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  • Women’s hockey offseason tracker: Updates on signings, transfers, and more
    Welcome to the 2023 women’s hockey offseason live tracker! With Northeastern’s 669 career point top line departing, and some other key depth pieces, the future of Northeastern’s dynasty is uncertain. WRBB Sports will be looking into transfer portal movement, news, and future careers throughout the offseason.  April 5: Kate Holmes to play graduate year at
  • New year, same leaf as Huskies fall to Harvard in rout
    CAMBRIDGE — Despite the best offensive performance Northeastern has mustered against a top-10 team, poor defense and a third period collapse led to the Huskies’ 8-4 defeat by Harvard.  The Crimson started the season 4-0 at home before eight away games, and in their Sunday afternoon homecoming, retained a perfect record at Bright-Landry. Northeastern is
  • For Northeastern alum Chi-Yin Tse, long hockey journey takes next step with Whitecaps GM job
    It’s been a two-decade journey for Chi-Yin Tse, climbing his way from college rollerblading and club coaching to working in professional hockey. On Aug. 22, Tse was named general manager of the PHF’s Minnesota Whitecaps, the culmination of decades of work he’s put into hockey dating back to his time as a Northeastern student 15
  • 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
  • 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. 
  • 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
  • No Win in Store at the Head Husky Battle in Storrs
    Story and photos by Kayla Shiao STORRS, CT — In the battle of the Huskies Friday night, Northeastern tied University of Connecticut 4-4, but won the shootout 2-0 to pick up the extra point. Frequent penalty calls forced Northeastern to work harder on defense, but their speed and skill kept them in the game. Despite
  • Gallery: Men’s Basketball vs. UMass Amherst 12/7/21
    Photos by Kayla Shiao
  • Gallery: Men’s Basketball vs. Detroit Mercy 11/30/21
    Photos by Kayla Shiao

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  • Lane’s ninth-inning moonshot lifts Northeastern over Arizona in electric first win 
    One can never count Northeastern baseball out. After a frustrating 6-1 defeat in the season opener Friday, the Huskies played with a chip on their shoulder in game two. Thanks to clutch two-out knocks with runners in scoring position, and Alex Lane’s ninth inning go-ahead home run, Northeastern reigned victorious for the first time in
  • Post-Beanpot Huskies go up in flames to Lowell, ending win streak
    The season doesn’t end after the Beanpot. But nobody told that to the Northeastern men’s hockey team before they took to the ice at Tsongas Arena to start their weekend series against the UMass Lowell River Hawks Friday night.  In a steep decline from their Monday night performance, the Huskies fell to Lowell 4-2 after
  • Huskies struggle at the plate in opening day loss against Arizona
    Northeastern was out west to face the University of Arizona Friday night to start a highly anticipated 2024 campaign, entering the season ranked in the preseason Top 25 for the first time in program history. Arizona entered the season with a chip on its shoulder after ending 2023 with a regional round elimination from the
  • Huskies’ defense stifles Harvard to advance to Beanpot final at TD Garden
    ALLSTON — On a snowy Tuesday night, Northeastern and Harvard would face off in a game to determine who would have the chance to play in TD Garden and make women’s Beanpot history. Facing a three-win Harvard squad on their home ice, the Huskies secured a 1-0 victory over the Crimson in a matchup that
  • Huskies snap eight-game winless skid in offensive explosion against RPI
    TROY, N.Y. — Matt Choupani’s celebration said it all. After netting his first goal of the season in Sunday’s opening period, the junior winger threw the proverbial monkey off his back in triumph — a metaphor that just about sums up Northeastern’s entire afternoon at Houston Field House. Following weeks of pent-up frustration over lackluster
  • ‘You got to find a way’: Huskies look better in OT loss to UMass, but close enough is growing old
    AMHERST — Seconds after Kenny Connors’ game-winning wrister sailed over the left shoulder of Cameron Whitehead, Jackson Dorrington skated over towards the net to console his sulking freshman netminder. As a jubilant celebration took shape across the ice, finding the proper emotion was difficult for the Huskies. Frustration? Helplessness? Relief, since it could’ve been worse? 
