McDonough’s deja vu game-winner lifts Huskies to statement sweep of Merrimack

BOSTON — After the previous night’s rout of No. 11 Merrimack at Lawler Rink, Northeastern proved their second-half resurgence was for real. But on Saturday, in their first game at Matthews Arena in 62 days, the Huskies also proved something else required of NCAA-tournament caliber teams: Even while not at their best, they found a

Huskies steamrolled as No. 18 Cougars extend win streak to 20

BOSTON — It just wasn’t Northeastern’s afternoon.  The Huskies hung with the No.18 Charleston Cougars for about 13 minutes and trailed by just one possession with seven minutes remaining in the first half. However, poor shooting across the board for Northeastern prevented them from continuing to race the powerful Charleston offense. By halftime, the deficit

With offensive explosion against Merrimack, Northeastern puts itself back on the map

With back-to-back wins over UConn in the past two weeks, Northeastern had successfully emerged from their lowest valley and breathed new life into their struggle-filled season. But the Huskies still had much to prove headed into a pivotal weekend series against Merrimack, with both Pairwise positioning and first place in the Hockey East standings up

Northeastern chips through Merrimack’s brick wall to claim 10th straight win

NORTH ANDOVER — For the first time this semester, Northeastern hit the road, taking a short trip up to Merrimack in the first leg of their double-travel weekend. With Northeastern already defeating the Warriors twice this season — and only falling to them once in program history — the Huskies were heavily favored to win.

Murphy’s 100th goal, Poulin-Labelle’s 100th point highlight Huskies’ dominant win over Maine

BOSTON — Northeastern faced off against Maine in a dramatic showdown at Historic Matthews Arena on Saturday night. The Huskies, riding an eight-game winning streak and coming off a gritty overtime win over Boston College Friday night, were looking to continue their dominance on home ice, while the Black Bears were looking to break out

Five thoughts on how the Huskies’ can improve in the second half of conference play

Northeastern started the second half of Hockey East play strong with an explosive win at Fenway Park on Saturday against UConn. Though it was an underwhelming first half for the Huskies, who entered the season ranked 8th nationally and Hockey East favorites, the team has shown signs recently that they can pull the pieces back

Huskies’ full-court press, offensive prowess on display in statement victory over UNCW

UNC Wilmington won the opening tip against Northeastern, but that was just about the only thing that went right for the Seahawks on Sunday.  The Huskies exploded in their best offensive showing of the season, cruising to a 92-51 rout on their home floor. Seldom will you find a team more fundamentally sound than this 2022-23

Heart attack Huskies more like heartbreak Huskies with narrow loss to Stony Brook

BOSTON — Last week the Northeastern Huskies were dubbed the “Heart Attack Huskies” after holding on for a three-point win over NC A&T. This week they’re certainly the “Heartbreak Huskies” following their 65-61 loss to Stony Brook on Saturday afternoon in Matthews Arena. Right when you thought they’d tie it up, the Huskies just couldn’t

Balanced attack leads Huskies to double-digit win over Stonehill

In the final game of their nonconference slate, boosted by the additions of three players recently cleared for game action, Northeastern used an all-around effort to pull away from in-state opponent Stonehill for a 75-64 victory. The Huskies got three players back on the court Tuesday night. Graduate student guard JaMiya Braxton made her first

Colangelo closes first semester in style, but the climb back is only beginning

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. — You could practically hear the sigh of relief from Northeastern’s bench as Sam Colangelo’s wicked wrister sailed into the back of the net. Sunday’s game followed an all-too-familiar script for the Huskies, whose poor discipline and sloppy play caused a commanding 3-0 lead to slip away late. But Colangelo saved Northeastern

‘It’s just not good enough’: With listless performance against Sacred Heart, where does Northeastern go from here?

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The cavernous Total Mortgage Arena was eerily silent, just as it had been all night long. With their heads hung low, the deflated Huskies skated slowly from the center-ice handshake line back to the locker room, where a long, ruminating three-hour bus ride back to Boston soon awaited them. Perhaps it was

Northeastern falls flat against Union as season reaches new low point

Schenectady, NY —  In a non-conference meeting billed as a must-win, Northeastern instead fell flat on Saturday, suffering a backbreaking 3-2 defeat to Union. Former Husky netminder Connor Murphy, now in his second season with the Dutchmen, dominated in his first meeting against his old team.  For Northeastern, a middling Union squad presented a golden

Repeated comeback attempts come short as Holy Cross spoils the Huskies’ homecoming

BOSTON — The Northeastern Huskies returned to the Cabot Center for the first time this season on Saturday as they took on another in-state rival in Holy Cross, after a Tuesday victory against Merrimack. The Huskies offense started the same as it did earlier earlier this week, with junior guard Derin Erdogan aggressively leading the

