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In addition to their all-sportsmanship selections, Madden and Holding also received spots on the academic all-conference team.

Lions awarded two all-sportsmanship team selections

By Alberto Gilman
March 5, 2020

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...

The Lions shot 41 percent in their loss on Wednesday.

Women’s basketball season ends after quarterfinal loss

By Megan MacLaren
February 26, 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 in a row the Lions lost in the New England Women’s...

Belmont Braves players dance during halftime of the Special Olympics tournament in the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym Sunday.

Emerson special olympics event draws hundreds

By Ethan McDowell
January 21, 2020

Liz Saville watched her team members run up and down Emerson's basketball court with smiles on their faces as about 100 people cheered them on Sunday and she said the experience meant everything to her. Saville...

The Lions hit a season high 20 free throws  on 25 attempts in their 65-55 victory over Fisher College.

Women’s basketball defeats Fisher in final game before conference play

By Pedro Figueiredo
January 16, 2020

The women’s basketball team pulled away from Fisher College late in the fourth quarter to earn a 65-55 victory over its opponent opposite of the Public Gardens.  Emerson held the lead going into...

The womens team went 1-1 in its two matches in Puerto Rico over winter vacation.

Boyle, Madden deliver strong performances in Puerto Rico

By Ethan McDowell
January 16, 2020

The women’s basketball team had no time for sightseeing the day they landed in Puerto Rico for a tournament in San Juan. After the Lions grabbed their bags, they immediately headed for the practice court.  Despite...

Quinn Madden (right) dished out six assists and recorded three steals, helping the Lions reach 18 steals for the second time this season. Ethan McDowell / Beacon Staff.

Historic defensive effort extends women’s basketball win streak

By Ethan McDowell
December 14, 2019

The women’s basketball team defeated Johnson & Wales University on Saturday by a score of 77-31 in one of the most dominant defensive performances in the college's history.  This is the second...

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

Women’s basketball loses second game at home

By Megan MacLaren
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 against Gordon College, the Lions got off to a slow...

The womens basketball team shot 39 percent from the field. Christopher Williams / Beacon Staff

Women’s basketball defeats Suffolk in season opener

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
November 12, 2019

The women’s basketball team tipped off the 2019-20 season with a narrow 59-53 non-conference win over the Suffolk University Rams. The game remained neck and neck from the tipoff. Suffolk could not...

Senior Charlie Boyle (left, No. 33) shoots over an MIT defender in the NEWMAC quarterfinal game. Photo by Arturo Ruiz / Beacon Correspondent

Women’s basketball finishes season undefeated at home in conference play

By Peirce Eldredge
February 20, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs for the second straight year on Tuesday. The Lions finished their regular season...

Senior Charlie Boyle (left, No. 33) goes up for a layup and senior Natalie Busch (right, No. 12) waits for the rebound in the NEWMAC quarterfinals against MIT. Photo by Arturo Ruiz / Beacon Correspondent

Women’s basketball season comes to a close in NEWMAC quarterfinals

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
February 19, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost to Massachusetts Institute of Technology 76-58 in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs on Tuesday. The Lions entered...

Junior Quinn Madden received the Defensive Athlete of the Week accolade for her performance against Babson and Coast Guard. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

Madden emerges as standout defender in junior season

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
February 14, 2019

Junior guard Quinn Madden proves to be a threat on the defensive side of the court. She leads the team with more than 30 minutes per game against conference opponents. Madden—who grew up in Mokena,...

The Lions are ranked fifth in the NEWMAC and hold an overall record of 12-8. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Photographer

Women’s basketball cruises by No. 1 ranked Babson

By Tripp Rams
January 31, 2019

The women’s basketball team defeated Babson College 66-52 in a one-sided game on Wednesday night. Emerson took control by never trailing the Beavers in the game. The Lions jumped out to a quick 4-2...

Natalie Clydesdale (center, No. 2) won NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week on Nov. 26. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s basketball opens conference play with consecutive wins

By Maximo Aguilar Lawlor, Multimedia Managing Editor
December 5, 2018

The women’s basketball team started their season strong and intends to make a statement in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference this year.  Emerson placed sixth in the preseason...

Quinn Madden (right) scored 11 points for Emerson in the 73-56 win. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s basketball opens conference play with commanding win

By Andrew Lin
December 1, 2018

The Emerson women’s basketball team dominated Wellesley College 73-56 on Wednesday night in its conference opener with the help of junior guard Natalie Clydesdale’s 21 points. Last season, Emerson...

The womens basketball team is one of two teams impacted by Mondays decision.

Women’s basketball looks to build on last season’s improvement

By Andrew Lin
November 16, 2018

The women’s basketball team hopes to use its versatility and a revamped defense to improve upon last year’s playoff loss. The Lions finished last season with an 11-15 record but went 8-8 in the...

Emerson junior Natalie Busch dribbles against Babson on Wednesday. The women’s basketball team lost 85-57. Photo: Chris Van Buskirk/Beacon Staff

Lions fall to Babson in first playoff game since 2015

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
February 21, 2018

Babson College proved too much for Emerson women’s basketball team as the Lions lost 85-57 in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs Wednesday night....

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