Sports calendar: Monday, Feb. 11 – Sunday, Feb. 17


Alex Melagrano

Freshman forward Tyler Madden celebrates his winning goal against Boston University in the first round of the Beanpot. The Huskies face Boston College in the final Monday night.

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

Men’s hockey vs. Boston College, Monday, Feb. 11

For the second year in a row, Northeastern finds itself in the Beanpot final. After beating BU in the first round, 2-1 in OT, they are looking to claim back-to-back Beanpot titles. Boston College stands in their way, coming off of its own 2-1 win in the first round over Harvard. 7:30 p.m., TD Garden.

Women’s hockey vs. Boston College, Tuesday, Feb. 12

The Huskies suffered a heartbreaking defeat at the hands of BU in a shootout last week after the two teams played to a 3-3 tie after regulation and overtime. They will face off against Boston College, who were defeated by Harvard in the first round. The game sees the two top teams in Hockey East face off, and despite its status as the consolation game, looks to be an excellent matchup. 5 p.m., Harvard’s Bright-Landry Hockey Center.

Men’s basketball at UNCW, Thursday, Feb. 14

The Huskies have a Valentine’s date with the Seahawks of UNCW as they look to extend their four-game winning streak. Earlier in the year, NU beat UNCW at Matthews Arena 88-71 with a huge second-half performance. Sitting in second in the conference, a road win would help the Huskies continue to pressure first-place Hofstra. 7 p.m., Trask Coliseum, Wilmington, North Carolina.

Women’s basketball at Delaware, Friday Feb. 15

Coming off a huge home win over a strong Towson team, the Huskies will be looking to build momentum heading toward the conference tournament when they take on Delaware on the road. Earlier in the year, the Huskies won 75-62 at Matthews Arena, and they will be looking to complete the season sweep of the Blue Hens. 7 p.m., Bob Carpenter Center, Newark, Delaware.

Men’s hockey vs. Vermont, Friday, Feb. 15 & Saturday, Feb. 16

Northeastern will host Vermont on back-to-back nights over the weekend as they look to rebound in-conference. After losing 3-2 to UConn on the road in OT, the Huskies will certainly be hoping for a stronger performance against Vermont. In their only prior matchup this year, NU won 1-0 on the road thanks to a goal from sophomore forward Zach Solow. Friday: 7 p.m., Matthews Arena. Saturday: 7 p.m., Matthews Arena.

Baseball at Houston Baptist, Friday, Feb. 15 – Sunday, Feb. 17

Baseball season begins this weekend, as the Huskies are in Houston for a three-game series against Houston Baptist. In the preseason CAA rankings, the Huskies were picked to finish second in the conference, and had six players receive preseason-all-conference recognition. Friday: 3 p.m. Saturday: 2 p.m. Sunday: 3 p.m. All games at Husky Field, Houston.

Men’s basketball at College of Charleston, Saturday, Feb. 16

NU will continue their weekend on the road, as they travel down to Charleston, SC to take on the Cougars. Earlier in the year, the Huskies won the matchup 69-60 at Matthews Arena. 4 p.m., TD Arena, Charleston, South Carolina.

Women’s track and field at Brown Invitational, Saturday, Feb. 16

Northeastern women’s track and field will travel to Brown University to take part in the Brown Invitational Saturday. The meet will be one of the final indoor meets of the season, as the Huskies will look to strengthen up before the ECAC championships the weekend of March 1. TBA, Olney-Margolies Athletic Center, Providence, Rhode Island.

Women’s hockey at/vs. Providence, Saturday, Feb. 16 – Sunday, Feb. 17

Northeastern enters Saturday’s game in the midst of a six-game conference winning streak. After beating Merrimack 6-3 this past Friday, they look to continue their form against Providence, who are fourth in the conference. In their only prior meeting this season, NU won 2-0 at Matthews Arena thanks to 31 saves from goalkeeper Aerin Frankel. With any points in these two games, the Huskies will clinch the regular season Hockey East title. Saturday: 2 p.m., Schneider Arena, Providence, Rhode Island. Sunday: 2 p.m., Matthews Arena.

Women’s basketball at Drexel, Sunday, Feb. 17

Capping off a long weekend of action for Northeastern athletics, women’s basketball will play Drexel on the road. Earlier in the year, the Dragons beat NU at Cabot Center 61-59, giving the Huskies their first home loss of the year. Northeastern will look for revenge Sunday. 2 p.m., Daskalakis Athletic Center, Philadelphia.