Author: mikejwax

Softball: 1-0 win against Lehigh advances BU in tournament semifinals

By Michael Wax   Boston University softball (40-15, 17-2 PL) will head to its sixth consecutive Patriot League championship game following a 1-0 win over Lehigh (27-17-1, 15-4 PL) on Friday. “What a performance,” said BU head coach Ashley Waters. “I thought Ally was great today, really great command. I thought she did a good job […]

Softball: BU walks off, steals game 1 from Colgate

By Michael Wax Boston University softball (39-15,16-2 PL) found a way to capture a game 1 win in the Patriot League tournament on Thursday, scoring two in the ninth to walk off against Colgate (19-27, 9-9 PL) by a score of 3-2. “We always tell our team, if there’s an inning left, out left, or […]

Softball: BU sweeps Colgate, extends streak to 23 wins

By Michael Wax Boston University softball (30-13, 9-0 PL) swept yet another weekend series, defeating Colgate (17-20, 7-5 PL) by a combined score of 36-11 on Saturday and Sunday.  Junior pitchers Lizzy Avery and Allison Boaz accounted for all 19 innings of work. Avery tossed 11 2/3  innings while giving up five runs over two […]

Softball: Avery no-hitter, new record highlight historic weekend for BU

By Michael Wax Boston University softball (30-13, 9-0 PL) put up a weekend-series shutout of Holy Cross (13-26, 3-9 PL) on Saturday and Sunday, taking the three games by a combined score of 19-0. “I thought we did a good job coming out,” BU head coach Ashley Waters said. “I thought our pitches were ready […]

Women’s Basketball: BU’s season ends with semifinal loss to American

By Michael Wax #3 Boston University saw its season come to an end Thursday night, as the Terriers fell 70-48 against #2 American University on the road. Even though the Terriers struggled in their season-ending loss, BU head coach Melissa Graves was proud of the team’s effort and tenacity throughout the season. “It’s just a […]

Softball: Terrier offense fuels doubleheader sweep against CSUF, Penn

By Michael Wax BU softball’s offense powered the Terriers to a doubleheader sweep against Penn and Cal State Fullerton Tuesday, run-ruling the Quakers and winning the two contests by a combined margin of 17 runs. Junior pitchers Lizzy Avery and Allison Boaz accounted for all 13 innings on Tuesday. Avery allowed just one earned run […]

Women’s Basketball: BU advances past Army in Patriot League Quarterfinals

By Michael Wax The Boston University Terriers (17-13, 13-6 PL) defeated the six-seed Army Black Knights (16-13, 10-9 PL) 80–74 on Monday night to punch their ticket to the Patriot League semifinals. Head coach Melissa Graves was pleased with the team’s overall performance and credited its balanced offensive attack as the key to victory. “We […]

Women’s Basketball: Rough start leads to 64-61 loss

By Michael Wax  Despite 21 points from junior guard Sydney Johnson and a third consecutive double-double from sophomore center Caitlin Weimar, the Boston University Terriers (15-11, 11-4 PL) fell to the Colgate Raiders (6-21, 4-11 PL) 64-61 on Saturday afternoon. A highlight from the game for BU came during the pregame, where BU and Colgate […]

Men’s Basketball: BU dominates for 85-67 Senior Day win against American

By Michael Wax Boston University’s Senior Day went better than anyone could have hoped for, as the Terriers (18-9, 9-5 PL) defeated the American University Eagles (6-18, 2-10 PL) 85-67 on Saturday afternoon. Six seniors and their families were honored before the game, including Jonas Harper, Sukhmail Mathon, Javante McCoy, Garrett Pascoe, Fletcher Tynen, and […]

Men’s Basketball: BU bounces back against Lehigh

By Michael Wax  Boston University (16-9, 7-5 PL) bounced back in a big way on Saturday afternoon, taking down the Lehigh Mountain Hawks (9-15, 7-5 PL) 80-74 on the road. The game came down to two key areas for BU — free-throw shooting and the turnover battle, according to head coach Joe Jones. BU won the turnover […]