Murphy’s 100th point at Northeastern highlights big victory over Vermont

BOSTON — On Friday night, the top two teams in Hockey East took the ice in Matthews Arena in a highly contested battle that left Northeastern victorious over Vermont with a final score of 3-1. The Huskies returned to their home arena after winning last week’s Smashville Showcase in Nashville, defeating top-15 opponents Princeton and

Northeastern struggles against another high-major foe, falls to Georgia Tech in rout

Friday was another night of missed shots and disappointment for the Northeastern Huskies.  After Northeastern made some positive strides at the London Basketball Classic over Thanksgiving break, grabbing their first win of the year against Manhattan and nearly earning another one against an impressive Princeton squad, the Huskies flew to Georgia for their final game

Huskies bounce back against Merrimack, defeat Warriors in first ever meeting

NORTH ANDOVER — Wednesday night’s showdown between Merrimack and Northeastern, the first ever game between these in-state foes, was all about the Huskies. The visitors dominated both sides of the court, cruising to a 75-47 victory to snap a three-game skid. Two keys to the game for the Huskies were limiting turnovers and finding perimeter

From youth tournaments to college hockey: Inside the eight-year journey that brought two pairs of prep school teammates to Northeastern

A 10-year-old Mia Langlois took to the ice at Rodman Arena in Foxborough, Massachusetts for yet another hockey tournament. Playing for her New Hampshire-based team, the Windham native was no stranger to competition. But one girl from the opposing team would not leave Langlois alone. The two players were getting testy, physical, and on each

Thin margins, thrilling finish highlight first annual London Classic, Huskies nab second place

Northeastern found themselves away from home for the tail end of Thanksgiving break, as the team participated in the inaugural London Basketball Classic, a four-team collegiate tournament taking place at the Copper Box Arena in London. Alongside the Huskies, Army, Manhattan College, and Princeton University all made the trek to bring college basketball across the

Huskies strike a chord with Smashville Showcase sweep, take down No. 9 Cornell

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Northeastern’s trip down to the Music City was, in short, a smash hit. After beating Princeton Friday afternoon, the Huskies finished off an Ivy League sweep by defeating No. 9 Cornell, 5-1, Saturday afternoon behind two goals apiece from Alina Müller and Skylar Irving to win the Smashville Showcase. For the Huskies,

Northeastern nabs 15th win of the season in Smashville Showcase opener against Princeton 

American Thanksgiving festivities didn’t slow down Northeastern as they opened the 2022 Smashville Showcase with a win over Princeton on Friday afternoon.  Coming into the game, both the Huskies and Tigers were ranked in the top-15 nationally, Northeastern at No. 8 while Princeton sits at No. 14. It was the teams first matchup since Thanksgiving

Relentless offense carries Huskies to convincing victory over Holy Cross

WORCESTER — After Northeastern’s hotly-contested 2-1 victory over Holy Cross on Friday night came down to the wire, they were due for an outburst in Saturday’s rematch. The Huskies delivered a full, 60-minute performance at the Hart Center on Saturday, notching a 5-2 win behind an explosive offense. The Huskies started off hot with a

Five thoughts from Northeastern’s four-point weekend against BU

BOSTON — This time around, there were no buzzer-beaters, miracles, or late-game heroics for Northeastern. Boston University’s Lane Hutson delivered the game-winner on Saturday, sealing a 4-3 overtime victory for the Terriers in front of Northeastern’s largest home crowd of the year. The Huskies had a third period lead, but couldn’t hold on late against

Poor shooting and interior struggles down Huskies against Orange

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — In the ninth-ever contest between the Northeastern men’s basketball team and Syracuse, it initially appeared as if the Huskies could down the Orange for the first time ever. In the end, however, Jim Boeheim’s squad outmatched the Huskies pups 76-48 who were undermanned coming into the matchup and were mightily outshot in

Huskies earn bounce-back victory behind Levi’s masterpiece

BOSTON — After last weekend’s disappointing home-and-home series against Boston College, Northeastern was desperate for a win. And with both the captain, senior forward Aidan McDonough, and assistant captain, senior defender Jayden Struble, suspended on the heels of Saturday’s chippy contest, the Huskies faced an uphill battle against a red-hot Boston University squad Friday evening. Thanks to

‘It’s got to come from within’: Huskies searching for answers after poor showing against BC

CHESTNUT HILL — It felt like a different lifetime, but it had been only 24 hours since Cam Lund’s buzzer-beating score sent Matthews Arena into a frenzy, and capped off a Northeastern comeback for the ages. Lund’s stunning late-game heroics on Friday gave Northeastern a gutsy win and big momentum boost headed into Saturday’s rematch

Huskies storm back from a 4-1 deficit, steal extra point from BC in the shootout

BOSTON — Thrilling. Impressive. Dramatic. Insanity. Even those four words can’t truly describe the third period on Friday between the Northeastern Huskies and Boston College Eagles.  And that doesn’t cover overtime and the shootout.  In the record books it will go down as a 4-4 draw between these bitter rivals, the second tie in as

CAA men’s basketball preview: Transfers, four new teams make for plenty of unpredictability

Speaking at the CAA Media Day in October, Hampton head coach Edward Joyner summed up how he’s approaching this season as the leader of a program in its third league in five years: “In essence, we’re playing 31 nonconference games again.” The same could be said for NC A&T, changing conferences for the third time

Hryckowian hat trick, McDonough 100th point lead Huskies to victory over New Hampshire

BOSTON — Northeastern hosted New Hampshire in Matthews Arena November 4th, coasting to a 6-2 victory and notching major milestones in the belts of two Huskies. After getting back on track last Saturday against Maine, Friday’s matchup with UNH again provided the Huskies a chance to capitalize against one of the weaker teams in Hockey

Huskies’ power play starts clicking to secure dominate 5-0 victory over UNH

Durham, N.H. — Northeastern dominated their Friday night matchup against New Hampshire, tallying five goals while shutting out UNH. The defense from the forecheck to the penalty kill was outstanding for the Huskies, and didn’t allow UNH to have momentum in the matchup. Two goals were scored on four power play opportunities, a vast contrast

Women’s basketball preview: Transfer activity gives Huskies a new-look squad

When the Northeastern women’s basketball team takes the floor for the first time in the new season, the squad will hardly look like the one from the Huskies’ season-ending loss to Towson in the CAA tournament.  Ahead of her second season with the Huskies, head coach Bridgette Mitchell navigated an offseason defined by new transfer

MBB season preview: After last-place finish, Bill Coen’s quick rebuild has Huskies primed for a bounceback 

Last season could not have gone much worse for the Huskies.   Just one year removed from a CAA regular season title, Bill Coen scored big in the transfer portal ahead of the 2021-22 year, bringing in tall sharpshooter Nikola Djogo from Notre Dame, dynamic guard Tyreek Scott-Grayson from Alabama at Birmington, all-around wing Joe

‘Get back to the Northeastern basketball standard’: In his senior season, Chris Doherty is ready to right the ship for the Huskies

While many of his mid-major counterparts looked to capitalize on their 2022 success by transferring up this offseason, redshirt senior Chris Doherty elected to stay with Northeastern men’s basketball team after finishing last season as the squad’s second-leading scorer, in addition to leading the team in rebounds, blocks, and field goal percentage.  After his monster

In the new era of college basketball, Northeastern’s Bridgette Mitchell and Bill Coen take different approaches to retooling roster

This offseason, Northeastern’s two head basketball coaches were faced with an all-too-familiar challenge for modern college basketball programs: heavy roster turnover. Women’s head coach Bridgette Mitchell was looking to replace eight players from last season’s squad, while men’s head coach Bill Coen lost seven. But despite a similar dilemma, each took very different approaches to

Huskies firsts led the way to a victory and series sweep of the Warriors

By Mike Puzzanghera and Daisy Roberts BOSTON — Was there ever any doubt? With the usual suspects stifled through the first 40 minutes, it took two great plays from Northeastern veterans for the Huskies to break through against Merrimack. It was the juniors who scored first, forward Molly Griffin and defender Abbey Marohn, putting the

Huskies coast to series sweep behind McDonough’s four-point night

BOSTON — After a slow start against Vermont on Friday night, the Huskies brought the heat from the very beginning of Saturday’s contest, defeating the Catamounts in a resounding 5-0 victory. “I really liked how we came out,” Northeastern head coach Jerry Keefe said after the game. “We want to establish a certain kind of

With high turnover on both sides, Northeastern holds its own against UConn

Northeastern faced both a familiar and unfamiliar opponent on Friday in its first Hockey East matchup of the season: Connecticut. A rematch of last year’s Hockey East championship, this game posed to be a competitive one, with both teams looking to secure their first conference victory of the season. Ultimately, Northeastern took home the win,

Opening night takeaways: Work to do on special teams, Cam Lund is for real, Fontaine leap, and more

BOSTON — Vinny Borgesi is a self-described “pass-first guy.”  But as a 2-on-1 rush developed with Borgesi and teammate Justin Hyrckowian just one minute into overtime, Borgesi seized his opportunity to score his first collegiate goal and secure a 3-2 win over Long Island in a scintillating season opener. “I really don’t shoot much, but

Women’s Hockey East preview: Northeastern atop league again; Vermont, BC closing in

By Kayla Shiao and Emma Sullivan While Hockey East conference play doesn’t begin until Oct. 6, the majority of the league’s 10 teams have either already started their season or will start this weekend. Before they start in-division play, here’s a look at what each team is bringing to the ice this season.   Northeastern The

After extensive USHL development, Jack Williams brings his 200-foot game to Northeastern

When Jack Williams committed to Northeastern in 2017, Zach-Aston Reese had just finished his senior season tied for the NCAA lead in scoring. At first glance, that’s the only real connection between the two. But if a coach compares an incoming freshman, particularly an undrafted one like Williams, to one of the team’s former greats,

‘The sky’s the limit’: Huskies secure a 3-2 exhibition victory against the Boston Pride

The Huskies gave us a taste of what the upcoming season would be like in their preseason exhibition game against the PHF’s Boston Pride. After a physical, hard-fought matchup between the professional organization and the college squad, Northeastern ended up victorious, with goals from sophomore forward Taze Thompson, senior forward Katy Knoll, and graduate student

WHKY Season Preview: Old guard and skilled newcomers combine as Huskies look to keep momentum rolling

It’s a new year, new look, and new expectations for the Northeastern women’s hockey team.   The 2021-22 Huskies had it all — a 31-5-2 record, three top-10 Patty Kazmaier finalists, and a fifth-straight Hockey East title, before falling in a crushing double-overtime loss in the Frozen Four semifinals. Now they look to extend their half-decade

MHKY Season Preview: Key returners, impact adds have Huskies positioned for success

There’s a palpable buzz around the Northeastern men’s hockey program right now. The Huskies were voted to finish first in both the Hockey East media and coaches polls, and their No. 8 placement in the first USCHO poll of the year is the highest Northeastern has ever been ranked to begin a season. The Huskies

Offseason tracker: Huskies prepare for next season, future careers

With 12 seniors not returning to head coach Dave Flint’s squad in the fall, the Huskies have work to do in preparation for the start of the season. WRBB Sports looks into transfer portal movement, now-departed seniors’ plans, and roster updates. Check back in for edits as we continue to post updates about Husky-related happenings. 

Men’s soccer preview: With new coach at the helm, Huskies look to ride last year’s momentum to CAA crown

Most of Northeastern’s core nucleus of players from its successful 11-6-2 campaign last year — the program’s first winning season in a decade — remains intact for the upcoming 2022 season. But while the team will look to build off its massive leap forward from a year ago, the head coach patrolling the sidelines at

From Boston to New Zealand, Northeastern’s 13 newcomers will look to make immediate impact

Northeastern’s first-year head coach Rich Weinrebe got right to work putting his stamp on the Huskies’ roster, with 13 new players — eight freshman and five transfers — joining the program this fall. Weinrebe retains much of the potent offensive force that lifted the Huskies to a winning record last season, but many of Northeastern’s

Women’s soccer preview: Huskies look to build off last year’s success with veteran squad

2021 was full of unknowns for the Huskies. Would the season survive a COVID-19 outbreak? How would players recover from a shortened offseason? How would the team fare in a full-length regular season after the craziness of a pandemic-shortened schedule a year prior?  This season, there are many more certinaities across the college soccer landscape,

Takeaways from the new-look Huskies’ trip to the Great White North

Over the weekend, the Northeastern men’s basketball team gave the first glimpse of their revamped roster. The Huskies took a trip to Canada for a three-game exhibition gauntlet against the Concordia Stingers on Friday, the reigning Canadian collegiate national champion Carleton Ravens on Saturday, and the Ottawa Gee-Gees on Sunday.  Northeastern emerged victorious in all

Huskies’ highly-anticipated freshman class looks to make an early mark

Following the best five-year stretch in team history, 12 of Northeastern’s seniors departed the program this past spring. Dave Flint and his staff have retooled the roster with an accomplished eight-player freshman class, and the Huskies will look for many of the newcomers to contribute right from the start.  Though the Huskies’ top forward line

Live updates: Northeastern looks to fill roster spots after season end, transfers leaving

Northeastern’s NCAA tournament defeat to Western Michigan concluded the Huskies’ 2021-22 season, but Jerry Keefe and the Huskies have stayed plenty busy in the days since, with key transfer pickups, departures, and NHL decisions shaping Northeastern’s future roster. Below is WRBB’s live tracker of the Huskies’ key roster movement and decisions, along with analysis of

Fresh Talent: How the Future of Hockey East Faired at the U-18 World Championships

After two years of cancellations and postponements, the IIHF Under-18 Women’s World Championships finally took place this past week. The tournament was originally set to be in Sweden, but was moved to Wisconsin due to COVID-19 restrictions.  The eight teams took the ice at both LaBahn Arena, home of the Wisconsin Badgers women’s hockey team,

Can Northeastern Pull The Upset? Previewing Friday’s NCAA Tournament Matchup With Western Michigan

