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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...

Senior Natalie Clydesdale (No. 2) drives towards the basket for a layup. Greyson Acquaviva / Beacon Staff

Women’s basketball drops home-opener

By Ethan McDowell
November 14, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost its home opener 75-72 to Gordon College in overtime, despite 25 points from senior guard Natalie Clydesdale.  After a season-opening win over Suffolk University,...

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,...

The Lions huddle before tip off in a game against Wheaton on Jan. 23. Photo by Daniel Peden / Beacon Staff

Bill Gould wins Coach of the Year award for women’s basketball

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
February 28, 2019

Women’s basketball head coach Bill Gould received the conference Coach of the Year award this season for his accomplishments in leading the Lions to an undefeated home record. In his eleventh season...

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 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,...

Senior Charlie Boyle (second from right) is accompanied by her parents and sister, (second from left) sophomore Sam Boyle, during her senior day celebration. Photo by Maia Sperber / Beacon Staff

Boyle, Busch honored before senior day victory against WPI

February 14, 2019

By Andrew Lin and Lara Hill The women’s basketball team honored forward Charlie Boyle and guard Natalie Busch on senior day and extended the Lions’ five-game winning streak with a 61-55 victory...

Senior Charlie Boyle (No. 33) tied her career record of 35 points scored in a single game in the Lions win over Springfield. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

Women’s basketball beats Springfield for first time in team history

By Lara Hill
February 7, 2019

The women’s basketball team survived triple overtime against Springfield College on Wednesday night by beating the Pride 89-84 for the first time in the team's history. The Lions held a consistent...

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...

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...

Junior Quinn Madden (No. 13) averages 81 percent from the free throw line. Photo by Daniel Peden / Beacon Staff

Women’s basketball shines in second half against Wheaton

By Lara Hill
January 26, 2019

The women’s basketball team improved their record to 5-4 in the New England Women’s and Men’s Conference after securing a 60-51 victory against Wheaton College on Jan. 24. Emerson trailed 25-23...

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....

The Emerson Lions picked up a key 78-51 conference victory over Coast Guard on Saturday. Photo: Berkeley Beacon Archives.

Women’s basketball grabs key NEWMAC win over Coast Guard

By Matt Couture
January 21, 2018

In the second quarter of Saturday’s Emerson women’s basketball game, Eastin Ashby picked the pocket of an opponent—something she had done 185 times before in her Lions career. Ashby’s 186th...

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