Last February, Thomas Bentley of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay contacted Jim O’Brien, third-year head coach of Emerson’s men’s basketball team, to propose a potential partnership with his team. After an extensive interview process last August, eight players were selected and paired with their Little Brothers from the Josiah Quincy School.
Facing Amherst College, the reigning Division 3 champions, and ranked the No. 1 Division 3 team in the nation this season by d3hoops.com, Emerson pulled off an upset on par with any other in the program's past, snapping the Lord Jeffs' 29-game win streak with a 91-79 victory at Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym.
The life of a student-athlete can be exceedingly busy — especially for an in-season basketball player with practices or games nearly every day of the week. But five members of the Emerson men’s basketball team have made time for a cause they believe in.
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After a disappointing loss in its season opener on Nov. 15, the Emerson men’s basketball team overcame a double-digit deficit — led by senior captain Jon Goldberg — to win the consolation of the Emerson Tip-Off Classic on Saturday at Brown and Plofker Gym.
Four other Emerson sports teams had tried and came up on the short end in their first New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference games, but the women’s basketball team penned a different ending Wednesday night at home.
Look for the Emerson women’s basketball team buck convention during its first season in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, as head coach Bill Gould has decided to play a run-and-gun style despite the current NEWMAC trend of grinding, halfcourt basketball.
Despite landing in last place in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference preseason coaches’ poll, the Emerson men’s basketball team is preparing for a statement season in its first year since leaving the Great Northeast Athletic Conference.
The final Emerson sporting events of the fall season.
Junior two-sport athlete Patrick Lowndes has been one of Emerson’s most noticeable players the past few years, but his signature afro will be absent from the court when the Lions kick off their season against Framingham State at the Emerson College Tip-Off Classic on Nov. 15.
Men's soccer, women's soccer and women's volleyball all concluded their seasons. Now it's time for a look back at the seasons that were.
The Emerson men’s and women’s cross-country teams will face their toughest competition of the year on Sunday, Nov. 3 as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Championships will be held at Boston’s Franklin Park.
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The Emerson athletic department announced the addition of former two-sport star Lindsay DeStefano on Oct. 15 to its staff. The college’s newest athletic administrator will perform a jack-of-all-trades role, according to Interim Athletic Director Stanford Nance, who was in charge of the search process.