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Quintin Germain has seamlessly stepped into BU's lineup since he arrived on campus. PHOTO BY AMANDA LUCIDI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

20 questions with BU lacrosse defenseman Quintin Germain

The buzzword surrounding the No. 20 Boston University men’s lacrosse team’s rise is “maturity,” but a key piece is still relatively new to college lacrosse. Freshman defenseman Quintin Germain has started every game of BU’s (8-2, 3-1 Patriot League) 2016 season and is a major reason why the team allows only 8.6 goals a game. The Huntington, New York native […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 3 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Going For Two: New England Patriots culture persists through roster turnover

Going For Two: New England Patriots culture persists through roster turnover

They say that the more things change, the more they stay the same. For the New England Patriots, a team known for cutting star players once they become too expensive, that statement could not be more accurate. However, since 2001, three members of the Patriots have been fixed points for the franchise: Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady. Through […]

by David Souza· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s lacrosse awaits clash with Colgate Raiders

Looking to bounce back from a 10-6 defeat at the hands of Loyola University Maryland, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team will head to Hamilton, New York to take on Colgate University Wednesday night. The Terriers (4-5, 2-1 Patriot League) started strong in their loss against the defending Patriot League champions Loyola (6-4, 3-0 Patriot League), but their early two-goal […]

by Jordan Green· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Gabi Martinez and the rest of the BU softball team will try and stop its three-game slide. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Softball hosts Boston College with hopes of snapping losing skid

Three loses in a row has not made the Boston University softball team change its approach or focus for the upcoming week. In fact, head coach Ashley Waters said BU is looking to keep things simple to ensure it gets back into the win column. Even with rival Boston College making the three-mile trip to the BU Softball Field on […]

by Andrew Battifarano· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Michael Laviano came into the program as an attackman, but has thrived in midfield. PHOTO BY OLIVIA FALCIGNO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s lacrosse readying for Patriot League “stretch run” 

When the No. 20 Boston University men’s lacrosse team kicked off its season back on Feb. 6, its goal of qualifying for the Patriot League Tournament commenced. Fast forward to the end of March, and that seems entirely attainable for the Terriers (8-2, 3-1 Patriot League), but the toughest portion of their schedule awaits. BU will sequentially take on Lehigh […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
The men's tennis team has a 7-9 record with five matches remaining on the year.

Men’s tennis splits road trip matches

The Boston University men’s tennis team spent the past weekend in upstate New York battling at Skidmore College and Colgate University. After falling 7-2 against Skidmore, the team rallied the next day to defeat Patriot League foe Colgate 4-3. In a back-and-forth affair against the Raiders, the Terriers won two doubles matches and three singles matches. Junior Lucas Bombonatti and […]

by Jordan Green· · 0 comments · Crew & Rowing, Sports, Tennis
Fish and Chipps: Donald Trump’s toxic relationship with sports

Fish and Chipps: Donald Trump’s toxic relationship with sports

Long before he was “Donald Trump, the 69-year-old billionaire businessman and divisive GOP presidential frontrunner, he was simply “Donald Trump, a 37-year-old billionaire businessman looking to make a splash in the sports world.” That’s right. Three decades before Trump announced that he was running for president and ran around the country screaming about his plans to build his infamous wall […]

by Isaac Chipps· · 2 comments · Columnists, Sports
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