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Women’s soccer head coach receives prestigious certification

Women’s soccer head coach receives prestigious certification

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 22, 2019

Women’s soccer head coach David Suvak received a National A-Senior License from US Soccer on Oct. 21, becoming the only Division III coach to be awarded the certification in 2019, Emerson Athletics announced.  Suvak applied for this license in 2018, and US Soccer accepted the applications of 36 coaches from around the c...

Women’s soccer extends conference win streak to four

Women’s soccer extends conference win streak to four

By Andrew Lin

October 19, 2019

The women’s soccer team defeated Wellesley College by a score of 1-0 behind senior forward Veronica Alberts’ lone goal. The win improves the Lions’ record to 10-4 on the season and 5-1 in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference. In the first half, the Lions had several chan...

Women’s volleyball cruises to fourth straight win

Women’s volleyball cruises to fourth straight win

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 19, 2019

The women’s volleyball team won their fourth straight match in a 3-0 sweep of the University of New England on Saturday.  The Lions started off the first set 6-0 and never trailed. Senior outside hitter Jessica Braunstein credited the team’s energy for their strong start.  “Everyone was just ...

Women’s volleyball sweeps Simmons for third straight win

Women’s volleyball sweeps Simmons for third straight win

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 17, 2019

The women’s volleyball team defeated Simmons College 3-0 in a match where the Lions won each set by at most four points.  Going into Thursday, the Lions held a 13-5 regular season record after winning seven out of their last eight matches. Simmons College provided a challenging non-conference m...

Bruins: Lack of offensive production between lines is problematic

Bruins: Lack of offensive production between lines is problematic

By Christopher Williams

October 17, 2019

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Cross country teams approaching crucial races

Cross country teams approaching crucial races

By Christopher Williams

October 16, 2019

Three meets into the season, the men’s and women’s cross country teams are looking ahead to its most important races of the season at the Suffolk Invitational and the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Championship. First-year head coach Brandon Fox ‘11 said he circled Saturday’s Suffolk Invitational on his calendar at the beginning of the sea...

Patriots: Rookies are the future

Patriots: Rookies are the future

By Lara Hill

October 16, 2019

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Women’s soccer freshmen dominate mid-season

Women’s soccer freshmen dominate mid-season

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

With the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference tournament fast approaching, the women’s soccer team is preparing to make another playoff push. Going into the 2019 season, the Lions needed to fill some major holes on the roster. The seven seniors that helped lead the team to the semi...

Lions defeat Wheaton for third-straight conference win

Lions defeat Wheaton for third-straight conference win

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 15, 2019

The women’s soccer team won its third-straight conference match in a physical 1-0 game against Wheaton College.  The Lions recorded a shutout for the seventh time this year.  “During these past three wins, our defense has just been super consistent and super hardworking,” sophomore goalkee...

Men’s soccer drops fourth consecutive game

Men’s soccer drops fourth consecutive game

By Andrew Lin

October 12, 2019

The men’s soccer team lost its fourth straight game after falling 3-0 against Babson College on Saturday afternoon. The Lions played in a physical first half as the defense stopped Babson from scoring in the first 45 minutes of the game. However, the Lions totaled two shots and could not capitali...

Emerson College Quidditch brings fictional sport off the page

Emerson College Quidditch brings fictional sport off the page

By Christopher Williams

October 9, 2019

Long before Emerson College Quidditch co-captain Tessa Mullins ever stepped foot on campus, Emerson thrived as a mecca within the newly founded world of college quidditch. “We had what was called ‘house league,’” Mullins said in an interview. “Quidditch at Emerson was so big that they had...

Patriots: Collins returns to glory

Patriots: Collins returns to glory

By Lara Hill

October 9, 2019

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