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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 and Dean of Campus Life Jim Hoppe and Associate Dean and Director of Athletics Patricia Nicol. ...

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 this year’s New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Cross Country Championship a...

Cross country teams approaching crucial races

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

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 Athletic Conference Championship. First-year head coach Brandon Fox ‘11 said he circled Saturday’s Suffolk Invitational on his calendar at the beginning of the sea...

New coach implements changes to cross country teams

The women's and men's cross country teams race Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Pop Crowell Invitational. Courtesy of the cross country team.

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 for the past seven seasons, after running for the team from 2008-11. “I don't have [Furey]’...

Lynch siblings reunited on cross country team

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

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 and they kind of keep each other in check,” head coach John Furey said. “I like it. It makes us...

Despite bike accident, senior XC runner makes final race

Ashbaugh (middle) poses with friends after finishing the 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 home after a practice on Halloween. Ashbaugh said she inched into the intersection while she waited...

NEWMAC championships approach for young XC team

The women’s team earned high praise from coach John Furey.

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 said he still has a positive outlook for the NEWMAC championships. “For NEWMAC championships,...

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 College was new and unfamiliar, the teams worked as hard as they could to end the season on...

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