The Suffolk Journal

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...

Suffolk women’s volleyball serves up comeback season

Suffolk women’s volleyball serves up comeback season

Andrew Pease

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 last year, the team had a 5-12 record. This year the team sports a 12-5 record, enough for second best ...

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 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 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...

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