The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News


Senior Jake Gigliotti prepares to make a pass to graduate student Tyler MacGregor. MacGregor secured both a run and an RBI single in the Saturday afternoon matchup against UNCW.

Huskies suffer their first series loss at Friedman Diamond since 2022

Elli Einset, news staff April 22, 2024

The Northeastern baseball team (27-10, 11-2 CAA) suffered a rough defeat in a CAA matchup Friday, April 19 against University of North Carolina Wilmington (25-13, 9-4 CAA), or UNCW, in the first game of an anticipated weekend series.  The No. 3 Huskies knew they had their...

Senior catcher Gregory Bozzo scans the diamond, looking to make a play. Bozzo hit a three-RBI double in the Sunday afternoon matchup against Towson.

Huskies battle back with late-game six-run performance to claim series win over Towson

Amelia Ballingall, sports editor April 9, 2024

After a week at home, the Northeastern baseball team (24-7, 7-2 CAA) traveled to Towson over the weekend, and despite losing their nine-game winning streak Saturday afternoon, the Huskies rallied back Sunday to take the series 2-1 with a 9-4 victory. The first inning was nearly...

Carmelo Musacchia readies himself at the plate. Musacchia earned one hit in four at bats.

Huskies come out on top after back-and-forth game with Merrimack

Amelia Ballingall, sports editor March 29, 2024

After defeating cross-town rival Boston College March 19, the Northeastern baseball team (14-5) returned home to Friedman Diamond the next day, March 20, to host the Merrimack Warriors (3-15). It was the fifth time the teams had ever played each other, with Northeastern victorious...

Alex Lane takes a swing for the Huskies. Lane tallied 10 RBI for Northeastern against ODU. Photo courtesy Brandon Poli.

Northeastern takes the series against Old Dominion on road to home opener

Sarah Popeck, news staff March 18, 2024

After one last series, the Northeastern baseball team (8-4) ended their road trip and were ready to take it back to Friedman Diamond.  Before that, the Huskies had a remaining contest against Georgia Tech — where they won by 7-0 thanks to two home runs from graduate student...

Alex Lane takes a swing. Lane leads Northeastern with 10 RBI this season.

Huskies rise above Mercer in weekend series, sweeping doubleheader

Sarah Popeck, news staff March 6, 2024

After dropping its season-opening series to Arizona and winning two games against Minnesota, the Northeastern baseball team (5-3) traveled to Macon, Georgia over the weekend to face the Mercer Bears (9-3). As new players found their footing on the team and blended with old...

Mike Sirota steps up to bat. In the 2022-23 season, Sirota tied for first on the team in home runs with 18. Photo courtesy Jim Pierce

Northeastern baseball star Mike Sirota poised for top pick in 2024 MLB draft

Juliette Piovoso, news staff February 19, 2024

“Adapt or die in the box.”  These six words mean everything for Mike Sirota, center fielder for the Northeastern Huskies baseball team and current top 2024 Major League Baseball draft prospect. Despite the center fielder's inherent hitting prowess — a collectible...

Cam Maldonado rounds home base. Maldonado broke the Northeastern record for most home runs by a rookie with 13 in 2023.

‘Unfinished business’: After a historic season, the Huskies are back with a vengeance

Sarah Popeck, news staff February 15, 2024

Flashback to May 2023 — the Huskies walked off the field with pride after an incredibly momentous season.  They set a program record with 44 wins and 106 homers and appeared in the NCAA tournament for the 10th time. The Huskies had never found themselves with a midweek...

Former Husky right-hander Eric Yost lobs a ball towards home plate. On July 11, Yost was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 17th round of the MLB draft.

‘He leaves a great legacy’: Eric Yost drafted by the San Diego Padres

Sarah Popeck, news staff August 26, 2023

Eric Yost just added his name to the list of Northeastern greats. On July 11, the San Diego Padres selected Yost in the 17th round of the MLB Draft. Just six days later, the right-handed pitcher made the decision to go pro. “Baseball is something I’ve been doing my...

Redshirt junior left-hander James Quinlivan lobs a pitch down the field. Quinlivan allowed two hits and two runs in 3.1 innings against the Seahawks Sunday afternoon.

Huskies take it to the CAA championship, but ninth-inning comeback falls short against UNCW

Sarah Popeck, news staff May 31, 2023

Walking into the final game of the CAA tournament, the Huskies (44-14, 20-11 CAA) had to bring everything they had to the diamond. Northeastern’s 2-1 win over Elon (33-22, 19-9 CAA) Thursday was enough to move them forward, but meant they were facing the first-seeded University...

The Huskies celebrate as graduate student first baseman Tyler MacGregor runs home. MacGregor tallied one run, two hits, and one RBI in the Huskies win over William & Mary.

Northeastern starts CAA tournament strong with win against William & Mary

Sarah Popeck, news staff May 24, 2023

After giving up a series to the William & Mary Tribe (32-24, 15-16 CAA) earlier this month, the Huskies (42-12, 21-10 CAA) redeemed themselves with a 6-0 win to start the CAA Championship on a high note Wednesday afternoon. Northeastern brought out freshman right-hander...

Tyler MacGregor takes a swing during the Huskies weekend series against the College of Charleston. Northeastern took the series 2-1.

Huskies take series against Cougars to finish regular season on top, head to CAA Tournament

Sarah Popeck, news staff May 22, 2023

Stepping onto Friedman Diamond for one last matchup, the Huskies (41-12, 20-10 CAA) concluded their momentous regular season with a series win against the College of Charleston (34-20, 18-12 CAA) last weekend. In game one, the Huskies cemented their win in the first four innings...

Redshirt senior utility player Danny Crossen celebrates as he runs home to score for the Huskies. In Tuesdays game against UMass Lowell, Crossen tallied his 40th RBI of the season.

Home win against the River Hawks brings Northeastern closer to end of regular season

Sarah Popeck, news staff May 18, 2023

As the Huskies (40-11, 19-9 CAA) enter the final stretch of the regular season, they returned home to Friedman Diamond after a seven-game road trip, where they gave up two series — one to University of North Carolina Wilmington (28-21, 17-8 CAA), and one to William & Mary...