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NU Rower Madison Mailey wins silver at World Championships

NU Rower Madison Mailey wins silver at World Championships

October 3, 2018


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By Sofie Kato, news correspondent After years of 5 a.m. wake up calls and 20-22 hours a week of training, Northeastern fifth-year business management and entrepreneurship major Madison Mailey dreamed of rowing with her idols. At this year’s world championship, she was not only able to compete but come ho...

Men’s soccer signs 8-year-old cancer patient

Men’s soccer signs 8-year-old cancer patient

October 3, 2018


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By Mike Puzzanghera, news correspondent As 8-year-old Simon Pelletier lifted his pen from paper on Wednesday afternoon, an uproarious round of applause erupted from the rest of Simon’s new team, the Northeastern men’s soccer squad. Pelletier, who is courageously battling lymphoma, became an o...

Column: Revamped Wolves have taken English soccer by storm

Column: Revamped Wolves have taken English soccer by storm

September 26, 2018


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By Jacob Horowitz, news correspondent The city was covered in old gold, the signature color of the storied soccer franchise. On May 7, 2017, the entire city of Wolverhampton celebrated. Fans clamored for a glimpse of their heroes as they paraded through. Sidewalks became seas of jerseys and scarves as ...

Huskies snap four-game losing streak with double-overtime goal

Huskies snap four-game losing streak with double-overtime goal

September 26, 2018


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By Mike Puzzanghera, news correspondent With less than a minute remaining in double-overtime, second-year forward/midfielder Dan Munch headed fifth-year forward Harry Swartz’s cross across the keeper and into the back of the net, giving the Huskies (2-5-0 overall) a 1-0 win over Holy Cross (1-3-...

Column: Americans are taking over the Bundesliga (And they shouldn’t stop there)”

Column: Americans are taking over the Bundesliga (And they shouldn’t stop there)”

September 26, 2018


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By Seamus McAvoy, news correspondent Based on match results alone, it would be fair to call the condition of the United States Men’s National Team, or USMNT, less than ideal. The rehiring of former national team manager Bruce Arena proved regressive in a devastating failure to qualify for the 2018 Wor...

Northeastern women’s soccer notches second consecutive golden goal victory

Northeastern women’s soccer notches second consecutive golden goal victory

September 26, 2018


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By Erin Merkel, news correspondent In the second Colonial Athletic Association, or CAA, game of the season, Northeastern carried momentum from their 2-1 win against Delaware into their Sunday afternoon game against University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW). The Huskies scored the winning goal...

Freshman forward starts hot in debut season

Freshman forward starts hot in debut season

September 19, 2018


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By Mike Puzzanghera, news correspondent  When Northeastern head coach Chris Gbandi went up to Canada in the summer of 2016 and watched then-16-year-old Ryan Massoud play, he knew Massoud was a prospect he wanted. “He was the best player on the field,” Gbandi said. “We had been after him ...

NU athletics partners with Under Armour

NU athletics partners with Under Armour

Chris Butler

April 23, 2018


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Northeastern Athletics announced a multi-year, exclusive partnership with Under Armour on March 9 that will begin fall 2018. The partnership means Under Armour will provide gear and apparel to the 18 varsity sports at Northeastern, potentially including all club, recreational and intramural sports tea...

Baseball loses to Harvard in Beanpot championship

Baseball loses to Harvard in Beanpot championship

April 18, 2018


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By Jenna Majeski, news staff Northeastern baseball’s Beanpot drought will continue for another year, as the team took a tough loss to Harvard University Tuesday at Friedman Diamond. The Huskies, who last won the tournament in 2013, lost 8-6. The Huskies started the game strong, taking a 6-0 ...

NU track and field earns 12 gold medals

NU track and field earns 12 gold medals

Chris Butler

April 18, 2018


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Northeastern University’s track and field team earned 12 first-place finishes and several top-five finishes between meets at Yale University and University of Massachusetts Amherst April 7-8. “We were really pleased,” head coach Tramaine Shaw said. “We saw some really, really good results. ...

From walk-on to Beanpot champion

From walk-on to Beanpot champion

April 17, 2018


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By Thomas Herron, news staff Northeastern men’s hockey walked to the locker room in disbelief, an emotion shared by the Husky faithful as another shot at the Beanpot championship slipped away in overtime. As the 2005 team walked through the tunnel, a young fan reached down, hoping for contact w...

NU baseball sweeps home series against Elon University

NU baseball sweeps home series against Elon University

April 13, 2018


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By Jenna Majeski, news staff Northeastern added three more conference wins this past weekend against Elon University, sweeping the three-game series to advance to the No. 1 rank in the CAA. The weekend started with a doubleheader Saturday, with the Huskies winning both games to secure the seri...

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