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Women’s basketball rebuilds team after loss of key seniors

Women’s basketball rebuilds team after loss of key seniors

By Andrew Lin

November 6, 2019

For two years, junior forward Sam Boyle played alongside her older sister Charlie Boyle ‘19, but she will be taking the court alone this year. Instead of inheriting her sister’s playstyle, however, Sam Boyle hopes to bring a new dimension to the women’s basketball team. “[Charlie] is a real...

Women’s basketball raises money for Puerto Rico tournament

Women’s basketball raises money for Puerto Rico tournament

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

October 30, 2019

The women’s basketball team partnered with the college to raise funds for a trip to Puerto Rico for a tournament this winter.  The college-wide campaign the team is using to fundraise for its trip is Tight Knit: The Emerson Sock Campaign—an eight-day fundraising event. It is accepting donati...

Bill Gould wins Coach of the Year award for women’s basketball

Bill Gould wins Coach of the Year award for women’s basketball

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

February 28, 2019

Women’s basketball head coach Bill Gould received the conference Coach of the Year award this season for his accomplishments in leading the Lions to an undefeated home record. In his eleventh season as head coach, Gould led the team to its best record since the 2008-09 season when he was named th...

Women’s basketball finishes season undefeated at home in conference play

Women’s basketball finishes season undefeated at home in conference play

By Peirce Eldredge

February 20, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs for the second straight year on Tuesday. The Lions finished their regular season on a six-game winning streak. The team ended the regular season 17-8 overall and 11-5 in the...

Women’s basketball season comes to a close in NEWMAC quarterfinals

Women’s basketball season comes to a close in NEWMAC quarterfinals

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

February 19, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost to Massachusetts Institute of Technology 76-58 in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs on Tuesday. The Lions entered the conference tournament as the fifth seed and matched up against fourth-seeded MIT in the firs...

Madden emerges as standout defender in junior season

Madden emerges as standout defender in junior season

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

February 14, 2019

Junior guard Quinn Madden proves to be a threat on the defensive side of the court. She leads the team with more than 30 minutes per game against conference opponents. Madden—who grew up in Mokena, Illinois—totaled three steals and two blocks in the Lions’ triple-overtime win over Springfield Co...

Boyle, Busch honored before senior day victory against WPI

Boyle, Busch honored before senior day victory against WPI

February 14, 2019

By Andrew Lin and Lara Hill The women’s basketball team honored forward Charlie Boyle and guard Natalie Busch on senior day and extended the Lions’ five-game winning streak with a 61-55 victory against Worcester Polytechnic Institute on Wednesday night. Prior to tipoff, the two seniors took...

Women’s basketball beats Springfield for first time in team history

Women’s basketball beats Springfield for first time in team history

By Lara Hill

February 7, 2019

The women’s basketball team survived triple overtime against Springfield College on Wednesday night by beating the Pride 89-84 for the first time in the team's history. The Lions held a consistent yet small lead through most of the first three quarters in regulation and led 40-38 at the end of ...

Women’s basketball triumphs over Coast Guard in overtime

Women’s basketball triumphs over Coast Guard in overtime

By Andrew Lin

February 2, 2019

The women’s basketball team edged out the United States Coast Guard Academy 70-66 in an overtime thriller on Saturday afternoon. The Lions raced to an early 12-2 lead as sophomore forward Sam Boyle scored eight points in the first two minutes. The Lions led 19-10 by the end of the first quarter...

Women’s basketball cruises by No. 1 ranked Babson

Women’s basketball cruises by No. 1 ranked Babson

By Tripp Rams

January 31, 2019

The women’s basketball team defeated Babson College 66-52 in a one-sided game on Wednesday night. Emerson took control by never trailing the Beavers in the game. The Lions jumped out to a quick 4-2 lead and maintained it until the end of the quarter. The Lions held a 22-14 advantage going into th...

Women’s basketball shines in second half against Wheaton

Women’s basketball shines in second half against Wheaton

By Lara Hill

January 25, 2019

The women’s basketball team improved their record to 5-4 in the New England Women’s and Men’s Conference after securing a 60-51 victory against Wheaton College on Jan. 24. Emerson trailed 25-23 by halftime after shooting 25 percent from the field and 11 percent from behind the arc. In the s...

Boyle joins 1,000 point club in win over Mount Holyoke

Boyle joins 1,000 point club in win over Mount Holyoke

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

January 20, 2019

Senior center Charlie Boyle became the fifth woman in Emerson’s basketball history to break the 1,000-point milestone when the women’s basketball team played against Mount Holyoke College on Jan. 12. The last woman to score 1,000 points for Emerson was Kristen Brice during her senior season in...