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Terriers and Seawolves fight for perfect conference record

Coming off it’s first loss since mid-March, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team will aim to remain undefeated in conference play and control first place in the part two of its three-game home stand on Saturday. The Terriers (8-5, 4-0) will host Stony Brook University (11-3, 3-0) in their first game since snapping a seven-game winning streak against Boston College […]

In defense of the one and done

That didn’t take long. Seemingly while the white and blue confetti was still falling from the Superdome rafters, reporters across the country all rushed to their laptops with the sole intention of condemning the future of college basketball. After watching a Kentucky team coast to a national title with a starting lineup featuring three freshmen and two sophomores, the arbiters […]

MEYER: Gonzaga of the East? Not so fast

The following column is the fourth in a series of columns written by former Daily Free Press sports editors. Today’s column is written by Craig Meyer, who was the sports editor during the Fall 2011 semester. In life, there are times when you’re so taken aback by something you’ve heard that you’ll never forget it. For some of us, it’s […]

BU defeats Great Danes with second-half rally

BU defeats Great Danes with second-half rally

While facing the University at Albany in New York, the Boston University lacrosse team was down 9-4 at the 10-minute break between periods. Multiple times during their recent six-game winning streak, the Terriers were in the same position, knowing a strong second half would be the only way to land a comeback win. BU (8-4, 4-0 America East) produced such […]

Softball overcomes Maine during weekend sweep

After a difficult week and a half, the Boston University softball team got itself back on track by defeating the University of Maine twice Saturday. The teams’ third game of the series was rained out Sunday afternoon. “I’m just real happy we got two wins,” said BU coach Shawn Rychcik. “It was cold weather, and windy and cold, and we […]

Terriers combine for 23 top-10 finishes during three different meets

In a weekend of three different meets, the Boston University women’s track team recorded 13 top-10 finishes in locations spread across the country. BU sent athletes to the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif., the Florida Relays in Gainesville, Fla., and one closer to home in the George Davis Invitational in Lowell. The Terriers only had one runner finish in […]

BU aims for seventh straight in dogfight with Albany

After losing for the first time in the NCAA Quarterfinals to Northwestern University last season, the University at Albany women’s lacrosse team began this season as the preseason pick of five of six possible America East coaches to win the conference. Albany received 34 points in the poll, nine above the second place team, Boston University.  When the season got […]

Terriers look to bank on experience in series with Maine

A surprising change in America East softball supremacy has left Boston University unable to gather its bearings in recent games. After easing by Stony Brook University in the 2011 season, the Terriers fell to the Seawolves last weekend in the second three-game series of conference play, before then falling to a struggling Bryant University team. The Terriers are now looking […]

Lacrosse wins third straight conference tilt

Lacrosse wins third straight conference tilt

After coming from behind to win its previous two games, the Boston University lacrosse team never trailed in a 13-8 victory over the University of New Hampshire Wednesday afternoon at Nickerson Field. “[Starting strong] was actually one of our focuses in our pregame speech of ‘Let’s go out and set a tempo. Let’s go set the tone,’” said BU coach […]

Close games not uncommon during first half of season

When the Boston University softball team routed Bryant University 13-3 on March 21, the decisiveness of the victory provided a much-needed sigh of relief for BU coach Shawn Rychcik and his Terriers. Before BU put on the record-breaking offensive performance against the Bulldogs, 22 of its previous 25 games were decided by three runs or less. Bryant travelled to the […]