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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...

Women’s basketball seniors to be honored Saturday

Women’s basketball seniors to be honored Saturday

By Kyle Bray, Managing Editor: Visual and Design

February 7, 2018

Emerson women’s basketball will honor its two seniors—Maya Savino and Eastin Ashby—against Mount Holyoke College on Saturday. Ashby and Savino both began playing for the Lions their freshman year, and will have their careers celebrated during the halftime break. Savino said she looks forward to...

Recent wins push women’s basketball team toward playoffs

Recent wins push women’s basketball team toward playoffs

By Joseph Davidi

February 3, 2018

The Emerson women’s basketball team is sixth in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference standings and occupies the final playoff spot with seven games to go in the season. The Lions picked up a conference win against Wheaton College (2-8) on Jan. 24 to further build their playof...

Women’s basketball: Opportunity led to Foultz’s scoring breakout

Women’s basketball: Opportunity led to Foultz’s scoring breakout

By Joseph Davidi

January 29, 2018

Kate Foultz, a sports communication major, is the leading scorer for the women’s basketball team this year after turning her struggle with injury into a breakout season. “She also had some physical issues back in high school, then a little bit her freshman year, and I think that held her back a ...

Women’s basketball: Springfield sweeps Emerson with road win

Women’s basketball: Springfield sweeps Emerson with road win

By Kyle Bray, Managing Editor: Visual and Design

January 28, 2018

Emerson women’s basketball suffered a setback Saturday, as they lost 72-60 to first place Springfield College. While the Lions could not avenge their previous 30-point loss on Jan. 13, this performance was a step in the right direction for head coach Bill Gould. “I think the number one thi...

Women’s Basketball: Ashby sets all-time record for steals

Women’s Basketball: Ashby sets all-time record for steals

By Matt Couture

January 22, 2018

The steal has always been Eastin Ashby’s bread and butter, and now she owns the school record to prove it. The women’s basketball team’s senior guard collected her 186th career steal during Saturday’s big win over Coast Guard, which makes her the all-time Emerson leader in the category. He...

Women’s basketball grabs key NEWMAC win over Coast Guard

Women’s basketball grabs key NEWMAC win over Coast Guard

By Matt Couture

January 21, 2018

In the second quarter of Saturday’s Emerson women’s basketball game, Eastin Ashby picked the pocket of an opponent—something she had done 185 times before in her Lions career. Ashby’s 186th career steal placed her atop the all-time Emerson leaderboard in the category, and was part of a re...

Winter break recap: Healthy women’s team looks to build on winter break success

Winter break recap: Healthy women’s team looks to build on winter break success

By Kyle Bray, Managing Editor: Visual and Design

January 18, 2018

With 11 games left to play, the Emerson women’s basketball team (5-10) occupies the final NEWMAC playoff spot with a conference record of 3-5. After a six game losing streak from Nov. 29 to Dec. 12, the Lions won three straight games against NEWMAC opponents. This included a 66-51 win on the road ...

Women’s BBALL drops third straight game against MIT

Women’s BBALL drops third straight game against MIT

By Matt Case

December 7, 2017

Benefiting from a significant height advantage, MIT came into the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym and made quick work of Emerson, handing the Lions their third straight loss in a 71-48 victory in women’s basketball action Wednesday night. The Engineers entered the contest with half of their 14-person...

Boyle sister reunion a no-brainer

Boyle sister reunion a no-brainer

By Jiwon Kim

November 29, 2017

In the Emerson women’s basketball season opener against Gordon, junior forward Charlie Boyle was out of the starting lineup and only saw five minutes of action, but a Boyle still took the opening tip for the Lions. Freshman forward Sam Boyle, Charlie’s younger sister, finished her collegiate debut...

Women’s basketball preview: Boyle sisters reunite as Lions set high goals

Women’s basketball preview: Boyle sisters reunite as Lions set high goals

By Jiwon Kim

November 15, 2017

Emerson’s women’s basketball team hopes to reach the playoffs this season by using its versatility and changing the pace of the game, according to head coach Bill Gould. The Lions lost three players from last season’s roster, including forward Sierra Ducey, who started in every game last year....