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BU will try and capture its first Patriot League win when Navy visits. PHOTO BY ELLEN CLOUSE/DFP FILE PHOTO

Navy visits men’s lacrosse, Patriot League slate kicks off

After suffering its first loss of the season against the University of Hartford last weekend, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team will look for redemption when No. 16 United States Naval Academy visits Nickerson Field Saturday. The Terriers three-game winning streak was snapped when the Hawks (1-0) came to town, as they came out on the wrong side of a […]

by Elise Frankera· · 1 comment · Lacrosse, Sports
The BU softball team will try and build upon its 1-3 start to the year. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

FAU Tournament awaits BU softball

Coming off what Boston University head coach Ashley Waters described as “a really great week of practice,” the BU softball team will partake in a five-game tournament hosted by Florida Atlantic University. Starting Friday morning and carrying through Sunday afternoon, the Terriers (1-3) will take on teams from all over the country. Columbia University and the University of Maryland await […]

by Joe Calabrese· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Corrine Williams has played strongly for BU as of late. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s basketball heads to Holy Cross for conference matchup

In another chapter of the Turnpike Trophy, the Boston University women’s basketball team will travel to the College of the Holy Cross Saturday afternoon for a conference clash. The Terriers (3-24, 3-13 Patriot League) and Crusaders (12-15, 9-7 Patriot League) are both coming off a loss and will try and rebound. BU was routed Wednesday night 72-38 at the hands […]

by Tyler Oringer· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Sports Comedy Corner: How to ball at FitRec

Sports Comedy Corner: How to ball at FitRec

Pickup basketball is not something you jump right into. You need to have the proper attire, attitude and endurance. You need to feel comfortable calling passive-aggressive fouls. And you need to be ready to drop the gloves and fight. FitRec basketball culture is truly a sight to behold. It may look like a bunch of dudes chucking up bad shots, […]

by Zach Halperin· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
Sammy Davis will play in her first college hockey playoff games this weekend. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Vermont series kicks off women’s hockey’s playoff fixtures

The Boston University women’s hockey team will begin its defense of the Hockey East title when it takes on the University of Vermont this weekend in a best-of-three quarterfinal series. As the no. 3 seed in the conference, the Terriers (20-12-2, 17-5-2 Hockey East) are the beneficiaries of home ice, with games Friday night and Saturday afternoon. If necessary, a final […]

by Nick Neville· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
With several players out injured, Cheddi Mosely will look to step up. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Holy Cross contest awaits men’s basketball with Patriot League Tournament nearing 

With a first round bye in the Patriot League Tournament already clinched, the Boston University men’s basketball team will welcome the College of the Holy Cross Saturday for its last regular season game. After a disheartening 80-71 loss to the United States Military Academy in the Terriers’ (17-13, 10-7 Patriot League) last contest, the team will try to enter the […]

by Michael Joscelyn· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
The Blue Line: College hockey’s rising NHL presence

The Blue Line: College hockey’s rising NHL presence

Led by Canadian sensation Connor McDavid, this year’s NHL rookie class is loaded with talent. McDavid is considered by many to be the best prospect since Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby. Despite suffering an injury early that sidelined him for most of his rookie campaign, he has still managed to score 24 points in his first 20 big-league games — the same […]

by Mike Benedykciuk· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
BU secured one of a four possible points versus Notre Dame last year in two games at Agganis Arena. PHOTO BY MAYA DEVEREAUX/DFP FILE PHOTO

Notre Dame weekend marks men’s hockey’s regular season end

For the No. 9 Boston University men’s hockey team, the goal entering the weekend is simple. “Get four points instead of three,” said BU head coach David Quinn. As the Terriers (18-9-5, 11-5-4 Hockey East) get set to begin a weekend away at the No. 10 University of Notre Dame, Quinn said the team did “a lot of good things” […]

by Judy Cohen· · 1 comment · Ice Hockey, Sports
This year's senior class has helped BU assert its dominance over Hockey East, especially come playoff time. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s hockey, with Hockey East and NCAA Championships nearing, enters second gear

The regular season has come and gone, and that tends to mean one thing for the Boston University women’s hockey team. Playoff hockey is on the horizon, and this year’s senior class is no stranger to the win-or-go-home mentality that often defines February and March. After all, they’ve played a crucial role in BU (20-12-2, 17-5-2 Hockey East) advancing to […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Remy Nolan scored two goals against UMass, while Mickenzie Larivee tallied two as well. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s lacrosse no match for UMass Amherst

The Boston University women’s lacrosse team fell behind early in its game at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Wednesday and, despite a late rally, suffered an 11-8 loss. After enjoying their first win of the season against Fairfield University this past weekend, the Terriers (1-2) eyed a second-straight win when they battled the Minutemen (3-0). BU head coach Liz Robertshaw, […]

by Edward Moran· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports