As Emerson finishes up its third year in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference, some programs are starting to break ground, while others are still looking for their first conference win. This piece highlights the accomplishments of certain squads, ranging from a postseason tournament championship crowning of the women's soccer team, to the college's first NEWMAC playoff victory in men's basketball.
Oftentimes, in elementary school classrooms, teachers set up reward systems for their students. Did your homework today? Gold star sticker for you. For Emerson’s women’s lacrosse team, there’s a dot board, designed to push players to reach attainable goals in each game. The ultimate reward? A trophy at season’s end.
In the midst of her senior year on the diamond, Emerson softball pitcher Samantha Corey proves why the name on the front of your jersey means a whole lot more that the one on the back.
Though Emerson’s men’s tennis team has dropped four consecutive matches, it’s already exceeded expectations after starting the season 5-0, according to first-year head coach Daniel Munsey.
In the end, Emerson’s men’s volleyball team didn’t take a single set against Rivier University in nine tries this season. But on Tuesday night in Nashua, New Hampshire, the Lions gave the Raiders a game in what was predominantly a seesaw battle throughout.
Junior pitcher Cal Laird has shined both on and off the field for Emerson’s baseball team, as his contributions to the community have brought his teammates together.
Shelby Carney is no stranger to stepping up and taking control. Not only has the junior softball outfielder been garnering praise for her on-field leadership, but her off-the-field dedication is just as impressive, according to her teammates.
It’s been a rough year for Gabi Cohen. Between a fractured pelvis and torn ligaments, her progress on the lacrosse field has been stunted by injury. But Cohen, on the sidelines with her team every step of the way, still managed to win last year’s athletics’ community service award.
Division III athletes don’t get scholarships for performance on the field. They’re rarely found on television, and they almost never go pro.
With two games remaining in its regular season schedule, Emerson’s men’s volleyball team has already punched a ticket into the Great Northeast Athletic Conference championship tournament.
Coming off an ACL repair surgery just last season, senior captain and midfielder Kate Lemire is leading Emerson’s women’s lacrosse team into New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference play. It was a long road back, according to Lemire. But it was worth it.
As a tot and a high schooler in Caracas, Venezuela’s capital, Antonio Ramirez loved playing tennis. Now living in a city over 2,000 miles away from home, the sophomore journalism major’s fondness for the game may be one of the only things that hasn’t changed in his life.
Freshman Cameron Radenberg was making waves early in his Emerson lacrosse career. Through the first three games of this season, the attack was tied for most goals among the Lions, and was second in assists.
Emerson’s teams are seemingly improving in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference with more playoff berths and the school’s first postseason win this winter. A few programs, however, are still looking for their first regular season conference victory—one is men’s tennis.
Emily Quinn knows a thing or two about a campaign.