Lacrosse

Senior attack Mallory Collins embraces sophomore attack Mickenzie Larivee following a goal in the Terriers’ 11-4 victory over Holy Cross, which helped them secure a postseason birth. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s lacrosse routes Holy Cross, clinches postseason birth

Looking to bounce back from last weekend’s loss at the hands of the United States Naval Academy, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team got off to a much better start against the College of the Holy Cross, dominating in both frames en route to an 11-4 bounce-back victory. Not only did the win put BU (8-7, 5-3 Patriot League) back […]

by Daniel Speranzini· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Freshman midfielder Kelly Matthews chipped in a goal in BU's route of Holy Cross, but it was junior goalkeeper Caroline Meegan's play that carried the team. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Caroline Meegan shines as women’s lacrosse dominates Holy Cross

The Boston University women’s lacrosse team began the 2016 season with a fierce competition at the goalkeeper spot between junior Caroline Meegan and sophomore Christine Laible. BU head coach Liz Robertshaw said the battle for the starting job in net brought out the best in both players and forced each of them to be prepared at a moment’s notice. After […]

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Sophomore attack Avery Donahoe has tallied eight goals and six assists so far this season. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s lacrosse set to face Holy Cross in penultimate regular season contest

  The Boston University women’s lacrosse team’s regular season is gradually coming to a close, as it will host the College of the Holy Cross on Wednesday night. The stakes are high for the Terriers (7-7, 4-3 Patriot League), who hope to win their last two contests and host a quarterfinal game in the 2016 Patriot League Tournament. BU currently […]

by Ranya Mufti· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Despite missing four games due to injury, sophomore attack Ryan Hilburn has the fifth-most points on the team. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

With Ryan Hilburn back, offense fires on all cylinders for men’s lacrosse

The Boston University men’s lacrosse team has reached double-digit scoring seven times this year, but this past weekend’s outburst might just be the best yet. Despite dropping a 13-12 decision to No. 11 Loyola University Maryland last Saturday, the Terriers’ (8-5, 3-4 Patriot League) offense played as well as it has played since it became a program three years ago, […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 1 comment · Lacrosse, Sports
Adam Schaal led the way against the Greyhounds, but his showing was not enough to secure BU's first-ever playoff berth. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS FILE PHOTO

Men’s lacrosse falters in fourth quarter, falls to Loyola Maryland

After coming off its worst loss of the season, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team traveled to meet No. 11 Loyola University Maryland Saturday in search of the program’s first postseason berth and squandered its dominance by ultimately falling 13-12. Despite the loss, BU (8-5, 3-4 Patriot League) head coach Ryan Polley said he was impressed with the way his […]

by Elise Frankera· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Taylor Hardison now has 29 points on the year through five goals and 24 assists. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS FILE PHOTO

Women’s lacrosse’s first-half woes squash comeback efforts vs. Navy

The Boston University women’s lacrosse team was at a crossroads at the halftime mark during Saturday’s match against the United States Naval Academy. The Terriers were dominated in the first frame, allowing the Midshipmen to score six unanswered goals, and BU eventually fell 12-6. Navy’s (9-5, 4-2 Patriot League) Morgan Young opened the scoring less than two minutes into the […]

by Ranya Mufti· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s lacrosse gears up for Navy trip

Fresh off a stifling win against the University of New Hampshire, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team will travel to Annapolis, Maryland this Saturday to take on the United States Naval Academy. The Terriers (7-6, 4-2 Patriot League) faced an early 2-0 deficit early in the first half against UNH (6-7), but were able to rally back and defeat the […]

by Ranya Mufti· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Why has BU had success on the road? Jack Wilson said it has to do with the team's business-like mentality. PHOTO BY ELLEN CLOUSE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s lacrosse hopes to bounce back at Loyola Maryland

The Boston University men’s lacrosse team will attempt to put its worst game of the season in the rear-view mirror when it travels to Loyola University Maryland Saturday for a crucial Patriot League matchup. A win will clinch the Terriers (8-4, 3-3 Patriot League) a playoff spot for the first time in program history. However, the team heads into this […]

by Nick Frazier· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Mickenzie Larivee attempted seven shots against UNH and scored on two of them. PHOTO BY KANKANIT WIRIYASAJJA /DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

UNH no match for women’s lacrosse, Mickenzie Larivee stars yet again

The last time the Boston University women’s lacrosse team played, it had to overcome a big halftime deficit against Lafayette College to claim victory. When playing host to the University of New Hampshire Wednesday on Nickerson Field, the Terriers (7-6, 4-2 Patriot League) found themselves down early, but eventually cruised to a 14-7 victory in their last non-conference game of […]

by Edward Moran· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Ally Adams now has 33 points on the year through 23 goals and 10 assists. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Ally Adams, Kelly Mathews lead diverse women’s lacrosse attack vs. UNH

With 16 players registering a point across the 2016 season, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team often presents a perplexing puzzle to its opponents: try and shut down one attacker, and another — if not several more — emerges.  This was on full display Wednesday afternoon when BU (7-6, 4-2 Patriot League) defeated the University of New Hampshire 14-7 in […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports