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Hayley Masters poses with Bergkamen head coach Robert Bruns. Photo courtesy EC Bergkamen
Hayley Masters poses with Bergkamen head coach Robert Bruns. Photo courtesy EC Bergkamen.

Women’s hockey alum represents Huskies in German pros

“Throughout my years of elementary and even high school, when someone would ask, ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ my answer was always the same — a hockey player,” Masters said in an email to The News.

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Women’s volleyball preserves perfect record in conference
Northeastern volleyball is undefeated in conference play this season. Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics

Women’s volleyball preserves perfect record in conference

Underdown was named CAA Player of the week for the second time in a row Monday, after totaling 13 kills against Delaware and 24 against Towson. The California native served over eight aces and compiled 16 digs over the course of the two matches as well.

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Adam Gaudette and Dylan Sikura celebrate as the Huskies rolled over Prince Edward Island 9-1. Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics
Adam Gaudette and Dylan Sikura celebrate as the Huskies rolled over Prince Edward Island 9-1. Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics

Huskies dominate exhibition game over Prince Edward Island

The Huskies’ eight-goal lead is a glimpse at the progress the hockey team has made over the years under Madigan, who brings decades of college and professional hockey experience to alma mater Northeastern.

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Third-year forward Nicole Gorman takes a shot on goal in an earlier season match at the University of New Hampshire. Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics
Third-year forward Nicole Gorman takes a shot on goal in an earlier season match at the University of New Hampshire. Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics

Huskies score back to back wins, remain undefeated in conference play

The Huskies notched their 12th consecutive home victory against the University of Delaware Thursday and capped off a strong week with a road win at James Madison University (JMU) on Sunday, bringing the Red and Black to a 9-4-1 record on the season.

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Megan Barrett, left, celebrates her first career goal with Kristin Abreu. Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics
Megan Barrett, left, celebrates her first career goal with Kristin Abreu. Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics

Field hockey splits first CAA road trip

Despite splitting the weekend with a win over Towson and a loss at the hands of William & Mary, Northeastern had much to celebrate. Fourth-year forwards Kellie Stigas and Jamie Bartucca tallied new career bests and second-year midfielder Megan Barrett notched her first career goal.

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Power play success key for Northeastern in preseason tilt
Fourth-year forward Shelby Herrington brings the puck across the red line to set up the offense / Photo by Albert Tamura

Power play success key for Northeastern in preseason tilt

Head coach Dave Flint and the Northeastern University (NU) women’s hockey team knew they were in for a test when the talented Concordia University visited Matthews Arena for a preseason match-up on Saturday. The match was heavily contested, ending in a 3-2 final score.

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Cross Country Opens Season in Boston and Charlottesville
Northeastern cross country began their season split between Boston and Charlottesville, Virginia / Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics

Cross Country Opens Season in Boston and Charlottesville

The Northeastern University men’s and women’s cross country teams travelled separately last weekend, with athletes racing in Boston and Charlottesville, Virginia. The women finished in 22nd place while the men finished in 19th.

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Volleyball off to 2-0 start in conference after pair of home victories
Third-year libero Gabrielle Eyl celebrates with her teammates in the Huskies' victory over CAA rival UNCW / Photo by Patrick Leung

Volleyball off to 2-0 start in conference after pair of home victories

The highlight of Friday’s Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) opener against UNCW was outside hitter Amy Underdown’s performance. The second year posted 28 kills in the match — a number that has not been achieved by a Northeastern player since Lauren DeTurk in 2008.

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Members of the Oakland Raiders kneel during the National Anthem during a game Sept. 24, 2017. Photo courtesy Keith Allison, Creative Commons.
Members of the Oakland Raiders kneel during the National Anthem during a game Sept. 24, 2017. Photo courtesy Keith Allison, Creative Commons.

Column: Kneeling takes the right stand

If you watched any football at all this past week you saw protests of some sort in full effect. While Kaepernick remains unsigned, the movement he started by kneeling during the National Anthem throughout the 2016 NFL season has carried over resoundingly.

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Young Swimming and Diving Team Makes Waves Through Contributions to Cancer Research
Northeastern University swimming and diving raised over $11,000 for cancer research at Swim Across America's Rhode Island Open Water Swim / Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics

Young Swimming and Diving Team Makes Waves Through Contributions to Cancer Research

The team raised money for cancer research at the Rhode Island Open Water Swim put on by the non-profit Swim Across America on Sept. 9. They raised over $11,000 in support of gynecological and breast cancer research at Women and Infants Hospital in Rhode Island,

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