  • Men’s Hockey East Preview: BU, BC are the elite, but don’t overlook league’s depth
    With two bonafide national contenders and more than half the league entering the season with legitimate NCAA tournament aspirations, Hockey East looks as talented and deep as it has been in a long time. Teams ranked in the USCHO’s preseason top-20 include Boston University (1), Boston College (6), Merrimack (14), Providence (18), and Northeastern (19),
  • Men’s Hockey Preview: Huskies counting on leap from returnees, influx of talent for bounceback season
    The leaves are falling and anticipation is growing for the puck to drop on the Northeastern hockey’s 2023-24 season. Reflecting back, it’s hard to look past the “what-ifs?” of last year’s roster that was loaded on paper, but often came up short – the nail in the coffin being a season-ending loss to Providence in
  • Northeastern pushed by LIU, but earns weekend sweep behind two shutout victories
    After splitting their opening-weekend series against No. 11 Penn State, Northeastern looked to reset down in Long Island with a matchup against the Sharks, a team the Huskies’ had a clear talent edge over on paper.  Though LIU hung tight with Northeastern and kept both games close, the Huskies came away with shutout victories in
  • Women’s Hockey Preview: New-look Huskies reload, but expectations remain high
    Six-straight Hockey East Championships. Three-straight Frozen Four appearances. One NCAA Championship game appearance. Two Beanpots. Six years of unprecedented dominance. That is what Northeastern women’s hockey has provided rabid Husky hockey fans in recent times. This season, things look a little different. Gone are the familiar faces of Alina Müller, Chloé Aurard, and Maureen Murphy,
  • Huskies hold on late, top Quinnipiac for first non conference victory
    After starting their CAA season with a strong 3-1 win against UNC Wilmington on Sep. 2, Northeastern looked to continue their winning ways with a non-conference matchup against the Quinnipiac Bobcats. The Huskies made the trip down to Hamden, Connecticut on Tuesday for their second straight road match. Northeastern is a physical side, and they
  • Schedule preview: Women’s soccer has no easy road towards a CAA Title
    Last season, the Northeastern women’s soccer team made it to its second straight CAA title game and knocked off three talented non-conference opponents — UConn, UNH, and BU — during the regular season. This season, the Huskies are changing up their non-conference slate a bit, only playing two New England squads and facing two teams
  • Women’s soccer builds around all-CAA midfield with class of newcomers
    Northeastern head coach Ashley Phillips couldn’t have asked for a better performance from her group of newcomers last season. She brought in two Power-Five transfers in midfielder Jessie Hunt and goalkeeper Holland Stam, who both started every game for the Huskies. Hunt also set the program’s record for single-season assists with 13, and earned All-CAA
  • Huskies season comes to an end after falling short against George Mason
    By Jack Sinclair and Daisy Roberts WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — After a historic season, Northeastern’s journey in the NCAA Tournament came to an end after a heartbreaking 11-3 loss to George Mason on Saturday. The No. 4 Patriots jumped ahead early and stayed there, eliminating the Huskies from national contention. George Mason started the scoring in
  • ‘The were better than us all over the field’: On regional stage, Huskies’ offense stifled in Game 1 loss to Maryland
    By Daisy Roberts and Jack Sinclair WINSTON-SALEM, N.C — Northeastern dropped the opening game of the NCAA Regional to Maryland by a score of 7-2 on Friday. The Huskies move on to the losers bracket in the double-elimination format, where they’ll face the loser of Wake Forest versus George Mason at noon on Saturday. Though
  • After semifinal win and late rally in CAA title game, Huskies fall just short — and now hold their breath
    By Justin Diament and Jack Sinclair  After demolishing Elon 14-8 and coming within one win of a CAA championship, the Huskies fell to UNCW in a 5-4 heartbreaker in the winner-take-all finals game on Sunday. The defeat leaves their record-setting regular season without a conference title to cap it, and a tense wait until 12
  • One game to decide it all: Huskies give up the series to UNCW in game three
    After a strong first contest, the Huskies fell to the UNCW Seahawks on Saturday, meaning that game three became an essential tiebreaker. Northeastern needed to step up to the diamond with their best if they wanted to win. In a game of offensive and defensive struggles all around, the Huskies could not pull through and
  • Huskies cut down by UNCW mid-series, break winning streak
    In the second game of a three-game weekend series, the Huskiesreturned to Brooks Field seeking another win to tack onto their nine-game streak. Although they started out strong, the Seahawks were quick in their retaliation and climbed up to an insurmountable lead, defeating Northeastern 7-2. The Huskies started on top, claiming the first run of
  • Huskies secure series sweep over Towson on Senior Day
    Northeastern came into its third and final matchup of the weekend series versus conference rival Towson looking for the sweep, and came away successful. After back-to-back wins in Friday’s double-header, 6-5 and 12-8, the Huskies defeated the Tigers 5-4 Saturday in comeback fashion for the cherry on top of Senior Day. Towson started off with
  • Bridgette Mitchell leaving Northeastern after two seasons; national search underway
    After two seasons as Northeastern women’s basketball coach, Bridgette Mitchell is departing for the same role at Fordham, Northeastern announced in a press release Friday. Mitchell arrived at Northeastern in 2021 without head coaching experience, and inherited a long-struggling program with two winning conference records over the previous 20 years. After being picked to finish
  • Huskies bounce back with big win against Stonehill
    BROOKLINE — Coming off of a heartbreaking defeat against Harvard in the Baseball Beanpot, the Northeastern baseball team needed to bounce back in quick fashion. Luckily, they had the chance less than 24 hours later against Stonehill. The Huskies entered Wednesday’s game at the Friedman Diamond with an impressive 22-5 record, compared to the measly
  • Huskies earn first season win against a ranked team over crosstown Eagles
    After a series win against NC A&T last weekend, the Huskies enthusiastically came to Friedman Diamond to face their first ranked opponent, which sits at No. 16, Boston College.  Ready they were — Northeastern walked away with a 6-2 win, turning the tides after losing to them last season in Beanpot and in the past
  • Men’s hockey offseason tracker: Live updates on news, signings, transfers, and more 
    Welcome to the 2023 men’s hockey offseason live tracker! After a disappointing finish to the 2022-23 season and a long list of expected departures, the Huskies’ roster will look much different next season. We’ll be updating this page as news breaks all offseason long, so make sure to check back here for the very latest.
  • Series Recap: Northeastern takes double header, fall short of series sweep
    Story by Jack Sinclair and Justin Diament BROOKLINE — Although it wasn’t by design, Northeastern hosted a conference rival in their home opener at Friedman Diamond. They were originally scheduled to play Bryant on Tuesday, March 14, but weather saw that matchup postponed. Instead, the Huskies  hosted NC A&T in their first home game of
  • In third straight Frozen Four appearance, can Huskies take down powerhouse Ohio State?
    Riding high from their recent win over No. 4 Yale, No. 5 seeded Northeastern will make their third consecutive Frozen Four appearance Friday against the top-ranked team in the nation, Ohio State. The Buckeyes have maintained their No. 1 ranking since late November, and shape up to be Northeastern’s toughest opponent this season on paper.
  • Roster round-up: With talent, depth, and a red-hot start, Huskies’ can dream big in 2023
    After an underwhelming 2022 regular season, Northeastern hit their stride in the playoffs and came inches away from winning the CAA tournament. Ultimately, a walk-off hit-by-pitch would be the dagger in the Huskies’ championship hopes, as they barely missed out on the conference title, held now by the Hofstra Pride. Since then, there have been
  • Huskies hit first roadblock, drop two-of-three to CAA rival Elon
    Story by Jack Sinclair and Khalin Kapoor In their first taste of conference play this year, Northeastern was handed a series loss on the road by Elon at Latham Park. The Huskies won 6-2 on Friday behind a dominant outing from junior right-handed starter Wyatt Scotti, who spun seven innings of two-run ball while striking
  • Northeastern’s season ends in overtime heartbreaker against Providence 
    BOSTON — It was a season where Northeastern was perfectly positioned to dominate.  With one of the most talented rosters on paper in the conference, sky-high expectations, and a second half of the season that was much better than the first, the Huskies were primed for success entering the postseason.  However, Northeastern was unable to
  • Huskies prove worth on national stage, defeat Yale to return to third straight Frozen Four
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — After steamrolling through the regular season Hockey East slate, Northeastern proved they belong in the upper echelon of women’s hockey nationally with their definitive 4-1 against Yale in the NCAA quarterfinals on Saturday.  The matchup was a perfect example of the level of spectacular hockey played between two of the best
  • Dogfight in New Haven: Northeastern looks to take down Yale in quest for Frozen Four berth
    By Emma Sullivan and Khalin Kapoor  At last, the dance has begun.  For the sixth straight season, Northeastern is looking to make a deep run in the NCAA tournament. This year’s bracket is stacked, and the No. 5 Huskies will travel down to New Haven, Connecticut, to face off against No. 4 Yale on Saturday.
  • In need of Hockey East title for NCAA hopes, Huskies’ roller coaster season has one last lifeline
    For every team that falls just short of the NCAA tournament, there are a handful of isolated moments throughout the season that can be pinpointed as “what-ifs.” And should the Huskies fail to qualify for this year’s big dance — now on the wrong side of the bubble, Northeastern will likely need to win the
  • Series Recap: South Florida silenced by Huskies’ home runs
    With cold weather still plaguing its home, Northeastern continued its tour of the South with a three-game series against the South Florida Bulls. Following last weekend’s sweep of the Indiana State Sycamores, the Huskies looked to maintain their red-hot start to the season. In their final nonconference series before CAA games begin, Northeastern faced their
  • Six-peat complete: Northeastern defeats Providence for the Hockey East Tournament title
    BOSTON — It was almost too perfect. In their final game at Matthews Arena, Northeastern’s graduate student top line of Chloé Aurard, Alina Müller, and Marueen Murphy led their team to a sixth-straight Hockey East championship. Murphy finished with three assists and Müller and Aurard notched a goal and an assist apiece, as the Huskies
  • Huskies unable to find late magic, fall to UMass in slugfest
    Northeastern’s losing streak at the Mullins Center has been extended to six years, thanks to a 3-2 UMass victory Friday night.  To open the game it was all about whistles, as the two teams combined for six penalties in the first period, including three against the Minutemen in the first nine minutes alone.  It started
  • Traditional exhibition against Red Sox returns
    For most of the leadup to Friday’s exhibition game between Northeastern and the Boston Red Sox, question marks surrounded whether the Huskies would be able to make the trip down to Fort Myers. Thankfully, a last-minute red eye flight to the Sunshine State would see the resumption of a time-honored tradition between two historic Boston
  • Huskies win opening series of the season against UNC Greensboro
    To the ire of most northern college baseball programs, there is no dedicated spring training season to shake off the cobwebs of a lengthy offseason. What most programs have to do is use the early games of the season as a makeshift spring training. Using the early slots of the nonconference portion of the season
  • Huskies take home 30th season win with shutout on Senior Night
    BOSTON — Saturday was an emotional night at Matthews Arena, but one also full of happiness for the Northeastern women’s hockey team, as they won 4-0 over Boston University on home ice to finish the regular season. “Obviously excited for our seniors to send them out in their last regular season game,” said Northeastern head
  • 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
  • Behind Levi’s masterpiece, Huskies down Crimson for Beanpot title
    BOSTON — The fans at TD Garden booed when the shootout was announced in the Beanpot Championship. But when senior captain Aidan McDonough scored and Devon Levi made the game-clinching save on Harvard star Alex Lafferiere, it was pandemonium nonetheless.  After a heartbreaker of a loss in last year’s championship game against Boston University, Northeastern
  • Beanpot finals preview: After rout in first meeting, can Northeastern contain Harvard’s offensive firepower this time around?
    To capture their fourth Beanpot title in the past five tournaments, Northeastern will have to defeat the same opponent they played arguably their worst defensive game all season against. Back on New Year’s Day, Harvard bludgeoned the Huskies in an 8-4 laugher that was every bit as ugly as the final score would indicate. The
  • Northeastern nets three unanswered, wins a shootout at Providence
    If you turned off the stream 10 minutes before regulation time ended, you would have missed one of the most exciting stretches of Northeastern hockey this year.  The Huskies seemed to struggle for the majority of the game, which was awkwardly caught between last Monday’s thrilling Beanpot victory, and this upcoming Monday’s Beanpot Championship game.
  • On Beanpot stage, Huskies’ depth shines brightest in semifinal victory over BU
    BOSTON — Of all 19 skaters in the Huskies’ lineup, bruising 6’4” defender Hunter McDonald is just about the last guy you’d expect to skate the length of the pond for a game-sealing score. But with Northeastern desperately trying to fend off BU at 6-on-5 in the closing seconds, it was McDonald’s poke check and
  • Beanpot preview: Four keys for Northeastern to pull the upset over BU
    It feels like a distant memory, but the Huskies’ stunning upset loss at Bentley in late December and subsequent beatdown by Harvard on New Year’s Day was only one month ago. Then, Northeastern’s nightmarish 1-6 skid appeared to be the nail in the coffin for a once-promising season gone horribly wrong.  But behind a defense
  • Huskies rally back but blow lead late in crushing loss to Elon
    BOSTON — What looked like a much-needed end to their three-game losing streak turned into another heartbreaking loss for Northeastern on Saturday afternoon. The Huskies appeared to have overcome a 14-point second half deficit when they were up four with just 21 seconds left and freshman guard Rashad King heading to the free-throw line. But
  • Northeastern falls to visiting UConn ending five-game hot streak
    BOSTON — Riding a five-game winning streak, Northeastern looked to extend their 2023 momentum facing UConn at home Friday.  The season series had been a tightly contested one, with Northeastern barely squeaking out a comeback victory Jan. 14. But UConn came to Matthews Arena with a chip on their shoulder and handed the home team
  • Huskies can’t climb out of early hole as Towson explodes from three-point range
    BOSTON — Northeastern nearly completed a remarkable comeback from a 17-point deficit, but Towson’s hot three-point shooting proved to be the difference as the Tigers handed the Huskies their first home loss of CAA play, by a final score of 73-67. Six different Towson players connected from deep in the first half, as the Tigers
  • Three-point clinic: Ruthlessly efficient Huskies defeat Hofstra on the road
    Although Northeastern got off to a shaky start in Sunday afternoon’s matchup with Hofstra, they hit their stride come the second quarter of play. The Huskies’ shooters were firing on all cylinders as they ran away with a 68-48 win over the Pride, marking their second consecutive victory. Coming into the game, the two teams
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Troutman, Telfort tear up Seawolves in big win
    In the massive mire of mid-major men’s basketball, matchups between middle-of-the-pack teams come to define seasons. On Thursday, two teams squarely in the middle of the CAA, Northeastern and Stony Brook, found themselves in a head-to-head matchup with each team sharing similar conference records thus far: The Huskies arrived on Long Island with a 3-3
  • Telfort completes 16-point comeback, Huskies stun Delaware in CAA thriller
    BOSTON — It was starting to feel like déjà vu for Northeastern on Monday night. Two days after falling into a double-digit deficit midway through the first half against Drexel, the Huskies again found themselves in an early hole on Monday, this time trailing by as many as 16 points to a Delaware team that
  • Huskies fall behind early, can’t climb out of hole in loss to Drexel
    BOSTON — There were very few moments of excitement for Northeastern in their 76-55 loss to Drexel at historic Matthews Arena on Saturday afternoon.  The 21-point loss is the Huskies’ second-worst home loss since 2011, with the worst one coming last season to Hofstra, when the Pride earned a 72-50 victory in Boston. The Huskies
  • Aurard’s overtime goal over BC extends Huskies’ winning streak to eight
    BOSTON — After sweeping their series with Boston College earlier in the season, Northeastern had their sights set on a perfect record for the year against the Eagles. The only problem was that it meant getting by graduate student goalie Abigail Levy. And Levy was fully committed to making the Huskies work for their victory. 
  • Huskies shut out rival Terriers in triumphant return
    BOSTON — After a month-long break, Northeastern took to the ice at Matthews Arena revived and energized to take on cross-town rival Boston University.  With the Terriers fresh off a tough loss to Holy Cross at Frozen Fenway and the No. 7 Huskies carrying a six-game win streak into the matchup, the home team was
  • 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
  • Northeastern hits a grand slam, hangs four goals on UConn at Frozen Fenway
    BOSTON — Sighs of relief could be heard across Fenway Park as Northeastern secured the 4-1 win over UConn on Saturday, their first regulation victory since Nov. 18.  The Huskies, who entered Saturday 1-7 in the past eight games, have struggled to stay out of the box especially due to after the whistle penalties. To
  • Frozen Fenway Preview: Northeastern looks to stall the Ice Bus at Fenway Park
    In their last matchup, Northeastern suffered a 4-1 loss against UConn in the Hockey East Semifinal game at TD Garden. Now, in one of the most anticipated games of the year, Northeastern looks for revenge at Fenway Park. This isn’t the first appearance outdoors for Northeastern. At the last Frozen Fenway event held in 2017,
  • Turnover trouble: Inefficient Huskies fall to William & Mary on the road
    Northeastern surged back from large deficits multiple times, but in the end could not find the consistency they needed. The Huskies wound up on the wrong end of a 69-66 defeat against William & Mary on Thursday night. The two squads had similar records, with William & Mary coming in at 5-9 and Northeastern at
  • New year, same leaf as Huskies fall to Harvard in rout
    CAMBRIDGE — Despite the best offensive performance Northeastern has mustered against a top-10 team, poor defense and a third period collapse led to the Huskies’ 8-4 defeat by Harvard.  The Crimson started the season 4-0 at home before eight away games, and in their Sunday afternoon homecoming, retained a perfect record at Bright-Landry. Northeastern is
  • Huskies apply pressure, squeeze out easy points in win over William & Mary
    BOSTON — When you have carbon and put pressure on it, diamonds are formed. In basketball, when you have a team that doesn’t play well fast and you put pressure on it, you get turnovers and easy buckets. That’s exactly what the Northeastern Huskies did in their 71-57 win over the William & Mary Tribe
  • Huskies’ disappointing season continues with upset loss at Bentley 
    If back-to-back losses to Union and Sacred Heart were disheartening, Northeastern’s 3-1 defeat at the hands of Bentley might just be rock bottom.  For the Huskies, this should have been one of the easiest matchups on their remaining schedule. Entering this game, the Falcons were 4-13 overall, ranked 58th of 62 nationally in the Pairwise
  • Future is bright for Huskies’ new wave of defenders
    On the heels of a hard-fought season that left Northeastern at the top of Hockey East by just one point, the Huskies fell to Western Michigan in an overtime loss in the NCAA tournament March, drawing their 2021-22 season to a close.  The end of any season is devastating, but the Huskies’ defeat marked the
  • 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 followed an all-too-familiar script for the Huskies, who blew a three-goal lead in the third period thanks to more sloppy play and poor discipline. But Colangelo saved
  • ‘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 returns to win column with convincing victory over Georgia State
    BOSTON — After losing yet another game to Georgia Tech, the Huskies were desperate to get back in the win column. Back in Matthews Arena after a four-game road trip, Northeastern faced Georgia State, a Sun Belt team that had gone 5-3 entering Sunday’s game. The Huskies got off to an early nine-point run and
  • 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
  • Huskies close out fall semester with convincing sweep of No. 13 Vermont
    BOSTON — The first semester of play came to a close on Saturday, as Northeastern took on Vermont for the second game of the weekend series. The Huskies ended up sweeping the two contests with the 13th-ranked team in the nation, capping off their strong first half of the season with a 5-1 victory. In
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Huskies come up short in close battle with Black Bears
    Story by Mike Puzzanghera and Peyton Doyle ORONO, Maine — Down two with under 30 seconds to go, the Northeastern Huskies got two good looks on the offensive end — one that would’ve tied, one that would’ve put them ahead, and both from star point guard Derin Erdogan. Neither one dropped, and the Huskies lost
  • 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
  • Northeastern bests UNH 63-51 in Durham for second win of season
    DURHAM, N.H. — After a hard-fought loss at home against Boston College, Northeastern looked to right the ship against a shorthanded New Hampshire. Despite the cold day, the Huskies rolled into Durham on fire from a distance and held off a second-half UNH surge en route to a 63-51 win. The Huskies started off the
  • Huskies edge out Holy Cross 2-1 in electric third-period finale
    BOSTON — On the heels of a disappointing 3-0 loss to Providence College on Tuesday, Northeastern rallied back to pull off a much-needed win over visiting Holy Cross in Matthews Arena on Friday night.  With some of the Huskies’ top players out of the lineup, the game was an opportunity for the newer and younger
  • 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
  • Huskies failures on the glass haunt them in loss to BC
    Story by Peyton Doyle and Mike Puzzanghera BOSTON — For the second time in the first three games of the season, a Northeastern women’s basketball game was decided in the closing seconds. In the opener, the Huskies defended a one-point lead to prevail over the Terriers, and in Northeastern’s third matchup, Boston College halted the
  • Huskies offense falters in shutout loss to Providence
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Northeastern was held scoreless by Providence in their Tuesday night matchup at Schneider Arena. It was the third meeting between the sides in under three weeks, and was a physical and defensive battle that Providence took the edge in up and down the ice.  The Friars dressed seven defenders and 11 forwards
  • ‘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 was 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 heroics on Friday gave Northeastern a defining victory and big momentum boost headed into Saturday’s rematch with Boston
  • Philips notches second consecutive shutout to silence Eagles
    CHESTNUT HILL —  For the second straight game, Northeastern shut out Boston College, winning 2-0 on Saturday to secure the weekend sweep. The Huskies were powered by their top line once again, with graduate student forward Alina Müller and senior forward Katy Knoll both lighting the lamp. “It’s always nice to beat them for sure,”
  • 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
  • Levi breaks career shutout record as Huskies topple New Hampshire
    DURHAM, N.H. — It feels strange that Devon Levi has only played about one full season’s worth of games in net for Northeastern. The Huskies’ stalwart goaltender missed his freshman season with an injury, missed time during his Richter Award campaign last year due to the Olympics, and has started nine games for the Huskies
  • Huskies eliminated by Hofstra in thrilling CAA final
    Story by Josh Chaskes and Peyton Doyle BROOKLINE — The CAA women’s soccer championship game went beyond anyone’s imagination, providing drama that would wow any film fanatic. The match began with an unlikely pairing, a No. 3 seeded Northeastern squad vs No.8 Hofstra. It ended with the Pride defeating the Huskies in the finals for
  • 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
  • Northeastern guts out shootout win against conference rival Providence
    BOSTON -– Northeastern ended the second leg of a home-and-home series against Providence with a tie on Saturday night, but picked up the extra Hockey East point with a shootout win. The physicality and chippiness of Friday night’s tilt carried over to the second game, with a total of 13 penalties whistled on Saturday. The
