Huskies return to form, claim series split with UMass Lowell

BOSTON — After getting away from its game Friday, dropping 4-2 to last-place UMass Lowell on the road, Northeastern responded with a dominant victory Saturday in Matthews Arena. As the first game after the Huskies secured its historic 71st Beanpot title, it’s reasonable to take Friday’s loss with a grain of salt. Post-game, head coach

Behind Fontaine’s latest heroics, the Huskies cement their Beanpot dynasty

BOSTON — As his teammates raced to embrace him on the ice, their hands in the air and helmets and gloves flying in all directions, Gunnarwolfe Fontaine broke out the “heartbreaker” celebration to punctuate his latest moment of Beanpot glory.  Since arriving at Northeastern four years ago, winning the Beanpot is the only expectation Fontaine

Huskies outworked and outmatched in loss against Stony Brook

BOSTON — Northeastern’s Sunday afternoon Think Pink game, which honored breast cancer awareness against Stony Brook, was simply one to forget. The Seawolves entered play atop of the CAA with an 18-3 record that included an 8-2 record in conference play. Stony Brook’s conference success did not waver in the slightness as they rolled past

After weekend split with Vermont, thoughts on where the Huskies’ stand in the bigger picture

BOSTON — There was no way around it: Northeastern’s season was teetering on the brink headed into Saturday. Following Friday’s disappointing 5-4 loss to Vermont, in which the Huskies controlled large stretches of play but ceded three goals in a two-minute stretch in the third period, Northeastern’s margin for error had waned considerably. The Huskies

Huskies’ improved play finally pays off with much-needed win over Vermont

After weeks of competitive hockey with no positive results to show for it, the Huskies finally hit the reset button on their season Saturday night. In a must-win game, Northeastern delivered in its first home victory since October with a 3-1 takedown of the University of Vermont Catamounts. The conference win secured the series split

Big nights from Doherty, Troutman not enough as Huskies suffer close loss to Vermont

Northeastern entered Wednesday’s clash with Vermont coming off their most dominating win of the season, an 81-63 rout of Old Dominion on Saturday. Meanwhile, the Catamounts won a nailbiter that same day, scoring six points in the last three seconds of their 66-65 win over Yale. Both teams were hunting to remain in the win

Northeastern makes record 40 free throws, ODU coach ejected in wild Huskies victory

BOSTON — In one of the more bizarre Northeastern basketball games in recent memory, the Huskies attempted 51 foul shots and knocked down 40 of them, both program records, as they defeated Old Dominion 81-68 following Monarchs head coach Jeff Jones’ ejection from the contest for protesting the free-throw disparity. The surreal scene came just

‘We’re in a great spot right now.’ Northeastern’s momentum builds with big win over Providence

BOSTON — Coming off one of their biggest wins of the season against Boston College three days earlier, Northeastern looked to build on their positive momentum against Providence — whom they split their first two matchups of the season with. They came out on top with a 4-2 dominant win at Matthews Arena, finally beginning

Northeastern’s resilience prevails in season-opening victory over BU

BOSTON — In a thrilling and hard-fought 151st meeting between crosstown rivals, it was a dog fight as  Northeastern clashed with Boston University in a well-attended season opener at Matthews Arena.  Both teams battled it out from the jump. As the clock began to tick, the players wasted no time showcasing their defensive presence. Northeastern’s

Northeastern men’s basketball preview: In year two for foundational class, bounceback season is needed

It has been a rough few years for the Northeastern men’s basketball team. After a period of great success between 2017 and 2021, including two regular season CAA titles and one trip to the NCAA tournament, Northeastern backslid dramatically in 2022, posting a 2-16 record in conference play and marking the clear low point in

Led by Anderson’s heroics, Northeastern returns to win column with victory over Holy Cross

When the dust settles on Northeastern’s season five months from now, few will think back to Saturday’s victory against an inferior Holy Cross squad, staged at the echo-filled Hart Center. But after getting shutout in three of their past four games — including against this same Crusaders opponent one night earlier — the Huskies needed

