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Five-run ninth inning propels Lions to win

Five-run ninth inning propels Lions to win

By Kayla Buck

March 12, 2020

A walk-off single by freshman catcher Matt Nachamie earned the Lions a 9-8 win Wednesday afternoon over visiting Lasell University. Senior pitcher Jack Fox pitched six innings, while sophomore pitchers Bryan Simmons-Hayes, and Michael Logerwell pitched one each. Fox gave up six runs on eight hits and str...

Baseball falls to Framingham State University 13-4

Baseball falls to Framingham State University 13-4

By Kayla Buck

March 11, 2020

The baseball team returned to their home field Tuesday night with a 13-4 loss against Framingham State University Rams.  Junior Johnny Maffei completed only 3.2 innings against the Rams, giving up ten hits and eight runs. The Lions utilized senior relief pitcher Sam Knox, junior Tripp Rams, and ...

Team effort leads Lions past Bearcats

Team effort leads Lions past Bearcats

By Kayla Buck

March 3, 2020

The baseball team earned the first win of its spring break trip Tuesday afternoon against Saint Vincent College by a score of 6-4 in Auburndale, Florida. Junior Johnny Maffei pitched six innings, giving up eight hits and four runs. Relievers sophomore Bryan Simmons-Hayes and senior Jack Fox pitched an...

Nachamie home run not enough in loss to Neumann

Nachamie home run not enough in loss to Neumann

By Kayla Buck

March 2, 2020

Freshman catcher Matt Nachamie hit his second home run of the baseball team’s spring break trip in the team’s second loss to Neumann University Monday afternoon in Winter Haven, Florida.  Senior Sam Knox pitched his first game of the season, striking out five batters and giving up five runs ...

Baseball defeated in Florida opener

Baseball defeated in Florida opener

By Kayla Buck

March 2, 2020

The baseball team lost the first game of its spring break trip Sunday afternoon to Chatham University in Orlando, Florida.   Senior pitcher Jack Fox completed five innings, gave up four runs on three hits, and struck out seven batters. Relief pitchers sophomore Bryan Simmons-Hayes and freshman Jo...

Baseball defeated by New England College in abbreviated matchup

Baseball defeated by New England College in abbreviated matchup

By Kayla Buck

February 27, 2020

The baseball team played seven innings against New England College Thursday afternoon after the game ended early due to darkness. The Lions recorded their second loss of the season, making their record 1-2.  In the bottom of the first inning, senior right fielder Cam Beattie singled to right-center...

Baseball field undergoes $2 million renovation

Baseball field undergoes $2 million renovation

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

September 4, 2019

The baseball team’s home field at St. John’s Prep in Danvers underwent renovations over the summer, including a fresh layer of turf, a new and improved home run fence, and netting along the fences on the first and third baseline to protect fans from foul balls.  The Pete Frates ’03 fiel...

Junior baseball pitcher leading NEWMAC in strikeouts

Junior baseball pitcher leading NEWMAC in strikeouts

By Lara Hill, Kasteel Well Editor and Copy Editor

April 18, 2019

At three years old, Jack Fox said he practiced pitching by throwing rocks into his neighbor’s yard. Now in his junior year, he leads the conference with 56 strikeouts on the baseball team and became the first starting pitcher in Emerson history to pitch a complete game. “I have always been surro...

Baseball team beats Clark for first conference win this season

Baseball team beats Clark for first conference win this season

By Peirce Eldredge

April 13, 2019

The baseball team won its first conference game this season when the Lions defeated Clark University 5-2 on Tuesday night. The win puts Emerson at 1-9 in conference play and eighth in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, with seven conference games left in the season. Emerso...

Baseball hopes to correct last season’s defeat with 10 new players

Baseball hopes to correct last season’s defeat with 10 new players

By Lara Hill, Kasteel Well Editor and Copy Editor

March 14, 2019

The baseball team seeks improvement as it heads into a third season with head coach Nicholas Vennochi after winning just one of their 16 conference games played last year. The Lions finished with an overall record of 7-24 last season. Emerson struggled at the plate with a conference-worst .215 ba...

Stadium deal gives baseball, tennis teams new home

Stadium deal gives baseball, tennis teams new home

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design

September 9, 2018

Emerson’s baseball and tennis teams will play their home games at a new venue for their upcoming 2018 season. The Athletics Department reached a one year deal with St. John's Preparatory School to use the school’s baseball stadium and tennis courts as Emerson’s new home venue for the respec...

Baseball: Lions win first game since Florida trip

Baseball: Lions win first game since Florida trip

By Max Wildstein

March 19, 2018

Men’s baseball bore 20-degree weather at St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers, MA Sunday to defeat Rivier University, 14-3, earning their first win in New England this season. The bats came alive for the Lions, as they scored 14 runs on 13 hits, while their pitching staff— with help from four pi...

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