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Cross Country

Senior captain Oliver Glass led by example setting multiple personal records through the season.

Five Lions named to NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship teams

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Staff Writer, Sports
November 30, 2022

Five Emerson student-athletes were named to the NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship teams on Nov. 21, highlighting players’ efforts for fair and positive play. The award recognizes athletes who “best [demonstrate]...

From left to right: Tierney McKeown, Olivia Kardos. Samantha Zannotti, head coach Brandon Fox, Samuel Cahill, Oliver Glass, Paige Thimmesch, and Emily Hammond. (Courtesy: Kayla Buck)

Emerson XC snags 10th, 15th at Suffolk Invitational

By Jason Tulchin, Assistant Sports Editor
October 26, 2022

Step by step, the Emerson men’s and women’s cross country teams strode to new heights amid a large crowd of runners in the Suffolk Invitational at Franklin Park on Oct.15.  The men’s runners...

From left to right: Tierney McKeown, Olivia Kardos. Samantha Zannotti, head coach Brandon Fox, Samuel Cahill, Oliver Glass, Paige Thimmesch, and Emily Hammond. (Courtesy: Kayla Buck)

Emerson XC takes second at Runnin’ Monks Invitational

By Jason Tulchin, Assistant Sports Editor
October 12, 2022

The Emerson cross country teams finished as runner-ups at the Runnin’ Monks Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 8.  The men’s team crushed the rolling hills of Standish, ME with a total team time of...

Emerson Womens Cross Country (Courtesy: Emerson XC)

Emerson XC pops off at Pop Crowell

By Jason Tulchin, Assistant Sports Editor
September 28, 2022

It was a day of top placements and broken personal records at the Pop Crowell Invitational this past Saturday at Gordon College for the Emerson men’s and women’s cross country teams, both of whom placed...

The long-awaited return of fall sports

The long-awaited return of fall sports

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
September 3, 2021

The last conference game any Emerson fall sports team played was on Nov. 9, 2019. After nearly 22 months for almost all fall sports squads, the teams are preparing for their first season. Fall athletes...

The womens volleyball team is one of the 10 sports teams impacted by the decision.

Emerson cancels seasons for non-competing sports teams

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 5, 2021

Emerson canceled all non-competing sports seasons on Monday morning following guidance from the Boston Public Health Commission due to a rise in COVID-19 cases on campus and in the city, according to Athletic...

The athletics departments partnership with PlaySiight will improve quality of streams and film for all sports including the production at the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym.

NEWMAC awards 25 Emerson athletes spots on Academic All-Conference teams

By Joey DuBois, Deputy Sports Editor
March 24, 2021

The New England Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference Team for each fall sport was full of Emerson Lions, as 25 student-athletes were recognized for their achievements in the...

The womens soccer team was one of the 14 Emerson sports teams whose season was canceled due to the pandemic.

Student-athletes reflect on a year without Emerson sports

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
March 17, 2021

After returning to Boston from a preseason tournament in Arizona over spring break with the softball team last March, Sophia Cloonan eagerly awaited the beginning of her first season as an Emerson student-athlete—just...

The mens soccer team trains at Rotch Field in the South End three times per week.

Fall sports teams begin training for hopeful season

By Joey DuBois, Deputy Sports Editor
March 4, 2021

Emerson’s fall sports teams began their spring training sessions on Feb. 17, nearly a year after their initial training for the later-canceled fall season was cut short by the pandemic. These practices...

College announces decision to cancel fall sports

College announces decision to cancel fall sports

By Lara Hill and Emily Cardona
July 14, 2020

The college announced its decision Tuesday afternoon to cancel all competitive sporting events for the fall 2020 athletic season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an announcement from Vice President...

Freshman runs fastest time since 2013

Freshman runs fastest time since 2013

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
November 3, 2019

The men’s and women’s cross country teams raced in the NEWMAC Championship on Saturday, Nov. 3. One of the teams’ freshman ran the fastest time in school history since 2013. Babson College hosted...

The cross country teams will race in the Suffolk Invitational on Saturday. Photo courtesy of the Cross Country team.

Cross country teams approaching crucial races

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
October 16, 2019

Three meets into the season, the men’s and women’s cross country teams are looking ahead to its most important races of the season at the Suffolk Invitational and the New England Women’s and Men’s...

The womens and mens cross country teams race Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Pop Crowell Invitational. Courtesy of the cross country team.

New coach implements changes to cross country teams

By Ethan McDowell
September 18, 2019

For the first time in 21 years, the cross country team is running under new leadership.  Brandon Fox ‘11, the new head coach of the Lions, served as an assistant under former head coach John Furey...

Madison (left) and Mac Lynch (right) raced together in high school. Photo: Erin Nolan/Beacon Staff.

Lynch siblings reunited on cross country team

By Anissa Gardizy
September 27, 2018

In high school, the Lynch siblings raced cross country and worked at the same job. Now, Madison and Mac Lynch both run for the cross country team at Emerson College. “They always seem to get along...

Ashbaugh (middle) poses with friends after finishing the race.
COURTESY OF CHRISTINA ASHBAUGH

Despite bike accident, senior XC runner makes final race

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
November 20, 2017

Cristina Ashbaugh raced in the final meet of her cross country career only 12 days after being hit by a car. The senior was hit at the intersection of Exeter and Beacon streets while riding her bike...

The women’s team earned high praise from coach John Furey.
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NEWMAC championships approach for young XC team

By Patrick Mulligan
October 14, 2017

Both Emerson’s men’s and women’s cross country teams are four meets into their season, and are predominantly young. Despite some finishes in the bottom half of the field so far, head coach John Furey...

Cross Country runs into sixth place

October 31, 2007

The Emerson mens and womens cross country teams looked to finish the season strong at the Great Northeast Atlantic Conference (GNAC) championship meet this past weekend. Though the course at Saint Joseph's...

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