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Men's Soccer

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]...

The 23 Seniors were the first in Lions history to lead mens soccer to the NEWMAC finals.

Senior spotlights: Men’s soccer seniors guided team to landmark playoff run with quality leadership

By Leo Kagan, Sports Editor
November 30, 2022

The Emerson men’s soccer team came extremely close to winning a NEWMAC Championship, but fell to Babson College 1-0 in the finals on Nov. 5, ending not just a strong playoff run, but the careers of the...

The mens soccer team made history playing in the first NEWMAC final in program history.

Men’s soccer historic run ends in NEWMAC finals loss to Babson

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
November 6, 2022

With the sun beaming down at Hartwell-Rogers Field, the calming breeze became chilling, only audible in the silence surrounding the Emerson men’s soccer team bench following the loss to Babson in the...

The mens soccer team embracing after a hard-fought penalty shootout win against MIT in the NEWMAC semifinals.

Men’s soccer makes history in wild NEWMAC semifinal win over MIT

By Abigail Lott
November 4, 2022

As the crossbar vibrated and the ball landed just in front of the goalline, the missed penalty signified a historic men’s soccer win against MIT, sending them to their first NEWMAC Championship since...

The Emerson mens soccer team defeated Springfield College on Sept. 17.

Men’s soccer beats Springfield 2-0

By Jianbo Ma and Puiman Tsui
September 23, 2022

The Emerson Lions defeated the Springfield Pride 2-0 at home in their NEWMAC season opener on Sept. 17.  Entering the game, the Lions were undefeated, riding the momentum of their stellar defensive...

Men’s soccer team tramples Lesley University 8-1, wins 8th Charles River Cup

Men’s soccer team tramples Lesley University 8-1, wins 8th Charles River Cup

By Leo Kagan, Sports Editor
September 21, 2022

Lining up to shake hands with the Lesley University Lynx, Emerson men’s soccer players were all smiles Tuesday night as they prepared to hoist the Charles River Cup for the 8th time in team history....

The Mens soccer team are undefeated through five games played in 2022.

Quantity and quality: Geographically diverse Lions find early success in fresh faces

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
September 15, 2022

Looking to rebound after a dismal 2021-22 season, the Emerson men’s soccer team seems to have found its competitive spark—going unbeaten, with two wins, in its last five games. The team is 2-0-3...

Coming fresh off the French soccer scene, Sophomore Hugo Berville looks forward to the routine of playing soccer at Emerson.

From France to Emerson: Men’s soccer recruit travels internationally to find his place in world of sport

By Leo Kagan, Sports Editor
August 30, 2022

The Emerson men’s soccer team added a new international player to its roster, recruiting Sophomore midfielder Hugo Berville from Villejuif, France ahead of the 2022 season.  With 11 players being...

Senior Grace Cosgrove playing on the soccer game on Sep. 15

Senior forward reflects on four years as a Lion

By Clarissa Calderon
November 17, 2021

Grace Cosgrove’s final season as a forward on Emerson’s women’s soccer team ended on a triumphant individual note, even though the team’s playoff run was cut short.   Cosgrove, a senior who...

Men’s soccer player goes from defending goals to striking a pose

Men’s soccer player goes from defending goals to striking a pose

By Clarissa Calderon
October 21, 2021

Sophomore defender Aaron Tyler’s relatively newfound interest in modeling has led him to an unlikely place— Apple’s official website, promoting the iPhone 13.  Tyler was featured in an ad for...

Senior defender Darius Boamah with his family

Emerson men’s soccer team defeated on Senior Day

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
October 13, 2021

For the first time in 710 days, Emerson’s men’s soccer team trotted onto Rotch Field with family members and opposing fans in attendance for a match against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,...

Emerson College Mens Soccer Team.

Men’s soccer team drop match against Eastern Nazarene

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
September 29, 2021

The men’s soccer team was defeated 1-0 in a match against Eastern Nazarene College at Rotch Field on Monday night. The non-conference brawl brought Emerson’s record on the season to 2-5-1. Emerson...

Emerson soccer players during the game against the Lesley Lynx.

Lions lift Charles River Cup

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
September 22, 2021

The men’s soccer team won the annual battle for the Charles River Cup on Tuesday, defeating Lesley University four goals to none at Rotch Field—the seventh time the team has won the trophy. Entering...

Emerson student Aaron Tyler playing as a defense on the field.

Men’s soccer team topped by Trinity College

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
September 18, 2021

The men’s soccer team went head-to-head at Rotch with Trinity College on Sept. 12 losing one goal to none. Trinity plays out of the New England Small College Athletic Conference which is a division three...

New assistant coach brings psychology background to men’s soccer team

New assistant coach brings psychology background to men’s soccer team

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
September 16, 2021

New men’s soccer assistant coach Liam McKersie is looking to bring his psychology background to the team that he joined this summer when former coach Bryan Harkin departed for Harvard and Daniel Toulson...

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...

Ríos and his stuffed penguin Melvin in quarantine.

Student-athlete in quarantine day four: the day I thought I lost my sense of smell

By José Ríos
April 7, 2021

Tuesday was day four of my isolation, or, as I like to call it, just a full week before I am scheduled to leave Paramount. I was sent to Paramount for isolation on Saturday after testing positive. Emerson...

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 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...

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