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Meghan Green leads the BU women's basketball team in scoring this season. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s hoops seeks 1st win of season at Harvard

The Boston University women’s basketball team will take on familiar foe Harvard University Tuesday at Lavietes Pavilion. This will be the 31st all-time meeting between the Terriers (0-3) and the Crimson (2-2), with the teams having split the past 30 contests with 15 wins each. 2015 marks the 23rd consecutive meeting for these squads. Having grown familiar with the opposing […]

by Jordan Green· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Indirect Kick: And the Winner Gets … Nothing

Indirect Kick: And the Winner Gets … Nothing

This weekend will mark the end of the regular season for Division I-AA FCS college football. Some of the local schools in the mix for postseason contention are … well, no one. And it’s a shame. The real funny thing is, Harvard University, a team that saw its two-year unbeaten streak snapped on Nov. 14 against the University of Pennsylvania, […]

by Dan Shulman· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
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Roundup: Swimming performs well at Terrier Invitational

The Boston University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams participated in the 11th annual Terrier Invitational on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the home Competition Pool, with the women finishing in second place and the men’s team coming in fourth. The three-day event was highlighted by the performance by the women’s team, whose attempt at winning the meet fell […]

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Neil Roberts reflects on strong season for men’s soccer

When the Boston University men’s soccer team arrived on campus in August for preseason, major question marks persisted throughout the squad. The Terriers lost the spine of their 2014 team to graduation, the spring season served as a major disappointment and 13 new players were set to don the scarlet and white for the first time. Fast-forward to present day, […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports
Senior guard John Papale earned Patriot League Player of the Week honors on Monday. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s basketball faces tough test in No. 1 Kentucky

The Boston University men’s basketball team will continue its five-game road trip against likely its toughest opponent of the season, the No. 1 University of Kentucky, in Lexington, Kentucky, on Tuesday. Facing highest-ranked team in the country means BU will have its work cut out for it. The game is a rematch of last season’s regular-season tilt in which Kentucky (4-0) […]

by Evan Yee· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
BU men’s ice hockey lends a hand to Thanksgiving traditions

BU men’s ice hockey lends a hand to Thanksgiving traditions

With Thanksgiving coming up on Thursday, we took some time to talk to members of the Boston University men's hockey team about what they're appreciative of this upcoming Turkey Day. Check out what five Terriers — senior forward Mike Moran, junior defenseman Doyle Somerby, junior forward Tommy Kelley, sophomore defenseman Brandon Hickey and freshman defenseman Shane Switzer — said they were [...]
by Sarah Kirkpatrick· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Senior forward Danny O'Regan leads the Terriers in scoring this season. PHOTO BY MAYA DEVEREAUX/DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s hockey readies for midweek matchup with Bentley

When your team earns a split against a top-15 opponent, there’s usually something to be happy about and some positives to take home. But after the No. 11 Boston University men’s hockey team fell in the second game of a weekend series against No. 12 University of Michigan, head coach David Quinn said there was some soul-searching to be done. […]

by Andrew Battifarano· · 2 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Senior goalkeeper Alyssa Parisi allowed six goals in a loss to Penn State on Friday. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s soccer ends promising season with loss in 2nd round of NCAA Tournament

The Boston University women’s soccer team concluded its season with a 6-0 loss at the hands of No. 6 Pennsylvania State University in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Friday night at Jeffrey Field in Pennsylvania. The Terriers (13-6-3, 8-0-1 Patriot League) had not allowed more than three goals the entire season, but the Nittany Lions (19-3-2) changed […]

by Shelby Reardon· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports
Sophomore forward Victoria Bach scored a hat trick against Merrimack College on Friday. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DFP FILE PHOTO

Victoria Bach shines for women’s hockey against Merrimack

A Hockey East Rookie of the Year nod, a spot on the Hockey East All-Rookie Team and the joint-most goals of all NCAA freshmen. Those are the highlights of now-sophomore forward Victoria Bach’s 2014-15 season, but the center’s performance this past weekend against Merrimack College revealed the best may be yet to come. She netted four total points for the […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Sophomore guard Cheddi Mosely had a season-best 21 points against South Florida. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s basketball gets back in win column with victory at South Florida

Coming off a disappointing loss to the New Jersey Institute of Technology in which it was largely outplayed and outfought, the Boston University men’s basketball team needed a confidence boost. Saturday night in Tampa, Florida, the Terriers (2-2) got just that in the form of a 78-66 win over the University of South Florida. As has often been the case […]

by Jacklyn Bamberger· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports