Category: Sports

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....

Women’s basketball preview: Boyle sisters reunite as Lions set high goals
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Women’s basketball preview: Boyle sisters reunite as Lions set high goals

Emerson’s women’s basketball team hopes to reach the playoffs this season by using its versatility and changing the pace of the game, according to head coach Bill Gould. The Lions lost three players from last season’s roster, including forward Sierra Ducey, who started in every game last year. Elizabeth Horan, the only senior from that...

Women’s soccer recap: Key injury impacted playoff push
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Women’s soccer recap: Key injury impacted playoff push

After qualifying for the NEWMAC playoffs last year, Emerson’s women’s soccer team had high expectations for this year, but injuries to key players held them back. The Lions finished ninth in the NEWMAC this year, posting a 3-11-2 record. Junior forward Paige Haley suffered a torn ACL in late September that ended her season, and...

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...

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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...

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...

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...