The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, November 24, 2014

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Emerson's free throws hold back Rivier

It took nearly nine minutes for the Emerson Lions to get to the free throw line on Tuesday night against the Rivier Raiders, but throughout the rest of the game, free throws played a major role in Emerson’s 69-56 win.

Men’s basketball relies on free throws in win over Emmanuel

<p class="p1">On Tuesday, Patrick Lowndes, a 6-foo

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Rhodes and Carbone add to Emerson offensive attack

The two have become the top shooters on the men's basketball team this season—about three quarters of their shot attempts have come from beyond the arc.

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Women hold back Mount Ida's second half surge

<p class="p1">After getting the rebound from Mount

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Emerson basketball looks to boost attendance

Despite improved records for the men’s and women’s teams, Emerson’s basketball programs have struggled to attract fans to the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym this season, averaging an estimated 61 attendees per game, according to Emerson’s website.

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Sophomore emerges as star of women’s basketball

As the team’s leading playmaker, she has, over the course of the year, become the “go-to” option for her teammates.

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Men's volleyball roster filled with freshman recruits

<p class="p1">The men's volleyball team welcomed s

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Emerson Lions outlast Johnson & Wales

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">An aggressive Johns

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Australian recruit adds size to Lions

Standing 6-feet-6-inches and weighing 235 pounds, Australian native Kirby Johnson is easily the most physically dominating new recruit on the men’s basketball team.

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Men's volleyball hopeful about upcoming season

The 2013 Men’s Volleyball season has just begun, but a sense of optimistic promise has already surfaced in the Emerson College Lions.

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Gould optimistic about basketball program's future

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Men's basketball team ties season high in three-pointers

Emerson tied a season high earlier this week attempting 24 three-pointers, eight attempts above the Lion's season average of 17 attempts per game.

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Balanced offense pushes Emerson past Norwich

Senior Shannon Norton opened up Tuesday’s game with two quick three-pointers getting the Lions offense off to a quick leading start, and they never looked back.

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Freshman guard leads Lions in scoring

Freshman men’s basketball player Michael Thorpe may be new to Emerson, but there is always one constant at every game: his mom, the point guard’s biggest fan.

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Emerson strikes gold with new recruit

Goldberg garnered respect from his teammates before the season started, which prompted them to elect him as a captain when practices officially got under way.