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Lesley Baseball Team Wins First Ever Conference Championship; Earns Bid to NCAA(0)

May 15, 2017

Last Monday, the Lesley University baseball team made program history, winning the NECC championship for the first time.  And while this was impressive, it comes with an even sweeter ending: an automatic bid to play in the NCAA tournament. Here’s how it happened.  After earning the fourth seed in the playoffs, the Lynx took down… Read More ›

Red Sox Giving Fans Reasons for Optimism

April is in full swing, which means good weather is right around the corner. However, it also means that baseball is back. For many, the baseball season is one’s saving grace from those hot summer days. As a kid from New York, I will always remember putting on my Derek Jeter jersey and fielding ground… Read More ›

Men’s Baseball Off to Strong Start

After an exciting and successful spring break trip in Florida, the Lynx baseball team has not been cooled off by the harsh New England weather in the last couple of weeks.  After posting a 7-2 record in the Sunshine State, the team has kept rolling, winning four of their first six games up north which… Read More ›

At Spring Training, Red Sox Show Positive Signs

There is no denying that this is a great time to be a Boston sports fan.  Many fans are still riding high from the Patriots’ incredible win in the Super Bowl, and the Celtics are in a good position to make a playoff push in the NBA’s Eastern Conference.  The real reason however that Boston… Read More ›

Signs Point to Winning Season for Men’s Baseball Team

With baseball season underway across the country, hundreds of preseason rankings have been released for the hundreds of collegiate baseball teams. This past week the New England Collegiate Conference released the “Coach’s Preseason Poll”; and it came with some very good news for the Lesley University baseball team. The recent poll has the team slated… Read More ›

Successful Season for Men’s Basketball Team

As the men’s basketball team approaches the final game of the season, they find themselves in a much better position now than they were at this point last year. With a current 14-10 record, they are now tied with the single season wins record which sits at 14. They’re having a record year. With the… Read More ›

A Tribute to Brian Muldoon

Editor’s Note:  Brian Muldoon, formerly the Athletic Department’s Sports Information Director, recently left Lesley to take a position at another school. Some of the students who worked with him wanted to let him know how much they appreciated him.  This piece was written by guest contributor Jordan Mitchell. Brian Muldoon joined Lesley University in 2013,… Read More ›

Women’s Soccer: A Difficult Playoff Loss, but Another Great Season

Competition is part of human nature:  we thrive on it, and it’s what makes the world work.  Those of us who play for Lesley University’s athletic teams understand the importance of competition.  We know it promotes creativity and genius; we also know there are always those who will rise to the top.  And we know… Read More ›

Women’s Soccer Player Loves the “Beautiful Game”… and With Good Reason

[Editor’s note:  This week’s guest column is by Hope Seasholes, a freshman who is majoring in art therapy. She is a member of the Lesley women’s soccer team, which has qualified for the NECC tournament for the 10th consecutive year.] Soccer is often called the “beautiful game,” and that is not surprising. It is a… Read More ›

Why Big Papi Is the Best: An LCAL Student’s Tribute to David Ortiz

Whether or not you are a fan of major league baseball, whether or not you like sports stars, you have to admit that number 34 is a class act!  David Ortiz, or Big Papi, is El Hombre Grande; and whether you say it in English or Spanish, it is just a natural fact that ball… Read More ›