The NBA playoffs have begun, and fans all over the world are glued to their TVs to watch an extremely interesting first round of action.
■ Pitcher Scottie Todd ’20 has been incredible for the Judges with a 3-1 record and an outstanding 0.88 ERA.
■ The baseball team dropped to 1-9 on the season after losing all four games played this past weekend.
■ Goalie Tuukka Rask came up clutch for the Bruins on Thursday with his seventh shutout of the season.
■ The women’s team picked up their 10th win of the season after shutting out Wheaton College.
With the National Basketball Association season coming to a close, usual suspects such as the Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs are the main teams in the championship discussion.
■ Pitcher Sean O’Neal ’18 racked up 13 strikeouts in a loss against Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
■ Both the men’s and women’s track teams came away with success from this year’s first outdoor meet.
■ Even after a lopsided trade, guard Buddy Hield and the Sacramento Kings should not be counted out.
■ Xavier University and the University of South Carolina are just two of the teams to provide shocking upsets.
After four tries, the United States finally pulled off the ultimate win at the World Baseball Classic on Wednesday in Los Angeles, California.
■ Foilists Joanne Carminucci '19 and Jessica Gets '20 performed admirably last weekend.
■ Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams suffered blowout losses against Middlebury College.
■ Despite a full season of dominance, Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas came under heat for sitting out.
■ Centers Marc Gasol and Nikola Jokic have been putting in work as elite playmakers for their teams.
Thursday and Friday were days full of promise for many. On Thursday, everything went according to plan, as the only upsets were from 12th-seeded Middle Tennessee State University and 11th-seeded Xavier University knocking out the University of Minnesota and the University of Maryland, respectively.
■ Third baseman Kyle Lussier ’19 launched his first home run of the season in a win on Monday.
■ While the men struggled, the women’s tennis team dominated this past weekend with two huge wins.
■ The softball team was unable to push past a .500 record with their fourth loss of the season on Wednesday.
■ Emily Bryson ’19 dazzled with two top-15 place finishes this past weekend at the national championships