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Megan MacLaren

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The mens tennis team now holds a 5-4 overall record.

Lions defeated in final match of spring break

March 5, 2020

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...

Both Tennis teams lost in Orlando on Wednesday.

Tennis defeated in Orlando matchups

March 5, 2020

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...

The Lions have now won two matches in a row.

Lions build winning streak behind singles play

March 4, 2020

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...

Both tennis teams hold winning records this season.

Men’s tennis triumphs, women fall in spring break matchup

March 2, 2020

The men’s tennis team won its first spring break match on Monday in Orlando, Florida, defeating Wartburg College by a score of 8-1, while the women’s...

The womens team won its fourth match of the season on Sunday.

Lions record first spring win in Orlando

March 1, 2020

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...

The Lions shot 41 percent in their loss on Wednesday.

Women’s basketball season ends after quarterfinal loss

February 27, 2020

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...

Courtesy of Kate Foultz

Softball looks to reach new heights as season nears

February 26, 2020

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...

Senior setter Lucas Raagas picking up one of his 19 assists on Friday night against St. Josephs. Photo credit: Montse Landeros

Lions snap losing streak in straight sets

February 22, 2020

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...

Senior midfielder Camille Mumford received a spot on the NEWMAC All-Conference Team in 2019

Lions motivated by preseason poll

February 19, 2020

The women's lacrosse team is ranked tenth out of 10 teams in the conference preseason coaches poll going into the 2020 season, and the team is using it...

The mens basketball team shot a season high 64.9 percent from the field. Photo credit: Rachel Culver

Lions tie season high in scoring against Clark

February 13, 2020

The men's basketball team secured a top four seed in the conference playoffs after defeating Clark University by a score of 103-70, tying their highest...

The Lion finished their opening homestand 1-1 following a loss to MIT in straight sets on Friday night.

Men’s volleyball defeated by MIT in straight sets

February 1, 2020

The men’s volleyball team fell to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Engineers 3-0 in the second of their two back-to-back home games. The...

Kate Foultz scored 13 points while shooting a team high 40 percent from the field.

Babson College ends Lions’ home win streak

January 30, 2020

The women’s basketball team lost to Babson College by a score of 80-56, snapping the Lions' six-game home winning streak. The Lions now fall to sixth...

Junior guard jack Healy helps up teammate Ben Allen during a game against WPI on jan. 22, 2020.

Lions suffer loss against WPI in conference championship rematch

January 23, 2020

The men's basketball team fell to Worcester Polytechnic Institute by a score of 87-64 in a rematch of last season's NEWMAC championship on Wednesday,...

Senior Natalie Clydesdale scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the narrow victory over Smith.

Women’s basketball narrowly defeats Smith in first NEWMAC game

January 18, 2020

The Lions defeated Smith College in their first conference game of the season with the help of a combined 49 points from junior guard Rachel Davey and...

Senior Quinn Madden (center, No. 13) goes for a layup against Bridgewater St. on Saturday.

Lions dominate Bridgewater State for second home win

December 7, 2019

The women’s basketball team defeated Bridgewater State University by a score of 75-47 on Saturday afternoon. The Lions came out strong, earning a...

Chloe Allen (left) is the sole center on the women’s basketball team.

Men’s basketball edges past Suffolk in first game back from break

December 4, 2019

The men’s basketball team narrowly defeated Suffolk University for its second straight win by a score of 75-73 in its first game back from the holiday...

Emerson womens basketball coach Bill Gould during a game in 2016. Photo: Evan Walsh / Beacon Archive

Women’s basketball loses second game at home

November 16, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost 56-45 to Worcester Polytechnic Institute, extending its losing streak to two games.  After their last home loss...

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