Tim Scannell had known that he wanted to become a coach back in the mid-1980s, when he was playing high school sports. But it wasn’t until he joined Northeastern’s baseball team and began playing for legendary skipper Neil McPhee that he started to develop a coaching philosophy, one that would eventually guide him to unprecedented success at college baseball’s Division III level.
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The team pushed and pulled its way to a dominating victory in the International Powerlifting Federation’s inaugural University Powerlifting World Cup, which was held in Belarus last week. “I couldn’t be more proud of how the team performed,” said club captain Kelsey McCarthy. “It shows how hard we trained and how committed we were.”
Seven members of Northeastern’s powerlifting club will showcase their strength, determination, and no-quit attitude at the inaugural University Powerlifting World Cup in Belarus next week. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and I’m looking forward to representing the U.S.,” says Binglei Zhou, a second-year powerlifter on the team who holds the country’s collegiate deadlifting record.
Jack Grinold, Northeastern’s legendary sports information director, says watching the heavyweight champ’s training sessions at Matthews Arena in 1964 “were some of the most delightful afternoons I’ve ever spent.” In 1994, Ali received an honorary doctorate of public service from Northeastern. The transformational sports figure died on Friday. Here, members of the Northeastern community reflect on Ali’s life and legacy.
Diego Rivas, E’16, grew up in a family of runners. But he didn’t pick up the sport until he enrolled at Northeastern. On Monday, he’ll compete in his first Boston Marathon, dedicating his run to his marathoning friends in Boston and to the victims of the 2013 bombings. “For me,” he says, “it will be an honor.”
The Huskies open the 2016 season this Saturday against Pennsylvania in the annual race for the Burk Cup. Here, head coach John Pojednic talks about the team’s preparation and his expectations for the season.
Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University The Northeastern men’s hockey team finished the 2015–16 season with a 22–14–5 record, following a difficult 6–2 loss to North Dakota in the first round […]
And it’s a final here in Cincinnati: North Dakota 6, Northeastern 2. The Huskies struck first in the third period on a goal from Matt Benning, assisted by Mike McMurtry […]
North Dakota added to its advantage with two more goals, and leads the Huskies, 5–1, after two periods. Northeastern went on the power play midway through the period and carried […]
We’re at the first intermission here at U.S. Bank Arena, with the score 3–1. The Huskies struck first at 3:07 with a goal from Nolan Stevens, assisted by Garret Cockerill, […]
Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University The Huskies will hear a familiar sound when they take the ice this afternoon. That would be the NU Pep Band, which traveled with the […]
Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University DogHouse members Michael Downie and Ashley Demirali left Boston at 11 p.m. Thursday night for the long drive to Cincinnati in Demirali’s Honda Civic. I […]