the daily free press

I began writing for The Daily Free Press, BU's independent student newspaper, my first semester of college. I covered various beats and wrote game recaps, siders, previews and features. For the entire collection of my work, click here.

Sophomores Greenway and McAvoy, with winning pedigree, look to lead BU to new heights

Above all else, Jordan Greenway and Charlie McAvoy are winners. The Boston University men’s hockey sophomores already have decorated careers on the ice, but they’re hungry for more. They arrived on Commonwealth Avenue following a stint as teammates on the U.S. National Team Development Program Under-18 squad, where they found great success.

NCAA Woman of the Year nominee Tillo found community at BU

If you had told recent Boston University graduate Emily Tillo four years ago that she would be nominated for one of the most prestigious collegiate awards in the country, she would have thought you were crazy. Yet, on Sept. 7, that’s exactly what happened, as Tillo was named one of the 30 student athletes nominated for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award.

Trinidadian Jeroen Blugh overcomes adversity, makes family proud during four-year BU career

Do you know what the most popular sport in Trinidad is? Jeroen Blugh certainly does — it’s soccer. The San Juan, Trinidad, native spent the first 18 years of his life growing up on the island off Venezuela’s coast in the southern Caribbean, playing that very game.

An Overview of BU Athletics: Everything you need to know

Throughout the 2015-16 season, Boston University athletics enjoyed another year as one of the premier Division I programs in the country. Highlighted by a number of Patriot League championships and NCAA tournament appearances, Terriers excelled on the field, ice and court last season. Looking ahead to this year and beyond, BU sports is poised to compete at a high level in the Patriot League and Hockey East, as well as nationally.

Maddie Elia steps up in women’s hockey Beanpot loss

Before the Beanpot Tournament’s consolation game, BU head coach Brian Durocher stressed the necessity of a fast start in order to defeat a very capable Harvard University squad.

Men’s soccer prepares for opening round playoff matchup with Bucknell

The 2016 season for the Boston University men’s soccer team isn’t over just yet. Thanks to a 74th-minute strike from sophomore midfielder Nicki Wieners in its final regular season game against the United States Naval Academy on Friday night, the Terriers (8-6-2, 4-3-2 Patriot League) earned a spot in the Patriot League Tournament.

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