Nikko currently serves as a Senior Staff Writer in the sports section, where he primarily covers the men's lacrosse team. Hailing from South Burlington, Vermont, he is a concentrator in International Relations with a focus in both the political economy and Latin America. Despite his ties to New England, Nikko is a diehard Seattle sports fan, remaining loyal to the city where he took his first steps. When not at the Herald, Nikko is probably sharing funny sports stories over the airwaves of WBRU under the alias McBuckets, or explaining to people why baseball is not boring.

Articles by Nikko Pasanen (43)

Gymnastics wins share of Ivy Classic title

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Gymnastics wins share of Ivy Classic title

March 7, 2016 0 comments

The past several years have certainly treated the gymnastics team well.

No. 7 men’s lacrosse tops Minutemen in New England’s oldest rivalry

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No. 7 men’s lacrosse tops Minutemen in New England’s oldest rivalry

March 7, 2016 0 comments

The Bears (3-0) came out firing on all cylinders, rolling over the Minutemen from the opening whistle en route to a 15-7 victory.

Dylan Molloy ’17 dekes a defender as he goes for the goal. The junior, who was the Ivy League’s player of the year last season, is off to a hot start this year with eight goals and six assists through the team’s first two games.

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No. 9 men’s lacrosse topples No. 19 Stony Brook

February 29, 2016 0 comments

It was exactly the kind of result the men’s lacrosse team was looking for — a big road win against a ranked opponent.

Jack Kelly ’16 looks to make a pass. The senior goaltender was a Third Team All-American last season and will be a key piece for the Bears as they vie for another Ivy League title and NCAA tournament appearance.

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Nationally ranked men’s lacrosse deploys fast-paced offense

February 26, 2016 0 comments

After making it to the NCAA tournament last year for the first time since 2009, the men’s lacrosse team is looking to take another leap forward this spring.

Molloy ’17 leads fast-paced offense in lacrosse’s quest for success

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Molloy ’17 leads fast-paced offense in lacrosse’s quest for success

February 26, 2016 0 comments

Dylan Molloy ’17 wasn’t supposed to be this good.

Justin Staudenmayer ’17 focuses intently on his opponent during a match. This season, the junior has built off his success last season, compiling a 22-6 record and a top 20 national ranking in his 156-pound weight class.

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Athlete of the week: Staudenmeyer ’17 vies for All-American recognition

February 19, 2016 0 comments

The wrestling team has been through its fair share of ups and downs this season, but Justin Staudenmayer ’17 has been a beacon of consistency.

The Bears got off to a slow start against Harvard but slowly worked their way back into the match. Despite strong efforts from Justin Staudenmayer ’17 and Steven Galiardo ’17, Bruno eventually fell 25-10.

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Wrestling bounces back after loss to Harvard

February 15, 2016 0 comments

It was packed Sunday at the Pizzitola Sports Center, where over 700 spectators spent their Valentine’s Day at the second annual Beauty and the Beast competition.

Men’s, women’s basketball hit stride midway through Ivy play

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Men’s, women’s basketball hit stride midway through Ivy play

February 12, 2016 0 comments

The men’s and women’s basketball teams have played four weeks and will have reached the halfway point of their season after Friday’s contests.

Zeke Salvo ‘18 prepares to grapple his opponent. He spearheaded the Brown comeback with an impressive 10-1 major decision against Princeton.

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Youthful wrestling team rallies but falls in Alumni Weekend meets

February 8, 2016 0 comments

The wrestling team may have failed to capture a dual-meet victory on Alumni Weekend, but it would be unfair to say the Bears did not entertain.

Building toward future, men’s tennis notches pair of top recruits

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Building toward future, men’s tennis notches pair of top recruits

February 5, 2016 0 comments

Jan. 25, Tennis Recruiting Network named the men’s tennis team’s 2016 class the 18th best in the nation in its winter rankings.