The Huntington News

Huskies swept by Alabama in opening weekend

Huskies swept by Alabama in opening weekend

Jordan Baron, news staff

February 18, 2020

In what most likely is the worst way for a team to begin a season, the Northeastern baseball team was swept by Alabama in three games, outscored 24-3 across the weekend. The Huskies (0-3) racked up only eight hits in the opening two games, in which they were shutout both times by the Crimson Tide...

No. 12 men’s hockey takes another victory over No. 11 River Hawks, 2-1

No. 12 men’s hockey takes another victory over No. 11 River Hawks, 2-1

Leah Cussen, news staff

February 16, 2020

After a 3-0 shutout last night, No. 12 men’s hockey had another success over No. 11 UMass Lowell with a final score of 2-1. With senior forward Matt Filipe, sophomore forward Tyler Madden and freshman defenseman Jayden Struble off of the ice tonight due to injuries, the Huskies were tasked with bring...

Women’s basketball split weekend with loss against William & Mary and win against Elon

Women’s basketball split weekend with loss against William & Mary and win against Elon

Niyati Parikh, news staff

February 16, 2020

The Northeastern women’s basketball team went 1-1 this weekend after losing to William & Mary, 64-80, and beating Elon 69-45. With this, they split the season series with the Tribe and swept away the Phoenixes.  Northeastern vs William & Mary With seven lead changes in the first half alone, th...

No. 3 Women’s hockey splits home-and-home with Providence Friars

No. 3 Women’s hockey splits home-and-home with Providence Friars

George Barker, sports editor

February 15, 2020

No. 3 women’s hockey took an overtime loss to the Providence Friars 2-1 on Friday, making the Friars the first team to beat NU twice this year out of a prestigious group of three teams to knock off the impressive Husky group. They bounced back this afternoon, securing a strong 4-1 bounceback in. In...

NU baseball season preview: Huskies look to prove CAA preseason ranking correct

NU baseball season preview: Huskies look to prove CAA preseason ranking correct

Jordan Baron, news staff

February 15, 2020

After finishing a game under .500 in the 2019 regular season, the Northeastern University baseball team has a completely changed dynamic. The Huskies adopted eleven new freshman in preparation for the 2020 season, including North Andover local and 2020 CAA preseason freshman of the year Sebastian...

Men’s basketball sweep this weekend’s home games with another win against College of Charleston

Men’s basketball sweep this weekend’s home games with another win against College of Charleston

Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor

February 15, 2020

The men’s basketball team found their footing this weekend after another win at home today against the College of Charleston, 65-51. Redshirt junior guard Maxime Boursiquot led the game with 18 points, followed by redshirt senior Jordan Roland who had 17 and senior Bolden Brace who had 13 points and...

Men’s hockey continues climb to playoffs, 3-0 over UMass Lowell

Men’s hockey continues climb to playoffs, 3-0 over UMass Lowell

Leah Cussen, news staff

February 15, 2020

In their first game after winning their third Beanpot Championship title in a row, No. 12 men’s hockey dominated No. 11 UMass Lowell with a final score of 3-0. With just seven games left for the Huskies before the Hockey East playoffs and NU holding the seventh position in the conference, every point...

Head coach Bill Coen reaches momentous 158 CAA wins with UNCW victory

Head coach Bill Coen reaches momentous 158 CAA wins with UNCW victory

Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor

February 13, 2020

The men’s basketball team broke their four-game losing streak tonight with a 71-63 win against UNCW, who they lost to last month. This win marked head coach Bill Coen’s 158th CAA win, placing him second all-time in league history. He is tied with former Drexel coach Bruiser Flint and follows former G...

A first and a last Beanpot: A dream come true for McDonough and Picking

A first and a last Beanpot: A dream come true for McDonough and Picking

Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor

February 13, 2020

The two Huskies have dreamt about this moment since they were young. Both from Massachusetts, the Beanpot was a tournament any young hockey player could only dream of winning. And they did it. Senior forward John Picking is no rookie to a Beanpot win, he won his first in his sophomore year and an...

At long last, a Beanpot victory for the seniors

At long last, a Beanpot victory for the seniors

Kelly Chan, news staff

February 13, 2020

Northeastern’s name has finally been engraved on the Women’s Beanpot trophy for the first time since their last tournament victory in 2013. Only four players on the team — seniors Andrea Renner, Codie Cross, Paige Capistran and Matti Hartman — had ever played in a Beanpot championship prior to...

Drought ends: NU wins record 17th Beanpot with MacInnis double OT winner

Drought ends: NU wins record 17th Beanpot with MacInnis double OT winner

George Barker, sports editor

February 12, 2020

Each Northeastern and Boston University women’s hockey match this year has been tight-checked, ending 2-1, 2-0 and 2-1 in NU’s favor. This game was no different, besides the fact that it was a double overtime Beanpot final, with NU heading home from Walter Brown Arena with Beanpot glory by virtue of...

Huskies battle through double overtime, complete Beanpot three-peat with a 5-4 win

Huskies battle through double overtime, complete Beanpot three-peat with a 5-4 win

George Barker, sports editor

February 11, 2020

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. In a tale of two NU teams and two BU teams, the No. 12 Northeastern men’s hockey team pulled off a miraculous four-goal second period to come back from a dismal first stanza and secure their seventh Beanpot title and first three-peat in program his...