2012-13 Visiting Team Information Guide

 LESLEY UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT

Visiting Team Guide

2012-2013

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 bouyea@lesley.edu.

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

Nickname: Lynx

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

Staff Directory

Jennifer Benway, athletics director, 617.349.8536, jbenway@lesley.edu

Aaron Bouyea, assistant athletics director, 617.349.8609, bouyea@lesley.edu

Brian Muldoon, sports information director, 617.349.8627, bmuldoon@lesley.edu

Alecia Baran, athletic trainer, 617.349.8976, abaran@lesley.edu

Coaches Directory

Baseball - TBA

Donald Morris, men’s basketball, 617.868.9600 x2347, mbasketball@lesley.edu

Patrick O'Neill, men’s and women’s cross country, xcountry@lesley.edu

Paul Vasconcelos, men’s and women's soccer, 617.868.9600 x2321, msoccer [or] wsoccer@lesley.edu

Jen Benway, softball, 617.349.8536, jbenway@lesley.edu

Doug Eng, men’s and women’s tennis, 617.868.9600 x2347, mtennis [or] wtennis@lesley.edu

Men's Volleyball - TBA

Jamee Stimson, 617.349.9600 x2347, wvolleyball@lesley.edu

Athletics Fax: 617.349.8640

Directions

Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball (BB&N)

From Watertown:

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.

From Cambridge:

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.

From Boston:

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.

From I-95/128:

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.

From BB&N:

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

Accommodations

Crowne Plaza Hotel

320 Washington Street

Newton, MA 02458

Contact:

Jolie Gaudet, Sales Manager

Phone: 617.630.2923

E-mail: jgaudet@cpbostonnewton.com

Overnight room rates range between $89-129 based upon availability.

Restaurants

Massachusetts Avenue

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

Changsho, 617.547.6565

Christopher’s, 617.876.9180

Qdoba Mexican Grille, 617.661.4791

Tavern in the Square, 617.354.7766

Harvard Square

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.

b.good, 617.354.6500

Bertucci’s, 617.864.4748

Boloco, 617.354.5838

Fire and Ice, 617.547.9007

Legal Sea Foods, 617.491.9400

Uno Chicago Grill, 617.497.1530

 

Sports Medicine Information

Athletic Trainer

Alecia Baran

617.349.8976

abaran@lesley.edu

Team Physicians

Robert Nicoletta, M.D. Jeffrey B. Kreher, M.D., FAAP

Cambridge Health Alliance

Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine

1493 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02139

617.665.2007

Cambridge Health Alliance

Primary Care Sports Medicine

163 Gore Street

Cambridge, MA 02141

617.665.3000

Athletic Director

Jen Benway - 617.349.8536

Emergency Services

Professional Ambulance will be used at Buckingham Browne & Nichols

Hospital

Mount Auburn Hospital

330 Mount Auburn Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

617.492.3500

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.

Athletic Coverage

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 Information
Please click here for all sports information needs and requests, including logos, media lists and electronic rosters. 

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