Northeastern cruises past Stonehill in season-opening rout

More than two thousand fans filled Matthews Arena on Saturday night for the Huskies’ season opener, and the team did not disappoint. In fact, it showed up big — seven times. For No. 18 Northeastern’s first-ever matchup against non-conference neighbor Stonehill, the Huskies buried seven goals and posted a total 52 shots — the highest

In one collision, hockey was taken from Kristina Allard. After a year watching from the bench, she is ready to take it back

It was the ninth game of Kristina Allard’s college career, and the New Hampshire native had family and friends on hand at the Whittemore Center for her first-ever meeting against her home-state team, UNH. She never could have imagined how that game would change the course of her hockey career. During her standout prep career

Four takeaways from Northeastern’s opening-weekend split with Penn State

BOSTON — For the past five years, this weekend’s series split with Penn State would have been a major disappointment for Northeastern. But for this season’s retooling squad? Growing pains are to be expected. Perfection is no longer the measuring stick, and the Huskies won’t demolish opponents every night on pure talent alone. Opening the

New-look offense has highs and lows, but Northeastern finds a way in season-opening victory

BOSTON — It’s not all smooth sailing when it comes to playing an opponent like Penn State, something Northeastern discovered rather quickly on Saturday.  The afternoon affair was a physical, defensive showdown to start the regular season for both teams. Luckily for Northeastern however, they were able to come away with the 1-0 victory in

Hunt continues historic pace as Huskies clip Seahawks

BROOKLINE — In their first game against each other since 2021, Northeastern women’s soccer dismantled UNC Wilmington 3-0 at home in its conference opener. While the Huskies appeared disjointed at times throughout the match, there was never a question about the final result. The Seahawks had no answer for Northeastern’s artful passes and dribble moves.

Regional Preview: Huskies face tough path in Winston-Salem, will need offense to deliver

Though Northeastern was unable to cap off their record-setting regular season with a CAA title, the Huskies’ resume was still strong enough to earn an at-large bid to the national tournament. Northeastern enters as a No. 3 seed, and will travel to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to square off in a tough region beginning on Friday.

‘Both teams were just throwing punches’: Young, Scotti shine as Huskies outduel Elon in CAA tourney

By Justin Diament and Jack Sinclair CHARLESTON, S.C. — Under the bright lights and heightened pressure of postseason baseball, it was another pitching masterclass for Northeastern that got the job done.  Thanks to six scoreless innings from junior Wyatt Scotti, a six-out save from graduate student Griffin Young, and a late-game miscue from their opponent,

One-Hit Wonders: Northeastern blanks William & Mary behind pitching masterpiece

By Justin Diament and Jack Sinclair CHARLESTON, S.C. — The first day of Northeastern’s trip to Charleston for the CAA Tournament was a rousing success. Thanks to excellence from freshman Aiven Cabral on the mound and consistent offense, the third-seeded Huskies put together a convincing 6-0 win over No. 6 William & Mary to move

Bats, pitching depth shine for red-hot Huskies in weekend sweep of Hofstra

By Matty Wasserman and Justin Diament BROOKLINE — After Aiven Cabral’s impressive starting pitching performance Friday led Northeastern to a 6-1 victory in the series opener, the Huskies’ bats propelled the team to a doubleheader sweep of Hofstra on Saturday: In Game 1, Northeastern’s six-run 6th inning helped secure a dominant 14-5 win, and in

In first meeting since CAA title, Huskies claim redemption over Hofstra

BROOKLINE — When Hofstra visited Friedman Diamond Friday afternoon, Northeastern finally got the chance to rematch the team that had bested them in the CAA Championship the year prior. In the first game of the weekend series, the Huskies notched an easy 6-1 victory to snap Hofstra’s seven-game win streak, which was tied for sixth-longest

Midseason check in: Five thoughts before Northeastern hosts Harvard in the Baseball Beanpot

