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Women’s basketball defeats Fisher in final game before conference play

Women’s basketball defeats Fisher in final game before conference play

By Pedro Figueiredo, Deputy Sports Editor

January 16, 2020

The women’s basketball team pulled away from Fisher College late in the fourth quarter to earn a 65-55 victory over its opponent opposite of the Public Gardens.  Emerson held the lead going into the half, but Fisher kept the margin close, keeping the game within seven points. The two teams went...

Boyle, Madden deliver strong performances in Puerto Rico

Boyle, Madden deliver strong performances in Puerto Rico

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

January 16, 2020

The women’s basketball team had no time for sightseeing the day they landed in Puerto Rico for a tournament in San Juan. After the Lions grabbed their bags, they immediately headed for the practice court.  Despite playing in unfamiliar territory, head coach Bill Gould said the team focused on b...

Women’s basketball sails to Puerto Rico and sinks Messiah

Women’s basketball sails to Puerto Rico and sinks Messiah

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

December 30, 2019

While they didn't exactly sail, the women's basketball team did beat Messiah College in Puerto Rico Monday.

Historic defensive effort extends women’s basketball win streak

Historic defensive effort extends women’s basketball win streak

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

December 14, 2019

The women’s basketball team defeated Johnson & Wales University on Saturday by a score of 77-31 in one of the most dominant defensive performances in the college's history.  This is the second time the Lions have held an opponent to 31 points or less since joining the New England Women’s ...

Lions dominate Bridgewater State for second home win

Lions dominate Bridgewater State for second home win

By Megan MacLaren

December 7, 2019

The women’s basketball team defeated Bridgewater State University by a score of 75-47 on Saturday afternoon. The Lions came out strong, earning a quick four-point lead, but the Bears came back to take a 6-4 lead. Senior guard Quinn Madden made a layup that started a 16-0 run for the Lions, and t...

Swiss basketball player finds academic and athletic home at Emerson

Swiss basketball player finds academic and athletic home at Emerson

By Lara Hill

December 4, 2019

After moving to Boston from Wädenswil, Switzerland, freshman center Chloe Allen is adapting to a college setting and learning the style of basketball played in the United States.  “The transition was kind of hard because of how different basketball is back home,” Allen said in an interview. “It...

Women’s basketball falls to nationally ranked opponent

Women’s basketball falls to nationally ranked opponent

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost at home to nationally ranked Tufts University by a score of 87-43.  Tufts came into the game ranked second in Division III, and head coach Bill Gould knew the Lions faced a challenge on Tuesday.  “They're No. 2 in the country for a reason,” Gould said in...

Volleyball players claim NEWMAC honors

Volleyball players claim NEWMAC honors

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

November 20, 2019

Freshman setter Caroline Bond and junior outside hitter Grace Tepper received NEWMAC postseason honors for their performance in the 2019 season.  Bond won the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year award and made the All-Conference Second Team. Bond recorded 916 ...

Women’s basketball loses second game at home

Women’s basketball loses second game at home

By Megan MacLaren

November 16, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost 56-45 to Worcester Polytechnic Institute, extending its losing streak to two games.  After their last home loss against Gordon College, the Lions got off to a slow start against WPI. The first quarter ended with Emerson taking a 4-2 lead with senior guard Quinn M...

Women’s basketball drops home-opener

Women’s basketball drops home-opener

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

November 14, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost its home opener 75-72 to Gordon College in overtime, despite 25 points from senior guard Natalie Clydesdale.  After a season-opening win over Suffolk University, the Lions came into their first home game of the year with a 1-0 record. The game remained close until junior forward Sam Boyle picked up her second fo...

Junior transfer makes early impact for women’s basketball

Junior transfer makes early impact for women’s basketball

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Following her sophomore year at California Lutheran University, Kailee Yan decided to leave the West Coast and transfer to a school she never saw in person.  Yan grew up in Mercer Island, Washington and said she never spent time on the East Coast other than visits to New York City and Washington D....

Women’s basketball defeats Suffolk in season opener

Women’s basketball defeats Suffolk in season opener

By Christopher Williams

November 12, 2019

The women’s basketball team tipped off the 2019-20 season with a narrow 59-53 non-conference win over the Suffolk University Rams. The game remained neck and neck from the tipoff. Suffolk could not maintain a lead throughout the contest despite drawing first blood. The Lions ended the first qua...