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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...

Senior guard Ella Bushee (#11) goes for a layup against Endicott on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023.

Women’s basketball falls to Endicott, 76-69

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Sports Editor
November 22, 2023

The Emerson women’s basketball team got off to a solid start in non-conference play. Their early highlights included a home-opening victory and history on the road—scoring a program record 103 points...

The womens basketball team prior to their home opener vs. Colby-Sawyer on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023.

Women’s basketball defeats Colby-Sawyer in home opener, 69-66

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Sports Editor
November 13, 2023

Days following their season-opening loss to Suffolk, the Emerson women’s basketball team was ready to bounce back in their home opener against the Colby-Sawyer Chargers. The Lions struggled to score...

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...

First-year PG Jacob Armant drives through the Fighting Scots defense.

Basketball doubleheader yields wins for men’s and women’s squads

By Leo Kagan and Jordan Pagkalinawan
November 10, 2022

The Emerson men’s and women’s basketball teams each secured season-opening victories Tuesday night—the men steamrolled Gordon College 95-51 and the women defeated Wentworth 71-64. Playing back-to-back...

First-year guard Bianca Benson playing against Smith College

‘We didn’t do anything right’: Lions crushed by Smith 79-34

By Jason Tulchin, Assistant Sports Editor
February 17, 2022

Emerson women’s basketball lost to Smith College in a landslide 45-point deficit on Wednesday, the biggest scoring gap experienced by the Lions team this season. The women’s basketball team was...

Senior forward Katie Beckmann against MIT

Women’s basketball defeated on Senior Day

By Jason Tulchin, Assistant Sports Editor
February 16, 2022

The Emerson women’s basketball team fell to Springfield College 76-45 in a heartbreaking defeat on Senior Day.  The team honored the two players who won’t return next season, senior forward Katie...

Sophomore guard Olivia Deslauriers calling plays for the Lions

Women’s basketball adds to losing streak

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
February 9, 2022

The women’s basketball team lost a competitive game 69-59 to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Saturday— the Lions’ third straight loss. Emerson started play in the New England...

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

Women’s basketball edged out by Babson College

By Jason Tulchin, Assistant Sports Editor
February 3, 2022

The Emerson women’s basketball team fell short to Babson College in a hard-fought four quarters that ultimately ended 69-32 at home this Wednesday. The Lions, now 7-11—and 3-2 in conference play—had...

Emerson Lions Quinn OConnor passing the ball to her teammates.

Women’s basketball takes down Mount Holyoke

By Jason Tulchin, Assistant Sports Editor
January 19, 2022

Emerson’s women’s basketball team handily won their first New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference game of the season, rounding out a 69-44 win over Mount Holyoke College at home this...

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