The Suffolk Journal

Rookie player scores three GNAC accolades

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Danny DiGiacomo

October 30, 2019

Freshman Sunjoon Tenorio, or “Sun” as his teammates call him, has had an explosive season for the Suffolk men’s soccer team and recently received the accolades to prove it. Last week, the 18-year-old from Saipan was awarded the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) rookie of the week for t...

Ford Hall Forum shines light on an athletes’ influence

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Hannah Arroyo and JD Conte

October 23, 2019

Being an athlete brings the pressure of giving your best performance in every game or match, but what is expected of athletes off the field? On Tuesday night, Suffolk University’s Ford Hall Forum, “Championing a Cause: The Voice of Today’s Athletes” discussed topics just like this, with ren...

Men’s soccer captains leading team to final stretch

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JD Conte

October 23, 2019

As the 5-7-1 Rams head into their final games of the season, their record isn't deterring them from making a final playoff push. The team, which is led by captains Jackson Hines, Simon Velez Angel, Christian Restrepo and Jarett Davis are currently riding a two-game winning streak with four games left on ...

Suffolk women’s soccer player battles back from injury

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Andrew Laird

October 23, 2019

“I didn’t know what was going on,” said Jill Kohm in an interview with The Suffolk Journal. “I was in a lot of pain and my knee felt stuck at a ninety-degree angle, I couldn’t bend or straighten it at all.” When Kohm tore her ACL in the third game of her sophomore season, her first collegiate st...

Golf team shoots for hole in one season closer

Nick Milano

October 16, 2019

As the Fall Sports season begins to wrap up, men’s golf prepared for its biggest tournament of the year; the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship that took place over Columbus Day weekend. Team captain Elias Sachs discussed how much the team has improved over the season, and how the ...

Suffolk football club: pioneers in club sports

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JD Conte

October 16, 2019

Club sports have traditionally been on the back burner at Suffolk University, but one group of passionate students is out to change that. The Suffolk Football Club is one of the newest organizations on campus, and are already making a huge splash. While the club has only formally existed for about thre...

Fan Fest brings together Suffolk community

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Andrew Laird

October 15, 2019

This past Saturday, Suffolk hosted its fifth annual Ram’s Fan Fest. The event is one of the latest installments in Suffolk Weekend, where students, faculty, alumni and families come together to celebrate their Suffolk pride. The events began at Suffolk’s home field, East Boston Memorial Park at 11...

French cross-country runner adjusts to Suffolk

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Sean Cushing

October 15, 2019

For many students here at Suffolk University, being an athlete can be tough. The same goes for being an international student, but balancing both of these things takes persistence and courage. Freshman cross-country runner Guilaume Glaudel has exemplified both of these traits. Coming over to the United States from ...

Sox commentary: team parts with Dombrowski

JD Conte

October 9, 2019

As the Fenway faithful greeted their beloved David Ortiz on the field on Sept. 9, the roar of the crowd did little to overcome the looming news that had broken earlier. Less than a year after leading the franchise to their 9th World series title, Jen McCaffrey of the Athletic tweeted “Red Sox have ...

Cormier balances athletics and student leadership

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Alexa DiFiore

October 2, 2019

Balancing extracurriculars while being a role model for Suffolk University is definitely a challenge, but it is something that junior business management and finance major, Blase Cormier does with ease. Cormier has played baseball his whole life and decided to play at the collegiate level when he ca...

Suffolk women’s volleyball serves up comeback season

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Andrew Laird

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 ...

Allison Rodrigues, #1

Andrew Laird

September 25, 2019

Being a multi-sport athlete is what sophomore goalie Allie Rodrigues signed up for when she came to Suffolk. Originally recruited by Coach Will Feldman of Suffolk’s track teams, Rodrigues emailed the Women’s Soccer coach to inquire about being on the team. “It was an easy decision for me to re...

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