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Lacrosse falls in season opener

Despite a small comeback in the final 10 minutes of the game, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team lost its season opener 13-11 on Wednesday afternoon at the University of Massachusetts. Down 13-8 after a goal from UMass (2-0) sophomore attack Katie Ferris with 14:15 left in the half, the Terriers (0-1) scored three times over the course of the […]

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Softball named America East preseason favorite

Although last season ended in a disappointing loss in the America East Conference championships, the Boston University softball team hopes to reclaim its place atop the conference and win the America East title. Despite last year’s loss, the Terriers were still named the No. 1 pick to win the conference in the 2012 America East Coaches’ Poll. Last season’s team, […]

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BU looks to put pieces together in tilt with UMBC

BU looks to put pieces together in tilt with UMBC

In the HBO drama “The Wire,” among many of the show’s central themes was a simple, succinct phrase – “All the pieces come together.” Much in the same way, a basketball team is dependent on dissimilar parts coming together to form a coherent, successful product. After spending the last four days in the Baltimore area, the Boston University men’s basketball […]

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Women’s lacrosse gets fresh start, attempts new conference streak

Despite falling short in its quest for seven consecutive America East championships last season, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team will try to start a new championship streak this season. The Terriers were ranked No. 2 in the 2012 America East Coaches’ Poll, just behind defending champs University at Albany. Last year, the Terriers fell to the University of Baltimore-Maryland […]

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BU aims to retrieve regular season title against UMBC

BU aims to retrieve regular season title against UMBC

At the end of the Boston University women’s basketball team’s game on Saturday, the Terriers lined up on the court looking dejected. After celebrating its seniors in a pre-game ceremony, BU fell to the University at Albany in a game that would have secured the Terriers’ first regular season title since the 2008-09 season. In a contest tonight against the […]

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McCARTHY: BU investing wisely in lacrosse’s bright future

Long the sport embodied by tough, hardworking and often unheralded student-athletes, the image of lacrosse was irreversibly changed on March 13, 2006. When Crystal Gail Mangum accused three members of the Duke University men’s lacrosse team of raping her at an off-campus team party, the result was an almost instantaneous conviction in the court of public opinion. Not only were […]

Terriers clinch third seed in back-to-back wins

Terriers clinch third seed in back-to-back wins

In its last series of the regular season, the No. 9 Boston University women’s hockey team squeaked past the University of Connecticut in back-to-back one-goal wins over the weekend. The Terriers took the first game 3-2 in overtime on the road Saturday before holding onto a 2-1 win at Walter Brown Arena on Sunday. The goals didn’t come easy for […]

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BU falters against Great Danes’ physicality

As far as women’s basketball goes, America East is no place for the weak. The teams who hold the top two spots in conference standings, Boston University and the University at Albany, are respectively ranked 19th and 22th in the nation in scoring defense. Albany has allowed only 53.4 points per game – only a fraction higher than the 53.2 […]

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Women’s basketball falls for first time in 14 contests

Saturday afternoon marked the end of multiple streaks for the Boston University women’s basketball team. The Terriers dropped both their first home game and their first conference game of the season during a 48-41 loss to the University at Albany. “Unfortunately it just wasn’t our day,” said BU coach Kelly Greenberg. “From the get go. We have no excuse.” BU […]

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BU falls under .500 after BracketBusters challenge

The Boston University men’s basketball team has been in a consistent battle with the .500 mark throughout the 2011-12 season. Sunday afternoon, The Terriers fell back under .500 in a 69-56 loss to Loyola University (Maryland) as part of ESPN’s annual BracketBusters event in Baltimore. BU (14-15, 10-4 America East) was down by only one point at the end of […]

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