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Rams swing for a title

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Hannah Arroyo

October 11, 2017

In the past 14 seasons, the Suffolk men’s golf team has never finished first in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship. As the current season shortly runs it’s course, the Rams will look to bring a title home to Suffolk. Suffolk opened the 2017 season on Sept. 12 in the Emman...

Hagopian defends for Armenia

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Clevis Murray

September 20, 2017

Offseason for athletes is about practicing more, playing more and becoming more talented in their respective sport. As for Michael Hagopian, a guard for Suffolk University Men’s basketball, he spent part of his summer as a member of the Under-20 Armenian National Team in Greece throughout July. This r...

Suffolk chases talent, seeks program depth

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Brooke Patterson

April 12, 2017

Since last fall, Suffolk University has been the home to 204 student-athletes, which makes up about two and a half percent of the student population. Out of that small percentage, which will see an increase with the new varsity sport additions of track and field and women’s ice hockey, a majority of...

Parker transitions from swing of a bat to a club

Chris DeGusto

September 28, 2016

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...

Maria Sharapova receives two-year suspension for using banned substance

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Skylar To

June 21, 2016

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.

Sylvester, Pulek honored for big bats and swings

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Skylar To

June 1, 2016

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...

Despite recent success, Suffolk athletics lack fan support

Sammy Hurwitz

June 7, 2015

We’ve all seen it before: student sections at college sporting events flooded with shouting, enthusiastic fans supporting their school. It helps the schools make more money, it’s a morale boost for the athletes, and the students and fans love it. The Rams have good teams on campus, with the baseball...

Softball set at No. 1 seed for conference playoffs

Coach Jaclyn Davis is confident moving forward into the playoffs.

Jeremy Hayes

April 22, 2015

The regular season is finished and the Lady Rams have secured the No. 1 seed for the GNAC playoffs. The team played their final conference games, finishing the season with a 17-5 record with four non-conference games remaining. Coach Jaclyn Davis wants the team properly prepared heading into the...

Baseball looks to continue recent playoff success

Rob Marks (top) is a three-year veteran of the team.
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Sammy Hurwitz

April 22, 2015

The Rams are three games away from completing their 2015 regular season, and after the first 29 contests, it’s clear the team has regressed. Their overall record of 14-16, is underwhelming, while their conference record of 9-5 is better, but still a far cry from last year’s club. The 2014 Rams...

College recruiting: Leyden’s never-ending off-season

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Jeremy Hayes

April 8, 2015

College sports fans love this time of the year because most high school student athletes declare where they will attend college. Things work differently with Suffolk athletics than other collegiate teams since they are a Division III school. Division I and II offer athletic scholarships according...

Baseball bouncing back in recent conference games

Adam Johnson
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Sammy Hurwitz

April 8, 2015

After an arduous first month of the season, the Rams’ local nine started April off on the right foot, winning two of their first three games. The team swept a doubleheader in Northborough against GNACrivals Anna Maria, and dropped a game to Endicott. In the first game of the doubleheader, a mati...

Softball wins eight straight games

Nicole Rosa fielding a ground ball.
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Jeremy Hayes

April 8, 2015

The term “hot streak” does not do the softball team justice. The Lady Rams are on fire. The softball team conquered Salem State in a doubleheader Monday, which extends their winning streak to eight games. They won the first game 14-5 in five innings, then won 9-6 in the second game against...

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