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No. 12 men’s hockey take back-to-back losses against Vermont

Biagio Lerario, who scored one of the Husky goals of the weekend, prepares to take a face-off against UMass Lowell earlier this season,
Leah Cussen, news staff March 3, 2020

No. 12 men’s hockey was swept by Vermont Friday and Saturday, with final scores of 4-2 and 3-1 respectively. The sweep by Vermont knocked the Huskies down to eighth place in Hockey East standings, leaving...

Huskies lose last home game of the season to Towson 75-72

Redshirt senior Jordan Roland goes for a basket in a game against Drexel earlier this year.
Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor March 1, 2020

In their final game at home, the men’s basketball team lost another close game against the Towson TIgers, 75-72. This would be the Huskies’ tenth loss by less than five points this season. Despite...

NU suffers winless weekend to split season series with both UNCW and Charleston

Senior forward Ayanna Dublin goes to score in a game against Towson earlier this season.
Niyati Parikh, news staff March 1, 2020

Even though the Huskies were coming off a strong week with a win against Towson on their senior day and senior guard Shannon Todd achieving her 1000th career point, this weekend proved to be a fatal one...

No. 4 women’s hockey advances to Hockey East semis, defeats UVM 3-1

The NU skaters celebrate their second of three goals.
George Barker, sports editor February 28, 2020

As the two opponents huddled up, one focused on how tonight represented an all-important step in their path to a third consecutive Hockey East championship. The other simply hoped it wouldn’t be the...

Guilien Smith reaches career high in win against James Madison

Graduate student Guilien Smith scored his career high of 20 points in tonight's game against JMU.
Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor February 27, 2020

In the second to last game of the regular season, the men’s basketball team saw their third win at home in a row against James Madison University, 77-57. The standout Husky of tonight’s game was...

Four-goal third period sees No. 4 women’s hockey past UVM

Junior forward Veronika Pettey rips a shot during today's playoff game.
Sarah Olender and Mike Puzzanghera February 27, 2020

After a sluggish second stanza left top-seeded Northeastern level with eighth-seeded Vermont, the Northeastern women’s hockey team needed to make a change going into the third. The Huskies did just that,...

A tumultuous two weeks for offense-driving Tyler Madden

Tyler Madden rips a shot on net, where UConn's goaltender waits to squeeze the puck against the pipe.
Riana Buchman, news staff February 26, 2020

In the past couple of weeks, Tyler Madden has gone through it all. Not only has the sophomore forward been nominated for the Hobey Baker award, one of college hockey’s most prestigious awards, but he’s...

Men’s club rugby finds community that transcends the field

The Northeastern men's club rugby team's bond is as strong on the field as it is off the field.
Sofie Kato, managing editor February 26, 2020

Americans love sports. They are so ingrained into the country’s culture that many people start playing from a very young age. Typically, people think of football, basketball or soccer, but one of the...

Star-studded No. 4 women’s hockey gears up for playoffs

Katy Knoll, one of the Huskies' freshman stars, powers down the ice to aid Alina Mueller and Aerin Frankel on defense.
George Barker, sports editor February 26, 2020

Before the season started, women’s hockey sat third in the national rankings. They had their sights set on another Hockey East crown to go along with a Frozen Four berth, particularly since the national...

Huskies sweep USF in weekend series

Baseball plays the second game of a doubleheader against Holy Cross Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Parsons Field.
Jordan Baron, news staff February 26, 2020

Outscoring their opponents 19-5 over the course of two days, the Huskies brought their record back to .500 with their first three wins of the season via a sweep of the University of Southern Florida this...

Northeastern women’s basketball team wins nail-biter on Senior Day, 66-63

Freshman guard Anna Boruta goes for a jumper in a game against Yale.
Niyati Parikh, news correspondent February 25, 2020

With the energy of the home fans cheering, the Northeastern women’s basketball team beat the Towson Tigers, 66-63. After honoring their three seniors: guard Shannon Todd, forward Courtney Redcross, and...

Women’s basketball loses at home to James Madison

Junior guard Stella Clark prepares to catch a pass in a game versus Delaware last season.
Niyati Parikh, news staff February 22, 2020

Despite sophomore guard Kendall Currence’s career-high of 24 points, Northeastern women’s basketball couldn’t pull off the win in Cabot Center against James Madison University, 86-64. JMU (20-4,...

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