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Senior defender Rachel Bloznalis scored the Terriers' only goal on Saturday. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s soccer snaps losing skid, extends home conference unbeaten streak

Once the second half concluded Saturday afternoon against American University, two tough streaks finally came to an end for the Boston University women’s soccer team. A penalty kick from senior defender Rachel Bloznalis was all it took for the Terriers (1-10, 1-1 Patriot League) to defeat the Eagles (1-10, 0-2 Patriot League) 1-0 at Nickerson Field. Not only did Bloznalis’ […]

By Edward Moran· · 1 comment · Soccer, Sports
Senior goalkeeper Matt Gilbert had a career-high 10 saves on Saturday. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s soccer opens league play with draw at Bucknell

The Boston University men’s soccer team opened up Patriot League play with a 1-1 draw against Bucknell University at Emmitt Field in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania on Saturday. The Terriers (3-2-1, 0-0-1 Patriot League), who were seeking their first road victory of the season, were led by strong performances from junior midfielder Anthony Viteri and senior goalkeeper Matt Gilbert.   BU was […]

By Tyler Oringer· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports
Junior fullback/midfielder Allie Renzi performed well over the weekend for BU. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

No. 9 BU field hockey out-hustled by No. 3 UConn on Sunday

The No. 9 Boston University field hockey team had up to this point in the season faced very little adversity, but that’s exactly what it faced throughout Sunday’s 5-1 loss to the No. 3 University of Connecticut. In the 48th minute, UConn (9-0) sophomore Amelia Iacobucci received a pass in BU’s (7-2, 1-1 Patriot League) zone, drawing as many as […]

By Jonny Arruda· · 0 comments · Field Hockey, Sports
Junior forward Grace Boston has four points for the Terriers thus far. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DFP FILE PHOTO

No. 9 field hockey no longer undefeated, falls to Lafayette, No. 3 UConn

The No. 9 Boston University field hockey team came away from this weekend’s series against Lafayette College and the No. 3 University of Connecticut with its perfect record gone. In the first game of the weekend, the Terriers (7-2, 1-1 Patriot League) were upset 2-1 in a shootout against the Leopards (6-3, 1-0 Patriot League) Friday night at Lafayette’s Rappolt Field […]

By Greg Levinsky· · 0 comments · Field Hockey, Sports
Stick to Sports: The NFL peaked, and now it’s on the way down

Stick to Sports: The NFL peaked, and now it’s on the way down

Which American professional sports league is the most popular in the world? About five years ago, that answer was obvious. The NFL pre-lockout was on the top of the sporting world, and it seemed impossible to think it could fall off. The 2010 season was one of the most exciting in recent memory and was full of firsts. The Seattle […]

By Marisa Ingemi· · 4 comments · Columnists, Sports
Sophomore fullback Ally Hammel was recently named Patriot League Defender of the Week. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

No. 9 field hockey set for games at Lafayette, home against No. 3 UConn

After an impressive 9-0 rout of Colgate University to open up Patriot League play, the No. 9 Boston University field hockey team faces two important matchups this weekend. On Friday night the Terriers (7-0, 1-0 Patriot League) will travel to face Lafayette College in a Patriot League showdown. The Leopards (5-2) will be competing in their first conference game of […]

By Greg Levinsky· · 0 comments · Field Hockey, Sports
Freshman midfielder Jerry Ozor has been a steady contributor for the Terriers early on. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s soccer ready to start conference play Saturday at Bucknell

After defeating Brown University 2-0 on Tuesday, the Boston University men’s soccer team will open Patriot League play this Saturday at Bucknell University. The Terriers (3-2) played well in the early going, and are looking to build off their shutout over the Bears (3-3). BU head coach Neil Roberts said he is eager to get conference play started, and has […]

By Tyler Oringer· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports
What foods fans order on Sundays could have an outcome on the Patriots score. PHOTO COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

What you eat this Sunday could affect how the Patriots play

Fans often feel like they are the odd ones out in sports — no matter how hard they cheer, boo and eat their sacred pregame meals thinking it’ll help their team, they have no direct impact on the game. Or do they? A recent study from Grubhub, sent to The Daily Free Press, found that there are certain “Good Luck […]

By James Mattone· · 0 comments · Sports
Senior forward Alexis Crossley looks for success on the rink and on the bike this year. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/ DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s hockey senior Alexis Crossley to bike cross-country this summer

With the official start of the 2016-17 Boston University women’s hockey season this weekend, training has begun for senior defenseman Alexis Crossley, though in a bit of a different fashion. The Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia native is set to participate in the Trans Am Bike Race next June. The race, starting on June 3, 2017, will stretch from Astoria, Oregon […]

By Ranya Mufti· · 1 comment · Ice Hockey, Sports
The Blue Line: Give Lamar Jackson the Heisman now

The Blue Line: Give Lamar Jackson the Heisman now

Louisville University quarterback Lamar Jackson has started this college football season on a truly remarkable run. Through three games, Louisville has climbed from No. 19 in the AP Poll all the way up to No. 3, due in no small part to Jackson’s brilliance. He has rushed for 464 yards through three games and is on pace to finish with […]

By Mike Benedykciuk· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports