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Men’s basketball receives first-ever NEWMAC championship rings

Men’s basketball receives first-ever NEWMAC championship rings

By Andrew Lin

October 9, 2019

Players on the men’s basketball team received championship rings this week after winning the program’s first-ever conference title in the 2019 season. “Being here for nine years, it’s the first time we came close to a championship, and that’s what you play for,” head coach Bill Curley said in an i...

Lions snap losing streak with win over Smith College

Lions snap losing streak with win over Smith College

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 8, 2019

The women’s soccer team ended its three-game losing streak Tuesday with a 2-1 win against conference opponent Smith College.  Freshman forward Alexa Ingersoll scored a goal to give the Lions a 1-0 advantage 17 seconds into the game.   “We knew that this was a game that we had to win in ord...

Women’s volleyball continues conference win-streak

Women’s volleyball continues conference win-streak

By Hanna Hill

October 6, 2019

The Lions defeated Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a 3-0 sweep Saturday afternoon. This is the fifth win in a row for the Lions and fourth conference win of the season.  In the feat, freshman setter Caroline Bond totaled 7 hits and 31 assists.  “Today was a pretty exciting win for us,...

Patriots: Defense saves Brady from upset

Patriots: Defense saves Brady from upset

By Lara Hill

October 5, 2019

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Freshman setter controlling offense early in career

Freshman setter controlling offense early in career

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 2, 2019

When the women’s volleyball team lost its first two conference matches of the season, Caroline Bond said she refused to panic.  The Lion' freshman setter dominated the team’s next three games on her way to a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week award. Sh...

Remembering our friend, Dan Hollis

Remembering our friend, Dan Hollis

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

October 2, 2019

When I walked into my Introduction to College Writing class during my first semester at Emerson, the professor asked us to pair up to do interviews as an icebreaker—something I thought would be awful after hearing stories from upperclassmen. That icebreaker activity ended up being one of the most memor...

Freshman dual citizen pursues athletics and academics at Emerson

Freshman dual citizen pursues athletics and academics at Emerson

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 2, 2019

After spending seven years of his life in Ukraine, Bo Feekins decided to spend his next four as a member of the Emerson College men’s soccer team, where he is adjusting to life in the United States as a college athlete.  “Everyone is super welcoming, which is super nice, especially on the soccer team...

Hadfield: Finding a home away from home in sports

Hadfield: Finding a home away from home in sports

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor

October 2, 2019

Growing up in a Philadelphia suburb during football season, I knew there was one rule in my family— Sundays were for the birds.  Game days were an all-day affair in my family—dressing up in our midnight green, preparing game day snacks, and getting our Philadelphia Eagles blanket and stuffed ma...

Lions sweep Clark for third conference win of the season

Lions sweep Clark for third conference win of the season

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

The women’s volleyball team never trailed on the way to its fourth consecutive victory in a three-set win against Clark University. Coming off of an upset win over Babson College, the Lions carried that momentum into their two other games this past week and won both in three-set sweeps. Head coac...

Men’s soccer loses second straight conference game

Men’s soccer loses second straight conference game

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

September 28, 2019

The men’s soccer team lost 2-1 to the United States Coast Guard Academy during a power outage at Rotch Field on Saturday.  Sophomore midfielder RJ Dziejma scored a late-game goal, but the Lions did not have enough time left in the game to score another, head coach Bryan Harkin said. “We g...

Patriots: Injuries threatening undefeated season

Patriots: Injuries threatening undefeated season

By Lara Hill

September 25, 2019

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Women’s volleyball defeats nationally ranked Babson

Women’s volleyball defeats nationally ranked Babson

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

September 25, 2019

The Lions ended their two-game losing streak Tuesday night in dramatic fashion against one of the nation’s top-ranked teams. Following the deciding point of the game, the Lions cleared the bench to celebrate their first conference win of the season. Babson College came into the game with an 11-0 recor...