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Sophomore midfielder Dorrie Varley-Barrett has one of the Terriers' three goals thus far. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s soccer aims for two in a row vs. Colgate

The Boston University women’s soccer team will continue conference play against Colgate University on Wednesday at Nickerson Field. The Terriers (1-10, 1-1 Patriot League) haven’t had the best start to the year, starting with the season with 10 straight losses, but will be looking to build off Saturday’s win over American University. Both the Terriers and Raiders (4-3-3, 2-0 Patriot […]

By Shelby Reardon· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports
Going for Two: Thanks for the memories, Vin Scully

Going for Two: Thanks for the memories, Vin Scully

On a spring day in 1950, Vin Scully sat down in the broadcast booth at Ebbets Field and called his first professional baseball game for the then-Brooklyn Dodgers. A young 23-year-old graduate of Fordham University, Scully would continue to call games for Brooklyn until the team’s relocation in 1957. After that, Scully — along with the Dodgers — made the […]

By David Souza· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
Head coach David Quinn doesn't want the hype settling into his team's locker room. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s hockey dubbed Hockey East’s team to beat, coaches and players stress patience

The offseason at Agganis Arena has largely been defined by dreams of what could be, and the hype train received an extra push Tuesday afternoon at TD Garden. Hockey East announced the No. 4 Boston University men’s hockey team earned the top spot in its preseason poll, offering a league-wide recognition of the squad head coach David Quinn has assembled. […]

By Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Senior forward Felix De Bona has two goals thus far. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s soccer seeks first road win of season at Harvard

Following a 1-1 tie at Bucknell University on Saturday afternoon, the Boston University men’s soccer team will again look for its first road victory of the year with a nonconference matchup at Harvard University Tuesday night. The Terriers (3-2-1, 0-0-1 Patriot League) will be playing their third game against an Ivy League opponent when they face the Crimson (3-3-1), and […]

By Owen Trippe· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports
The Terriers finished 9th at the Dartmouth Invitational, which took place at the Hanover Country Club. PHOTO COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

BU golf’s Parsons impresses at Dartmouth Invitational

Freshman Abby Parsons impressed for the Boston University women’s golf team at the Dartmouth Invitational this weekend. The Terriers came in ninth place out of 14 teams with two-day scores of 321 and 312 for a combined 633, but the Pinehurst, North Carolina native led the way for her team. Parsons posted an opening-round 79, and finished on Sunday with […]

By Edward Moran· · 0 comments · Golf, Sports
The Beantown Buzz: Marchand extension sets Bruins up for success

The Beantown Buzz: Marchand extension sets Bruins up for success

Brad Marchand is here to stay, and Bruins fans have a new poster boy for their franchise. The 28-year-old forward signed a contract extension Monday morning with the Boston Bruins for eight years worth $49 million. The Bruins’ front office has been tagged with harsh criticism the last few seasons for giving some very average players questionable contract extensions. However, […]

By Chris Picher· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
The U.S. has struggled in the World Baseball Classic,, and its reflected in the ratings. PHOTO COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Why We Play: What can make a sport truly worldwide?

This past Thursday, the USA men’s hockey team lost to the the Czech Republic 4-3 and was bounced from the World Cup of Hockey winless. But more than any reaction to the disappointing showing from Team USA, this news made me ask a simple question: Since when has there been a World Cup of Hockey? Now, I’ll admit that I […]

By Simon Kienitz Kincade· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
Sophomore forward Sammy Davis had an impact over the weekend. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DFP FILE PHOTO

Inexperience doesn’t show in women’s hockey first weekend

The Boston University women’s hockey team graduated eight seniors last year, five of whom were forwards. Especially after breaking the four-year streak of winning Hockey East last season, there was some uncertainty of what this season would bring. But after defeating the Whitby Junior Wolves 6-0 on Saturday in an exhibition game and topping Providence College 5-2 in the first […]

By Shelby Reardon· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Senior forward Maddie Elia figures to be a key contributor for the Terriers this season. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/ DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s hockey tops Whitby in exhibition, Providence in season opener

The Boston University’s women’s hockey season officially began this past weekend after games against the Whitby Junior Wolves and Providence College. Following a solid 2015-16 season, the Terriers (1-0, 1-0 Hockey East) started the year off with a strong 6-0 exhibition victory over the Wolves on Saturday and a 5-2 defeat of the Friars (0-1, 0-1 Hockey East) on Sunday […]

By Nicole Havens· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Sophomore forward McKenna Doyle has been a steady contributor for the Terriers. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Terriers find form offensively, defensively against American

A lack of action for senior Bridget Conway and junior Hannah Ciolek, goalkeepers for the Boston University women’s soccer team, signals all one needs to know about the change that took place in the Terriers’ offensive attack Saturday afternoon against American University. BU (1-10, 1-1 Patriot League) defeated the Eagles (1-10, 0-2 Patriot League) 1-0 to win its first game […]

By Ryan Stolz· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports