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Women’s basketball to face Babson in quarterfinals
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Women’s basketball to face Babson in quarterfinals

Emerson’s women’s basketball team will face off against No. 3 seed Babson College in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs on Wednesday, Feb. 21. The Lions finished their season with an 8-8 conference record, which places them sixth in the NEWMAC standings. Emerson closed out its season on Saturday against...

Women’s basketball seniors to be honored Saturday
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Women’s basketball seniors to be honored Saturday

Emerson women’s basketball will honor its two seniors—Maya Savino and Eastin Ashby—against Mount Holyoke College on Saturday. Ashby and Savino both began playing for the Lions their freshman year, and will have their careers celebrated during the halftime break. Savino said she looks forward to seeing former teammates at the game. “All the alumni come...

Women’s basketball: Springfield sweeps Emerson with road win
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Women’s basketball: Springfield sweeps Emerson with road win

Emerson women’s basketball suffered a setback Saturday, as they lost 72-60 to first place Springfield College. While the Lions could not avenge their previous 30-point loss on Jan. 13, this performance was a step in the right direction for head coach Bill Gould. “I think the number one thing is that the kids player better,”...

Despite bike accident, senior XC runner makes final race
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Despite bike accident, senior XC runner makes final race

Cristina Ashbaugh raced in the final meet of her cross country career only 12 days after being hit by a car. The senior was hit at the intersection of Exeter and Beacon streets while riding her bike home after a practice on Halloween. Ashbaugh said she inched into the intersection while she waited for the...

Women’s VBALL falls one win short of playoffs
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Women’s VBALL falls one win short of playoffs

The Emerson women’s volleyball team went into its final match against Springfield in a win-or-go-home situation, needing a victory to make the NEWMAC playoffs. The day ended in disappointment for the Lions as they fell 3-1. The Lions went 13-14 on the season with a conference record of 3-7. They finished 8th in the NEWMAC....

Men’s soccer recap: Harkin realistic after disappointing season
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Men’s soccer recap: Harkin realistic after disappointing season

Men’s soccer head coach Bryan Harkin set a lofty goal to make the NEWMAC playoffs with his team this season, but the Lions finished far from it. The Lions finished with an overall record of 5-10-2, a conference record of 1-6, and a nonconference record of 4-4-2. They finished last in the NEWMAC. Harkin said the...

Lions cap off senior day with NEWMAC win
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Lions cap off senior day with NEWMAC win

While Saturday’s clash with MIT barely affected the men’s soccer team’s NEWMAC standing, the game was far from meaningless. On senior day Saturday, senior midfielder Franco Araujo O’Neill scored the lone goal, giving Emerson its first NEWMAC win of the season. The game was dedicated to Soccer Without Borders, and players wore blue shirts before...

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Playoff roundup: Women’s volleyball last chance for Lions

As the NEWMAC postseason approaches, Emerson’s fall sports teams find themselves in danger of missing out altogether. While both of Emerson’s soccer teams have been eliminated from playoff contention, the women’s volleyball team is on the cusp of playoff qualification. Women’s volleyball The women’s volleyball team has a conference record of 3-6 and is only...