By Matty Wasserman After Northeastern’s Hockey East tournament semifinal loss to UConn last Friday, all the Huskies could do was hope. Friday’s defeat meant Northeastern no longer controlled their destiny into the NCAA tournament, and instead needed outside help to punch a ticket to the big dance. “We’re hoping for the hockey gods to look

CAA Tournament Preview: Loaded Women’s Basketball Field Unpacked

By Mike Puzzanghera After a long but full season of CAA women’s basketball, the conference tournament tips off Thursday night from the Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia. With plenty of contenders and star players strewn throughout the bracket, here’s a look at each team competing for an NCAA Tournament bid this weekend. Drexel The top

Huskies Home Opener Against UMass Gets Spoiled, Ends in a Tie

Story by Khalin Kapoor The Northeastern Huskies (6-5-1) tied the UMass Minutemen (1-2-1) on Tuesday afternoon at Parsons field, spoiling the Huskies home opener. This game ended prematurely due to a lack of lighting, with the umpires deeming playing conditions unsafe once the sun set. The game would have gone on to extra innings in

History Maker: Why Devon Levi’s Remarkable Season Should Place Him Squarely in the Hobey Baker Race

By Matty Wasserman One-hundred seven years before Devon Levi ever set foot in Matthews Arena, a young Princeton forward named Hobey Baker delivered one of the most legendary performances in the barn’s history. In 1914, at what was then called Boston Arena, legend has it Baker played every second of a 73-minute overtime victory against

Five-Peat Complete: Northeastern Beats UConn to Claim Bertagna Trophy Once More

Story by Emma Sullivan Photos by Kayla Shiao and Ethan Wayne BOSTON — History had to be made no matter the outcome of Saturday’s matchup.  On the line: the first trophy for one program, the fifth-straight title for the other. At the final buzzer, the streak stayed alive as the Northeastern Huskies captured the Bertagna

Northeastern Men’s Basketball Season in Review and CAA Tournament Preview: Do the Huskies Have a Miracle in Them?

By Justin Diament It has been a season of trials and tribulations for the Northeastern Huskies men’s basketball team. After playing their way to a horrifying 2-16 record in conference play – by far the worst in the Coen era – their postseason prospects look grim.  The season began full of promise. Northeastern was voted

More Magic from Murphy Boosts Northeastern to Semifinal Win Over Maine 3-1

Story by Emma Sullivan  Photos by Ethan Wayne BOSTON — It was a hard fought matchup on Wednesday as the Northeastern Huskies faced off against the Maine Black Bears in the semifinals of the Hockey East tournament. Northeastern, the top seeded team in the conference, came to play offensively. By the end of the game

Claudia Soriano has won our hearts and she will win CAA Rookie of the Year

By Peyton Doyle I once had a Spanish teacher tell me that “poetry is what is lost in translation.” He believed that the beauty of words and ideas could not be truly translated across different languages. If there is one thing that I have learned this past season covering the Northeastern women’s basketball team, it

Huskies Seek to Conjure Some More Matthews Magic as Hockey East Tournament Begins

By Khalin Kapoor After a whirlwind regular season that included a 27-4-2 record, a 19-game winning streak, and a shocking Beanpot semifinal loss, the Northeastern Huskies women’s hockey team have emerged as the top team in Hockey East heading into the playoffs. Let’s break down this tournament. End of season Hockey East Rankings (Conference records)

A Look into 2022 CAA Conference Play

By Justin Chen The Huskies ran through a weaker CAA North Division and then won the tournament en-route to a 20-3 conference record during the 2021 season. With the conference schedule returning to the regular slate this season, Northeastern will see more matchups when CAA play rolls around in April.  UNCW: The CAA runner-up will

Northeastern Huskies Look to Dominate in Regular Season Schedule After Conference Win

By Catherine Morrison To no one’s surprise, Northeastern topped the CAA preseason poll after winning their first conference tournament last season and advancing to the NCAA playoffs. Starting pitcher Cam Schlitter was chosen as the 2022 CAA preseason co-player of the year, and joined four of his teammates in the preseason All-CAA team. Last season,

‘We Found a Way to Win’: Undermanned Huskies Scrap Out Victory at New Hampshire

Story by Matty Wasserman Photos by Kayla Shiao DURHAM, NH. — When the final script on the 2021-22 Huskies is written, Tuesday’s matchup at the Whittemore Center will be long forgotten. Northeastern’s 2-1 victory over New Hampshire, the Huskies’ 26th win of the season, was far from Northeastern’s flashiest, most dominant, or most impressive showing.

