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Senior defender Rachel Bloznalis is a force for the Terriers. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s soccer’s struggles echo 2015 campaign

Last season, it took the Boston University women’s soccer team six games to win its first contest, a 2-1 triumph over Hofstra University on Sept. 13, 2015. It’s been 368 days since the Terriers’ (0-9) first victory from last season, and nine games into 2016, they’re still searching for that good fortune. BU’s struggles to open the season continued Thursday […]

By Edward Moran· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports
Junior forward Christina Wakefield tallied four shots on Thursday. PHOTO BY ELLEN CLOUSE/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s soccer falls to Northeastern 2-0, loses ninth straight

In its non-conference finale, the Boston University women’s soccer team fell in its ninth straight matchup, a loss 2-0 against Northeastern University at Nickerson Field on Thursday night. BU’s (0-9) offense struggled early as it was outshot 9-6 in the first half and 3-1 through the first 25 minutes of the game. The Terriers went into halftime down 1-0, with […]

By Ryan Stolz· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports
Tillo finished her BU career with a 78.14 average in 95 rounds. PHOTO COURTESY MIKE TURESKI

NCAA Woman of the Year nominee Tillo found community at BU

If you had told recent Boston University graduate Emily Tillo four years ago that she would be nominated for one of the most prestigious collegiate awards in the country, she would have thought you were crazy. Yet, on Sept. 7, that’s exactly what happened, as Tillo was named one of the 30 student athletes nominated for the NCAA Woman of […]

By Nick Neville· · 0 comments · Golf, Sports
Senior forward Amanda Cassera leads the team in points with 10. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Field hockey earns first top-10 ranking in 20 years

Already having its best start in program history, the Boston University field hockey team moved up four sports in this week’s National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I Coaches Poll to obtain the No. 9 ranking nationally. This is BU field hockey’s highest mark in the polls since 1996, when the team finished eighth in the season-ending poll. They are […]

By Greg Levinsky· · 0 comments · Field Hockey, Sports
PHOTO COURTESY MIKE TURESKI

Cross country opens fall season with success at Nassaney Invitational

The Boston University men’s and women’s cross country teams had successful debuts this past weekend, opening their 2016 fall season on Saturday at the Nassaney Invitational. For the men, freshman Paul Luevano led the Terriers to victory, crossing the finish line in 25:17 and claiming first place. The Los Angeles native was one of five BU runners to place in […]

By Ranya Mufti· · 0 comments · Cross Country, Golf, Sports
The Blue Line: Beware Canada in World Cup of Hockey

The Blue Line: Beware Canada in World Cup of Hockey

  The biggest news in the world of American sports right now is the start of the NFL season. Six Week 1 matchups were decided by two points or less, which shows that the level of competition this year may be much higher than in recent years. Several rookies, including Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz and Houston Texans wide receiver […]

By Mike Benedykciuk· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
Sophomore Julianna Chen was named to the 105 All-Patriot League team, and should be a force for BU moving forward. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s soccer seeks season’s first win against Northeastern

The Boston University women’s soccer team will continue the search for its first victory of the season against Northeastern University on Thursday at Nickerson Field. This will be the last game for the Terriers (0-8) before Patriot League play begins this Sunday, Sept. 18 at Bucknell University. The Huskies (3-4-1) are off to a solid start, but are coming off the heels […]

By Shelby Reardon· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports
On Tuesday night, junior midfielder Anthony Viteri scored his third goal in as many goals. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU capitalizes on Northeastern red cards to secure 3-0 victory

The Boston University men’s soccer team struck early and often in its 3-0 victory over Northeastern University Tuesday night at Nickerson Field. That being said, it was an ugly win that featured 31 fouls between both sides and two Northeastern (1-4-0) players sent off. Outshooting their Commonwealth Avenue rivals 21-5, the Terriers (2-1-0) buried freshman keeper Matt Dambrowski in his first […]

By James Mattone· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports
Freshman forward Matt McDonnell tallied his first collegiate goal on Tuesday. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Red cards, strict calls give young Terriers a chance to shine

The Boston University men’s soccer team took advantage of an early lead and two red cards to defeat local rival Northeastern University 3-0 Tuesday night at Nickerson Field. Despite first-half goals from BU (2-1) offensive leaders senior forward Felix De Bona and junior midfielder Anthony Viteri, the person on the field who had the greatest impact on the game was […]

By Jordan Green· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports
Going for Two: Calling all Moncada critics

Going for Two: Calling all Moncada critics

The Boston Red Sox were once again in the headlines earlier this month when they called up supposed super-prospect Yoan Moncada from Double-A Portland to join the major league club after rosters expanded on Sept. 1. However, in his brief time in Boston, Moncada has been anything but super. In eight games, the third baseman has 19 at-bats but an […]

By David Souza· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports