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New women’s volleyball coach looks to push for playoffs

New women’s volleyball coach looks to push for playoffs

Andrew Pease

October 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams, Volleyball

As a senior in high school, volleyball was far from Scott Blanchard’s mind, until an injury ended his season on the tennis team. Unable to play, he instead decided to join his friends on the volleyball team as a manager. Although he did not think much about it at the time, little did he know...

Suffolk seniors cap off collegiate careers

Suffolk seniors cap off collegiate careers

Sean Cushing

October 17, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Suffolk Rams

For the past four years, Melissa Adamo and Veronica Bernardo have remained consistent players for the Suffolk women’s soccer team. Entering their first year of collegiate play in 2015, the two captains came onto the team along with a group of seven other freshmen. Today, they are the only ones from...

Women’s golf aims to become repeat champions

Women’s golf aims to become repeat champions

Sean Cushing

October 17, 2018


Filed under Golf, Sports, Suffolk Rams

After coming in 2nd place at the Empire 8 Championships for two consecutive years, the Suffolk women’s golf team is looking to stay hot. The Rams got going at the right time too, as the New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) championship approaches on Oct. 21. Last year the Rams won the...

Senior spotlight: Lombardo serves 200 career aces

Senior spotlight: Lombardo serves 200 career aces

Hannah Arroyo

October 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams, Volleyball

When Talia Lombardo strode on the court for her first match in Suffolk University’s Regan Gymnasium freshman year, she could not even imagine where her time as a volleyball player would take her. Four seasons and 97 matches later, Lombardo reflected on a career that she referred to as “eventful.”...

Breaking the ice

Breaking the ice

Andrew Pease

September 27, 2018


Filed under Hockey, Sports, Suffolk Rams

The intimidation that comes along with building a program is tough on any seasoned coach, but for a first-time head coach, the pressure is felt even more. Taylor Wasylk walked into the athletics office in March of 2017 with the intention of becoming Suffolk University’s first head women’s hockey coach,...

Freshman runner sets pace for cross-country season

Freshman runner sets pace for cross-country season

Hannah Arroyo

September 27, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Suffolk Rams

When Suffolk University men’s cross-country runner and freshman Matyas Csiki-Fejer crossed the finish line at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMass) Invitational at the beginning of September he did not realize that he would be racing into the record books. In his short time running for Suff...

Vechten looks to lead Lady Rams

Vechten looks to lead Lady Rams

Alyssa Barahona

September 27, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Ashley Van Vechten is the first full time female head coach for the women's soccer team at Suffolk University and it is obvious she is more than ready to take on this challenge. “[It’s] an honor and a privilege really...[that I was given] the opportunity to lead the program,” said Vechten in an ...

Striking gold again

Striking gold again

Sean Cushing

June 21, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

It takes a certain mentality to win a championship, but winning four years in a row requires a special bond between players. Suffolk University’s baseball team has built that chemistry. The defending Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) champions have experienced nothing but success over the past...

Suffolk student follows Celtics playoff run

Joe Rice

June 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

For many, the Boston Celtics unlikely 2018 playoff run unfolded on the screens of their television sets. For Clevis Murray, an incoming senior at Suffolk University, that was not the case. Murray had the opportunity to cover the team at each home game as a contributor for The Athletic Boston, a new ...

Rams break even as season draws to an end

Rams  break even as season draws to an end

Brooke Patterson

April 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams, Tennis

With the season coming to a close, the men’s tennis team hoped to make a run in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) playoffs, but unfortunately, the Rams’ 6-6 record could not get them there. Although the winning percentage was not enough to give the Rams a shot at playoffs, it is the b...

The Rams Roundup

The Rams Roundup

Joe Rice

April 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams, Uncategorized

Baseball The baseball team has now won seven straight games, including a recent victory over Tufts University on Tuesday, 16-5, putting the resurgent Rams to an overall record of 18-15. Despite a 7-14 record outside of the Great Northeast Atlantic Conference (GNAC), the Rams have held their own within...

Tumbling under the radar

Tumbling under the radar

Hannah Arroyo

April 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

Although they are classified as a club, Suffolk University cheerleading has a bond that resembles all the qualities of a team. In only their second year reestablished as a club, the squad took home a second place finish in their first competition, the White Mountain Championship, in Derry, NH this past Sunday. ...

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