Huskies Return To Winning Ways, Powered by Levi’s Nation-leading Ninth Shutout

By Jordan Walsh BURLINGTON, VT. – After a disappointing loss last week that ended the team’s eight-game unbeaten streak, the Northeastern Huskies (16-5-1) seized an opportunity to rebound against the slumping University of Vermont Catamounts (3-14-2) at the Gutterson Fieldhouse in Burlington. UVM entered Tuesday night’s contest sitting second-to-last in the Hockey East standings, holding

Huskies Can’t Stop Dickey, Blue Hens, in Fourth-Quarter Surge, Fall to .500 in CAA Play

By Mike Puzzanghera Stopping Delaware’s Jasmine Dickey has proven to be a near impossible task for all challengers this season. The nation’s third-leading scorer is a threat from anywhere, and Northeastern certainly felt that Sunday, as Dickey lit up the Huskies with 31 points and 10 rebounds. A huge fourth quarter allowed Delaware to put

After a String of Cancellations, Women’s Hockey Wins Their Only Game of the Weekend Over Boston University

Story by Emma Sullivan  Photo by Sarah Olender BOSTON – After falling short to the Boston University Terriers in October, the Northeastern University Huskies bounced back in this matchup with a 3-1 performance at Walter Brown Arena for their 19th win of the season. Outshooting the Terriers 47 to 18, the Huskies took advantage of

‘He Really Gave Us a Chance’: Northeastern Scrapes Out 1-0 Overtime Win Against BU Behind Devon Levi’s Masterpiece

Story by Matty Wasserman Photos by Sadie Parker Hockey games that have one team outshooting the opponent 38-16 are usually blowout, lopsided affairs. For most teams, on most nights, getting outshot by 22 is a prime indicator of a thorough beatdown. But most teams don’t have Devon Levi in net. Levi’s 38-save shutout performance Friday

Freshman Phenom Claudia Soriano Leads Huskies to a Dominant Victory Over the UNH Wildcats

Story by Peyton Doyle Photos by Mike Puzzanghera First-year Northeastern Huskies (2-1) head coach Bridgette Mitchell could not have asked for a much better game from her women’s basketball team in their home opener against the University of New Hampshire Wildcats (1-2) Wednesday night.  “We had so many students here, we’re so thankful for them.

Northeastern Comes Out Swinging and Scores Three in the First Period Against the Catamounts

By Catherine Morrison Burlington, VT – After winning four games against nationally ranked Boston College and rivals Providence, Northeastern came out guns blazing against the University of Vermont Catamounts. Likewise, UVM was ready to take advantage of any weakness shown by the normally indomitable Huskies.  The Catamounts came out hot, with a shot by Maulin

Drexel, Delaware top CAA preseason poll for Women’s poll, Northeastern comes in last

By Catherine Morrison On October 27th, the CAA preseason poll for women’s basketball was released, putting last year’s regular season champions Delaware and last year’s tournament champions Drexel tied at the top and Northeastern last. With a little under two weeks until the season starts, it’s time for the annual roundup of women’s basketball in

Northeastern Men’s Basketball: Last Season Recap and Looking Forward to 2021-2022

By Justin Diament  The Northeastern Huskies 2020-2021 Men’s Basketball season was a roller coaster of emotions. Northeastern began the year with relatively low expectations, ranked seventh in the CAA’s preseason poll, yet they finished with the best record in conference play and entered the CAA tournament with huge expectations. The Huskies proved themselves to be

Huskies Fall in Semi-final Rematch

Story by Peyton Doyle Photo by Mike Puzzanghera Northeastern women’s soccer’s senior night presented an important opportunity for the Huskies (3-6-1, 0-2-0 CAA) who are looking to establish themselves among the top-tier of CAA teams this season. The match on Oct. 3 was against the UNCW Seahawks (6-1-1, 2-0-0 CAA), the same team that ended

Huskies Aim to Win National Championship After Falling Just Short in the 2020-2021 Season

Story by Khalin Kapoor Photos by Sarah Olender It was an inauspicious ending to the 2020-2021 season for the Northeastern women’s hockey team. After dominating the entire regular season to the tune of a 17-1-1 record and recording their fourth straight Hockey East championship, the Huskies lost an OT heartbreaker in the NCAA National Championship

Northeastern Women’s Soccer 2021 Schedule Preview

Article by Peyton Doyle Photo by Mike Puzzanghera Non-Conference Games During the shortened 2021 spring season, the Northeastern women’s soccer team went 2-3-1 in non-conference play. Northeastern, like many other schools, faced challenges when it came to their schedule and the COVID-19 pandemic. The Huskies lost three of their non-conference games last season due to

Northeastern Women’s Soccer 2021 Fall Season

Article by Peyton Doyle Photo by Mike Puzzanghera Head Coach: Ashley Phillips Spring 2021 Record: (5-5-1, 3-1-0 CAA) Point Leaders: F, Chelsea Domond (4 G, 1 A) Transferred to Syracuse Mid, Alexis Legowski (3 G, 1 A) JR F, Gabrielle Scarlett (2 G, 1 A) SO F/Mid, Mikenna McManus (4 A) Grad F/Mid, Rose Kaefer

