Following a superb 2013-2014 season, the Northeastern swimming and diving team took to the pool for the first regular meet of a new season on Saturday.
Following its 11-game winning streak, the Northeastern field hockey team struggled to get back to its winning ways as the women lost their second consecutive match on Friday to the University of Delaware before getting the win on Sunday against Towson University.
The Northeastern University women’s volleyball team split a pair of home matches over the weekend. After defeating Elon University in five sets, the Huskies were swept in three sets by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW).
With a 1-0 victory over Drexel University on Sunday, the Northeastern women’s soccer team captured its first regular season conference title since 2009.
The Northeastern University men’s soccer team maintained its position in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) playoff quest this week with a 3-2 overtime victory at the University of Delaware and a 1-0 loss to the College of William & Mary at Parsons Field.
The Northeastern women’s hockey team made two comebacks while away against Robert Morris University (RMU) but still fell short in a 3-2 loss on Friday and a 2-2 tie on Saturday. On Tuesday, the team was defeated by Boston University (BU) 3-2 on the Terriers’ home turf. In the game against BU, the Huskies almost overcame a three-goal deficit, scoring two goals in the third period.
Depth wasn’t supposed to be an issue coming into the season, but the Northeastern men’s basketball team will be playing without yet another guard from last year’s squad.
After three seasons playing for the Huskies, senior guard Demetrius Pollard has left the basketball program for unknown reasons. He is still enrolled at the university and plans on graduating, but will not be with the team as it prepares to open its season against Boston University at the TD Garden on Nov. 16.
The Northeastern men’s hockey team peppered University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst freshman goaltender Henry Dill with 44 shots on Friday, but couldn’t find a way to put more than two past him in the Huskies’ 3-2 loss at Matthews Arena.
The Head of the Charles Regatta, the main rowing event of the year, attracted over 400,000 spectators along the banks and bridges of the Charles River over the weekend. In its 50th year, the race saw 776 clubs from all over the world, including Norway, Canada, Germany and Australia. The two-day race is the largest of its kind worldwide.
Touting an impressive 11-4-2 record, the Northeastern women’s soccer team is in stellar form as postseason play approaches.