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Baseball loses to Harvard in Beanpot championship
The Crimson's second-year pitcher Kieran Shaw and third-year catcher Devan Peterson celebrate their victory over the Huskies. / Photo courtesy Brian Bae, The Red and Black.

Baseball loses to Harvard in Beanpot championship

The Huskies, who last won the tournament in 2013, fell to the Harvard Crimson 8-6.

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NU track and field earns 12 gold medals
Second-year Leeyan Redwood placed first in the discus with a mark of 41.16 at the Minuteman Invitational at UMass Amherst. / Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics

NU track and field earns 12 gold medals

Northeastern University’s track and field team competed in meets at Yale and UMass Amherst April 7-8.

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From walk-on to Beanpot champion
Pat Jordan, son of a Northeastern alumnus, grew up with a dream of following in his father's footsteps. / Photo courtesy Jim Pierce.

From walk-on to Beanpot champion

Pat Jordan, the same kid who received a former goalie’s stick in 2005, was among those who stormed the ice at the Beanpot.

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NU baseball sweeps home series against Elon University
Max Burt and Scott Holzwasser celebrate during Saturday's win over Elon. / Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics.

NU baseball sweeps home series against Elon University

The weekend started with the Huskies taking both wins in a doubleheader Saturday, followed by a 9-0 win on Sunday.

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Track and field breaks records in Florida, North Carolina
Third-year thrower Eric Mellusi earned CAA honor Men's Field Athlete of the Week following his performance this weekend. / Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics.

Track and field breaks records in Florida, North Carolina

Track and field split their athletes between relays in Florida and North Carolina, breaking a number of school records.

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Column: How narratives shape March Madness
Villanova's second title in three years has led many to declare them a new dynasty in college basketball. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons.

Column: How narratives shape March Madness

Between upsets, Cinderella stories and the powerhouses, March Madness is a spectacle of sport.

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Women’s hockey coach Dave Flint reflects on historic season
For the first time in program history, women's hockey captured the Hockey East title after defeating UConn 2-1. / Photo by Brian Bae.

Women’s hockey coach Dave Flint reflects on historic season

The pinnacle of the women’s season was winning the Hockey East championship for the first time in program history.

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Huskies run: Northeastern students train for marathon
Third-years Mikey Maichen (left), Maggie Simonds (center) and Olivia Maeder (right) will participate in the Boston Marathon on April 16. / Photo by Alex Melagrano

Huskies run: Northeastern students train for marathon

Runners from across the globe will travel to Boston for the marathon, but others will make the short trip from NU’s campus.

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Northeastern wins first conference series against JMU
Second-year pitcher Sean Mellen has posted a 6-1 record and 2.40 ERA this season. / Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics

Northeastern wins first conference series against JMU

The NU baseball team returned to conference play this weekend, defeating JMU 2-1 in a three-game series.

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Huskies fight hard in loss against No. 10 Texas Tech
Fourth-year infielder Max Burt came up with the Huskies' final hit of the game during Friday's series opener against Texas Tech. / Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics

Huskies fight hard in loss against No. 10 Texas Tech

The Huskies’ bye week from CAA play led them to a four-game series loss to Texas Tech University over the weekend.

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