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Why has BU had success on the road? Jack Wilson said it has to do with the team's business-like mentality. PHOTO BY ELLEN CLOUSE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s lacrosse hopes to bounce back at Loyola Maryland

The Boston University men’s lacrosse team will attempt to put its worst game of the season in the rear-view mirror when it travels to Loyola University Maryland Saturday for a crucial Patriot League matchup. A win will clinch the Terriers (8-4, 3-3 Patriot League) a playoff spot for the first time in program history. However, the team heads into this […]

by Nick Frazier· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Sports Comedy Corner: The official guide to catching foul balls

Sports Comedy Corner: The official guide to catching foul balls

You ever catch a foul ball? The thrill can only be compared to winning the lottery, or the birth of your first child. There are thousands of fans at the ballpark and you’re the lucky one with a ball off the bat. Actually, you may not be so lucky. You may just be the most prepared. If you want to […]

by Zach Halperin· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
Williams hopes that his indoor season success will translate into the outdoor season. PHOTO COURTESY BU ATHLETICS

Cameron Williams stars for BU track team, remains humble

It’s April 6 and Cameron Williams strolls up to the bleachers of the Boston University Track and Tennis Center. Adorned in all-black sweats with headphones draped around his neck and a contagious smile in hand, the 20-year-old bears an unassuming stature as he overlooks the straightaways and curves where he feels most at home. From afar, the junior sprinter on […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Sports, Track and Field
Lauren Hynes didn't pitch against Brown, but did cross home plate twice. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Softball storms past Brown University, ends losing skid

No matter which pitcher Brown University put in the circle Wednesday afternoon against the Boston University softball team, the Terriers consistently found ways to score, taking down the Bears 7-3 and ending their six-game losing skid. While neither team got things off the ground in the first two frames, senior first baseman Lauren Hynes’ leadoff walk in the third set […]

by Joe Calabrese· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Mickenzie Larivee attempted seven shots against UNH and scored on two of them. PHOTO BY KANKANIT WIRIYASAJJA /DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

UNH no match for women’s lacrosse, Mickenzie Larivee stars yet again

The last time the Boston University women’s lacrosse team played, it had to overcome a big halftime deficit against Lafayette College to claim victory. When playing host to the University of New Hampshire Wednesday on Nickerson Field, the Terriers (7-6, 4-2 Patriot League) found themselves down early, but eventually cruised to a 14-7 victory in their last non-conference game of […]

by Edward Moran· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
The Blue Line: Detroit Red Wings remain playoff contenders thanks to storied players

The Blue Line: Detroit Red Wings remain playoff contenders thanks to storied players

Detroit Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk has announced his plan to leave the NHL after this season. According to the Detroit Free Press, Datsyuk has been yearning to go home to Russia since he played there during the 2012 NHL lockout. The “Magic Man” is currently 37 and has played each of his 14 seasons in the league with Detroit. […]

by Mike Benedykciuk· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
Ally Adams now has 33 points on the year through 23 goals and 10 assists. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Ally Adams, Kelly Mathews lead diverse women’s lacrosse attack vs. UNH

With 16 players registering a point across the 2016 season, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team often presents a perplexing puzzle to its opponents: try and shut down one attacker, and another — if not several more — emerges.  This was on full display Wednesday afternoon when BU (7-6, 4-2 Patriot League) defeated the University of New Hampshire 14-7 in […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Melanie Russell has a 4.09 	ERA on the year. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Softball prepares for Brown University, Boston College after several cancellations

The Boston University softball team will travel to Rhode Island Wednesday afternoon to take on Brown University, and it will then return home Thursday to square off against crosstown rival Boston College. Over the past week and a half, the Terriers (11-18, 0-3 Patriot League) postponed their three-game series against Lehigh University, and games against Harvard University and the University […]

by James Mattone· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Going For Two: Jordan Spieth’s Masters miss rare, unexpected

Going For Two: Jordan Spieth’s Masters miss rare, unexpected

Jordan Spieth entered the Masters Tournament last Thursday in a bit of a funk. The defending champion had been jetting off all over the world in the months preluding the crown jewel of golf’s major championships, and many pundits thought it would not fare the 22 year old well. However, the Dallas native returned to his 2015 form and rattled […]

by David Souza· · 0 comments · Columnists, Sports
Jill Horka has 12 goals and seven assists with four regular-season games left to play. BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women’s lacrosse returns home, readies for UNH Wildcats

After a convincing Saturday road win over Lafayette College, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team will try and build momentum when it hosts the University of New Hampshire Wednesday night in its final non-conference game of the 2016 season. Only four games remain until BU (6-6, 4-2 Patriot League) could be in the playoffs, and a victory over the Wildcats […]

by Alyssa Forster· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports