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Amid preseason hype, Huskies focused on preparation

The men’s bas­ket­ball team has been picked to win the Colo­nial Ath­letic Asso­ci­a­tion title this year. But head coach Bill Coen and company’s focus is squarely on their season opener on Sunday against crosstown rival Boston University.

Huskies climbing their way to the top

In its first year since forming, the North­eastern Climbing Team has taken the rock climbing com­mu­nity by storm, fin­ishing second in the 2014 national col­le­giate cham­pi­onships and helping to grow rock climbing on campus.

Hopeful Huskies pedaling toward championship

Alec Walecki and Ken­neth McNeill, two mem­bers of the North­eastern moun­tain biking club team, will com­pete at this weekend’s USA Cycling Col­le­giate Moun­tain Bike National Cham­pi­onships in North Carolina.

3Qs: The art of the shutout

The women’s soccer team has amassed an NCAA-​​leading 11 shutouts in just 14 matches this season, outscoring oppo­nents 22–3 en route to a ster­ling 9–3-2 record. Goal­keeper Paige Bur­nett attrib­utes the number-​​defying suc­cess to supe­rior team defense.

Athletic director talks college sports at Northeastern, nationwide

The Fac­ulty Senate on Wednesday held its first meeting of the aca­d­emic year, as Ath­letic Director Peter Roby deliv­ered his annual address on the state of ath­letics at North­eastern and touched on the broader national landscape.

Let’s kick off the season

Three North­eastern var­sity teams open their reg­ular sea­sons Friday, including the lone home game of the day when men’s soccer takes on regional rival the Uni­ver­sity of New Hamp­shire at […]