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Felix De Bona, Magnus Benediktsson break out vs. Holy Cross

While the rain caused problems for nearly everyone involved in Wednesday night’s game between the Boston University men’s soccer team and the College of the Holy Cross, both junior forward Felix De Bona and freshman midfielder Magnus Benediktsson seemed unaffected, as they provided nearly all of the Terriers’ offense in the 2-1 victory. The Crusaders (5-7-4, 2-3-2 Patriot League) came […]

by Joe Calabrese· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports
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Men’s soccer earns gritty win vs. Holy Cross, inches closer to Patriot League title

Amid a consistent downpour and driving winds, the Boston University men’s soccer team defended its home turf, 2-1, Wednesday evening against the College of the Holy Cross. In the third installment of the Turnpike Trophy, a contest that cumulatively will reward the efforts of BU (11-4-1, 5-1-1 Patriot League) and Holy Cross (5-7-4, 2-3-2 Patriot League) athletic teams, the Terriers […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports
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No. 15 field hockey makes short jaunt to Harvard for penultimate tilt

The No. 15 Boston University field hockey team travels across town to face Harvard University on Wednesday night on the heels of an impressive 6-0 shutout of Bucknell University on Saturday. With their victory this weekend on Senior Day, the Terriers (11-5, 6-0 Patriot League) clinched their first-ever regular season Patriot League title and claimed home-field advantage in the upcoming […]

by Paige Smith· · 0 comments · Field Hockey, Sports
Two-Minute Drill: Stuck in the middle with the Celtics

Two-Minute Drill: Stuck in the middle with the Celtics

The Boston Celtics are getting good too soon. The Celtics are on an accelerated track through rebuilding and thus have most likely missed the window on drafting a superstar. In the NBA, you win with superstars or you don’t win at all. One of these ten players — Steph Curry, LeBron James, Tim Duncan, Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant, Paul Pierce, […]

by Chris Picher· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
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Men’s soccer concludes home slate with Holy Cross

The Boston University men’s soccer team will look to get back to its winning ways Wednesday night when it hosts the College of the Holy Cross in the final home game of the regular season. The two will be fighting for the first ever Turnpike Trophy, which was created as an all-sports competition with a winner to be crowned each […]

by Nick Neville· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports
Special teams plague No. 8 men’s hockey against UConn

Special teams plague No. 8 men’s hockey against UConn

HARTFORD, Connecticut — When it came to five-on-five hockey, the No. 8 Boston University men’s hockey team was arguably more well-rounded than the University of Connecticut on Tuesday evening. The Terriers peppered UConn (3-2, 1-1 Hockey East) goaltender Rob Nichols to the tune of 29 even strength shots, and sophomore forward Chase Phelps bested the netminder from the slot with 52 […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
No. 8 Terriers drop match against UConn

No. 8 Terriers drop match against UConn

HARTFORD, Connecticut — For the second straight game, head coach David Quinn was pleased with his team’s efforts in the third period. Its final frame endeavor earned the No. 8 Boston University men’s hockey team a win on Saturday, besting the University of Connecticut by a score of 4-2 at home. On Tuesday, the push came a little too late. […]

by Judy Cohen· · 2 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
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Tennis teams struggle at Northeast Regionals, respond at Tufts Invitational

The Boston University men’s and women’s tennis teams were busy this past weekend, both competing in the ITA Northeast Regionals. The men’s team spent part of its weekend at the Tufts Invitational. Five members of the men’s team competed at Regionals, which began on Thursday and ran through Friday at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Junior Jay Leelavanich, who […]

by Nick Neville· · 0 comments · Sports, Tennis
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Cross country competes at Central Connecticut Mini Meet, prepares for Patriot League Championships

The Boston University men’s and women’s cross country teams had successful weekends at the CCSU Mini Meet at Central Connecticut State University on Friday afternoon, finishing fourth and fifth, respectively. This was the final race for each team before next weekend’s Patriot League Championships. The men’s team finished fourth out of a 15-team field with 94 points, highlighted by four […]

by Nick Neville· · 0 comments · Cross Country, Sports
Fish And Chipps: Ignorance is no defense for Rick Pitino, college athletics

Fish And Chipps: Ignorance is no defense for Rick Pitino, college athletics

I’m just a 21-year-old college kid, so what do I really know right? Believe it or not, I’ve made some mistakes in my life and each time I’ve had to try to defend myself. If there’s one thing I’ve learned from my mistakes, it’s that claiming ignorance is a terrible defense. In almost every case, it just makes you look […]

by Isaac Chipps· · 2 comments · Columnists, Sports