The men’s soccer team hired Emerson alum Francisco Javier Mejia-Blau as its new head coach, marking the first time in program history that the position has been full-time.
Emerson athletics released its first logo, three teams made the playoffs, and the department introduced its new director, Patricia Nicol.
In fall 2013, the athletic department said it wanted to have every coach be full-time just two years later. But with that deadline quickly approaching, it doesn’t appear that the department will make its goal—of the 14 varsity sports, only eight have full-time coaches.
For the second straight year, no spring sports will qualify for the NEWMAC playoffs.
The baseball team snapped a 36 game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over Coast Guard Academy on April 15.
The softball team earned its first conference victories in April 11's sweep of Smith.
Emerson Channel Sports has started an online fundraising campaign to replace its outdated equipment.
Junior captain Courtney Fee leads the NEWMAC in being plunked—it's resulted in the second baseman scoring three runs for her team.
Emerson’s men’s volleyball team had four players recognized by the Great Northeast Athletic Conference’s end-of-season awards.
The men’s volleyball team went 13-13 this season, the first time the program posted a not-losing record in its six-year history. Despite being eliminated from the first round of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference playoffs on April 7, the team ranked among the best in the country in several statistical categories.
Football is coming to the NEWMAC in fall 2017.
With three conference games left on the schedule, the women’s lacrosse team has already matched its conference win total from last season. The Lions are currently 6-4 overall, with a 2-3 record in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference—good for the fifth spot in the rankings—but still have their toughest opponents to come.
When he’s not attending classes, singing, or playing his saxophone, lacrosse player Andrew Romano is leading the conference in goals and helping to usher in a new era for the program.
The Lions will face third-seeded Wentworth Institute of Technology on April 7 in the first round of GNAC playoffs.
With three games left in the men’s volleyball season and a 2 1/2 game lead over Albertus Magnus College for the sixth and final playoff spot, the task is simple: win and they’re in.