Lacrosse

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
The Terriers now sit in fifth place in the conference with three games remaining. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s lacrosse drops “disappointing” game to Lehigh University

Narrow scorelines have treated the No. 20 Boston University men’s lacrosse team well in 2016, but Saturday’s version of a nail-biter at Nickerson Field was far from kind. With inopportune turnovers, a lack of execution and an opponent desperate for a win, the Terriers (8-3, 3-2 Patriot League) were defeated 8-7 by Lehigh University. The Mountain Hawks (6-4, 4-2 Patriot […]

By Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Brendan Homire has a team-leading 13 assists. PHOTO BY OLIVIA FALCIGNO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s lacrosse returns home for battle with Lehigh

The No. 20 Boston University men’s lacrosse team will aim to improve its Patriot League standing when it hosts Lehigh University Saturday afternoon. For the Terriers (8-2, 3-1 Patriot League), this weekend’s matchup will be yet another chance to assert themselves as one of the top collegiate teams in the country. BU head coach Ryan Polley watched his squad sneak […]

By Nick Frazier· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
The Terriers have a chance to further asssert themselves in the Patriot League. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s lacrosse readies to host surging Lehigh side

The Boston University women’s lacrosse team will aim to push its record above .500 Saturday afternoon at Nickerson Field when Lehigh University comes to town. The Terriers (5-5, 3-1 Patriot League), with a 14-11 victory over Colgate University this past Wednesday, have won three of their last four. Only six regular season games remain, and BU currently sits one game […]

By Edward Moran· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports