Floormates

There’s a natural chemistry on the court between Jess Genco and Gabby Giacone.  It’s a chemistry that translates over to the box scores: Genco, a two-time All-CAA First Team selection, finished as this season’s team leader in points (559), field goal percentage (.418) and free throw percentage (.913), among other categories, and the program’s all-time…

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A Marked Man

Sean Mellen is made up of moments. For a 20 year old kid from Norwood, 25 miles southwest of Boston, he has quite a few that stick out already – an NCAA tournament run, a high school state title, being named a second-team All-American and first-team All-CAA last season and a 2019 preseason All-American. But…

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The Art of Serving

Two steps, a toss, a jump, a hit. Then the game begins. Sometimes, particularly if Sherrie Wang or Gabrielle Tschannen is in the back right corner of the court, it instantly results in a point for the Huskies through the coveted service ace. Other times, usually when Clare Lund controls the serve, the other team’s…

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One Team, Many Languages

When Gerardo Milano arrived in Boston to begin his college career at Northeastern, he didn’t know a word of English. Inspired by his older brother, Riccardo, who was playing soccer for Division I St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York, Milano made the move to Boston from his native Caracas, Venezuela. He enrolled in a…

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What Makes a Coach of the Year?

“He understands what we are, what he wants us to be, what everybody here wants us to be,” Murphy said. “I think that his vision and picture of that is what keeps us getting better every year.”

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Unfinished Business

After Mike Glavine announced the Huskies’ 2018 season schedule, he sat back and watched his phone screen light up as the calls, text messages and social media posts began to pour in. “Are you crazy?” asked family, friends and fans. “Playing this schedule?” With full weekend series scheduled against major powers Missouri, No. 17 Auburn…

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Gold Coyne: NU Alumna Brings Home Gold

“A gold medal game at the Olympic games, you’re competing for the highest honor in our sport,” Coyne said. “I also think the way that the game has grown over the years, people are starting to want to watch women’s hockey. They’re recognizing women’s hockey is a phenomenal sport.”

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A Boy, His Dog and His Favorite Baseball Team

Huskies and golden retrievers may not always get along, especially in the world of collegiate athletics. But when it comes to helping out a teammate, the Northeastern Huskies baseball team was more than willing to welcome a different breed aboard.

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