The Huntington News

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

March 17, 2010


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Men’s basketball: NIT or CBI bid likely awaits

March 11, 2010


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By Andrew Parente, News Staff RICHMOND, Va. – For anybody that followed the men’s basketball team this year, it should come as no surprise at how competitive its games at the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) tournament were. Unfortunately for the Huskies, they were unable to ride the momentum from a classic doub...

Men’s hockey: Ninth place finish for NU

March 11, 2010


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By Jared Shafran, News Staff With four games left in the Hockey East regular season, the Northeastern men’s hockey team sat in fifth place in the conference. Although they had tough opponents on the schedule, a look at the standings with two weekends left to play would show that the team would most...

Women’s hockey: Seven seniors leave program on the upswing

March 11, 2010


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By Jason Mastrodonato, News Staff The Northeastern women’s hockey team saw its season come to an abrupt end two Saturdays ago, falling to No. 9 University of Connecticut 4-1 in the Hockey East quarter finals. The Huskies (17-9-7, 9-6-6-4) hadn’t lost to UConn (21-9-7, 10-5-6-1) in three previ...

Swimming & diving: Season ends with 8th place finish at CAAs

March 11, 2010


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By Anthony Gulizia, News Correspondent The season came to an end for the swimming & diving team as it placed eighth out of nine teams in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championships Feb. 24-27 in Fairfax, Va. The Huskies scored a total of 179 points in the four-day competition. The squad’s...

Player of the Week: Brittany Moriarty

March 11, 2010


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By Anthony Gulizia, News Correspondent Tri-Captain Brittany Moriarty of the women’s track & field team shattered the school 5k record by more than 20 seconds at the ECAC Indoor Championship last Saturday. Running her last race as a Husky, she crossed the finish line with a time of 17:01.13....

Column: A new type of Husky Pride

March 11, 2010


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By Jared Sugerman, News Staff Throughout my first few years as a college student, although the temptation was omnipresent, I had never traveled southward during Spring Break. Too often, hockey games of great significance tended to coincide with our scheduled vacation, and, unfortunately, this year...