2012-13 Visiting Team Information Guide
LESLEY UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT
Visiting Team Guide
For more information on Lesley University Athletics, please visit our website at athletics.lesley.eduor contact assistant athletics director Aaron Bouyea at 617-364-8609 or email@example.com.
Introduction and Quick Facts
In the following pages, you will important information regarding the Lesley University Athletic Department and what it has to offer its visitors.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to call anybody within our department for assistance. Thank you.
Lesley University Quick Facts
Location: Cambridge, MA
Campus: 7-acre setting
President: Dr. Joseph Moore
Dean, AIB: Dr. Shaun McNiff
Enrollment: Dr. Stan Trecker
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,831
Colors, Forest Green & Gold
Affiliations: NECC, ECAC, NECVA
NCAA Division III
Sports Offered: Baseball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women's Cross Country, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Softball, Men’s and Women’s Tennis Men’s and Women’s Volleyball, Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track, Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track
Facilities: Edward Field (Field Turf), Nicholas Athletic Center (basketball, tennis, volleyball), Buckingham Field (grass). All facilities located at Buckingham, Browne & Nichols
Athletic Department Directory
Jennifer Benway, athletics director, 617.349.8536, firstname.lastname@example.org
Aaron Bouyea, assistant athletics director, 617.349.8609
SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR-TBA
Erin Cicone, athletic trainer, 617.349.8976, email@example.com
Mike Rocco, baseball, 617.868.9600 x2347, firstname.lastname@example.org
Donald Morris, men’s basketball, 617.868.9600 x2347, email@example.com
Dan Flynn, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track, 617.868.9600 x8567, firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul Vasconcelos, men’s and women's soccer, 617.868.9600 x2321, msoccer [or] email@example.com
Jen Benway, softball, 617.349.8536, firstname.lastname@example.org
Doug Eng, men’s and women’s tennis, 617.868.9600 x2347, mtennis [or] email@example.com
Lok-Tin Yao, 617.349.9600 x2347, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tricia Lawler, 617.349.9600 x2347, email@example.com
Athletics Fax: 617.349.8640
Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball (BB&N)
Travel east on Mount Auburn Street. After the traffic light at Coolidge Hill Road, bear right. Continue to the main Upper School building on the right. The entrance to the parking lot is on your right at the far end of the lot.
Travel west on Memorial Drive until reaching its end. Continue straight through the intersection. As the road bears left, the Upper School building will be ahead on your right. The entrance to the parking lot is on your right at the far end of the lot.
Take Storrow Drive to the exit marked for Route 2 and 3/Arlington/Fresh Pond Parkway. Cross the Eliot Bridge - the main Upper School building will be directly in front of you. Staying in the left - most lanes at the traffic lights, continue through the intersection. The road bears left. The entrance to the parking lot is on your right at the far end of the lot.
Take Route 2 East toward Cambridge/Boston. Stay right to stay on 3S/2E/16W When you enter the first roundabout take the 2nd exit onto 2E/16W. At the next roundabout take the 1st exit onto 2E. Turn slight right onto Gerry’s Landing Road. The entrance to the parking lot is on your right at the far end of the lot.
From the Cape area:
Take I-90 West Mass Pike to exit 20, towards Cambridge/Somerville. Merge onto Cambridge Street. Turn left onto Soldiers Field Road. Take the exit marked for Route 2 and 3/Arlington/Fresh Pond Parkway. Cross the Eliot Bridge - most lanes at the traffic lights, continue through the intersection. The road bears left. The entrance to the parking lot is on your right at the far end of the lot.
Softball (Buckingham Field)
Buckingham Field is located on Fresh Pond Parkway just opposite the New Cambridge Water Works building between Huron Avenue and the Concord Avenue rotary.
From Route 2:
At the end of the highway portion of Route 2 East, stay right to stay on 3S/2E/16W and pass by the Alewife T stop. Continue through two lights up over the bridge and at the first roundabout take the 2nd exit onto 2E/16W. At the next roundabout take the 1st exit onto 2E. The field is on the left just past the next traffic light which is in front of the auto dealership and often blinking.
Continue past the school with the Nicholas Athletic Center on your left. After going through the light immediately in front of the school you will come to a fork in the road with traffic lights at Mount Auburn Street. Stay to the right and continue up the hill through two more lights; Brattle Street and Huron Avenue. You need to stay in the right lane all along this stretch. Once past Huron Avenue continue down the hill and just after the road turns to the right you will come across the field on your right.
Local Food and Lodging
Crowne Plaza Hotel
320 Washington Street
Newton, MA 02458
Jolie Gaudet, Sales Manager
Overnight room rates range between $89-129 based upon availability.
In between Lesley University’s Quad Campus and the Porter Square Campus, there are numerous dining options for both quick eats and sit-down meals. These are just a few of those options.
Anna’s Taqueria, 617.661.8500
Bruegger’s Bagels, 617.576.6163
Cambridge Common, 617.547.1228
Qdoba Mexican Grille, 617.661.4791
Tavern in the Square, 617.354.7766
If you are traveling in the opposite direction of the Porter Square Campus, you will head directly into Harvard Square. Harvard Square is a hot spot for all sorts of dining needs. It is very convenient to Lesley University as it is only 1/2 mile away. These are just a few options.
Fire and Ice, 617.547.9007
Legal Sea Foods, 617.491.9400
Uno Chicago Grill, 617.497.1530
Sports Medicine Information
Robert Nicoletta, M.D. Jeffrey B. Kreher, M.D., FAAP
Cambridge Health Alliance
Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine
1493 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Cambridge Health Alliance
Primary Care Sports Medicine
163 Gore Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
Jen Benway - 617.349.8536
Professional Ambulance will be used at Buckingham Browne & Nichols
Mount Auburn Hospital
330 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
From Lesley Campus: Turn left on to Massachusetts Avenue, sharp right onto Garden Street, turn left onto Mason Street, turn right onto Brattle Street, turn left onto Willard Street, turn right onto Mount Auburn Street, follow for 1/4 mile. The hopsital will be on the left.
From BB&N: Turn right out of BB&N and merge onto Greenough Boulevard, make a U-turn, follow Greenough Boulevard/RT-2W for 1/3 mile, turn right onto Mount Auburn Street. The hospital will be on the right.
A certified athletic trainer will be present 90 minutes before all home events.
Modalities and Equipment
The fields are off-campus for Lesley athletic events. Emergency supplies such as crutches and splintering material are available in addition to the following:
The following services will be offered at all contests:* Water/cups* Ice* Tape* Stretch* Emergency supplies
Lesley University Sports
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