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Zach Aston-Reese leads the nation in points per game. / Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics

Q&A: Hobey Baker finalist Aston-Reese signs with Pittsburgh Penguins

Aston-Reese went to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh’s AHL affiliate, where he’s preparing for his professional career with the Penguins. During his first game March 21, Aston-Reese scored his first professional goal in the first period of his career with the Penguins.

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Hayley Scamurra heads towards the net during her first appearance with the NWHL's Buffalo Beauts. / Photo courtesy Matt Ramey

Northeastern’s Scamurra debuts in NWHL

Scamurra was drafted 10th overall by the Buffalo Beauts in June 2016 and signed her professional contract on March 10 of this year, becoming Northeastern’s first women’s hockey player to sign a professional contract before graduating.

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Senior first baseman Cam Hanley hits a homer in the Huskies' loss to the University of Cincinnati.

Roles solidifying as conference play nears

The next stretch of games for NU will be crucial; they finally start conference play, which decides the seeding for the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) tournament at the end of the season.

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March Madness is in full swing, grabbing the attention of college students and fans everywhere.

Column: Debunking the myth of NCAA basketball superiority

I’d like to explain why I prefer professional hoops by disputing a few common claims used by college fans.

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T.J. Williams goes up for a shot in a game against Hofstra this season. / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

Looking back on the historic season of T.J. Williams

In addition to his strong 2016-17 season, Williams will be etched in the history books for his role on the 2014-15 team that won the CAA championship and made a March Madness appearance.

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Seales finishes 41st, 46th in NCAA Diving Championships

Seales finishes 41st, 46th in NCAA Diving Championships

Seales plans to continue to work on difficult dives as she finishes her collegiate career next year, and she said she hopes to return to Zones more prepared.

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March Madness provides distraction and excitement for many. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons

The thirst for madness

UCLA was a commonly predicted team to win the tournament by many sports analysts, but I was hesitant about how good they would be, especially since UCLA seems like the Lonzo Ball show.

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Women’s puck falls to BU

Women’s puck falls to BU

The team ended the season with an overall record of 22-12-3, and seniors Hayley Scamurra and Paige Savage were chosen in the 2017 National Women’s Hockey League draft.

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Huskies win four in Snowbird Baseball Classic

Huskies win four in Snowbird Baseball Classic

The Huskies went 4-3 over the life of the tournament, starting on Saturday, March 4, against Ball State University.

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Men’s hockey falls to BU in Hockey East quarterfinals

Men’s hockey falls to BU in Hockey East quarterfinals

Freshman forward Biagio Lerario scored his first collegiate goal and Nolan Steven’s scored his 10th of the season in the Huskies’ 3-2 eliminating loss against BU.

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