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New Faces: Annika Herbert joins women’s basketball ready to contribute

New Faces: Annika Herbert joins women’s basketball ready to contribute

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

April 8, 2020

Annika Herbert didn't have a normal signing day.  Instead of participating in the fanfare of a regular high school signing ceremony, which was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Herbert officially committed to playing women's basketball at Emerson College from home on March 27, her birthday.  ...

O’Connor and Boyle receive all-conference honors

O’Connor and Boyle receive all-conference honors

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

March 12, 2020

Although the men’s and women’s basketball teams both closed out their seasons with losses in the quarterfinals of the NEWMAC playoffs, two key players received postseason recognition from the conference. Men’s basketball senior forward Jack O’Connor received a First-Team All-Conference ti...

Clydesdale caps career with conference award

Clydesdale caps career with conference award

By Brendan Walker

March 11, 2020

Women’s basketball senior guard Natalie Clydesdale won NEWMAC Player Of The Week on Feb. 24, in the final week of her college career, but she said the accolade is barely crossing her mind. “As great as it is to be recognized, this doesn’t really mean that much to me,” Clydesdale said in an i...

Lions awarded two all-sportsmanship team selections

Lions awarded two all-sportsmanship team selections

By Alberto Gilman

March 5, 2020

On Thursday, March 5, the NEWMAC released the Winter Sports All-Sportsmanship Teams, recognizing two senior Lions.  According to the conference’s website, the award recognizes student athletes who best represent the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference and its ideals.  Women's...

Women’s basketball season ends after quarterfinal loss

Women’s basketball season ends after quarterfinal loss

By Megan MacLaren

February 27, 2020

The sixth seed women’s basketball team lost by a score of 77-65 to third seed Smith College in the NEWMAC quarterfinals. This is the second season in a row the Lions lost in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals after the Massachusetts Institute of Techn...

Basketball shows up strong for NEWMAC Academic All-Conference

Basketball shows up strong for NEWMAC Academic All-Conference

By Emily Cardona, Assistant Sports Editor

February 26, 2020

The men’s and women’s basketball team earned 13 spots on the NEWMAC Academic All-Conference teams for the 2019-2020 season. The 13 student athletes are required to have a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average out of a 4.0 scale and reach second-year academic status to be eligible for the a...

Lions end regular season with senior day win

Lions end regular season with senior day win

By Alberto Gilman

February 23, 2020

The women's basketball team defeated Dean College by a score of 91–42 on its senior day to end the regular season with a 15–10 record. The Lions recognized their three senior guards Natalie Clydesdale, Quinn Madden, and Kate Foultz before the game. Head coach Bill Gould spoke about the senior...

Road win puts women’s basketball in playoffs

Road win puts women’s basketball in playoffs

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

February 20, 2020

The women’s basketball team overcame a fourth quarter deficit against Worcester Polytechnic Institute to clinch a spot in the conference playoffs on Wednesday. Seven teams make the women’s basketball New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference tournament. Going into the game, the Lions...

MIT defeats Lions in hunt for playoffs

MIT defeats Lions in hunt for playoffs

By Kayla Buck

February 13, 2020

The women's basketball team shot 34 percent against conference opponent Massachusetts Institute of Technology while suffering a 31 point conference loss Wednesday.The Lions lost by a score of 80-49 and shot 16 percent from three.“I thought MIT played out of their minds," head coach Bill Gould said ...

Women’s basketball loses third-straight matchup

Women’s basketball loses third-straight matchup

By Brendan Walker

February 1, 2020

The women’s basketball team lost to the Springfield College Pride by 40 points on Saturday, its third straight loss in conference play.Springfield came into this matchup as the top-ranked team in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference. The Pride also boast the conferenc...

Babson College ends Lions’ home win streak

Babson College ends Lions’ home win streak

By Megan MacLaren

January 30, 2020

The women’s basketball team lost to Babson College by a score of 80-56, snapping the Lions' six-game home winning streak. The Lions now fall to sixth place in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference standings. The Beavers scored 10 points off of the Lions' 13 turnovers, and...

Lions extend winning streak to five in dominant fashion

Lions extend winning streak to five in dominant fashion

By Kayla Buck

January 23, 2020

The women’s basketball team won its fifth game in a row to remain undefeated in the NEWMAC with an 87-31 win over Mount Holyoke College. Despite nine turnovers in the first half, the team held a steady lead over the 1-15 Paws. Senior guard Natalie Clydesdale and freshman center Chloe Allen led t...

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