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Sophomore leading the charge for the Lions

Sophomore leading the charge for the Lions

By Andrew Lin

December 4, 2019

Growing up surrounded by the rich basketball culture of Washington D.C., sophomore guard Nate Martin could not have asked to be raised in a better environment to develop his skills on the court. Washington D.C. is famous for producing some of the most talented basketball players to compete in th...

Swiss basketball player finds academic and athletic home at Emerson

Swiss basketball player finds academic and athletic home at Emerson

By Lara Hill

December 4, 2019

After moving to Boston from Wädenswil, Switzerland, freshman center Chloe Allen is adapting to a college setting and learning the style of basketball played in the United States.  “The transition was kind of hard because of how different basketball is back home,” Allen said in an interview. “It...

Men’s basketball edges past Suffolk in first game back from break

Men’s basketball edges past Suffolk in first game back from break

By Megan MacLaren

December 3, 2019

The men’s basketball team narrowly defeated Suffolk University for its second straight win by a score of 75-73 in its first game back from the holiday break.  “We came out, we played hard, we had good energy,” assistant coach Jack Barrett said in a post-game interview. “We could have pla...

Women’s basketball falls to nationally ranked opponent

Women’s basketball falls to nationally ranked opponent

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost at home to nationally ranked Tufts University by a score of 87-43.  Tufts came into the game ranked second in Division III, and head coach Bill Gould knew the Lions faced a challenge on Tuesday.  “They're No. 2 in the country for a reason,” Gould said in...

Patriots: Offense in need of identity

Patriots: Offense in need of identity

By Lara Hill

November 20, 2019

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Volleyball players claim NEWMAC honors

Volleyball players claim NEWMAC honors

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

November 20, 2019

Freshman setter Caroline Bond and junior outside hitter Grace Tepper received NEWMAC postseason honors for their performance in the 2019 season.  Bond won the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year award and made the All-Conference Second Team. Bond recorded 916 ...

Women’s soccer players earn All-Conference honors

Women’s soccer players earn All-Conference honors

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

Five women’s soccer players received spots on the NEWMAC All-Conference Teams on Nov. 13 following the team’s second consecutive winning season.  After each season, the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference coaches vote to decide the two 13-player All-Conference Teams, which r...

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...

Bruins: No need to panic over recent performances

Bruins: No need to panic over recent performances

By Christopher Williams

November 20, 2019

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Women’s basketball loses second game at home

Women’s basketball loses second game at home

By Megan MacLaren

November 16, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost 56-45 to Worcester Polytechnic Institute, extending its losing streak to two games.  After their last home loss against Gordon College, the Lions got off to a slow start against WPI. The first quarter ended with Emerson taking a 4-2 lead with senior guard Quinn M...

Sophomore guard set to bounce back after two years of injury

Sophomore guard set to bounce back after two years of injury

By Peirce Eldredge

November 16, 2019

In his first full competitive season since his senior year of high school, sophomore point guard Chad DiCenzo is showing promise on the men’s basketball team. DiCenzo enters this season coming off two consecutive years of injury. He transferred to Emerson after starting his collegiate career at Clar...

Women’s basketball drops home-opener

Women’s basketball drops home-opener

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

November 14, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost its home opener 75-72 to Gordon College in overtime, despite 25 points from senior guard Natalie Clydesdale.  After a season-opening win over Suffolk University, the Lions came into their first home game of the year with a 1-0 record. The game remained close until junior forward Sam Boyle picked up her second fo...