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Comeback victory sends women’s volleyball to NEWMAC championship

Comeback victory sends women’s volleyball to NEWMAC championship

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

November 7, 2019

The women's volleyball team will advance to the NEWMAC playoff championship game for the first time in program history following a comeback victory against Wellesley College in the semifinals on Thursday. This is the second game in a row the Lions won after falling to an early 2-0 deficit. The team...

Skunks end fall season as regional champions

Skunks end fall season as regional champions

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

November 6, 2019

In her final possession as an Emerson Skunk, senior captain Kate Nelson reeled in a pass from junior co-captain Cameron Barth for the game-winning score this past Sunday, capturing the Northeast Mixed Regionals Division B championship and ending her career on top.  The Skunks put out their most experienced pl...

Patriots: Weaknesses exposed ahead of bye week

Patriots: Weaknesses exposed ahead of bye week

By Lara Hill

November 6, 2019

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'oj3-kSORRFd5FOYR5NnMAw',sig:'-22-rmEb_UAaD6LD4ph6an4ArVgoVZ_wLRvHVWR3ERk=',w:'594px',h:'411px',items:'1180490747',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); The New England Patriots did not look like themselves in their 37-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night. With their weaknesses exposed, the Patriots enter their bye week with an opportunity to bounce back. The Patriots,...

Women’s basketball rebuilds team after loss of key seniors

Women’s basketball rebuilds team after loss of key seniors

By Andrew Lin

November 6, 2019

For two years, junior forward Sam Boyle played alongside her older sister Charlie Boyle ‘19, but she will be taking the court alone this year. Instead of inheriting her sister’s playstyle, however, Sam Boyle hopes to bring a new dimension to the women’s basketball team. “[Charlie] is a real...

Women’s soccer season ends after playoff penalty kicks

Women’s soccer season ends after playoff penalty kicks

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

The women’s soccer team’s season ended on Tuesday after losing to Springfield College in the first round of the NEWMAC playoffs following penalty kicks.  This game provided a rematch for the Lions, who lost 2-1 to Springfield on Sept. 28. Freshman forward Alexa Ingersoll scored an early goal for...

Lions upset MIT, pull off comeback for first NEWMAC playoff win

Lions upset MIT, pull off comeback for first NEWMAC playoff win

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

November 6, 2019

The women’s volleyball team defeated the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the NEWMAC playoff quarterfinals after coming back from a 2-0 deficit for its first playoff win since 2016. Before the game, the Lions ranked sixth in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference standings...

Bruins: Dominance continued throughout October

Bruins: Dominance continued throughout October

By Christopher Williams

November 4, 2019

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'DI0zDq9LSkNSZPtC2ImsFg',sig:'BBlxCO7DIIGJrlTX-7toe8x6vJDpLPkb7dj2SIiMdL0=',w:'594px',h:'398px',items:'1179575935',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); The Boston Bruins are easily the hottest and most electric team in the National Hockey League at the tail end of the first month of the regular season.  Following a slow start to the month, the Bruins are closing out October in a...

Freshman runs fastest time since 2013

Freshman runs fastest time since 2013

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy 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...

Women’s volleyball clinch spot in playoffs

Women’s volleyball clinch spot in playoffs

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

November 2, 2019

The women’s volleyball team will set their sights on a playoff run after defeating Springfield College in four sets on Saturday.  The Lions clinched the sixth seed in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs with the win. The NEWMAC preseason poll placed the Lions eigh...

Men’s soccer ends season with first NEWMAC win

Men’s soccer ends season with first NEWMAC win

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

November 2, 2019

Men's soccer senior Creighton Dorfman said the moment he walked off Rotch Field for the final time in his career will be one he will remember forever. “Signing off one last time with a win in the NEWMAC—it’s kind of hard to put it into words,” Dorfman said in a post-game interview. “Thi...

Women’s soccer heads to playoffs despite senior day loss

Women’s soccer heads to playoffs despite senior day loss

By Andrew Lin

November 2, 2019

The women’s soccer team will advance to the NEWMAC playoffs despite losing 1-0 against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the Lions’ senior day.  Before the game, the team honored senior forward Veronica Alberts and senior midfielder Mallory Hanson by cheering for the two from the ...

Peter Loge ‘87 received fourth annual Heart of a Lion award

Peter Loge ‘87 received fourth annual Heart of a Lion award

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

November 2, 2019

Emerson Athletics presented former soccer player Peter Loge ‘87 with the 4th annual Heart of the Lion award Saturday evening at the Cathedral Station sports bar and pub.  “Whatever success I’ve had is because of Emerson College,” Loge said in an interview. “I was a terrible soccer play...