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No. 9 men’s hockey blows two-goal lead, ‘not good enough’ in tie with UNH

No. 9 men’s hockey blows two-goal lead, ‘not good enough’ in tie with UNH

DURHAM, New Hampshire — It was a frustrating night for the No. 9 Boston University men’s hockey team. A fruitless first period against the University of New Hampshire at the Whittemore Center on Friday bled into a pretty productive second period for the Terriers (17-9-5, 10-5-4 Hockey East), who went up two goals to none on a pair of tallies […]

By Judy Cohen· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Senior Sean Maguire averages 2.24 goals a game. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s hockey set for UNH weekend series

A taxing three-game stretch in a span of six days for the No. 9 Boston University men’s hockey team started and ended the same way — with a loss. First came the overtime thriller with No. 2 Boston College in the Beanpot championship, which ended in a 1-0 defeat. The conclusion of the week was no better for the Terriers […]

By Andrew Battifarano· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Senior Ally Adams reborded 36 points just a season ago. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s lacrosse searches for first win vs. Fairfield

The Boston University women’s lacrosse team has a top-heavy schedule, as planned by head coach Liz Robertshaw, and the latest manifestation of that will take place Saturday afternoon at Fairfield University. The Terriers (0-1) will have their work cut out, as the Stags (1-0) advanced to the 2015 NCAA Tournament and return a balanced, yet potent, roster. Junior Alex Fehmel and […]

By Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Sophomore Emma Wong was named to the Patriot League All-Conference Second Team last year. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Softball readies for opening weekend, trip to Charleston

After spending much of the school year practicing indoors, the Boston University softball team will open the 2016 season this weekend in the Charleston Southern University Tournament. The Terriers (0-0) will kick off the year with a set of double-headers as they matchup with Western Carolina University and Charleston Southern (3-0) Friday, then square off against Western Carolina (4-1) and […]

By Nick Frazier· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Junior Jack Beall, a defensive midfielder, as one goal and one assist on the year. PHOTO BY ELLEN CLOUSE/DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s lacrosse aims for fourth-straight win against Hartford

The Boston University men’s lacrosse team will look to continue its undefeated season when it takes on the University of Hartford at Nickerson Field Saturday afternoon. After a 13-10 victory over High Point University Tuesday, the Terriers secured a 3-0 start for the first time in program history. BU head coach Ryan Polley said the win was well deserved after […]

By Elise Frankera· · 2 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Junior Courtney Latham snagged 11 rebounds in BU's last game vs. Colgate. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s basketball hosts Bucknell, searches for another win

After defeating Colgate University for its first road win of the season, the Boston University women’s basketball team will play host to Bucknell University Saturday afternoon at Case Gym. The Terriers (3-22, 3-11 Patriot League), with a career high from sophomore guard Meghan Doogan (23 points and five 3-pointers) and double-digit rebounding performances from junior guard Courtney Latham and graduate […]

By Edward Moran· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
The BU coaching staff has orchestrated a seven-game winning streak. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s basketball prepares for Bucknell, jostles for Patriot League’s top spot

The Boston University men’s basketball team will put its seven-game win streak on the line this Sunday when it squares off against Bucknell University in a pivotal Patriot League matchup. This may be the biggest game yet this season for the Terriers (17-11, 10-5 Patriot League), as they currently sit one game behind the Bison (14-12, 11-4 Patriot League) in […]

By Nick Frazier· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports
Sophomore Victoria Bach has 39 points on the year. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s hockey readies for Northeastern weekend

Caught at a crossroads between the task at hand and the gradually nearing playoff picture, the Boston University women’s hockey team has a considerable challenge next on the docket. The Terriers (19-11-2, 16-4-2 Hockey East) welcome No. 6 Northeastern University to Walter Brown Arena Friday night and will trek the short distance to Matthews Arena Saturday afternoon for the away […]

By Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Sports Comedy Corner: A hardo’s guide to Madden

Sports Comedy Corner: A hardo’s guide to Madden

We’ve reached the dead season of sports, folks. Football is over, spring training has just begun and hockey and basketball are months away from the playoffs. March Madness doesn’t even start till mid-March (they always get me with that). So how do sports fans pass the time during this February hiatus? Do we find a new hobby? Try out bird […]

By Zach Halperin· · 1 comment · Columnists, Sports
Sophomore Nick Havener finished with 10 points and seven rebounds. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s basketball finds rebounding success vs. Colgate

Throughout the season, the Boston University men’s basketball team has had to overcome significant injuries to key players to become a top team in the Patriot League. The Terriers (17-11, 10-5 Patriot League) lost senior forward Justin Alston and junior guard Cedric Hankerson, both starters, to injury early in the season. Most recently, senior forward and team rebound-leader Nathan Dieudonne […]

By Nick Frazier· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports