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Alumni helps to expand Suffolk Athletics

Alumni helps to expand  Suffolk Athletics

Hannah Arroyo

September 28, 2016


Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

Suffolk University students now have access to a convenient and state-of-the-art fitness center. Suffolk’s new gym, the Michael & Larry Smith Fitness Center, recently opened at the end of August to current students, staff and faculty. The facility is on the first floor of the Ridgeway Buildin...

Parker transitions from swing of a bat to a club

Chris DeGusto

September 28, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Jay Parker, who had been an assistant baseball coach at Suffolk University for 19 years, is now the first head coach of the brand new women’s golf program within Suffolk’s Athletics. There is much to establish with this new varsity team in order to guarantee its success. Parker believes that the wome...

Medina dominates in blue and gold

Medina dominates in blue and gold

Clevis Murray

September 28, 2016


Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams, Tennis

The rush and determination to succeed has motivated her to win every match she plays and excel in the sport  Valentina Medina loves-- tennis. Medina, who won Rookie of the Week six times and Rookie of the Year last season, has her reputation growing around the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNA...

Suffolk women’s soccer starts with a streak

Suffolk women’s soccer starts with a streak

Hannah Arroyo

September 21, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Suffolk University’s women’s soccer team has started the season off on quite a roll. Last year the team ended with an overall record of 4-15. Kicking off last season, the team had only one win in six games. Their goals per game average was 1.05 and their opponents outscored them 64-20 in overall...

Nagri doubles in more than just one major

Nagri doubles in more than just one major

Brooke Patterson

September 21, 2016


Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

Alexandra Nagri, also known by her teammates as Al, is currently in her third season with the women’s soccer team. Nagri is a starter for the team and has recorded six goals this season for the Lady Rams winning season of 4-2. Not only is the 20-year-old a starting forward on the women’s soccer team, ...

Suffolk Athletics introduces university’s first ever women’s golf team

Suffolk Athletics introduces university’s first ever women’s golf team

Chris DeGusto

September 21, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports, Suffolk Rams

“Passion!” is what Suffolk University’s Athletic Director Cary McConnell exclaimed as the most important reason for appointing Jay Parker as the head coach for the athletics department new women’s golf team. A new chapter in Suffolk University’s athletic history is now being written. The scho...

Maria Sharapova receives two-year suspension for using banned substance

Maria Sharapova receives two-year suspension for using banned substance

Skylar To

June 21, 2016


Filed under Golf, Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

Maria Sharapova received a two year suspension for using a banned substance. See what one Suffolk professor and Rams tennis head coach have to say about it.

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A personal story: Addict saved by America’s game

Katie Dugan

June 15, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Opinion

“I remember when my parents dropped me off for college, I had this feeling like I was doomed.” Tim Rosso, 34, of New Jersey has been sober for 17 months as he told the Journal in an interview with The Journal. Rosso’s childhood was just like any other. Growing up, he always had many friends, and h...

Del Prete leads team to another championship, NCAA run

Del Prete leads team to another championship, NCAA run

Skylar To

June 1, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Suffolk University’s baseball team finished another season coming out on top. With the team looking to defend their 2015 championship title, it was an “exciting moment” when the team accomplished that goal. On May 8 against Saint Joseph’s College of Maine (Standish, ME), they left Rhod...

Davis breaks barrier for women in athletics

Davis breaks barrier for women in athletics

Skylar To

June 1, 2016


Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

The 2015-16 season was better than Head Softball Coach Jaclyn Davis could have imagined. Davis led the team to its most winning record in history as the Lady Rams finished the regular season with a 33-9 record on May 4. Davis achieved her 100th career victory by 87 of those games as a result of her ...

Sylvester, Pulek honored for big bats and swings

Sylvester, Pulek honored for big bats and swings

Skylar To

June 1, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

With their recognition, they are looking to display the honor on and off of the field to grow as athletes as well as to help the softball team fulfill an ultimate goal: to capture a Greater Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship. Sophomore Jill Pulek and junior Delaney Sylvester were named...

Ridgeway allows athletics department to thrive

Ridgeway allows athletics department to thrive

Skylar To

April 27, 2016


Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

The Rammy logo crested in the center of the court floor once took the dribbles, hoops and steps of National Basketball Association legends like Lebron James, Michael Jordan, Yao Ming, and Shaquille O’Neal, and it still does today. The underground Regan gymnasium in the Ridgeway building not only...

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