A trio of teams were in action last Saturday at Emerson’s homecoming. The day’s events, which included an alumni soccer match and a catered tailgate, featured the men and women’s soccer team and the women’s volleyball squad all in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference action.
In the midst of what is his final season on the turf, Emerson goalie Carter Bowers is working on leaving a legacy for his team.
As a more distinct chill signals the start of fall in Boston, the cross country season is just heating up for Emerson’s men’s and women’s teams. Through two meets, both have enjoyed strong starts.
Numerous sweatshirts, game-worn jerseys, shorts, and T-shirts, all representing various Emerson sports teams, lined tables and chairs in the Skybox above the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym last week, transforming what is usually a student lounge into a two-day Emerson College sports consignment shop.
Paige Haley and Jess Frost aren’t just soccer teammates. After the final seconds tick off the game clock, the two forwards head back to their residence hall at Emerson College, where they are suitemates. Both hail from the state of California, and grew up playing soccer.
The women’s volleyball team recently opened up New England Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conference play with a loss to Wellesley College last week, and is now preparing for a matchup against Springfield College on Saturday, Sept. 26.
Under first-year head coach Javier Mejia, the Emerson College men’s soccer team has been working diligently to learn a new system of play ahead of their first conference match against MIT on Sept. 19.
In high school, Fara Cohen was a competitive swimmer and had never thought of playing volleyball until a friend talked her into attending a 7:00 p.m. practice. From there, Cohen said she fell in love with the game.
Since the beginning of the fall 2015 sports season, the Emerson athletic department has given away T-shirts, tumbler cups, and bleacher cushions to those who attend home games.
Emerson cross country runner Chelsea Swift has seen it all. She’s experienced the ups and downs of running, the grueling practices, and restricting schedules.
For Paola Cigui, tennis has always been a part of her life, from playing on a professional level in Italy to playing Division II at Columbus State University and being ranked number one in the country for a few weeks.
Which is harder: Graduating from college in three years with two degrees or getting the NCAA to let you play Division III soccer? For Alexandra Dezenzo, it was the latter.
After former head coach Dave Hanley stepped down in early May, the baseball team found his replacement just a month later in June when the athletic department hired former independent league player Jerod Edmondson.
Eastin Ashby felt that running around a 94-foot-long basketball court for 40 minutes wasn’t enough for her, so she decided to take on an additional 3.1 miles for her preseason.
For the first time in Emerson women’s soccer team history, a preseason trip was added to the schedule. The team traveled to the Netherlands to advance their knowledge of and skills in the game.