Category: Sports

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 clinches NEWMAC playoff spot
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Women’s basketball clinches NEWMAC playoff spot

Emerson’s women’s basketball team celebrated Valentine’s Day with a playoff-clinching win over Wheaton College. The 75-50 victory secured the women’s basketball team’s first playoff berth since 2015, when the Lions lost to Wheaton in the quarterfinals. The team is the first to clinch a playoff spot in the 2017-2018 season for Emerson athletics. Head coach...

Freshman setter earns consecutive GNAC honors
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Freshman setter earns consecutive GNAC honors

Emerson freshman setter Marcus Cepeda is leading the men’s volleyball team in assists and learning how to be a leader in the middle of the court. “It’s really weird because the setter position is supposed to be this leader role, and I’m supposed to be telling these seniors and these six-foot-nine juniors and these adults what they’re...

Ashby leads Emerson to easy win on Senior Day
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Ashby leads Emerson to easy win on Senior Day

Emerson women’s basketball blew out winless Mount Holyoke College 87-31 on Saturday during the Lions’ senior day game. This 56-point win over Mount Holyoke shows improvement over their 39-point win earlier in the season against the Lyons, head hoach Bill Gould said. “I think our team is just a very good offensive team and they’re...

Gray scores 1,000th career point vs. WPI
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Gray scores 1,000th career point vs. WPI

Emerson men’s basketball point guard Geoff Gray scored his 1,000th career point early in Saturday’s 105-77 loss to Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Gray entered the day needing just one point to reach 1,000, and his drive to the basket with 7:27 to play in the first half secured the milestone. He finished with 21 points and made five...

Men’s basketball: Lions down Clark in OT thriller
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Men’s basketball: Lions down Clark in OT thriller

Emerson’s men’s basketball team didn’t have time to think about the stat line of point guard Geoff Gray as he approached 1,000 career points in the closing minutes of Wednesday’s matchup with Clark University. The Lions had a game to win. With less than a minute to play, sophomore guard Jack O’Connor made two key...