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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Virtual Arms Race

by Tyler Dolph On a hot and humid Saturday in July of last year, Matt Lucido left his Brooklyn Airbnb and began to make his way towards the Barclays Center. The 20,000 seat arena was sold out ahead of the afternoon’s big matchup, so naturally he wanted to get there early.   He talked some…

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Diamond in the Rough

A 6-foot-4 junior quarterback takes the snap for Xaverian Brothers High School, drops back and reads the defense. Immediately he spots pressure on his left. Darting away from traffic, he continues to scan down the field, looking for an open man. A head fake to a receiver on a deep route draws the secondary away,…

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The Game Changer

He doesn’t loom over seven feet tall, he doesn’t dazzle with his quickness and he doesn’t look like a bodybuilder. But he plays like does. By sticking to his own brand of basketball, junior guard Bolden Brace quietly put together an incredibly valuable 2017-18 season for the Huskies. However, it was a game that could…

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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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Year on the Sidelines

By Becca Gaddy When Katie Rolfe tore her ACL and meniscus this past summer, there was only one clear option for her to choose from. With a six to nine month recovery, she knew she would have to redshirt her sophomore volleyball season. Amidst the excitement of signing to play a sport at the collegiate…

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Back to Class

In most athletic programs at most universities, athletes graduate and finish their playing career simultaneously. However, due to the popularity of five year programs at Northeastern, several athletes experience their fifth year of college away from the sport they love, despite the fact that they are still full-time students. The Red & Black sat down…

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No Breathing

By Elizabeth Klemm   For 22.29 seconds in February, third year swimmer Megan Clark held her breath, hoping to become the first Northeastern swimmer to ever qualify for the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.   Her efforts were good enough to make the cut. For the first time since 2004, Northeastern would have an athlete…

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Between the Posts

By Jacob Horowitz One finishes the year reflecting on her time at Northeastern and looking ahead to the next chapter.  The other only just began his Husky stint and hopes to continue to outperform expectations. Nathalie Nidetch and Noah Abrams, this year’s women’s and men’s starting goalies, respectively, are both coming off a strong year…

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United for Silver

By Sara Corey This summer, Madison Mailey and her teammates on the Canadian Senior National Rowing Team had a choice: they could race with a poor mentality and lose, or they could unite and race to win a world championship. After winning the Under 23 World Championships for the second time, Mailey earned a spot…

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