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)

Last year, captain and All-American Ophir Bernstein ’15 fell just two wins short of setting Bruno’s all-time single-season record for wins — a mark he hopes to surpass in his final season on the mats.


In early-season bouts, wrestling team medals in multiple events

December 5, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The wrestling team kicked off its season at the East Stroudsburg Open Nov. 16, and continued its early season bouts at the Navy Classic Nov. 22.

Sarah Lucenti ’17 sets a teammate up for a spike. The setter has already logged 396 assists ­— nearly half of the team’s 867 assists — this year.


Volleyball sweeps weekend with strong five-set wins

October 20, 2014 Comments are Disabled

After a series of close conference losses, the volleyball team bounced back nicely this weekend, taking down Columbia and Cornell in five-set thrillers.

Athlete of the week: Captain Maurey ’15.5 ends four-game scoring drought


Athlete of the week: Captain Maurey ’15.5 ends four-game scoring drought

October 10, 2014 Comments are Disabled

After going 430 minutes without a goal, the men’s soccer team has forward Ben Maurey ’and his late-game heroics to thank for its 1-0 victory over Columbia.