Women’s Soccer CAA Conference Projections for 2021

Article and Photo by Mike Puzzanghera Much like last season, the CAA projects to have some heavy hitters at the top and some disparity at the bottom. Here’s a deeper look at the projected top four teams: the same four that made the tournament last year. Northeastern Northeastern’s spring 2020-21 soccer season ended in disappointment,

Northeastern Baseball’s Top 10 Plays of 2021

By Milton Posner No point in a protracted intro here. This team was good. They did fun stuff on the field. Here’s a top 10 list of that stuff. #10: Fairly Spectacular The narrative on first baseman Ian Fair solidified somewhat early this season, and it relayed that the CAA Preseason Player of the Year,

Huskies End Season With NCAA Regional Loss, Remain Hopeful for Future

Story by Catherine Morrison and Milton Posner Photos by Sadie Parker FAYETTEVILLE, AR — After everything that happened during the 2021 Northeastern baseball season — the 20-game win streak, the 26 runs in a game, the new single-season home run record, the walk-off home run to win their first-ever CAA Championship, and the berth in

NU Huskers Beat NU Huskies

Northeastern will face NJIT in a win-or-go-home NCAA Regional game Saturday at 2 PM CT (3 PM ET). Click here to hear Milton Posner and Catherine Morrison call the game live. Story by Catherine Morrison and Milton Posner Photos by Sadie Parker FAYETTEVILLE, AR — For the first three innings of Friday night’s game, it

Huskies Win First-Ever CAA Championship as Viera Walks It Off

Story by Milton Posner Photos by Sadie Parker WILMINGTON, NC — As the Northeastern Huskies celebrated on Brooks Field, as they doused their coach with ice water and raised their first-ever CAA Tournament trophy toward a cloudy North Carolina sky, the only question to ask was how. Not “how did they win it”; this was,

AUDIO: Malgeri and Viera Go Yard To Earn First-Ever CAA Championship For Northeastern

Heading into the bottom of the ninth, Northeastern trailed UNCW 10–9. The Seahawks send Landen Roupp, the CAA Pitcher of the Year, back to the mound after two-plus innings of relief work. Roupp had struck out nearly every Husky he’d faced, and it looked as though the Huskies were toast. But Ben Malgeri and Max

Huskies Punch Ticket to Winner-Take-All Game With Dramatic Doubleheader Win

Northeastern will play a winner-take-all game against UNCW for the CAA Championship on Sunday at 1 PM Eastern. Click here to hear Milton Posner and Jack Sinclair call the action. Story by Milton Posner and Jack Sinclair Photos by Sadie Parker WILMINGTON, NC — What stands out about Saturday, perhaps more than anything else, is

Huskies Drop Tournament Game to Seahawks, 8–4

The Huskies will rematch Charleston on Saturday at 1 PM, with a rematch against UNCW at 5 PM if they win the first game. Click here to hear Milton Posner and Jack Sinclair call the action live from Wilmington, North Carolina. Story by Milton Posner and Jack Sinclair Photos by Sadie Parker WILMINGTON, NC —

Huskies Run Away with CAA Tournament Opener

Northeastern will play their next CAA Tournament game on Friday, May 28 at 7 PM against the winner of the UNCW–Elon game. Click here to listen as Milton Posner and Jack Sinclair call the action live for WRBB. Story by Milton Posner and Jack Sinclair Photos by Sadie Parker WILMINGTON, NC — It was as

Huskies Close Regular Season with Series Win Over Tigers

Northeastern begins CAA Tournament play on Thursday May 27 at 3 PM Eastern, with additional game times and opponents determined by tournament results. Milton Posner and Jack Sinclair will call all Northeastern games for WRBB. Story by Khalin Kapoor and Jack Sinclair Photos by Sadie Parker TOWSON, MD — The 2021 Baseball season has been

Huskies Drop Series Capper to Blue Hens, 9–7

Story by Catherine Morrison Photos by Sadie Parker NEWARK, DE — On a sweltering Sunday afternoon, the Northeastern Huskies (30–8, 18–2 CAA) looked to put themselves back together after a devastating Saturday loss to the Delaware Blue Hens (12–22, 8–16 CAA) that ended their NCAA-best 20-game winning streak. Wyatt Scotti was tapped to start for the

Northeastern Just Played the Weirdest Doubleheader I’ve Ever Seen

Story by Milton Posner Photos by Sadie Parker NEWARK, DE — A cursory glance at Saturday afternoon’s doubleheader between Northeastern and Delaware reveals a pair of games that make so little sense juxtaposed against one another that watching both was enough to give you vertigo. In the first, the Huskies, who entered riding an NCAA-best

