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Women’s basketball finishes winter break with 2-2 record

Women’s basketball finishes winter break with 2-2 record

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

January 15, 2019

The women’s basketball team ranks fifth out of the 11 teams in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference after finishing the winter break with two wins and two losses. The Lions defeated Mount Holyoke College and lost to Babson College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to place...

Senior carries women’s basketball to key win over Smith

Senior carries women’s basketball to key win over Smith

By Andrew Lin

December 11, 2018

Senior forward Charlie Boyle scored a career-high 36 points as the women’s basketball team defeated the Smith Pioneers 86-77 on Saturday afternoon. The Lions cruised to a 20-13 lead in the first quarter as Boyle scored 10 points. However, the Pioneers stunned the Lions with a strong second quarter...

Women’s basketball opens conference play with consecutive wins

Women’s basketball opens conference play with consecutive wins

By Maximo Lawlor

December 5, 2018

The women’s basketball team started their season strong and intends to make a statement in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference this year.  Emerson placed sixth in the preseason coaches poll, just behind Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The Lions hold a 5-2 overall record and a 2-0 conference record with wins against  Wellesley Co...

Women’s basketball opens conference play with commanding win

Women’s basketball opens conference play with commanding win

By Andrew Lin

December 1, 2018

The Emerson women’s basketball team dominated Wellesley College 73-56 on Wednesday night in its conference opener with the help of junior guard Natalie Clydesdale’s 21 points. Last season, Emerson opened conference play against Wellesley but lost the game 61-53. This time, the Lions responded with...

Women’s basketball looks to build on last season’s improvement

Women’s basketball looks to build on last season’s improvement

By Andrew Lin

November 16, 2018

The women’s basketball team hopes to use its versatility and a revamped defense to improve upon last year’s playoff loss. The Lions finished last season with an 11-15 record but went 8-8 in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference to clinch the sixth seed in the playoffs. The L...

Gray and Boyle named to NEWMAC All-Conference teams

Gray and Boyle named to NEWMAC All-Conference teams

By Kyle Bray, Managing Editor: Visual and Design

February 28, 2018

Four of Emerson’s basketball players received honors from the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference this week. Junior Geoff Gray of the men’s basketball team was named to the NEWMAC Men's Basketball All-Conference First Team, an award voted on by the eight head coaches in th...

WATCH: Women’s basketball ends season with playoff loss to Babson

WATCH: Women’s basketball ends season with playoff loss to Babson

February 22, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAQrzB9Uf74

Lions fall to Babson in first playoff game since 2015

Lions fall to Babson in first playoff game since 2015

By Kyle Bray, Managing Editor: Visual and Design

February 21, 2018

Babson College proved too much for Emerson women’s basketball team as the Lions lost 85-57 in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs Wednesday night. This was the women’s basketball team’s first playoff appearance since the 2014-15 season,  when the...

Women’s basketball to face Babson in quarterfinals

Women’s basketball to face Babson in quarterfinals

By Kyle Bray, Managing Editor: Visual and Design

February 17, 2018

Emerson's women’s basketball team will face off against No. 3 seed Babson College in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs on Wednesday, Feb. 21. The Lions finished their season with an 8-8 conference record, which places them sixth in the NEWMAC s...

Women’s basketball clinches NEWMAC playoff spot

Women’s basketball clinches NEWMAC playoff spot

By Matt Couture

February 14, 2018

Emerson’s women’s basketball team celebrated Valentine’s Day with a playoff-clinching win over Wheaton College. The 75-50 victory secured the women’s basketball team’s first playoff berth since 2015, when the Lions lost to Wheaton in the quarterfinals. The team is the first to clinch a pla...

Ashby leads Emerson to easy win on Senior Day

Ashby leads Emerson to easy win on Senior Day

By Joseph Davidi

February 11, 2018

Emerson women’s basketball blew out winless Mount Holyoke College 87-31 on Saturday during the Lions’ senior day game. This 56-point win over Mount Holyoke shows improvement over their 39-point win earlier in the season against the Lyons, head hoach Bill Gould said. “I think our team is just ...

Women’s basketball: Lions handle Lasell in final nonconference tuneup

Women’s basketball: Lions handle Lasell in final nonconference tuneup

By Michael Cerullo

February 10, 2018

Emerson women’s basketball matched its highest scoring game of the season Thursday night, winning 90-51 against Lasell College. 3-pointers played a major role in the Lions’ high scoring game, as they sunk a season high 15, including four from junior Natalie Busch late in the game and three fr...