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Women’s hockey finishes UVM trip with 10 goal outburst

Women’s hockey finishes UVM trip with 10 goal outburst

George Barker, sports editor

January 25, 2020

While the women’s hockey team’s five-game shutout streak finally came to an end this evening, the Huskies will surely be happy with today’s outcome anyways. NU destroyed the Catamounts for the second day in a row, this time scoring an impressive 10 goals, including six goal second period, en rout...

Women’s basketball’s comeback attempt falls short against Towson

Women’s basketball’s comeback attempt falls short against Towson

Niyati Parikh, news correspondent

January 25, 2020

 Northeastern women’s basketball team couldn’t keep up their three-game winning streak Friday, losing to Towson 81-68.  With Towson (9-8, 4-2 CAA) starting off the game strong with a 9-22 opening quarter, the Huskies (8-9, 4-2 CAA) had an uphill challenge for the rest of the way. The Huskies ...

Women’s hockey shutouts out Catamounts to start two-game series

Women’s hockey shutouts out Catamounts to start two-game series

George Barker, sports editor

January 25, 2020

Another women’s hockey game, another shutout. This time, the UVM Catamounts fell victim to NU’s all-nation defense as the Huskies picked up a commanding victory, winning on the road 4-0.  The Huskies (20-3-1, 17-2-0 HEA) outshot UVM a staggering 36-16, with four different skaters picking up goals a...

Men’s basketball faces another close loss against Delaware

Men’s basketball faces another close loss against Delaware

Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor

January 25, 2020

Northeastern’s men’s basketball team lost by two points for the fourth time this season in an intense game against the University of Delaware, 76-74. “74 points is plenty of enough points to win a basketball game, but if you’re not going to sit down and guard, if you’re going to allow s...

Men’s basketball bounces back, crushing Drexel 85-52

Men’s basketball bounces back, crushing Drexel 85-52

Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor

January 24, 2020

After a close loss at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (6-15, 1-7 CAA) Saturday, the Northeastern men’s basketball team bounced back and demolished Drexel University, 85-52.  “We were all disappointed with the results last weekend, especially Saturday,” said senior guard Bolden Brace. ...

Walker impresses early as NU’s newest point guard

Walker impresses early as NU’s newest point guard

Spencer Dee, news correspondent

January 22, 2020

From JJ Barea to T.J. Williams and Vasa Pusica, Northeastern has had a rich history of talented point guards over the past 15 years. The next chapter in that history has emerged this year in the form of freshman Tyson Walker.  “Part of our recruiting pitch to Tyson was that he could be the next guy in ...

Women’s basketball climbs CAA standings with successful weekend

Women’s basketball climbs CAA standings with successful weekend

Niyati Parikh, news correspondent

January 21, 2020

The Northeastern women’s basketball team had a sweep this weekend, winning against Elon University 68-65 in OT Friday and against the College of William & Mary 61-55 Sunday.  Northeastern vs Elon University Sophomore forward Alexis Hill’s double-double of 17 points and 16 rebounds helped edg...

No. 12 men’s hockey falls to UConn in overtime battle

No. 12 men’s hockey falls to UConn in overtime battle

George Barker, sports editor

January 18, 2020

UConn took down No. 12 Northeastern men’s hockey in a physical overtime bout this evening, preventing NU from picking up the season series sweep.  “They work hard and they've got some skilled forwards. Their goalie played well and they’re well coached,” said NU head coach Jim Madigan. ...

Fourth straight shutout for No. 3 women’s hockey

Fourth straight shutout for No. 3 women’s hockey

George Barker, sports editor

January 18, 2020

No. 3 Northeastern women’s hockey continued their stretch of strong play, getting their fourth shutout in a row and second over UConn in two games as they defeated the opposing Huskies 3-0.  It would be difficult to overstate just how impressive this recent stretch of Husky hockey has been. In t...

Philips gets third straight shutout as women’s hockey trounces UConn

Philips gets third straight shutout as women’s hockey trounces UConn

George Barker, sports editor

January 17, 2020

Northeastern women’s hockey picked up another decisive win tonight, knocking off the visiting UConn Huskies 4-0 as NU’s depth shined.  Gwyneth Philips, Northeastern’s (18-3-1, 15-2-0 HEA) backup goalie, got her third start of her freshman season and impressed again. Philips didn’t allow a g...

Bolden Brace reaches 1,000 points in Hofstra loss

Bolden Brace reaches 1,000 points in Hofstra loss

Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor

January 15, 2020

Senior guard Bolden Brace reached 1,000 points, the 39th player in program history to do so, during Thursday’s close loss against Hofstra, 74-72. Despite Brace’s 18 points and 10 rebounds and senior guard Jordan Roland’s eight three-pointers, second-best in NU history, the Huskies were unab...

Women’s basketball splits weekend away games against Drexel and Delaware

Women’s basketball splits weekend away games against Drexel and Delaware

Niyati Parikh, news correspondent

January 14, 2020

The Northeastern women’s basketball team split its away games this past weekend, losing to Drexel University 41-50 on Friday and winning against the University of Delaware 72-62 on Sunday.  Northeastern vs. Drexel University Sophomore forward Alexis Hill’s first career double-double (15 points and 10 re...