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Student athletes balance co-op with season-long grind

Junior midfielder Dan Munch handles the ball during a match vs Charleston during his season in the fall.
Kelly Chan, news staff February 5, 2020

Even with their packed schedules, student athletes can still take advantage of co-op, one of Northeastern’s most renowned opportunities — although at times, they have special factors to take into account. Multiple...

No. 3 women’s hockey defeats Harvard 3-1 to move to Beanpot final

Skylar Fontaine, who potted NU's second goal, drives down the ice.
George Barker, sports editor February 4, 2020

After a tough first round exit last year, No. 3 women’s hockey started the 42nd annual Women’s Beanpot strong, picking up a 3-1 win over the No. 10 Harvard Crimson thanks in part to some fantastic...

Men’s hockey reaches third straight Beanpot final with 3-1 win over Harvard

Zach Solow celebrates NU's first goal of the contest, much to Harvard's dismay.
George Barker, sports editor February 3, 2020

In a crowded TD Garden, defending champion No. 12 Northeastern kicked off the 68th annual Beanpot with a close match against the No. 17 Harvard Crimson this evening. The Huskies were up to the tough task,...

Currence runs the show as women’s basketball hits .500 with win over UNCW

Freshman guard Anna Boruta goes for a jumper in a game against Yale.
Niyati Parikh, news correspondent February 3, 2020

The Northeastern women’s basketball team brought their home winning streak to seven with a nail-biting finish to yet another home weekend sweep. The Huskies entered the game tied for third in the CAA...

Women’s basketball wins first of four-home game stint against the College of Charleston

Junior guard Stella Clark goes for a layup in a game against Delaware last season.
Niyati Parikh, news staff January 31, 2020

The Northeastern women’s basketball team proved that the bark of a Husky is worse than a bite of a Cougar as they started off their four-game home stretch against the College of Charleston, ultimately...

No. 3 women’s hockey clinches Hockey East with 3-2 OT win over UConn

No. 3 women's hockey clinches Hockey East with 3-2 OT win over UConn
George Barker, sports editor January 31, 2020

While No. 3 Northeastern women’s hockey unofficially locked up the Hockey East a long time ago, with their 3-2 overtime win over visiting UConn this afternoon, women’s hockey is now officially the...

No. 13 men’s hockey upsets Providence in primetime, 4-3

Demelis (and the puck) fly into the net for NU's second goal of the night.
George Barker, sports editor January 31, 2020

In a game with major ramifications for playoff seeding, No. 13 men’s hockey picked up a big win over the visiting No. 8 Providence Friars, 4-3. “For us it was a gut-check win, we needed to get over...

Jordan Roland: Reaching record highs and keeping close ties

Roland scored 42 points in the season opener against Harvard on 11/8.
Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor January 29, 2020

The numbers don’t lie: 42 points in a single game (an NU record), 99 three-pointers in a single season (another NU record) and 1,000 points in his college career. Redshirt senior guard Jordan Roland...

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

Fenway Park, just blocks from Northeastern, was home to the 2018 world champion Boston Red Sox.
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...

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

A vacant student section during a hockey game earlier this season.
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...

Katy Knoll brings auto racing drive from family to the ice

Knoll sits just outside the crease during an NU power play against BU.
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...

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

Mueller celebrates her game-tying tally. Mia Brown, who assisted on the goal, joins her.
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...

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