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Jack OConnor (left) and Sam Boyle (right) finished the 2019-20 season with conference awards.

O’Connor and Boyle receive all-conference honors

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
March 12, 2020

Although the men’s and women’s basketball teams both closed out their seasons with losses in the quarterfinals of the NEWMAC playoffs, two key players received postseason recognition from the conference. Men’s...

Junior guard Rachel Davey scored 18 points in the win over WPI.

Road win puts women’s basketball in playoffs

By Ethan McDowell
February 20, 2020

The women’s basketball team overcame a fourth quarter deficit against Worcester Polytechnic Institute to clinch a spot in the conference playoffs on Wednesday. Seven teams make the women’s basketball...

Senior guard Natalie Clydesdale grabbed six rebounds and recorded three steals in the loss to MIT Photo credit: Rachel Culver

MIT defeats Lions in hunt for playoffs

By Kayla Buck
February 13, 2020

The women's basketball team shot 34 percent against conference opponent Massachusetts Institute of Technology while suffering a 31 point conference loss Wednesday.The Lions lost by a score of 80-49 and...

Senior guard Quinn Madden scored eight points and totaled four assists in the loss to Springfield Photo credit: Rachel Culver

Women’s basketball loses third-straight matchup

By Brendan Walker
February 1, 2020

The women’s basketball team lost to the Springfield College Pride by 40 points on Saturday, its third straight loss in conference play.Springfield came into this matchup as the top-ranked team in...

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

Babson College ends Lions’ home win streak

By Megan MacLaren
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 place in the New England Women’s and Men’s...

Senior guard Kate Foultz during a game against Mount Holyoke College on Jan. 22, 2020

Lions extend winning streak to five in dominant fashion

By Kayla Buck
January 23, 2020

The women’s basketball team won its fifth game in a row to remain undefeated in the NEWMAC with an 87-31 win over Mount Holyoke College. Despite nine turnovers in the first half, the team held...

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 17, 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...

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...

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 13, 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 Quinn Madden recorded 213 points last season. Beacon Archive

Women’s basketball rebuilds team after loss of key seniors

By Andrew Lin
November 6, 2019

For two years, junior forward Sam Boyle played alongside her older sister Charlie Boyle ‘19, but she will be taking the court alone this year. Instead of inheriting her sister’s playstyle, however,...

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...

Junior Kate Foultz (No. 14) made 100 percent of her free throw attempts in an Emerson victory over Coast Guard. Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Photographer

Women’s basketball triumphs over Coast Guard in overtime

By Andrew Lin
February 2, 2019

The women’s basketball team edged out the United States Coast Guard Academy 70-66 in an overtime thriller on Saturday afternoon. The Lions raced to an early 12-2 lead as sophomore forward Sam Boyle...

Charlie Boyle (center) scored her 1,000th point in a game against Mount Holyoke on Jan. 12. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Boyle joins 1,000 point club in win over Mount Holyoke

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
January 20, 2019

Senior center Charlie Boyle became the fifth woman in Emerson’s basketball history to break the 1,000-point milestone when the women’s basketball team played against Mount Holyoke College on Jan. 12....

Charlie Boyle (center) scored a career high 36 points in Emersons victory over Smith. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Senior carries women’s basketball to key win over Smith

By Andrew Lin
December 11, 2018

Senior forward Charlie Boyle scored a career-high 36 points as the women’s basketball team defeated the Smith Pioneers 86-77 on Saturday afternoon. The Lions cruised to a 20-13 lead in the first quarter...

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...

Freshman Sam Boyle joins junior Charlie.
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Boyle sister reunion a no-brainer

By Jiwon Kim
November 29, 2017

In the Emerson women’s basketball season opener against Gordon, junior forward Charlie Boyle was out of the starting lineup and only saw five minutes of action, but a Boyle still took the opening tip...

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