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Senior forward Quinn OConnor (#50) goes for a layup against the Lesley Lynx on Tues., Dec. 5.

Emerson’s women’s basketball triumphs against Lesley, 93-54

By Abigail Lott, Staff Writer
December 7, 2023

Players and fans celebrated with hugs and high-fives in the Brown and Plofker Gym Tuesday, Dec. 5, as Emerson women’s basketball team got to .500 with a win over Lesley University. The final score was...

Junior rightside Parker Cummings (3) and Senior middle Isabella Cubba (16) combine for the stuff block against MIT in the 2023 NEWMAC Quarterfinals.

Women’s volleyball falls to MIT in NEWMAC Quarterfinals

By Abigail Lott, Staff Writer
November 8, 2023

Emerson fans, with flags and merchandise in tow, trekked from Boston’s Boylston Street to Vassar Street in Cambridge on Tuesday night to watch the no. 6 Lions face off against the nno. 3 MIT Engineers....

Emerson mens basketball assistant coach Sean Coman 23 (right) next to head coach Bill Curley.

Men’s basketball fleshes out coaching staff with alum Sean Coman ’23

By Abigail Lott
October 11, 2023

When looking for a new assistant coach for the men’s basketball team, Head Coach Bill Curley elected to add a familiar face who knows the team: former guard Sean Coman.  Coman joined the men’s...

The womens volleyball teams 2022 Dig Pink Game. (Photo courtesy of Ben Read)

Women’s volleyball hopes to ‘dig pink’ for breast cancer

By Abigail Lott
October 4, 2023

After the success of the You Can Play Game for the You Can Play Project last month in support of Emerson’s LGBTQ+ athletes, the college’s women's volleyball team will continue their tradition of hosting...

The Emerson womens soccer team huddles before their NEWMAC opener against Smith (Sept. 16, 2023)

Women’s soccer dominates in six goal shutout

By Abigail Lott
September 27, 2023

Despite the stormy weather, Emerson women’s soccer team were all smiles after they beat Mount Holyoke College 6-0 in their second NEWMAC game of the season Saturday, Sept. 23. They are now 1-0-1 in NEWMAC...

The women’s volleyball team huddles during a timeout against Babson.

Women’s volleyball loses close match in NEWMAC opener

By Abigail Lott
September 21, 2023

The Brown & Plofker Gym was packed with Emerson students Tuesday, Sep. 19 to watch the No. 2 ranked Babson Beavers and No. 5 ranked Emerson Lions play in their NEWMAC opener. Both teams performed admirably,...

Senior infielders Jake Hatch (left) and Thai Morgan (right) are team captains and musical collaborators (Courtesy: Jake Hatch)

Baseball captains have a blast making beats

By Abigail Lott
February 23, 2023

Playing collegiate sports is all about having trust and being close with teammates. Two seniors on Emerson’s baseball team are doing exactly that, using their skills off the field to explore another...

Graduate lacrosse defender Jiwon Kim has caused 62 turnovers in his 54 games in an Emerson jersey. (Courtesy: Jiwon Kim)

Graduate Students grasp the opportunity to play another year of collegiate sports

By Abigail Lott
February 13, 2023

Would you spend an extra year in a college classroom for the chance to play one more year of collegiate sports? This year, some Emerson students said yes to this opportunity and are making a significant...

Sophomore guard Ella Bushee tallied 11 points in NEWMAC game against Wheaton

Loss to Wheaton snaps three-game win streak for women’s basketball

By Abigail Lott
January 25, 2023

The Emerson women’s basketball team lost to the Wheaton Lyons on Jan. 18, ending their three game win streak. It marked their first defeat against a NEWMAC opponent in two conference match-ups.  Junior...

The mens soccer team embracing after a hard-fought penalty shootout win against MIT in the NEWMAC semifinals.

Men’s soccer makes history in wild NEWMAC semifinal win over MIT

By Abigail Lott
November 4, 2022

As the crossbar vibrated and the ball landed just in front of the goalline, the missed penalty signified a historic men’s soccer win against MIT, sending them to their first NEWMAC Championship since...

The Lions advance to their first NEWMAC Championship in program history.

Women’s soccer team celebrated locally, nationally

By Abigail Lott
October 26, 2022

Emerson women's soccer team earned lots of praise this week from both the NEWMAC and NCAA Division III.  The Lions ranked 24th in Division III by the United Soccer Coaches’ latest poll released on...

Emerson Basbeball. (Photo Credit: Anna Schoenmann Courtesy of Matt Horan)

Baseball and softball teams start fall ball

By Abigail Lott
October 12, 2022

Emerson’s baseball and softball teams returned to the field three weeks ago, well ahead of the ordinary start date. The softball team finished its non-traditional season last week, practicing four...

Emerson College womens volleyball team.

Women’s volleyball loses nailbiter to MIT

By Abigail Lott
September 22, 2022

The women’s volleyball team dropped its NEWMAC season opener following a thrilling 3-2 match against MIT, ending the Lions’ five-game winning streak.  Despite the loss, the Lions played a very...

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