The Suffolk Journal

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

Joe Rice

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 a multi-sport athlete at a university, this lifestyle is even more amplified. In the case of senior McKenzie McGrath...

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

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...

Senior spotlight: Lombardo serves 200 career aces

Senior spotlight: Lombardo serves 200 career aces

Hannah Arroyo

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 seasons and 97 matches later, Lombardo reflected on a career that she referred to as “eventful.”...

Volleyball hits stride midway through season

Volleyball hits stride midway through season

Joe Rice

October 11, 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 begin the current season, the Lady Rams started with an 11-7 overall record. The Lady Rams have i...

Athlete’s volleyball season stumped by injury

Athlete’s volleyball season stumped by injury

Jeremy Hayes

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, has missed all but three matches this season for Suffolk University women’s volleyball. She at first thought her i...

Coach Mickelson brings new hope for volleyball

Coach Mickelson brings new hope for volleyball

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 this confidence that helped lead Suffolk Women’s Volleyball to their first playoff tournament...

Playoffs on the horizon for volleyball

Playoffs on the horizon for volleyball

Jeremy Hayes

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 will have a chance to. They have clinched the playoffs, and more importantly finished their regular...

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

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

Vassili Stroganov

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 chances of going to the prestigious playoffs. There are only three GNAC games left on the schedule and...

Volleyball Rams triumph over the Salem State Vikings

Volleyball Rams triumph over the Salem State Vikings

Vassili Stroganov

October 2, 2013

You don’t need a degree in psychology to understand how crucial the win against Salem State this weekend was for the Lady Rams. Not only did the win balance out the Lady Rams record to 8-8 on the season, but it also boosted the player’s confidence in a great way going into October, which is the most...

Volleyball team changes lead to great start in new season

Volleyball team changes lead to great start in new season

Vassili Stroganov

September 18, 2013

The Suffolk University volleyball team has posted a 6-4 record so far this season giving it a better start after the 10 first games than last year’s 4-6 start. With the recent victories against Salem State and Curry College, things are looking bright for the Lady Rams and they appear to be on the right...

Women’s Volleyball Hopes to Finish the Season on a High Note

Women’s Volleyball Hopes to Finish the Season on a High Note

Jeremy Hayes

October 24, 2012

Suffolk University women’s volleyball team is coming into their final games of the season. The Lady Rams (10-16) have three games left on their schedule, one being a late game Tuesday, and the final matches on Saturday against Framingham State and Eastern Connecticut State. The Lady Rams have put...

Womens’ Volleyball Breaks Skid With Big Win, Ready for Playoff Push

Womens’ Volleyball Breaks Skid With Big Win, Ready for Playoff Push

Matt Bacon

October 11, 2012

The womens' volleyball team has finally snapped a seven game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over St. Joseph (CT) on Monday night. The win improved the team’s record to 9-13, and hopefully will be a catalyst for a strong playoff push. The team has been streaky this year, winning two then losing...

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