Track and Field

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 […]

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The men's tennis team is in pole position to claim the Patriot League title. PHOTO BY SOFIA LAURITO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s and women’s tennis look to qualify for Patriot League Tournament

Both the Boston University men’s and women’s tennis teams are currently tied for first place in the Patriot League and are looking to secure a birth in their respective Patriot League Tournaments. Each side will face Lehigh University and the United States Military Academy before postseason play gets underway at the end of April. These matches will be pivotal in […]

BU tennis emerged victorious over MIT. PHOTO BY SOFIA LAURITO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Freshmen finish men’s tennis comeback victory over MIT 

The Boston University men’s tennis team improved to 4-3 on the season with a 4-3 victory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Friday night. The Terriers were led by junior Jay Leelavanich, who won the top singles spot as well as the top doubles spot with classmate Jake De Vries. Down 3-2 with only the final two singles slots left […]

BU track and field enjoyed a historic weekend in the Patriot League Championships. PHOTO COURTESY PAIGE FERRUCCI

Track teams star at Patriot League Championship

The Boston University Track and Tennis Center hosted the Patriot League Indoor Track and Field Championship this past weekend, and the event proved fruitful for the home program. BU’s women’s team secured its second conference title in three years, while the men’s team finished in second place behind the United States Naval Academy. The indoor track season began Dec. 5, […]

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Roundup: Track and field teams open indoor season, swimming and diving find mixed results

The Boston University track & field teams began their 2015 indoor season Saturday as hosts of the BU Season Opener at the Track and Tennis Center. Although the event did not have a clear winner due to the absence of a team points system among the participating schools, a number of Terriers won individual events. For the men, senior David […]

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Rowing, track and field, tennis, golf reaching heights of season

Rowing continues hot streak With its fourth straight victory, the Boston University men’s rowing team has gathered steam before the IRA National Championship Regatta at the end of May. In its latest conquest Saturday, the team defeated Columbia University and Syracuse University to retain both the Lusins and Conlan Cups. All four of BU’s varsity boats defeated their respective counterparts throughout […]

Patriot League favorite men’s tennis starts season with win

Patriot League favorite men’s tennis starts season with win

The Boston University men’s tennis team had a strong start to its spring 2015 campaign, as it defeated Sacred Heart University 6-1 at the Track and Tennis Center Sunday. Coming off a fall 2014 season in which the Terriers (1-0) traveled from invitational to invitational, BU had a dominant win at home over the Pioneers (0-2), winning nine of 12 […]

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BU track and field kicks off 2014-15 campaign

Saturday marked the season opener for the Boston University track and field teams, as both the men’s and women’s squads competed for the first time against three other Division I schools at the BU Track and Tennis Center. There was no total team points system registered during the meet to determine an overall winner, but BU, Boston College, Northeastern University […]

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Roundup: Women’s rowing captures Patriot League championship

The Boston University women’s rowing team capped off a successful league season Friday, winning the Patriot League Championship and earning the program’s second-straight NCAA Championships berth. In the heat races, the Terriers’ varsity eight, second varsity eight and varsity four boats all advanced to the grand final. Fighting through the wind and the rain, BU continued its strong showing in […]

Roundup: Hyoty named conference Player of the Year, Sheehan earns Coach of the Year

The Boston University women’s tennis team hit the ground running during its first foray in the Patriot League, posting a 14-6 record and defeating nine-time defending champion U.S. Military Academy for the conference championship. As a result of the BU’s wildly successful season, four Terriers were given major year-end awards on Tuesday. BU coach Lesley Sheehan was named Patriot League […]