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Barwise caps off stellar season with U.S. Olympic Trial qualification

When Allison Barwise hit on the mats during the East Coast Athletic Conference Championship at Princeton University on May 13, she was overwhelmed with emotion. A member of the Boston University women’s track and field team, the junior completed a leap of 1.87 meters that not only accomplished a season-long goal, but will also give […]

Track and field junior qualifies for U.S. Olympic trials

Boston University women’s track and field junior Allison Barwise qualified for the U.S. Olympic trials in the high jump on Sunday. Barwise qualified for the trials during the East Coast Athletic Conference Championship at Princeton University with a jump of 1.87 meters. The leap, which is second in the NCAA this season, gave Barwise an […]

Seau family considering brain donation to BU, still undecided

Junior Seau’s family is determining whether or not they will donate his brain for research, which could shed light on the cause of the retired National Football League player’s May 2 death. “The Seau family is currently revisiting several important family decisions and placing them on hold in order to confer with their elders. All […]

BU quidditch nominates three for possible Olympic spot

Crouched in a huddle, the members of the Boston University quidditch team prepare for the upcoming game as captain Kedzie Teller explains the strategy for taking on its next opponent. After a loud chant, the starting seven take the field. After waiting for the signal “Brooms up!” Teller runs toward the center of the field […]

Weekly Roundup: Matthews, Page break BU track records

Track records are not broken every day, but senior distance runner Katie Matthews and junior sprinter R.J. Page both set Boston University marks on Saturday at the Terrier Invitational indoor track meet. Matthews, who made it to USA Nationals last year, finished Saturday’s 5000-meter race with a time of 15:52.80. This time topped previous record […]