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Seniors Mike Moran and Matt Lane hug before stepping off the ice after BU's loss to Denver. PHOTO BY JUDY COHEN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s hockey seniors leave behind legacy, team culture

ST. PAUL, Minnesota – Four years ago, nine freshmen pulled scarlet and white jerseys over their heads for the first time as members of the Boston University men’s hockey team. They came from all over, with hometowns stretching from British Columbia to Northern Europe. In total, there were four from Massachusetts, two from British Columbia, one from Ontario, one from […]

by Judy Cohen· · 2 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
James Burr tied a career high on Saturday when he found twine four times against Lafayette. PHOTO BY ABIGAIL FREEMAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s lacrosse storms past Lafayette, flexes Patriot League might

If there was any doubt as to how the Boston University men’s lacrosse team would fare Saturday afternoon against Lafayette College, those notions were quelled early and often. In what marked BU’s (8-2, 3-1 Patriot League) most comprehensive performance of the year, 11 different Terriers scored en route to a 16-6 victory over the Leopards (1-7, 0-5 Patriot League) in […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Indirect Kick: NCAA women’s basketball tournament lacks variety

Indirect Kick: NCAA women’s basketball tournament lacks variety

For basketball fans, March can be a wonderful time. The NBA playoff race is heating up, high school state championships are in progress and the NCAA has its postseason tournaments. To put it simply, March is true madness for a basketball fan. If you picked a bracket for the men’s tournament, it’s probably just as busted as mine. This year’s […]

by Dan Shulman· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
Ally Adams now leads BU in points through 14 goals and nine assists. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Loyola snaps women’s lacrosse’s two-game winning streak

The Boston University women’s lacrosse team failed to sustain an early two-goal lead Saturday afternoon over Loyola University Maryland, eventually losing 10-6. While it was the Greyhounds (6-4, 3-0 Patriot League) who struck first just over a minute into the half on a free position shot by attack Hannah Powers, the Terriers (4-5, 2-1 Patriot League) rebounded with three unanswered […]

by Ranya Mufti· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Senior Mike Moran scored in his final game with BU, a 7-2 loss against Denver in the NCAA Tournament. PHOTO BY JUDY COHEN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mike Moran scores in final game at BU, reflects on career with Terriers

ST. PAUL, Minnesota — The last seconds of the game meant virtually nothing in the final decision for the Boston University men’s hockey team, but senior forward Mike Moran skated hard to the net to try and make something happen. Down by six goals with under 20 seconds to play, a goal, even two, would not get BU to the […]

by Andrew Battifarano· · 1 comment · Ice Hockey, Sports
Denver blows out, eliminates BU men’s hockey from NCAA Tournament

Denver blows out, eliminates BU men’s hockey from NCAA Tournament

ST. PAUL, Minnesota — The 2015-16 season began as a year of promise for the Boston University men’s hockey team — a year of redemption, vengeance for a heartbreaking loss in the 2014-15 national title game. The goal this year was to make a return to the national championship game, and to win one more game than they did last […]

by Sarah Kirkpatrick· · 1 comment · Ice Hockey, Sports
Going For Two: What American-Cuban relations mean for baseball

Going For Two: What American-Cuban relations mean for baseball

Barack Obama recently stepped foot on Cuban soil for the first time since former U.S. president Calvin Coolidge did so in 1928, according to The Guardian. A short while later, history was made again as the Tampa Bay Rays squared off in an exhibition baseball game against the Cuban national team, ESPN reported. While the Rays won the game by […]

by David Souza· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s hockey heads to NCAA Tournament West Regional for clash with Denver

An early exit from the Hockey East Tournament might not initially seem like the ideal recipe for success as the Boston University men’s hockey team readies for its NCAA Tournament opener against the University of Denver. But in hindsight, players and coaches alike said it gave BU (21-12-5) some time to reflect on what it did wrong during consecutive losses […]

by Andrew Battifarano· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Kaitlin Sahlinger is now batting .222 on the year. PHOTO BY SOFIA FARENTINOS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Softball knocks off Sacred Heart in ninth inning

Between waiting an extra hour for their opponent to arrive and waiting until the ninth inning to seal a 6-5 victory against Sacred Heart University, the Boston University softball team needed a lot of patience on Thursday. Originally scheduled for a doubleheader against the Pioneers (6-15), BU head coach Ashley Waters said that concerns regarding the weather and miscommunication led […]

by Joe Calabrese· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Adam Schaal has eight points on the year. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s lacrosse awaits conference game against Lafayette

The Boston University men’s lacrosse team will end its three-game road stretch when it squares off against Lafayette College this Saturday in Easton, Pennsylvania. The Terriers (7-2, 2-1 Patriot League) have proven they’re a serious contender and are fresh off of a thrilling 9-8 victory over crosstown foe No. 15 Harvard University, the team’s second win this season over a […]

by Nick Frazier· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports