Track and Field

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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 […]

Top 10 BU moments of 2013-14 school year

Top 10 BU moments of 2013-14 school year

The Daily Free Press sports section voted for their top-10 moments during the 2013-14 year at Boston University. Ranging from thrilling performances to the start and end of certain programs, the 2013-14 season was a very eventful year for BU athletics. 10.  Men’s lacrosse gets first win After coming close in several contests, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team finally […]

Track impressive at Penn Relays

With the Patriot League Championship on the horizon, the Boston University track and field program is peaking at the right time, posting impressive performances at both the Penn Relays and the Skyhawk Invitational over the weekend. The Penn Relays, run annually at the University of Pennsylvania, is widely regarded as one of the most prestigious meets in the country. This […]

Lefort, Peters take home top athlete awards

At the Francis D. Burke Club Room at Agganis Arena Tuesday night, eight Terriers were awarded at the student-athlete awards reception for their performances in the 2013-14 academic year. Sophomore Sarah Lefort highlighted the event for the women when she won the Mildred Barnes Award for BU’s top female athlete. On the men’s side, senior Rich Peters was given the […]

Track earns 4 weekly awards after stellar weekend race performance

Thanks to their stellar performances this past weekend at the George Mason Spring Invitational, four members of the men’s and women’s track and field teams were awarded Patriot League weekly honors, the conference announced Monday. Sophomore distance runner Alec Olson and freshman distance runner Michelle Sumner were named Male and Female Athlete of the Week. Freshman sprinter Justin Flynn earned his […]