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Freshman setter controlling offense early in career

Freshman setter controlling offense early in career

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 2, 2019

When the women’s volleyball team lost its first two conference matches of the season, Caroline Bond said she refused to panic.  The Lion' freshman setter dominated the team’s next three games on her way to a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week award. Sh...

Lions sweep Clark for third conference win of the season

Lions sweep Clark for third conference win of the season

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

The women’s volleyball team never trailed on the way to its fourth consecutive victory in a three-set win against Clark University. Coming off of an upset win over Babson College, the Lions carried that momentum into their two other games this past week and won both in three-set sweeps. Head coac...

Women’s volleyball defeats nationally ranked Babson

Women’s volleyball defeats nationally ranked Babson

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

September 25, 2019

The Lions ended their two-game losing streak Tuesday night in dramatic fashion against one of the nation’s top-ranked teams. Following the deciding point of the game, the Lions cleared the bench to celebrate their first conference win of the season. Babson College came into the game with an 11-0 recor...

Women’s volleyball swept in conference opener

Women’s volleyball swept in conference opener

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

September 17, 2019

The women’s volleyball team started four freshmen on Tuesday against Wellesley College, a team with two freshmen on their entire roster, and lost 3-0 in its first New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference and home game of the season. The Lions played their first eight games on the road and had a r...

Women’s volleyball looks to rebound after 2018 season

Women’s volleyball looks to rebound after 2018 season

By Lucas Poyser

September 14, 2019

As the women’s volleyball season commences, the team looks to focus on its young core’s energy to carry them through the year.  In 2018, the team had an overall record of 15-14 and finished ninth in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference with a record of 2-8. The Lions won off of the co...

Tepper on top of her game ahead of conference matches

Tepper on top of her game ahead of conference matches

By Nick Rempe

September 11, 2019

Conference matches are quickly approaching, and junior outside hitter and captain Grace Tepper is sitting atop the leaderboards after capturing her third career Lion of the Week award last week.   Tepper received the honor after she led both the Lions and the New England Women’s and Men’s Athle...

Women’s volleyball awarded with academic excellence

Women’s volleyball awarded with academic excellence

By Peirce Eldredge

September 2, 2019

The American Volleyball Coaches Association honored the women’s volleyball team for academic excellence in the 2018-2019 school year.  "The AVCA honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cu...

Women’s volleyball looks to future after tough season

Women’s volleyball looks to future after tough season

By Maximo Lawlor

November 5, 2018

Women’s volleyball wrapped up a season filled with injuries, but sit with their eyes set on a successful future. The women’s volleyball team finished with an overall record of 15-14, an improvement from 13-14 last year. The Lions placed ninth out of 11 teams in the New England Women’s and M...

Fall sports honor seniors with pregame ceremonies

Fall sports honor seniors with pregame ceremonies

October 24, 2018

By Aaron Miller and Kyle Bray The soccer and volleyball teams celebrated the achievements and careers of their senior players last Saturday with food, posters, and cardboard cutouts of players' heads. While the men’s soccer team suffered a loss against Wheaton College, the women’s soccer and volley...

Playoff roundup: Women’s soccer only Emerson team in playoffs

Playoff roundup: Women’s soccer only Emerson team in playoffs

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

October 22, 2018

As the fall sports regular season concludes, only the women’s soccer team will compete in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs. The women’s team clinched the playoffs following a 3-2 victory over Babson on Oct. 20. The team ranks fourth out of eleven in the conferen...

Soccer, volleyball to honor seniors Saturday

Soccer, volleyball to honor seniors Saturday

By Andrew Lin

October 16, 2018

The soccer and volleyball teams will honor their seniors when all three teams play at home on Oct. 20.  Men’s soccer will play Wheaton College at 1 p.m. followed by the women’s soccer game against Babson College later at 4 p.m. on Rotch Field. Women’s volleyball will host Framingham Sta...

Women’s volleyball set to close out season after injuries

Women’s volleyball set to close out season after injuries

By Maximo Lawlor

October 16, 2018

The women’s volleyball team nears the end of a competitive season despite injuries to four key players. With a 2-6 conference record in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, the Lions sit at 13-10 in their fall season. The team ranks eighth in conference standings, only one ...