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Strength in numbers produces wins

Strength in numbers produces wins

Skylar To
April 20
Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

All first base player Greg Speliotis cares about is defending their 2015 championship title. And he is out to do so with his team--playing and winning games with the goal of capturing the 2016 Greater Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship. He believes the baseball team’s winning record...

Tough losses, still looking toward wins

Tough losses, still looking toward wins

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April 20
Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

They have lost matches-- close matches despite what the scoreboard reads. Whether coming from an 8-1 loss, finishing games feels like a 5-4 loss for Suffolk University tennis captain Francesco Saia. As a student athlete who devotes his college experience to his team, he looks toward the future...

Head coach shakes up softball program

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April 13
Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

Softball Head Coach Jaclyn Davis has always loved Boston and knew being back in the city was where she wanted to be when she took on the challenge of turning the university’s softball program around. Davis entered her first season as head coach in 2013 after serving as head softball coach at Austi...

Softball’s winning ways

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April 13
Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

Once a year, Suffolk University’s softball team plays for something bigger than themselves-- to raise cancer awareness. On Saturday, April 9, the team hosted its fourth annual Coaches versus Cancer fundraising event in a double header against Emmanuel (Mass.). The home games originally set for 12 p.m...

Baistrocchi hits the greens

Baistrocchi hits the greens

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April 6
Filed under Golf, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Sophomore Marcos Baistrocchi is heading into a three-week season as a two-year member of Suffolk University’s golf team. Appearing in their fourth Annual Spring Series,  the golf team opened the season with a one-day competition hosted by Rhode Island College Anchormen at the Valley Country Club in W...

Hockey comes to a close

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March 5
Filed under Hockey, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Twenty-five games later with a re-established identity and winning culture, Suffolk University men’s hockey 2015-16 season has come to an end. And so has the collegiate hockey careers of seven members of the graduating senior class: Zack Capozza, Mike Cherpak, Tyler Heineman, Connor McCarthy, Ju...

Wentworth overtime goal eliminates Rams from playoffs

Wentworth overtime goal eliminates Rams from playoffs

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March 2
Filed under Suffolk Rams

As Wentworth’s defenseman Jake Flynn scored the game winning goal in overtime to cement his team’s victory, it marked the end of Suffolk’s season. The Leopards ousted the Rams again on Sunday as Flynn’s goal went pass Suffolk’s senior goalie Brandon Smolarek. “Once the puck goes in the net, emot...

Unni unifies Suffolk men’s basketball

Trevor Morris
March 2
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

As the final buzzer sounded on Feb. 23, it marked the end of a career for senior captain Caleb Unni, as the Suffolk Rams were eliminated from the GNAC playoffs. At one point, the highly contested game was neck-and-neck. By the end of the first half Suffolk was on top by one point. But, after halftime,...

Basketball captains set the standards

Basketball captains set the standards

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March 1
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

When the ball is tipped off at center court for the start of a game, you can expect senior captains Ignacio Ballve, Adam Chick and Caleb Unni to bring their A game, representing Suffolk University’s men’s basketball team. “It’s an honor to play, so we value and represent Suffolk every time...

Hockey seniors celebrate a bittersweet ending

Hockey seniors celebrate a bittersweet ending

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March 1
Filed under Hockey, Sports, Suffolk Rams

From playing the game they love at Suffolk University to spending time with teammates for one of the last few times at the start of the season on Halloween, the end of their Suffolk Hockey careers seemed far away. However, the end started to kick in during one of the Rams last home games of the 2...

Captain’s Corner: Rams take it by storm

Captain’s Corner: Rams take it by storm

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February 24
Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

      Jon Lapolla The preparation toward a new season with the goal of defending their GNAC title and ultimately winning the NCAA tournament starts behind closed doors-training year round is senior Jon Lapolla. “I’ve seen the game literally slip out of our hands,” he said. “There...

ECAC honors Chelsea Campellone after near record break

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February 10
Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

With two minutes left on the scoreboard and a cheering team on the bench, her teammates out on the court take every opportunity to pass senior forward Chelsea Campellone the ball to top a stellar game performance before the buzzer beats. The forward notched 43 points in a single game, earning the t...

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