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In a sports-obsessed city, what’s life like for a Boston sports hater who goes to NU?

In a sports-obsessed city, what’s life like for a Boston sports hater who goes to NU?

Jayden Khatib, news staff

January 29, 2020

Boston is known for being a sports-obsessed city, but it also has numerous colleges that pull from all over the country and the world. As a result, there are bound to be fans of rival teams or students who specifically dislike Boston sports teams at any Boston college. For Boston sports fans who did...

Northeastern athletics has been on a long hot streak. Why do so few people go to games?

Northeastern athletics has been on a long hot streak. Why do so few people go to games?

Charlie Wolfson, news staff

January 29, 2020

Northeastern Athletic Director Jeff Konya has an ambitious vision for his department and how it engages with students and Husky fans. He describes plans and objectives geared at lifting the NU athletics brand above that of an urban, professional-minded school that cut its football program in 2009. ...

Katy Knoll brings auto racing drive from family to the ice

Katy Knoll brings auto racing drive from family to the ice

Paige Stern, news staff

January 29, 2020

Northeastern University women’s hockey player Katy Knoll has made incredible strides for a player her age. But for the promising athlete, it’s the passing down of traditions and passions through her family that has made her who she is today. Knoll, 19, grew up in Amherst, New York, like her father....

No. 3 women’s hockey knocks off BU 2-1 in close contest

No. 3 women’s hockey knocks off BU 2-1 in close contest

George Barker, sports editor

January 28, 2020

In one of the most energetic and overall electric hockey games Matthews Arena has seen this season, the No. 3 Northeastern women’s hockey team took it to No. 8 Boston University, winning 2-1 in a furiously fast game of hockey. NU outshot the Terriers 31-24, but the game was intense throughout as even...

Women’s basketball takes 67-54 loss to James Madison

Women’s basketball takes 67-54 loss to James Madison

Niyati Parikh, news correspondent

January 27, 2020

Another comeback effort was denied for the Northeastern women’s basketball team as they dropped another game to defending CAA regular-season champion, James Madison University, 67-54. With James Madison (15-3, 6-1 CAA) starting the game strong on an 11-2 lead, it was a tough uphill battle from then...

Women’s hockey finishes UVM trip with 10 goal outburst

Women’s hockey finishes UVM trip with 10 goal outburst

George Barker, sports editor

January 25, 2020

While the women’s hockey team’s five-game shutout streak finally came to an end this evening, the Huskies will surely be happy with today’s outcome anyways. NU destroyed the Catamounts for the second day in a row, this time scoring an impressive 10 goals, including six goal second period, en rout...

Women’s basketball’s comeback attempt falls short against Towson

Women’s basketball’s comeback attempt falls short against Towson

Niyati Parikh, news correspondent

January 25, 2020

 Northeastern women’s basketball team couldn’t keep up their three-game winning streak Friday, losing to Towson 81-68.  With Towson (9-8, 4-2 CAA) starting off the game strong with a 9-22 opening quarter, the Huskies (8-9, 4-2 CAA) had an uphill challenge for the rest of the way. The Huskies ...

Women’s hockey shutouts out Catamounts to start two-game series

Women’s hockey shutouts out Catamounts to start two-game series

George Barker, sports editor

January 25, 2020

Another women’s hockey game, another shutout. This time, the UVM Catamounts fell victim to NU’s all-nation defense as the Huskies picked up a commanding victory, winning on the road 4-0.  The Huskies (20-3-1, 17-2-0 HEA) outshot UVM a staggering 36-16, with four different skaters picking up goals a...

Men’s basketball faces another close loss against Delaware

Men’s basketball faces another close loss against Delaware

Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor

January 25, 2020

Northeastern’s men’s basketball team lost by two points for the fourth time this season in an intense game against the University of Delaware, 76-74. “74 points is plenty of enough points to win a basketball game, but if you’re not going to sit down and guard, if you’re going to allow s...

Men’s basketball bounces back, crushing Drexel 85-52

Men’s basketball bounces back, crushing Drexel 85-52

Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor

January 24, 2020

After a close loss at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (6-15, 1-7 CAA) Saturday, the Northeastern men’s basketball team bounced back and demolished Drexel University, 85-52.  “We were all disappointed with the results last weekend, especially Saturday,” said senior guard Bolden Brace. ...

Walker impresses early as NU’s newest point guard

Walker impresses early as NU’s newest point guard

Spencer Dee, news correspondent

January 22, 2020

From JJ Barea to T.J. Williams and Vasa Pusica, Northeastern has had a rich history of talented point guards over the past 15 years. The next chapter in that history has emerged this year in the form of freshman Tyson Walker.  “Part of our recruiting pitch to Tyson was that he could be the next guy in ...

Women’s basketball climbs CAA standings with successful weekend

Women’s basketball climbs CAA standings with successful weekend

Niyati Parikh, news correspondent

January 21, 2020

The Northeastern women’s basketball team had a sweep this weekend, winning against Elon University 68-65 in OT Friday and against the College of William & Mary 61-55 Sunday.  Northeastern vs Elon University Sophomore forward Alexis Hill’s double-double of 17 points and 16 rebounds helped edg...