19 and Counting: Early Onslaught and Schlittler Shutdown Defeat Delaware

By Milton Posner NEWARK, DE — You ever looked at a playoff probability chart for a presumed title contender at the start of a season? The one that tells you they have a 95 percent chance of making the playoffs, then skyrockets to 99-point-whatever percent within two weeks as it becomes clear that the team

18 and Counting: Huskies Topple Pride, 10–3

By Milton Posner What seemed in the early stages like another Northeastern blowout, then like a war of bullpen attrition as Hofstra made a late-inning rally, wound up being another Northeastern blowout after all. A 10–3 win boosted the Huskies to a 16–0 conference record (28–6 overall) and extended their win streak to 18 games,

Huskies Sweep Pride to Remain Undefeated in Conference

By Jack Sinclair BROOKLINE, MA — Baseball is a beautiful game. It provides some of the most famous underdog stories in sports. So often, outmatched opponents pull out wins from under the noses of much better teams. Northeastern has taken this and flipped it on its head. Very few teams in college baseball have been

Huskies Extend Win Streak to NCAA-Best 16

By Adam Doucette BROOKLINE, MA — Northeastern baseball continued their NCAA-leading win streak Saturday with a doubleheader sweep against the Hofstra Pride. The two wins moved them to 14–0 in conference play and 26–6 overall, and built their win streak to 16 games. “We try to have fun with it,” Northeastern head coach Mike Glavine

Pride and Pop Outs: Huskies beat Hofstra 13–1

By Jack Sinclair BROOKLINE, MA — When a team wins, and keeps winning, it can be extremely difficult to find areas to improve. But for the 23–6 Northeastern Huskies, who came into this weekend with a 13-game winning streak, improving comes naturally. Northeastern and Hofstra met on the Friedman Diamond for the first of a

Huskies Sweep Tigers for 13th Straight Win

Story by Milton Posner Photos by Sarah Olender BROOKLINE, MA — The first three games of the Northeastern–Towson series were largely defined by quality starting pitching, difference-making defense, and the sort of persistent small ball teams play when the wind plucks fly balls out of the air. But on Sunday afternoon . . . all

Northeastern Keeps Rolling with Doubleheader Sweep of Towson

Story by Milton Posner Photos by Sadie Parker BROOKLINE, MA — Saturday’s doubleheader featured a near-perfect eight-inning start, weather-related havoc, the end of a two-year-old streak, a go-ahead home run, a straw hat, a golden necklace, and, albeit to a lesser extent, a dog. It also featured two wins by the Northeastern Huskies, who topped

Huskies Ensnare Tigers in Series Opener

Story by Milton Posner BROOKLINE, MA — Heading into this weekend’s series against Towson, Northeastern head coach Mike Glavine emphasized the recent successes of his starting pitchers, who ceded five measly runs to Delaware across 25 stellar innings last weekend. Among them was freshman phenom Cam Schlittler, who tossed seven innings of one-run ball in

Huskies Sweep Blue Hens to Stay Undefeated in Conference

Story by Milton Posner Photos by Sadie Parker BROOKLINE, MA — Saturday’s doubleheader was a showcase of just how many ways Northeastern can beat you. In the first game it was about bunts, the running game, and elite pitching, as the Huskies eked out a 3–1 victory. In the second it was relentless and overwhelming

Huskies Blow Away Delaware in Doubleheader Sweep

Story by Khalin Kapoor Photos by Sarah Olender BROOKLINE, MA — On a tempestuous Friday afternoon, the Northeastern Huskies (17–6, 5–0 CAA) grinded out two tough wins against the Delaware Blue Hens (8–12, 4–6 CAA), winning game one 1–0 and game two 6–5. With these wins, Northeastern remains undefeated in CAA play despite dealing with

Huskies Conquer Warriors, 12–5

Story by Milton Posner Photos by Sarah Olender BROOKLINE, MA — For the first three and a half innings of Wednesday afternoon’s game, the Merrimack Warriors, a squad playing its first full season in Division I, could dare to dream of upsetting the Northeastern Huskies, a squad with a .700 winning percentage. The Warriors jumped

Huskies Bring out the Brooms for Doubleheader Sweep at Hofstra

Story by Khalin Kapoor Photos by Sadie Parker HEMPSTEAD, NY — The Northeastern Huskies (14–6) swept the Hofstra Pride (9–9) in a Saturday doubleheader, winning game one 3–2 and game two 13–5. Northeastern was able to grind out a victory in game one due to stellar pitching from starter Kyle Murphy and clutch hitting from

A Love Letter to Northeastern Men’s Basketball

By Milton Posner People fall in love with teams for different reasons. Sometimes it happens before you reach the age of awareness. By the time you can talk, you can recite the whole starting lineup, and by that point it’s so ingrained in your DNA that you can’t fathom a “before” time. You can’t fathom