The Huntington News

Baseball: NU goes two up, two down over weekend

March 25, 2010


Filed under Sports

By: Anthony Gulizia, News Correspondent It was an up-and-down weekend for the baseball team, which suffered back-to-back losses to Bryant and Connecticut, after taking two from Bryant first. The first victory of the weekend came Friday afternoon at Friedman Diamond, as junior righthander Les Willi...

Senior spotlight: Rebello led women’s soccer to new heights

March 25, 2010


Filed under Sports

By: Jonathan Raymond, News Staff The women’s soccer team opened up its season at Parsons Field Aug. 28 against Longwood sporting a roster with just one senior to its credit. Despite that, the Huskies went 12-4-3 and managed a 7-1-3 record in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) en route to a...

Club sports spotlight: Triathlon team quickly gaining popularity

March 25, 2010


Filed under Sports

By: Patrick McHugh, News Staff Michael Abbene, president of the club triathlon team, can recall his introduction to the sport of triathlons. “As of two years ago I had never completed a triathlon, or even had the desire to complete one in the near future,” Abbene said. “Then one day one of...

Player of the Week: Tony DiCesare

March 25, 2010


Filed under Sports

By: Anthony Gulizia, News Correspondent Senior right fielder Tony DiCesare led the baseball team to back-to-back victories over Bryant this weekend, logging six hits and five runs batted in (RBI) in 12 at-bats in the three-game series, in which the Huskies took two of three. DiCesare also drove in...

Column: The allure of baseball

March 25, 2010


Filed under Sports

By: Jared Sugerman, News Staff After the men's basketball team's first-round NIT loss in Connecticut, I reflected on the end of my experience as an undergraduate supporter of our athletic program. Neither of the teams to which I have devoted the most time (men’s basketball and hockey) will play...

Player of the Week: Saleena Abdur-Rashed

March 17, 2010


Filed under Sports

By: Anthony Gulizia, News Correspondent Sophomore track & field athlete Saleena Abdur-Rashed claimed first place in two events this past weekend at the Seahawk Invitational to help Northeastern take a third place finish in Wilmington, N.C. Abdur-Rashed came out on top in the 100-meter hurdles...

Swimming & diving: Peterson competes at Zone Championship

March 17, 2010


Filed under Sports

By: Anthony Gulizia, News Correspondent While many students spent Spring Break on tropical vacations, relaxing at home and hanging with friends, sophomore diver Rachael Peterson spent hers in Barletta Natatorium, training for the NCAA Zone Championships, which took place Saturday at Rutgers University...

Men’s basketball: NU narrowly defeated at UConn in seniors’ final game

March 17, 2010


Filed under Sports

By: Andrew Parente, News Staff STORRS, Conn. – Advancing to its second straight post-season tournament, the men’s basketball team fell just short in their campaign this season, falling 59-57 against Connecticut in the opening round of the National Invitation Tournament last night. Northeastern...

Women’s basketball: Wilson injured, NU season ends in CAA tournament

March 17, 2010


Filed under Sports

By: Chris Tramontozzi, News Correspondent The women’s basketball season ended this past Friday with a 68-49 loss to Old Dominion in the Colonial Athletic Conference (CAA) tournament quarterfinals. After the game, though, the players’ minds were not focused on the loss but on teammate Brittany...

Club sports spotlight: After two-year hiatus, club team wins title

March 17, 2010


Filed under Sports

By: Jared Shafran, News Staff Cheering and excitement could be heard in the locker room of the Northeastern club roller hockey team March 7 after capping off their undefeated season with a championship in Feasterville, Pa. The team successfully knocked off every competitor, the season culminating...

Column: Program not defeated despite season-ending loss

March 17, 2010


Filed under Sports

By: Jonathan Raymond, News Staff And so the men’s basketball team’s run in the National Invitational Tournament (NIT) ended a lot like their run in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) tournament ended. Baptiste Bataille’s desperation three at the buzzer hung in the air, clanged off iron...

Women’s basketball: CAA tournament a chance to finish strong

March 11, 2010


Filed under Sports

By Chris Tramontozzi, News Correspondent The women’s basketball team looks to put a positive ending on a mediocre season at the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) tournament in Harrisonburg, Va., this weekend. The Huskies have won only one game in each of the last two tournaments. If the...

The student newspaper of Northeastern University
Sports