Category: Sports

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...

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...

Lions point guard close to landmark basket
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Lions point guard close to landmark basket

Junior point guard Geoff Gray is on the verge of scoring his 1,000th career point for Emerson’s men’s basketball team, which would gain him entry into an exclusive club of 17 players who previously accomplished the feat at the college. Gray scored 17 points in Emerson’s 86-57 loss to Springfield College on Saturday, leaving him 26...

Recent wins push women’s basketball team toward playoffs
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Recent wins push women’s basketball team toward playoffs

The Emerson women’s basketball team is sixth in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference standings and occupies the final playoff spot with seven games to go in the season. The Lions picked up a conference win against Wheaton College (2-8) on Jan. 24 to further build their playoff credentials. They won 88-76, with Natalie...

Emerson athletes create college atmosphere for Special Olympics event
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Emerson athletes create college atmosphere for Special Olympics event

Hundreds of fans filled the seats of the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym on Sunday to cheer on athletes competing in the first livestreamed Special Olympics Massachusetts event at Emerson College. Emerson Channel Sports livestreamed the event, which was also posted on the Special Olympics Massachusetts Facebook and Twitter pages. The stream lasted for...

Women’s basketball: Opportunity led to Foultz’s scoring breakout
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Women’s basketball: Opportunity led to Foultz’s scoring breakout

Kate Foultz, a sports communication major, is the leading scorer for the women’s basketball team this year after turning her struggle with injury into a breakout season. “She also had some physical issues back in high school, then a little bit her freshman year, and I think that held her back a little bit,” head...

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,”...

Scouting the freshmen: Setters could relieve pressure on Rusk
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Scouting the freshmen: Setters could relieve pressure on Rusk

Emerson’s men’s volleyball team kicks off its season against Dean College on Feb. 1 in the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym. Fans will get a look at the Lions’ four new freshmen, Marcus Cepeda, Matt Connolly, Joris Pijpers, and Samuel Willinger. The Beacon spoke to head coach Ben Read for a scouting report on...