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An inside look at how Suffolk Athletics is operating in the age of coronavirus

An inside look at how Suffolk Athletics is operating in the age of coronavirus
October 13, 2020

With Boston being a hot zone for the COVID-19 pandemic, Suffolk’s student athletes are still wondering if they will be back on their respective fields and courts this fall for competition. In the meantime,...

Freshman volleyball player sets team up for success

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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...


Mitch Bruhwiler / Photo Editor
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...

Suffolk women’s volleyball serves up comeback season

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October 2, 2019

The Suffolk women’s volleyball team said their goodbyes to seven seniors last season. This year they welcomed nine new players, including five freshmen, two walk-ons and two transfers. At this time...

For the love of sports: Suffolk’s multi-sport athletes

February 6, 2019

It is safe to say that being a student-athlete at any university is a difficult task. Between classes, homework, practice and games, it makes for little free-time. But in the rare phenomenon of being...

New women’s volleyball coach looks to push for playoffs

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October 17, 2018

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...

Senior spotlight: Lombardo serves 200 career aces

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October 17, 2018

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...

Volleyball hits stride midway through season

Volleyball hits stride midway through season
October 10, 2017

After a strong start to the 2017 campaign for the Lady Rams’ volleyball team, the team has appeared to be on the rise. Considering the team’s 11-16 record last season, improvement was necessary. To...

Athlete’s volleyball season stumped by injury

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November 19, 2014

Second in series on injured athletes. Freshman Megan Corriea's journey to play collegiate volleyball has hit a roadblock. Corriea, who has only suffered minor injuries through her athletic career,...

Coach Mickelson brings new hope for volleyball

Coach Kristine Mickelson (black shirt) discusses her game plan with the team in her first year coaching in the 2013-14 season.
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September 24, 2014

By Grant Fries Working for the marketing department at Northeastern University by day and coaching volleyball by night, Kristine Mickelson walks and talks like someone who knows what she’s doing. It’s...

Playoffs on the horizon for volleyball

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October 30, 2013

It has been an average year for Suffolk University’s Volleyball team, but all that can be left behind in the playoffs. After a lackluster year for the Lady Rams, they still have plenty to prove and...

Volleyball Lady Rams going for the playoffs, Kennedy makes 1,000 digs

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October 15, 2013

The Volleyball Lady Rams are ready to break the sad streak of not reaching the GNAC playoffs since 2006. With three GNAC victories on the account already, the Lady Rams are very optimistic about their...

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