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Looking back at the fall sports season

Looking back at the fall sports season

November 7, 2013

Women's Volleyball Player of the Year: Alyssa Thorne, senior, outside hitter Season in review: Thorne led Emerson in kills with 258 over the course of the 2013 season, reaching double digits 14 times, despite being undersized for her position at 5-foot-7. She also had 15 kills or more five different tim...

Emerson sports roundup: Oct. 24-30

October 31, 2013

MEN’S SOCCER Record: 7-9, 0-6 NEWMAC Oct 26: Clark 4, Emerson 0 Player of the Match: Patrick Kudej  Freshman midfielder Patrick Kudej led the Lions with three shots in their road loss to the Cougars (4-10-2, 1-4-1 NEWMAC). Emerson’s best scoring opportunity came in the 57th minute on a volley from sophomor...

Cross-country: NEWMAC Championship meet preview

Cross-country: NEWMAC Championship meet preview

October 31, 2013

The Emerson men’s and women’s cross-country teams will face their toughest competition of the year on Sunday, Nov. 3 as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Championships will be held at Boston’s Franklin Park. The women’s team was ranked 10th out o...

DeStefano joins athletic department staff

October 31, 2013

The Emerson athletic department announced the addition of former two-sport star Lindsay DeStefano on Oct. 15 to its staff. The college’s newest athletic administrator will perform a jack-of-all-trades role, according to Interim Athletic Director Stanford Nance, who was in charge of the search pr...

Righini ends winless stretch for women’s soccer

Righini ends winless stretch for women's soccer

October 31, 2013

Sophomore midfielder Tayllar Righini leads the Emerson women’s soccer team in goals this season, and no goal was more important than her most recent one. Emerson had gone winless in six matches before Righini broke through for a 16th-minute tally against New England Women’s and Men’s A...

Lions King: Bowers ain’t no passing craze

Lions King: Bowers ain't no passing craze

October 24, 2013

On game days, while most of his teammates are listening to pump-up music, Carter Bowers can be found listening to the Disney station on Pandora radio. “I play better when I listen to that,” said Bowers, the sophomore starting goalkeeper for the Emerson men’s soccer team. &l...

Emerson sports roundup: Oct. 17-23

Emerson sports roundup: Oct. 17-23

October 24, 2013

MEN’S SOCCER Record: 6-8, 0-5 NEWMAC   Oct. 19: Wheaton 4, Emerson 3 Player of the Match: Adam Halliday  Sophomore forward Adam Halliday notched two goals for the Lions in their loss to the visiting Lyons (11-5, 4-1 NEWMAC) in a conference match at Rotch Field. Halliday’s secon...

Midnight Madness returns after one-year hiatus

Midnight Madness returns after one-year hiatus

October 17, 2013

As Columbus Day came to a close, Midnight Madness returned to Emerson College, kicking off the 2013-14 men’s and women’s basketball seasons.  Midnight Madness events are common to open the first day basketball teams are allowed to practice under NCAA guidelines, but Emerson skipped...

Women’s volleyball win’s five-set thriller

Women's volleyball win's five-set thriller

October 17, 2013

It was a fitting conclusion to what had been a rollercoaster night for the Emerson women’s volleyball team. Sophomore outside hitter Giuli Frendak stepped up to serve with the Lions ahead, 14-13, in the decisive fifth set against visiting Babson College.   Frendak said she was nervous in the bi...

WPI engineers late goals to oust visiting Lions

October 10, 2013

WORCESTER – After securing the program’s first ever New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference win two Saturdays ago, the Emerson women’s soccer team was in the mix late against a top NEWMAC opponent this past weekend in Central Mass. against Worcester Polytechnic ...

Emerson sports roundup: Oct. 3-9

Emerson sports roundup: Oct. 3-9

October 10, 2013

Welcome to the first installment of the Emerson sports roundup, a weekly feature recapping every game from the previous week. Men’s soccer Record: 6-6, 0-3 NEWMAC   Oct 7: Emerson: 3, Rivier: 1  Player of the Match: Carter Bowers  Sophomore goalkeeper Carter Bowers (six sa...

Men’s soccer takes step forward vs. WPI

Men's soccer takes step forward vs. WPI

October 10, 2013

WORCESTER – Emerson’s men’s soccer team lost by large margins in its first two New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference matches, but the Lions took a step forward on Saturday, Oct. 5 against Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Emerson conceded a goal just before halftime...