Lacrosse

Remy Nolan finished Saturday's game with a team-high three helpers. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Strong second half powers women’s lacrosse past Lafayette College

Facing a hefty halftime deficit, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team looked down for the count Saturday afternoon at Lafayette College. But, as has been the case so often throughout the 2016 season, the Terriers (6-6, 4-2 Patriot League) responded to the adversity and showed a strong second half to secure a 15-10 victory over the Leopards (5-8, 1-4 Patriot […]

By Edward Moran· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Chad Bell has come into his own the last several games. PHOTO BY OLIVIA FALCIGNO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s lacrosse hosts Army in crucial Patriot League clash

In the second game of its homestand, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team will host the United States Military Academy Saturday afternoon at Nickerson Field with postseason implications on the line. The Terriers (8-3, 3-2 Patriot League) are coming off an 8-7 defeat to Lehigh University, while the Black Knights (7-3, 4-1 Patriot League) recently lost by the same scoreline […]

By Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Janelle Macone is one component of BU's formidable defense. PHOTO BY ABIGAIL FREEMAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s lacrosse set for trip to Lafayette College

With its regular season slowly coming to an end, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team will travel to Lafayette College Saturday in what will be its penultimate road game. Just five regular-season matchups stand between the Terriers (5-6, 3-2 Patriot League) and the postseason. Before it can start thinking about postseason play, BU will try and recover from its heartbreaking […]

By Edward Moran· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Domingos came to BU for the 2014 season after previously coaching at Gettysburg and Colby. PHOTO BY OLIVIA FALCIGNO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Justin Domingos shaping men’s lacrosse program through dedication

Flashback to the 1990s. Men’s lacrosse programs at the Division I level are being cut. The sport is struggling to grow, and talent is concentrated at traditional powerhouses. At least, that’s how Falmouth, Massachusetts native Justin Domingos saw it. Jump ahead to present day, and Domingos is riding the springtime sport’s resurgence as an assistant coach at Boston University, a […]

By Jonathan Sigal· · 1 comment · Lacrosse, Sports
It appears as if Hilburn's early-season injury is behind him. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Ryan Hilburn returns to men’s lacrosse with statement performance

Despite the Boston University men’s lacrosse team suffering a tough 8-7 loss Saturday at the hands of Lehigh University, there were bright spots. One of those was the performance of sophomore attack Ryan Hilburn, who notched a point in the Terriers’ (8-3, 3-2 Patriot League) final three goals of the contest. The West Chester, Pennsylvania native assisted on freshman midfielder […]

By Nick Frazier· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Charlotte Castronovo has quietly helped lead BU's defensive corps. PHOTO BY ABIGAIL FREEMAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

20 Questions with BU lacrosse defender Charlotte Castronovo

Much talk surrounding the Boston University women’s lacrosse team relates to its attacking prowess, but another face has arguably been just as important. Led by junior goalkeeper Caroline Meegan and defenders in senior Sofia Robins, juniors Janelle Macone and Charlotte Castronovo and sophomore Maria Guerra, the Terriers (5-6, 3-2 Patriot League) have limited opponents to 10.73 goals per game. While […]

By Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
The Terriers have five games remaining in their 2016 regular season. PHOTO BY ABIGAIL FREEMAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mickenzie Larivee leading women’s lacrosse in goals scored

After scoring two goals in Saturday’s 8-7 loss to Lehigh University, sophomore attack Mickenzie Larivee of the Boston University women’s lacrosse team has cemented herself as the team’s top scoring option so far. Larivee, who scored 11 goals and picked up four ground balls during her freshman season, has doubled both of those numbers already this season. Along with increased […]

By Alyssa Forster· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Jill Horka has played an increased role in each of her four years as a Terrier. PHOTO ABIGAIL FREEMAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Jill Horka claims women’s lacrosse record in loss to Lehigh

The result didn’t go the Boston University women’s lacrosse team’s way Saturday afternoon against Lehigh University, but a silver lining emerged nonetheless. Senior midfielder Jill Horka snagged the 192nd draw control of her career in the Terriers’ (5-6, 3-2 Patriot League) 8-7 loss to Lehigh (8-2, 3-1 Patriot League), surpassing program great Sarah Dalton for the BU record. The Westborough […]

By Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Remy Nolan won one draw control Saturday afternoon. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s lacrosse suffers heartbreaker against Lehigh

As time wound down, Lehigh University attack Allison LaBeau stalled in the Boston University women’s lacrosse team’s zone. With five ticks remaining, she found teammate Lauren Beausoleil for a game-winning shot past junior goalkeeper Caroline Meegan that gave Lehigh (8-2, 3-1 Patriot League) an 8-7 win over BU (5-6, 3-2 Patriot League) Saturday afternoon at Nickerson field. “Our coaches gave […]

By James Mattone· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Cal Dearth was kept relatively quiet by the Mountain Hawks. PHOTO BY AMANDA LUCIDI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Lehigh University exposes Achilles’ heel of men’s lacrosse in narrow defeat

The offensive efficiency of the No. 20 Boston University men’s lacrosse team Saturday afternoon at Nickerson Field against Lehigh University was eerily similar to the weather conditions: sloppy. In an important Patriot League matchup, the Terriers (8-3, 3-2 Patriot League) had an uncharacteristic performance on the offensive end, turning the ball over 18 times in an 8-7 loss to the […]

By Nick Frazier· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports