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)

Cynthia Kyin ’18 looks to move the puck out of the defensive zone. Brown struggled in a home-and-home series against Yale, losing twice by a three-goal margin. The Bears have not won in their past 12 games.

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Women’s hockey’s power play success not enough against Yale

February 1, 2016 0 comments

The women’s hockey team endured another tough weekend, extending its winless streak to 12 games after falling twice to Yale (9-13-1, 8-7-1 ECAC).

Wrestling struggles with consistency

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Wrestling struggles with consistency

January 29, 2016 0 comments

It was a busy winter break for the wrestling team, as the Bears (3-6, 2-4 EIWA) spent much of their time on the road competing up and down the northeast.

Defensive pressure anchors crucial victory over No. 10 Cornell

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Defensive pressure anchors crucial victory over No. 10 Cornell

April 20, 2015 0 comments

The No. 13 men’s lacrosse team put on its best showing of the year in a convincing 15-6 win over No. 10 Cornell Saturday.

Captain Tim Jacob ’15 helps anchor Bruno’s offense. The offense struggled to capitalize Saturday, while the defense gave up scoring opportunities.

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Men’s lacrosse struggles with quality of shots in loss to No. 9 Bulldogs

April 12, 2015 0 comments

Despite hopes of getting back on track in Ivy League play, the No. 12 men’s lacrosse team came up short in its upset bid of No. 9 Yale Saturday, falling 16-10 in New Haven. Five tallies from Dylan Molloy ’17, the nation’s leading scorer, were not enough to carry Bruno […]

Nick Piroli ’15 fires a shot at the opposing goalkeeper. Bruno is coming off of its first Ivy loss of the year after topping Princeton and Harvard, so Dylan Molloy ’17 and Brown will look to bounce back  against No. 9 Yale.

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Men’s lacrosse looks to go 4-0 against ranked opponents in tilt with No. 9 Yale

April 10, 2015 0 comments

With the disappointment of last weekend’s loss still lingering, the men’s lacrosse team will look to get back on track Saturday as it takes on on Yale.

Dylan Molloy ’17 demonstrated why he is the nation’s leading scorer leading the way for Bruno with three goals in its match against Penn.

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Penn silences men’s lacrosse offense after trading lead back and forth

April 6, 2015 0 comments

Looking to continue its unbeaten start in Ivy play, the No. 10 men’s lacrosse team came up just short in Saturday’s contest against Penn, losing 14-11.

Jack Kelly ’16 had an impressive game against No. 10 Princeton, making 15 saves on 23 shots against the favored Tigers. Kelly, Larken Kemp ’17, Dylan Molloy ’17 and the rest of the Bears look to continue their success in the Ivy League when they take on the Quakers Saturday.

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After 2-0 Ivy start, men’s lacrosse look to topple Quakers

April 3, 2015 0 comments

After a thrilling win over No. 13 Princeton last weekend, the No. 10 men’s lacrosse team will look to keep things rolling Saturday when it takes on Penn.

Kylor Bellestri ’16 keeps the ball away from the opponent. The junior was stonewalled by the Bucknell goalie before the Bison won in overtime.

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Men’s lacrosse falls to Bucknell in OT thriller

March 20, 2015 0 comments

The No. 12 men’s lacrosse team was inches away from a sixth consecutive win to start the season, but it ultimately fell to Bucknell in overtime.

Satuday’s comeback was a complete team effort for the men’s lacrosse team, as 11 players recorded points in the contest.

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Late surge lifts men’s lacrosse over the Crimson

March 16, 2015 0 comments

It may not have been a beautiful day Saturday, but the No. 18 men’s lacrosse team’s victory over No. 10 Harvard was certainly a thing of beauty.

Men’s lacrosse eviscerates Michigan 22-12

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Men’s lacrosse eviscerates Michigan 22-12

March 13, 2015 0 comments

The men’s lacrosse team is now off to its best start since 2004 and has certainly looked impressive in the process.