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History repeats as WPI sneaks past Emerson on buzzer-beater
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History repeats as WPI sneaks past Emerson on buzzer-beater

Emerson basketball fans have come to know the name Chris Rodgers. The WPI senior cemented that on Wednesday night, draining a buzzer-beating jumper to hand Emerson’s men’s basketball team its second heartbreaking loss to the Engineers in as many years in the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym. With WPI up 72-71, Lions senior guard...

Men’s BBALL blows 16-point halftime lead, falls to Tufts
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Men’s BBALL blows 16-point halftime lead, falls to Tufts

Tufts flexed its muscle on the offensive boards, outscoring Emerson 45-25 in the second half to pull off a 71-67 comeback victory over the Lions men’s basketball team Wednesday. Emerson led for most of the game, but Tufts rode a strong performance by Vincent Pace, who scored 30 points, to the win. Pace made a...

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First Emerson College GameDay an event to build on

Emerson Channel Sports hosted the first Emerson College GameDay on Saturday, collaborating with the athletic department and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee in an attempt to create a Division I atmosphere for the fall sports teams’ senior days. “It’s not often that senior day happens for three different sports at one day, so we wanted to show...

First Emerson College GameDay to feature three senior day celebrations
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First Emerson College GameDay to feature three senior day celebrations

Rotch Playground and Field will have the feel of a playground for fans on Saturday as the first Emerson College GameDay kicks off. Fans attending the Lions’ men’s and women’s soccer games will have an opportunity to play KanJam, corn hole, wiffle ball and other games for prizes, with the goal of drawing a crowd...

Despite injury concerns, Katie Rhee takes up Australian football
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Despite injury concerns, Katie Rhee takes up Australian football

Katie Rhee knows she shouldn’t be playing sports, let alone one with heavy contact and no helmet or pads. A deep muscle strain suffered as a high school diver pushed her spine out of alignment, risking paralysis. She has no more cartilage left in between her tibia, fibula and femur, and around her patella in...

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New coach brings fall season to men’s tennis program

Antonio Ramirez knew he would be busy this semester when he overloaded on courses and joined a campus organization for his senior year. Add a fall tennis season, and his life has become almost hectic. “It’s kind of complicated because right now I’m taking five classes, 20 credits, and I’m also in WEBN,” Ramirez said....

Rams run away in second half, beat Lions 5-2
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Rams run away in second half, beat Lions 5-2

Twice the Suffolk goalkeeper went down and twice Emerson’s men’s soccer team capitalized, but the Lions were unable to overcome a Christian Restrepo hat trick in a 5-2 loss to the Rams Wednesday night. Emerson tallied both of its goals in similar fashion—Suffolk goalie Kyle Van Cleef watched from the turf, seemingly hurt, as sophomores...

Lions summer news recap
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Lions summer news recap

Catching you up on all Emerson Lions news over the summer break, and getting you ready for the fall season. Men’s Soccer Emerson’s men’s soccer team had a busy summer with the departure of its head coach, Javier Mejia, after just two years. Mejia parted with the team and took a job as a volunteer...