By Khalin Kapoor and Jack Sinclair When junior infielder Luke Beckstein delivered a two-run single on Sunday afternoon against Monmouth to put the Huskies up 5-4 in the top of the eighth inning, it capped off another gritty victory for Northeastern in a season that has been full of them. Northeastern ended up defeating the

Huskies pull away late, extend win streak to six with road victory over Central Connecticut

Following a three-game sweep of Hartford the past weekend, Northeastern set their sights on their next midweek opponent: Central Connecticut State. Each squad looked to extend a winning streak — Northeastern had won five in a row, white CCSU had won an impressive ten in a row, including a massive 20-2 win over Norfolk State

With close victories against struggling Hartford squad, Huskies find a way — and that’s all that matters

BROOKLINE — When the postscript of Northeastern’s 2023 season is written — a tale they hope will include a CAA title and deep NCAA Tournament run — Sunday’s doubleheader against Hartford will likely be among the many games that go forgotten in a long season.  Hartford, playing their last season of Division I baseball before

Huskies fall short of title game, Ohio State shutout ends their season 

DULUTH, Minn. — Northeastern knew it would face its toughest opponent yet in the top-seeded Ohio State University, as they hunted for an upset to reach the NCAA finals. Ultimately, OSU outplayed Northeastern in every aspect of gameplay, easily routing the Huskies 3-0 and marking the Buckeyes’ second consecutive championship appearance. The game was in

Seniors Braxton and Boruta shine in Huskies’ Senior Day rout of Hampton

BOSTON — Northeastern earned a convincing victory over Hampton on Sunday, with a final score of 79-46. The blowout victory featured standout guard performances from Senior Day honorees JaMiya Braxton and Anna Boruta. In their previous matchup this season, Northeastern beat Hampton 72-67 in a tightly contested game. Now riding the waves of their five-game

Huskies secure series split with UMass, shutout Minutemen on home ice 

BOSTON — After a disappointing loss against UMass on Friday night, Northeastern returned to their winning ways in Saturday’s rematch at Matthews Arena,  taking home a 4-0 win. Junior Devon Levi ended the game with his sixth shutout of the season, putting up a strong fight against his opponents. Even after multiple UMass power-play scares,

Müller makes history to advance Huskies to Hockey East semifinals

BOSTON — After a stunning upset over Boston University in the Hockey East playoffs opening round, Merrimack headed to Matthews Arena to take on No. 5 Northeastern in the quarterfinals. The matchup was a gritty and physical one, the Huskies ultimately coming out on top, with their 5-1 victory highlighted by an Alina Müller hat

Queens of it all: Northeastern downs BC for Beanpot title victory

CHESTNUT HILL — It’s been said countless times that the 44th annual Beanpot tournament was Northeastern’s to lose.  They had the top national ranking of the four competing schools, the highest scoring offense, a dynamic defense, and a goaltender who has been borderline unstoppable. All of that left the Huskies with high expectations put on

Raining from downtown: accurate Huskies defeat Hampton on the road

Despite turnover struggles, Northeastern emerged victorious over Hampton 72-67 in Sunday afternoon’s road matchup. Aggressive full-court pressing and lights-out shooting from behind the arc were on full display as the Huskies managed to hang on in a cagey fourth quarter, grabbing their second victory in a row. Heading into the game, Northeastern’s 6-5 conference record

Keishana Washington, Dragons extend winning streak over Huskies to 17 games

BOSTON — Keishana Washington showed why she’s one of the best players in the country Friday night inside the Cabot Center. The graduate student guard from Drexel poured in bucket after bucket, tallying 29 points on 20 shots in her team’s 67-56 victory over the Huskies.  While Washington started off slow, missing her first two

Motema’s huge day powers Huskies over Monmouth for CAA opener revenge

BOSTON — The Cabot Center was rocking on Saturday, as Northeastern took on Monmouth in a highly-anticipated rematch from late December’s CAA opener. Though Monmouth got the better of the Huskies in their first meeting, this time around the Huskies put on a thrilling performance and came away with a 75-70 victory in a nail-biting

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

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

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