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Emerson Basbeball. (Photo Credit: Anna Schoenmann Courtesy of Matt Horan)

Baseball and softball teams start fall ball

By Abigail Lott
October 12, 2022

Emerson’s baseball and softball teams returned to the field three weeks ago, well ahead of the ordinary start date. The softball team finished its non-traditional season last week, practicing four...

The softball team are 13-15 in 2022 with eight games left to play.

Softball hosts annual sexual assault awareness games

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
April 21, 2022

The softball team hosted its fifth annual Sexual Assault Awareness game in a doubleheader against Babson College on Friday. The initiative was started years ago by a former member of the team, according...

First-year utility Sam Zannotti went 3-5 over the doubleheader against Lesley College scoring three times while driving in two.

Shutout and shutdown: softball doubles down on victory against Lesley

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
March 30, 2022

Emerson’s softball team triumphed in a doubleheader against Lesley College on Sunday, winning both games to bring the season record to 12-4. The string of victories is only the latest in a strong...

The Lions fell to 0-7 on the season.

Softball falls to Babson in final away games of season

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 25, 2021

Emerson softball lost both ends of Saturday’s doubleheader to the Babson College Beavers at Alumni Field in Babson Park, Massachusetts—the team’s final away games of the season. Game one finished...

Senior Lindsey Lowe scored a run in game on of Saturdays doubleheader.

Softball swept in home doubleheader against WPI

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 18, 2021

The softball team lost both ends of its first home doubleheader of the season, falling 7-2 and 14-0 to Worcester Polytechnic Institute. WPI’s Marissa Gonzales started scoring in the first game early...

Senior Lindsey Lowe scored a run in game on of Saturdays doubleheader.

In-season sports receive green light to continue season

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 14, 2021

In-season sports teams will be allowed to return to their respective fields this week to participate in practices and games as the weeklong halt of most campus activities is set to be lifted Thursday morning,...

Baseball is one of the four spring sports affected by the cancellation.

Emerson cancels all athletics for a week as positive COVID-19 tests rise on campus

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 8, 2021

All athletics games and practices are canceled for at least the next week, as Emerson imposes new restrictions to limit the number of positive COVID-19 tests on campus, college officials announced in a...

The womens volleyball team is one of the 10 sports teams impacted by the decision.

Emerson cancels seasons for non-competing sports teams

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 5, 2021

Emerson canceled all non-competing sports seasons on Monday morning following guidance from the Boston Public Health Commission due to a rise in COVID-19 cases on campus and in the city, according to Athletic...

Senior pitcher Neely Eddleston at the mound for the Lions.

Softball team drops doubleheader against Coast Guard

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
March 28, 2021

The Emerson softball team lost both games in its weekend doubleheader against the United States Coast Guard Academy on Saturday. The first game started off with a bang as the Lions jumped out to a four-run...

The womens soccer team was one of the 14 Emerson sports teams whose season was canceled due to the pandemic.

Student-athletes reflect on a year without Emerson sports

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
March 17, 2021

After returning to Boston from a preseason tournament in Arizona over spring break with the softball team last March, Sophia Cloonan eagerly awaited the beginning of her first season as an Emerson student-athlete—just...

Lowe has recorded a team-best .337 batting average and 52 runs batted in during her career so far.

Senior Spotlight: Softball team celebrates Lindsey Lowe’s career ahead of final season

By José Ríos
March 10, 2021

Over her three-year career at Emerson, senior Lindsey Lowe established herself as the best hitter on the softball team.  In her time as a Lion, Lowe amassed a .337 batting average and 52 runs batted...

Mens lacrosse team started their season off with a win against Nichols College.

Sports are back: student athletes grateful for spring season

By Christopher Williams and Joey DuBois
March 4, 2021

Nearly a year after their season came to an unexpected halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Emerson’s spring sports teams will be the first programs to compete in an official season since last March. “When...

The season will consist of conference play only and official competitions will begin on March 13.

Emerson opts into 2020-21 spring sports season

By Christopher Williams and Joey DuBois
March 3, 2021

Emerson will allow its spring sports teams to compete in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference season, the college announced in a statement on Wednesday. The four teams impacted...

Emerson will need to make its own decision regarding the status of the springs sports season.

NEWMAC approves 2020-21 spring sports season

By Christopher Williams and Charlie McKenna
March 1, 2021

The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Presidents Council voted to approve the NEWMAC 2020-21 spring sports season Monday. Six Emerson teams—baseball, men’s and women’s lacrosse,...

Lions baseball team training during the pandemic.

Spring sports teams adapt to safety regulations ahead of uncertain season

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
January 27, 2021

With the status of the spring sports season still up in the air following the cancellations of the fall and winter seasons by the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, teams are innovating...

Softball head coach Phil McElroy (center) is one of many coaches who developed an online recruiting approach.

Coaches get creative to tackle pandemic-era recruiting

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
October 29, 2020

In a typical year of recruiting for Emerson sports teams, prospective student athletes visit the campus, meet with coaches, watch a team game, and even stay in dorms overnight with a player. But during...

The baseball team will begin practicing this week while adhering to COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Lions claim 35 spots on NEWMAC Spring All-Academic team

By Lara Hill
May 14, 2020

The cancellation of spring sports at the college left many student athletes devastated; however, senior pitcher Sam Knox said the announcement of the NEWMAC Spring All-Academic team brought some positivity...

The season will consist of conference play only and official competitions will begin on March 13.

Coaches plan to adjust scouting processes amid pandemic

By Kayla Buck
April 20, 2020

Emerson coaches are taking a new approach to scouting this spring after high schools decided to cancel their sports seasons in light of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The National Collegiate Athletic...

The Lions fell to 0-7 on the season.

Cardinals sweep Lions in Arizona

By Alberto Gilman
March 5, 2020

The softball team returned to the field in Tucson, Arizona, on Wednesday for a doubleheader rematch against the St. John Fisher Cardinals, falling in both games after losing to the Cardinals on Tuesday. The...

Softball swept in dramatic doubleheader

Softball swept in dramatic doubleheader

By Alberto Gilman
March 4, 2020

The softball team lost two extra-inning games to the St. Fisher College Cardinals and the University of Mary Washington Eagles on Tuesday. The Lions and Cardinals played each other for the first time...

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