  • Huskies early-season woes hit new low with shootout defeat to Maine
    ORONO, Maine — Remember just 28 days ago, when Northeastern opened its season against Long Island with a No. 7 ranking, Frozen Four buzz, and the billing as preseason league favorites?  Yeah, it’s been a long four weeks. Northeastern tied Maine 2-2 on Friday, with the Black Bears earning the extra league standings point via
  • In most anticipated matchup yet, Northeastern downs rival Providence in robust fashion
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Many have said there’s no love lost between the Northeastern Huskies and Providence Friars, a fact evident in their Friday night tilt at Schneider Arena. Even with penalties galore for both sides, the Huskies skated to the 4-1 win in a handed fashion to get back in the win column.  For the
  • 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
  • With Levi sidelined, Huskies end homestand with loss to UMass Lowell
    BOSTON — Playing without star goaltender Devon Levi, the Northeastern men’s hockey team lost a tightly-checked, 3-2 game to the No. 19 UMass Lowell River Hawks Saturday night at Matthews Arena, running their winless streak to three games. The Huskies turned to freshman Grant Riley for his first collegiate start with Levi out due to
  • Huskies stunned by Maine for first loss of the season
    ORONO, Maine — For a team as consistently successful and high-achieving as the Northeastern women’s hockey team, poor performances are exceedingly rare. But on Saturday, it was immediately obvious the Huskies just didn’t have their usual precision and dominant form. From the moment the puck was dropped for the first period to the final blow
  • Huskies hound Black Bears, Müller breaks assist record for Hockey East play
    Story by Daisy Roberts and Jack Sinclair ORONO, Maine — While lying at the most extreme north end of the Hockey East map, Maine has found their women’s hockey team in the southern end of the standings for several years running. Northeastern has long stood in the way of the Black Bears success, holding an
  • Northeastern settles for tie against BC in closely-played rivalry battle
    BOSTON — It was a familiar battle of conference rivals on Tuesday night, but with a twist: the game was technically a non conference meeting between Northeastern and Boston College, as they vied for an additional victory on Homecoming Night at Matthews Arena. The Huskies officially tied Boston College 3-3 in the NCAA record books,
  • Northeastern shuts down Merrimack in assertive performance 
    NORTH ANDOVER — In just their second road game of the season, Northeastern walked into the opposing arena and shut down their competition completely. Both special teams contributed to the Huskies’ dominant 5-0 win, as they secured their third-straight Hockey East win to open the year.   From the first puck drop, the Huskies ran over
  • Hunt’s record-breaker helps secure draw for Huskies
    BROOKLINE — While the Huskies did not get the exact result they wanted Thursday night in their 2-2 draw against Drexel, junior midfielder Jessie Hunt came away with a memorable individual accomplishment. In the 80th minute, with Northeastern facing a 2-1 deficit following two unanswered goals by Drexel, Hunt did something she has had no
  • Knoll shines as Northeastern dominates UConn, improves record to 4-0
    STORRS, Conn.–  Northeastern completed the weekend  sweep of UConn on Saturday afternoon, with a dominant 4-1 road victory to improve to 4-0 on the season. The visiting Huskies were powered by three goals in the second period, including two from senior forward Katy Knoll. UConn opened the scoring just over four minutes into the first
  • 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
  • Huskies’ offense shines in win over Vermont
    BOSTON — The last time Vermont faced Northeastern, the Huskies fell in a stunning 1-0 upset. This time around, the story started off the same, but the Huskies offense came alive, resulting in a 5-2 victory. The Huskies’ sluggish start was reminiscent of their last meeting with Vermont. UVM struck first, scoring 1:14 into the