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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Senior forward Katie Beckmann scored eight points and six rebounds against Babson College on Feb. 23

Women’s basketball team knocked out of first-round playoff

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
February 24, 2022

Emerson’s women’s basketball lost 73-49 against second-seed Babson College in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference quarterfinals, ending the Lions’ season 8-16. The Lions...

First-year guard Bianca Benson playing against Smith College

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

By Jason Tulchin, Deputy 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, Deputy 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 10, 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...

Zach Waterhouse attempting a shot during the game.

Emerson basketball program sweeps Wheaton

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
January 20, 2022

The men’s and women’s basketball teams took the court in a double header against Wheaton College Wednesday night, winning back-to-back conference games at Wheaton’s King Arena.  Sophomore guard...

Emerson Lions Quinn OConnor passing the ball to her teammates.

Women’s basketball takes down Mount Holyoke

By Jason Tulchin, Deputy 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...

The athletics departments partnership with PlaySiight will improve quality of streams and film for all sports including the production at the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym.

Winter sports face an uncertain future amid COVID surge

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
January 13, 2022

The 2021-22 season for the Emerson Lions’ winter sports teams started off bright with electrifying performances in front of the home crowd at the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym, but now face a similar...

Katie Beckmann during a basketball game.

Women’s basketball drops fourth straight game

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
November 18, 2021

The fourth time proved not to be the charm for the women’s basketball team on Tuesday, as they fell to Brandeis University in a defeat full of sloppy defense, turnovers, and missed opportunities. The...

Baseball is one of the four spring sports affected by the cancellation.

Emerson cancels all athletics for a week as positive COVID-19 tests rise on campus

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 8, 2021

All athletics games and practices are canceled for at least the next week, as Emerson imposes new restrictions to limit the number of positive COVID-19 tests on campus, college officials announced in a...

The womens volleyball team is one of the 10 sports teams impacted by the decision.

Emerson cancels seasons for non-competing sports teams

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 5, 2021

Emerson canceled all non-competing sports seasons on Monday morning following guidance from the Boston Public Health Commission due to a rise in COVID-19 cases on campus and in the city, according to Athletic...

Freshman Zach Waterhouse finishes a reverse layup under the net for 2 of his 17 points against Springfield in the 2019 NEWMAC semifinals.

Fate of winter sports still up in air, targeting November decision

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
October 1, 2020

The status of the NEWMAC winter sports season remains in jeopardy as teams are set to begin practicing on Oct. 18, Athletic Director Pat Nicol said.  “Certainly, health and safety is paramount,”...

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...

The Lions shot 41 percent in their loss on Wednesday.

Women’s basketball season ends after quarterfinal loss

By Megan MacLaren
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 in a row the Lions lost in the New England Women’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...

The Lions hold the highest GPA of any Division III womens basketball team.

Emerson athletes crowd Dean’s List

By Emily Cardona
February 19, 2020

Emerson student athletes earned 72 spots on the fall 2019 Dean’s List with women’s soccer and volleyball teams fielding the highest number of honorees. Nine athletes from both teams received spots...

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...

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