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Junior defenseman Dominick Calisto has been a force to be reckoned with this season, picking up 32 ground balls. PHOTO BY AMANDA LUCIDI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s lacrosse heads to Holy Cross seeking Patriot League Tournament berth

The stakes at Holy Cross Field will reach a fever pitch Friday night, as two Patriot League rivals will meet with the conference tournament’s last spot on the line. The Boston University men’s lacrosse team and the College of the Holy Cross will have no room for error — a win will make playoffs a reality, and a loss will […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Senior midfielder Ally Adams is tied for the team lead in points this season with 36. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s lacrosse seniors set to embrace final regular-season match

After securing its place in the Patriot League tournament Wednesday against the College of the Holy Cross, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team will look to close out the regular season with a victory when it takes on the United States Military Academy Saturday at Nickerson Field. The Terriers (8-7, 5-3 Patriot League) have been plagued by inconsistency throughout the season, […]

by Edward Moran· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
The Blue Line: Warriors’ record much greater than Kobe finale

The Blue Line: Warriors’ record much greater than Kobe finale

Last Wednesday night was one of the most historic nights not just in NBA history, but in sports altogether. Kobe Bryant, the NBA’s third highest scorer of all time, dropped 60 points in his final NBA game with the Los Angeles Lakers. That same night, the Golden State Warriors won their 73rd game this season, snapping the 1995-96 Bulls’ long-standing […]

by Mike Benedykciuk· · 1 comment · Columnists, Sports
Senior attack Mallory Collins embraces sophomore attack Mickenzie Larivee following a goal in the Terriers’ 11-4 victory over Holy Cross, which helped them secure a postseason birth. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s lacrosse routes Holy Cross, clinches postseason birth

Looking to bounce back from last weekend’s loss at the hands of the United States Naval Academy, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team got off to a much better start against the College of the Holy Cross, dominating in both frames en route to an 11-4 bounce-back victory. Not only did the win put BU (8-7, 5-3 Patriot League) back […]

by Daniel Speranzini· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Freshman midfielder Kelly Matthews chipped in a goal in BU's route of Holy Cross, but it was junior goalkeeper Caroline Meegan's play that carried the team. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Caroline Meegan shines as women’s lacrosse dominates Holy Cross

The Boston University women’s lacrosse team began the 2016 season with a fierce competition at the goalkeeper spot between junior Caroline Meegan and sophomore Christine Laible. BU head coach Liz Robertshaw said the battle for the starting job in net brought out the best in both players and forced each of them to be prepared at a moment’s notice. After […]

by Jordan Green· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Junior outfielder Moriah Connolly tied a personal best on Wednesday, going 4-4 while scoring two runs. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DFP FILE PHOTO

Softball storms past Bryant University, puts together thorough performance

The good times kept on rolling early Wednesday evening for the Boston University women’s softball team. Slated for an away contest against Bryant University, the Terriers secured a 9-1 win in five innings through efficient hitting and nearly flawless pitching. Eight BU (15-20, 2-4 Patriot League) players recorded hits while senior Melanie Russell pitched her way to a three-hitter. The […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Going For Two: Boston Marathon is unlike any other event

Going For Two: Boston Marathon is unlike any other event

  For those of you who do not know much about me, I was born and raised in a suburb just north of Boston and have been in love with my home city ever since. I am your stereotypical Bostonian — I love going to Fenway Park, Manhattan clam chowder is some sort of sick joke and Tom Brady is […]

by David Souza· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
Junior catcher Gabi Martinez's .402 slugging percentage is good for fourth on the team. PHOTO BY BRIGID KING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Softball looks to gain momentum with games at Bryant, Lowell

The Boston University softball team will look to make it two in a row Wednesday afternoon when it heads to Smithfield, Rhode Island to take on Bryant University in the first of two road games. The Terriers (14-20, 2-4 Patriot League) will then travel back to Massachusetts to take on the University of Massachusetts Lowell Thursday afternoon. BU head coach […]

by Nick Neville· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Indirect Kick: College hockey realignment is too little, too late

Indirect Kick: College hockey realignment is too little, too late

College sports are slowly becoming more and more disorganized. Teams are changing conferences every year, while other schools are petitioning to join conferences that they have no business being a part of at all. For instance, Boise State University was looking to join the Big East in 2013. And yes, Boise is in Idaho. Why the Big East makes sense? […]

by Dan Shulman· · 6 comments · Columnists, Sports
Sophomore attack Avery Donahoe has tallied eight goals and six assists so far this season. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s lacrosse set to face Holy Cross in penultimate regular season contest

  The Boston University women’s lacrosse team’s regular season is gradually coming to a close, as it will host the College of the Holy Cross on Wednesday night. The stakes are high for the Terriers (7-7, 4-3 Patriot League), who hope to win their last two contests and host a quarterfinal game in the 2016 Patriot League Tournament. BU currently […]

by Ranya Mufti· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports