Tennis

Tennis team successful at UConn

The Boston University men’s tennis team continued its successful fall season Sunday with an appearance at the University of Connecticut Invitational in Storrs, Conn. The three-day invitational included players from UConn, Quinnipiac University, University of Hartford, Sacred Heart University, Merrimack College and Bryant University. At the conclusion of the tournament, BU boasted a total of nine finals appearances and five flight titles. […]

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Terrier student-athletes recognized at annual awards ceremony

Boston University honored several outstanding student-athletes at its annual awards reception, held at the Francis D. Burke Club Room at Agganis Arena Monday evening. Junior co-captain Marie-Philip Poulin of women’s hockey and senior guard Chantell Alford of women’s basketball shared the Mildred Barnes Award, which is awarded to the top female athlete. Poulin rebounded from an injury-laden year in 2011-12 […]

Katie Lachapelle named U.S. assistant coach

Katie Lachapelle named U.S. assistant coach

After helping lead the Boston University women’s hockey team to three Hockey East titles and four straight NCAA Tournament appearances, assistant coach Katie Lachapelle was named an assistant coach to the U.S. Women’s National Under-18 Team. Lachapelle will be joined at the assistant coaching helm by Boston College women’s hockey associate head coach Courtney Kennedy. Princeton University women’s hockey coach […]

Women’s tennis splits 2 road contests

This past weekend, the Boston University women’s tennis team ventured down to Texas to compete against Florida International University and the University of Texas. The Terriers (9-6) were victorious against FIU (2-15), while they fell the next day to No. 24 Texas (11-9). In the opener against FIU, the Terriers as a team recorded a 4-0 sweep, taking two of […]

Men’s tennis takes care of CHC squad

While a majority of Boston University teams are making the jump from the America East to the Patriot League next year, the BU men’s tennis team faced off against current Patriot League member College of the Holy Cross Tuesday afternoon, defeating the Crusaders by a score of 7-0. The victory was the Terriers’ (6-3) fourth sweep of the season. BU […]

Swimming team finds success in weekend meet

Swimming and Diving The Boston University swimming and diving team competed at the Dartmouth Invitational at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in White River Junction, Vt., Friday and Saturday. The men finished second as a team with a total of 716 points, behind host Dartmouth College, which finished with 1,109 points. Several Terriers came away with individual victories, including sophomore […]

BU wrestling opens season with win at Binghamton

The Boston University wrestling team opened its 2012–13 season at the Binghamton Open on Sunday. Redshirt junior Nestor Taffur and sophomore Mitchell Wightman were BU’s top performers. Taffur led all collegiate players in his bracket, winning four matches and advancing to the championship match. The Bound Brook, N.J., native lost the final match to Brian Realbuto of the Finger Lakes […]

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Roundup: Varapongsittikul wins twice at ITA Regional

Three members of Boston Univeristy’s men’s tennis team participated in the round of 64 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regional at Yale University last week. Sophomore Chanon Varapongsittikul won two qualifying matches by scores of 6–0, 7–5 and 6–1, 6–1 against opponents from Hofstra University and Fairfield University, respectively. In the round of 64, Varapongsittikul fell to David Raymond of […]

Linero, Athanasiadis take second place in first women’s tennis meet

All Boston University fall sports teams officially began competition last weekend when the women’s tennis team traveled to Providence, R.I., for the Brown Invitational. From Friday to Sunday, the Terriers competed with New England competition such as Boston College, Providence College and Brown University. Binghamton University and Rutgers University also participated in the Invitational. BU’s most success came from the […]

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Roundup: Softball wins first two games under new coaching staff

The Boston University softball team has begun its fall schedule of the 2012–13 academic year on a positive note. The reigning America East championship team holds a record of 2–0 and has outscored its opponents 7–1 under first-year head coach Kathryn Gleason. In a double-header on Sept. 15, the Terriers defeated Providence College 5–1, before shutting out Bryant University 2–0. […]