Tennis

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. […]

Tennis falls in America East semifinals

After prevailing with a 4-2 win over the University of Hartford in the America East quarterfinals at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Friday, the Boston University men’s tennis team lost its semifinal matchup with Binghamton University on Saturday, ending the team’s season with a 6-14 record. BU had success in its quarterfinal matchup despite the absence […]

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Roundup: Crew and rowing have successful weekends

The No. 12 Boston University men’s crew team took home the Lusins Cup for the third time in four years during its final race on the Charles River of the season. The Terriers competed against No. 14. Columbia University and No. 13 Syracuse University on Saturday. The Terriers took home the Lusins Cup during the Varsity Eight race, which was […]

Weekly Roundup: Men’s tennis wins third straight in sweep of Sacred Heart

In a victory that created its first winning streak of the season, the Boston University men’s tennis team swept Sacred Heart University, 7-0, in Fairfield, Conn., on Saturday. The win was BU’s second sweep in three wins this season. With the win, BU (3-11) has gotten on a bit of a hot streak after starting 0-10, as it has won […]

Weekly roundup: Men’s tennis gets first win of season

The Boston University tennis teams struggled over spring break, as the women’s team dropped both of its meets and the men’s team went 1-3. The women’s team (4-6) dropped its fifth and sixth straight matches after losing to Rutgers University and No. 74 College of Charleston, respectively. During the meet with Rutgers, sophomore Leonie-Charlotte Athanasiadis and classmate Amelia Martinez won […]

Weekly Roundup: Two members of wrestling team qualify for NCAAs

After losing three of its last four meets, the Boston University wrestling team placed fourth during the Colonial Athletic Association championship on Saturday. Two Terriers, junior Kyle Czarnecki and sophomore Kevin Innis, each qualified for NCAAs for the first time in their collegiate careers. After falling in the 174-pound championship to top-seeded Te Edwards of Old Dominion University, Czarnecki won […]

Weekly Roundup: Swimming and Diving makes waves at Championships

After participating in the four-day meet, the Boston University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams swept the America East Championship on Sunday night at BU’s Competition Pool. This marked the first time since 1994 that both teams won the title in the same year. Two different BU athletes also received honors after the meet. Junior diver Melinda Matyas, who […]

Roundup: Two Terriers break own records at Valentine Invitational

Boston University sophomore runner Rich Peters topped his own school record for fastest mile on Saturday during the Valentine Invitational at the BU Track and Tennis Center. Peters, who is from Bristol, England, set a new bar for best mile with his time of 3:57.83 while coming from behind to win the mile race in the meet. He held the […]