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Women’s lacrosse snaps 29-game losing streak

The women’s lacrosse team broke a streak of 29 consecutive losses on Monday with a 17-5 victory over Rhode Island College. Senior midfielder Jenna Tomsky led the team with nine points, and senior midfielder Camille Mumford scored four goals to

Celotto’s six goals propel Lions to road win

Sophomore midfielder Skyler Celotto scored six goals in the men’s lacrosse team’s 15–6 victory over Nichols College on Saturday.  The Lions scored three goals in the first quarter, holding Nichols to two. The Lions continued the scoring in the second

Lions awarded two all-sportsmanship team selections

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. 

Lions defeated in final match of spring break

The men’s tennis team fell to the University of Charleston by a score of 7-2 in the Lions’ final match of their spring break trip.   The Golden Eagles swept the Lions in doubles play,  the first time during the trip

Cardinals sweep Lions in Arizona

The softball team returned to the field in Tucson, Arizona, on Wednesday for a doubleheader rematch against the St. John Fisher Cardinals, falling in both games after losing to the Cardinals on Tuesday. The first game remained scoreless through the

Tennis defeated in Orlando matchups

The men’s and women’s tennis teams fell to North Central College by scores of 6-3 and 8-1 respectively. The Cardinals took the men’s doubles matches by a score of 2-1. Sophomores Bass Lin and Maximo Lawlor earned the Lions’ only

Lions fall to undefeated Widener

The men’s lacrosse team is now 1-2 on the season following a 17-7 loss to undefeated Widener University. Freshmen attacker Cameron McNeal scored a goal off an assist from sophomore midfielder Peirce Eldredge in the first quarter, but the Pride

Softball swept in dramatic doubleheader

The softball team lost two extra-inning games to the St. Fisher College Cardinals and the University of Mary Washington Eagles on Tuesday. The Lions and Cardinals played each other for the first time in school history, and the Cardinals led

Lions build winning streak behind singles play

The men’s tennis team defeated Midway University by a score of 5-2, the Lions’ second-consecutive win on its spring break trip. The Lions fell in doubles play, earning one win from freshman Robert Comunale and senior Brock Higley in the

Team effort leads Lions past Bearcats

The baseball team earned the first win of its spring break trip Tuesday afternoon against Saint Vincent College by a score of 6-4 in Auburndale, Florida. Junior Johnny Maffei pitched six innings, giving up eight hits and four runs. Relievers

Nachamie home run not enough in loss to Neumann

Freshman catcher Matt Nachamie hit his second home run of the baseball team’s spring break trip in the team’s second loss to Neumann University Monday afternoon in Winter Haven, Florida.  Senior Sam Knox pitched his first game of the season,

Baseball defeated in Florida opener

The baseball team lost the first game of its spring break trip Sunday afternoon to Chatham University in Orlando, Florida.   Senior pitcher Jack Fox completed five innings, gave up four runs on three hits, and struck out seven batters. Relief

Lions record first spring win in Orlando

The women’s tennis team opened its spring break trip with a 5-4 win over King’s College in Orlando, Florida.  The Lions got on the board with a number-four singles win from sophomore Thea Nagle, who won both of her sets.

Balanced scoring leads Lions to first victory

The men’s lacrosse team’s weekend road trip ended with an 8-4 victory over Mount Saint Mary College, marking its first victory of the season.  Senior attack Austin Franklin, sophomore midfielder Skyler Celotto, and sophomore attack Hunter Gervais all scored twice

Men’s volleyball swept by conference opponent

The men’s volleyball team lost its third straight conference game to Lasell University in straight sets on Friday, remaining winless in GNAC play. Lasell took a 2-0 lead in the first set after a ball handling error by the Lions.

Men’s lacrosse falls in season opener

The men’s lacrosse team opened its season on Wednesday at Rotch Field with a 17-7 loss against the Wentworth Institute of Technology. Head coach Matthew Colombini said he sees the hard work his players are putting in as they prepare

Women’s basketball season ends after quarterfinal loss

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

Men’s basketball falls in tense NEWMAC Quarterfinal

The men’s basketball team lost to the United States Coast Guard Academy on Wednesday by a score of 80-78 after a potential game-winning three-point shot fell short, ending the Lions’ season with a 14-12 record. Coast Guard made its first

Softball looks to reach new heights as season nears

The softball team ranked fifth in the NEWMAC conference in 2019. This season, with nine players entering their sophomore season, the team is aiming to not only return to the playoffs but climb higher in the conference rankings. “Being in

Freshman volleyball player stands out above the net

Going into high school, freshman middle blocker Parker Gray had several options on the table to play baseball in college. Four years later, he’s starting on the Emerson men’s volleyball team, putting up 10 kills in four of his last

Celtics: In defense of the Garnett Era

/ The 2007–08 Celtics are for my generation what I believe the 1985–86 team is for people over 35. They are our representation of Celtic Pride, excellence through toughness, teamwork, and defense over flash. Jerseys with the numbers 34, 5,

Lions end regular season with senior day win

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

Lions snap losing streak in straight sets

The men’s volleyball team swept the St Joseph’s Brooklyn Bears in three sets, breaking its two-game losing streak. While the Bears are not in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference, head coach Ben Read sees the win as a way to

Lions swept in conference home opener

The men’s volleyball team lost its first home conference game of the season in straight sets to the Wentworth Institute of Technology on Thursday. The Lions led the first set 1-0 after an attack error by Wentworth. After Wentworth took

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