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Men’s lacrosse announces spring 2020 captains

Men’s lacrosse announces spring 2020 captains

By Nick Rempe

November 20, 2019

The men’s lacrosse team announced sophomore midfielder Skyler Celotto and senior attacker Austin Franklin as its captains for the 2020 season earlier this week.  Celotto is the first underclassman named as a captain in program history.   “It’s a really big honor,” Celotto said in an in...

Men’s lacrosse wins first conference game in 6 years on senior day

Men’s lacrosse wins first conference game in 6 years on senior day

By RJ Dziejma

April 21, 2019

The men’s lacrosse team won its first conference game in program history since 2014 after a 7-6 victory over Wheaton College at Rotch Field on Saturday afternoon. The win came off of a game-winning goal by freshman midfielder Skyler Celotto in overtime and sent the crowd into an uproar.   Head coac...

Junior breaks program record for most faceoffs and ground balls

Junior breaks program record for most faceoffs and ground balls

By Tomas Gonzalez, Deputy News Enterprise Edito

April 21, 2019

Junior midfielder Austin DiPietro said his greatest achievement came when he broke the program record in March 2019 for most faceoffs and ground balls won in his second year on the men’s lacrosse team. In the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, DiPietro ranks first in ground balls ...

Men’s lacrosse loses to Babson despite hat trick by freshman midfielder

Men’s lacrosse loses to Babson despite hat trick by freshman midfielder

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

April 14, 2019

The men’s lacrosse team lost 17-5 to Babson College on Saturday in a conference matchup. The loss dropped the Lions from sixth to seventh place in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference. The Lions opened the first quarter with a goal attempt from freshman midfielder Skyler Celo...

Senior lacrosse player achieves new career and program milestone

Senior lacrosse player achieves new career and program milestone

By Lara Hill

April 10, 2019

Senior attacker Jared Brush of the men’s lacrosse team broke the program record for career goals in a game against Clark University on April 6 when he reached a career 81 goals and surpassed the previous record of 80 held by Nicholas Kitsos ‘16. “It’s really cool to be able to accomplish something here at...

Men’s lacrosse falls to UMass Dartmouth despite five goals from Celotto

Men’s lacrosse falls to UMass Dartmouth despite five goals from Celotto

By RJ Dziejma

March 29, 2019

Men’s lacrosse freshman midfielder Skyler Celotto scored five of the team’s six goals in a 10-6 loss to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in a non-conference matchup at Rotch field on Wednesday night. Despite the loss, head coach Matt Colombini highlighted some significant players on his ...

Freshman lacrosse player chooses Emerson over Division I school

Freshman lacrosse player chooses Emerson over Division I school

By Lara Hill

March 20, 2019

Freshman Alex Hrisanthopoulos verbally committed to play lacrosse at Hofstra University, a Division I school, in fall 2016. But despite his initial plans in high school, Hrisanthopoulos started his run on the Emerson College Division III men’s lacrosse team last month. Before Hrisanthopoulos star...

Men’s lacrosse seeks to break NEWMAC losing streak

Men’s lacrosse seeks to break NEWMAC losing streak

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

February 20, 2019

The men’s lacrosse team aims for its first conference win in program history as it enters its third season under head coach Matthew Colombini. Senior goalkeeper Bailey Kennedy said he expects to snap the losing streak in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference this season. ...

Turf, locker rooms upgraded at Rotch Field

Turf, locker rooms upgraded at Rotch Field

By Kyle Bray, Managing Editor: Visual and Design

September 5, 2018

Rotch Field—Emerson’s home venue for soccer, lacrosse, and softball—underwent renovations to improve the facility over the summer. The renovations include a replacement of the field’s turf surface, the addition of dugouts for softball games, more bleachers for spectators, and new locker room...

Roommate chemistry shines on field

Roommate chemistry shines on field

By Albany Alexander

April 4, 2018

As he entered Rotch Field, freshman Stevie Powers felt a nervous sensation in his stomach. This feeling was familiar, he’d experienced it before every game since he made varsity lacrosse as a freshman in high school, and it followed him as he began his college career. As the game started, Powe...

Men’s lacrosse: Lions face injury woes as conference play begins

Men’s lacrosse: Lions face injury woes as conference play begins

By Kyle Bray, Managing Editor: Visual and Design

April 2, 2018

The Emerson men’s lacrosse team began conference play in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference with a tough 28-6 defeat to Springfield College on March 30 after losing multiple key players to injuries early in the week. In Emerson’s 10-6 loss to the University of Massachusetts Dart...

Good vibrations: junior finds early scoring success

Good vibrations: junior finds early scoring success

By Joseph Davidi

March 29, 2018

Grooving on and off the field, Jared Brush led the Emerson men’s lacrosse team to a hot start early in the season. Brush, a junior, scored 28 goals last season—his personal best. He’s on track to surpass that record while leading the team with 17 goals and 20 points. Brush prepared for th...