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