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1,000 points in the bag for DiCecco

1,000 points in the bag for DiCecco

Alexa DiFiore

December 11, 2019

Suffolk women’s basketball player Jenni-Rose DiCecco became a part of the 1,000-point club last Wednesday at Fitchburg State, becoming only the 15th person to do so. DiCecco managed to rack up 408 points her freshman year while starting all 28 games. Toppling that, her sophomore year, DiCecco sco...

Cheer club no longer tumbles under radar

Cheer club no longer tumbles under radar

December 11, 2019

The Suffolk Cheer Club has many goals, but their biggest aspiration is to join the Athletics Department as a varsity team. It’s been almost four years now that the club was revamped and brought back to campus. In that time the group has made tremendous strides towards recruiting members and making t...

Van Vechten named GNAC Coach of the Year

Van Vechten named GNAC Coach of the Year

Alexa DiFiore

November 24, 2019

Within the 13 teams across the Greater Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) eligible for Coach of the Year accolades, the Suffolk women’s head soccer coach Ashley Van Vechten ultimately scored this award.  Coaches from each team were able to nominate three coaches in the GNAC for the Coach of ...

Men’s basketball brings talent back on the court

Men’s basketball brings talent back on the court

Nick Milano

November 13, 2019

The 2018-19 men’s basketball season was a productive one. The team made monumental leaps in its overall performance and is looking to make another one this year. After finishing the season tied for first place in the conference at 18-8, they ultimately fell short of the Great Northeast Athletic Co...

Women’s hockey skates into second season

Women’s hockey skates into second season

Stephen J. Rykola

November 13, 2019

Suffolk Women’s Hockey officially dropped the puck to kickoff their second season in the New England Hockey Conference (NEHC). In their inaugural season the Rams finished with 15 wins and made the playoffs, showing their stripes early and often. The team ended the 2018-19 season with a 2-1 loss to Unive...

Freshman goalie makes mark early in season

Freshman goalie makes mark early in season

JD Conte

November 13, 2019

One freshman hockey player recently earned an accolade no Suffolk athlete has ever achieved. For his performance in the season opener against Franklin Pierce University, goalie Nathan Pickett earned Suffolk’s first ever New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) rookie of the week award. Pickett, a first-yea...

Freshman volleyball player sets team up for success

Freshman volleyball player sets team up for success

Alexa DiFiore

November 6, 2019

With 16 collegiate athletes on Suffolk University’s volleyball team, Harmony Johnson sets her goals high. In her first season, the freshman has netted the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Rookie of the Week accolade four times. Johnson won GNAC Rookie of the Week in the second, fifth, sixt...

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL BECOMES WINNINGEST TEAM IN PROGRAM HISTORY

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL BECOMES  WINNINGEST TEAM IN PROGRAM HISTORY

JD Conte

November 6, 2019

Suffolk Athletic history was made over the weekend when the Rams beat St. Joseph's College of Maine to become the winningest team in program history (19 wins). In a doubleheader on Saturday, Suffolk lost their first match to Simmons College, later triumphing over St. Joe’s in a five-set battle. T...

Women’s basketball dribbles in to new season

Women’s basketball dribbles in to new season

November 6, 2019

With their first game rapidly approaching on Nov. 8 versus Keene State College, Suffolk’s women’s basketball team is ready to get their season started. The team has had two hour practices every day to prepare for the season, and usually has one day off per week for rest and recovery. Head Coach ...

NCAA votes to allow student-athlete compensation, game changer for women

Amy Koczera

October 30, 2019

“I think this law could change the world of female sports by promoting equal compensation and equal value across sports for both sexes,” said senior cross-country captain Emily Manfra in an interview with The Suffolk Journal. Since joining the team her freshman year, Manfra has devoted hundreds of ...

Rookie player scores three GNAC accolades

Rookie player scores three GNAC accolades

Danny DiGiacomo

October 30, 2019

Freshman Sunjoon Tenorio, or “Sun” as his teammates call him, has had an explosive season for the Suffolk men’s soccer team and recently received the accolades to prove it. Last week, the 18-year-old from Saipan was awarded the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) rookie of the week for t...

Men’s soccer captains leading team to final stretch

Men’s soccer captains leading team to final stretch

JD Conte

October 23, 2019

As the 5-7-1 Rams head into their final games of the season, their record isn't deterring them from making a final playoff push. The team, which is led by captains Jackson Hines, Simon Velez Angel, Christian Restrepo and Jarett Davis are currently riding a two-game winning streak with four games left on ...

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