The “My Story Matters” Collection

For Day 1 of the 2020 NCAA Diversity and Inclusion Social Media Campaign, The Red & Black partnered with four Northeastern student-athletes to help tell the stories of their identities, perspectives, and experiences. Each story is a deeply personal account written by the athlete themselves. The four pieces of the “My Story Matters” collection are…

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Second Sport

by Justin Chen  After finishing her fourth and final prolific ice hockey season amassing 101 points and leading the Huskies to back-to-back Hockey East championships, senior forward Kasidy Anderson did not decide to call her collegiate career quits. Instead, the Shaker Heights, Ohio native joined the field hockey team.  Having lost her hockey eligibility, Anderson…

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Instant Impact

When it comes to making an impact on Northeastern field hockey, Lauren Rowe has wasted no time.  The freshman from Norwich, England, is the leading scorer for the Huskies, netting 14 goals and helping out on 10 others for a total of 38 points on the season, slotting her at fifth in the country in…

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Three Seconds After: Goal Scoring Celebrations

by Madison Neuner In overtime at the 2019 Beanpot semifinal against Boston University, freshman forward Tyler Madden received the puck on a breakaway and made scoring look easy as he masterfully sent it to the back of the net. But he wasn’t done yet. Madden proceeded to slide on his back and make…

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“Campeon de Corazon”: Finding our Team in Argentina

by Lauren Feeney Ever seen a group of girls and thought they looked basic? Ever seen 20 girls walk out of an Argentinian market wearing patterned scarves around their necks and ponytails? Well, when they are 12 pesos, it’s a VSCO girl’s dream.

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Coming Full Circle

by Shelly Morris I am an NCAA Division I head coach who is lucky enough to coach at my alma mater. It is an opportunity that is only afforded to a few. A true full circle of life, that my naïve 18-year-old self would have never seen coming. I grew up in western Massachusetts, playing street hockey with my brother, who to this day…

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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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