Category: Sports

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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...

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...

Women’s volleyball: Lions have new mentality for final matches
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Women’s volleyball: Lions have new mentality for final matches

Despite an inconsistent season and a tough four-game losing streak, things may finally be coming together for Emerson’s women’s volleyball team. The Lions won five of their last nine matches and two of their last three conference matches. Their three total conference wins already put them one above last year. Following a rough 4-7 start,...

NEWMAC championships approach for young XC team
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NEWMAC championships approach for young XC team

Both Emerson’s men’s and women’s cross country teams are four meets into their season, and are predominantly young. Despite some finishes in the bottom half of the field so far, head coach John Furey said he still has a positive outlook for the NEWMAC championships. “For NEWMAC championships, which is really competitive, we could beat...

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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....

Freshman already among NEWMAC leaders
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Freshman already among NEWMAC leaders

Most freshmen athletes face a learning curve on a new team. Grace Tepper has not only been the star of the women’s volleyball team, but has already asserted herself in a way uncommon among newcomers. Tepper grew up in Kensington, Maryland, about 10 miles north of Washington D.C., where she attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School....

Fresh off senior season, former Lasell player joins Lions staff
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Fresh off senior season, former Lasell player joins Lions staff

This past spring, Lasell College senior Tristan Davis extended the Lasers’ lead to 17-10 in the final set over the host Emerson Lions with his 10th kill of the men’s volleyball match. Two months later, Davis exchanged his blue Lasell jersey for a purple Emerson polo. Fresh out of college, he is the newest addition...

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Men’s soccer can’t make it two in a row against Coast Guard

While Emerson’s meeting with Coast Guard last season ended with a historic 1-0 Lions’ victory, this year’s meeting was not as joyful, as the Lions fell 2-0 on Saturday. Coast Guard came into Boston looking to avenge last year’s loss, which was Emerson’s first ever NEWMAC victory. The Lions fell behind early under a cloudless...