By Nick Frazier· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

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 […]

By Nick Neville· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

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 […]

By Ranya Mufti· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
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 […]

By Nick Frazier· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
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