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Five BU student-athletes earn strength and conditioning all-American honors

Five Boston University student-athletes have been named All-American Strength and Conditioning Athletes of the Year, the National Strength and Conditioning Association announced Tuesday in Colorado Springs, Colo. Those receiving the honors from the NSCA were men’s basketball junior Matt Griffin, softball senior April Setterlund, lacrosse senior Rachel Collins, men’s swimming & diving senior Kyle Ernst and women’s swimming & diving […]

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The paths less traveled

It’s not often that one email can change the course of a person’s life. One up-and-down look at the inbox, and most of them end up in the trash. But for junior Katie Matthews and freshman Rich Peters, the only two Boston University All-Americans for the 2010-11 indoor track and field season, a series of emails set them on paths […]

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Rugby standout Wakimoto invited to national camp

It’s 5:35 a.m. on a Tuesday morning, and roughly 35 Boston University women rugby players are scattered around one half of Nickerson Field. If, for some foolish reason, any BU students were awake on this particular morning, and didn’t remember seeing the club team practicing as they walked through West Campus, there’s a reasonable explanation for that: the sun wouldn’t […]

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Terrier football is back

One-by-one, they filed through the gate and onto Sartori Stadium’s artificial turf field. The sounds of their click-clacking cleats stood out amid the faint hum of nearby highway traffic and the even fainter echoes of rain drops falling on the track surface surrounding the field.

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BU Ph. D. to publish study detrending baseball stats

Ever wonder to yourself if Barry Bonds is really the most deserving home-run king of all time? Feel certain that, after Nolan Ryan, Randy Johnson is the best strikeout pitcher ever? Wonder if Ichiro Suzuki’s 262 hits in 2004 are really more impressive than when George Sisler punched out 257 base knocks in 1920?

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Track’s Senick wins twice at Seminole Invitational

Junior sprinter Joel Senick reached the winner’s circle twice Saturday, but that’s where the similarities between his two runs ended.

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Behind the mask: The BU fencing club

When one thinks of sports at Boston University, the first word that comes to mind is hockey. After that, you see basketball, soccer, and all the other varsity sports. Digging deeper into BU’s sports culture brings up a few teams most do not know about, however; teams students can actually join without being recruited. One such group, flying under the radar in the Terrier sports scene, is BU’s own fencing club.

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Five BU snowboarders will compete in nationals

Expect nothing, leave with everything &- the Boston University Snowboarding Team, the largest club team on campus with over 120 members, is new to competition. Despite their inexperience, however, the BUST has swept the local competition away in a blistering dash for medals and respect on the national scene.

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Terriers finish second in the Battle of Beantown

The Boston University men’s and women’s indoor track and field team gave its all against local rivals Harvard University, Boston College and Northeastern University in the third annual Battle of Beantown meet at the Gordon Track and Tennis Center this past Saturday.

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Swinging through September

Division I NCAA baseball programs play and practice year-round. They scrimmage in the fall, they have team workouts in the winter and they start playing games in places like Florida before the snow melts in the Northeast.

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