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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...

Women’s volleyball delivers most successful season since joining NEWMAC

Women’s volleyball delivers most successful season since joining NEWMAC

By Lara Hill

November 14, 2019

The women’s volleyball team finished its season with a 6-4 conference record, its highest win total since joining the NEWMAC in 2013.  After playing in their first ever NEWMAC playoffs, the Lions fell to nationally ranked Babson College 3-0 in the championship. The Lions entered this season with...

Celtics: The secret behind their hot start

Celtics: The secret behind their hot start

By Maxwell Pardis

November 13, 2019

The Celtics are 8-1 and have the best record in the NBA thanks to rehabilitated chemistry.  They overcame a gruesome five-point, 1-18 night from Jayson Tatum to beat a 6-3 Dallas team without Gordon Hayward, who has been their best all-around player thus far. They have the lowest turnover rate...

Junior transfer makes early impact for women’s basketball

Junior transfer makes early impact for women’s basketball

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Following her sophomore year at California Lutheran University, Kailee Yan decided to leave the West Coast and transfer to a school she never saw in person.  Yan grew up in Mercer Island, Washington and said she never spent time on the East Coast other than visits to New York City and Washington D....

Women’s basketball defeats Suffolk in season opener

Women’s basketball defeats Suffolk in season opener

By Christopher Williams

November 12, 2019

The women’s basketball team tipped off the 2019-20 season with a narrow 59-53 non-conference win over the Suffolk University Rams. The game remained neck and neck from the tipoff. Suffolk could not maintain a lead throughout the contest despite drawing first blood. The Lions ended the first qua...

Men’s basketball dominates in home opener

Men’s basketball dominates in home opener

By Bo Feekins

November 9, 2019

The men’s basketball team beat Worcester State University 99-69 in the season-opener, led by senior guard Jack O’Connor.  The Lions dominated in the first half and went into halftime leading 49-28. O’Connor’s first-half performance pleased head coach Bill Curley.  “The way O’Connor...

Women’s volleyball swept in conference championship

Women’s volleyball swept in conference championship

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

November 9, 2019

The women’s volleyball team lost to the reigning conference champion Babson College 3-0 in the NEWMAC Championship game on Saturday afternoon. This is the second season in a row the Babson Beavers won the title and the sixth consecutive year they advanced to the NCAA tournament. The Lions entere...