Transitioning from California to Boston in the middle of the winter is less than ideal for the average warm-blooded being, but men’s basketball sophomore Michael Sheng did it earlier this year.
Now that the 2015 cross country season is over, runners face nine months without a structured program to participate in. With no other team offseason options offered, they will have to wait until next September to begin training again.
The men’s basketball team not only competed in last weekend’s Greater Boston Shootout, but fought for a cause, too.
After missing out on the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs, the women’s soccer team won the school’s first Eastern College Athletic Conference Women’s New England Soccer Championship this past weekend.
This year, Emerson’s men’s soccer team didn’t treat Taylor Korytko like anything special. And that’s exactly how the 22-year-old first-year assistant coach wanted it to be.
Emerson student athletes are often faced with time conflicts between their sport and the other activities they participate in. Sophomore Martha Connolly, junior Mike O’Connor, and senior Kieran Collier, all cross country runners who also play Quidditch, have had to deal with the multiple conflicts that have arisen between the two.
Head coach Ben Read and his volleyball players are still trying to process the season.
With 10 seniors on the roster, Emerson’s men’s basketball team plans to use their familiarity and experience on the court to their advantage this season.
For the third consecutive year since its conference move, the women’s soccer team has missed the cut.
Despite a tournament berth last season, the Emerson women’s basketball team will have a completely new offense once they hit the court and begin the year.
In the conference room at Rotch Playground and Field, photos of departing seniors from Emerson’s men’s soccer team were laid out, awaiting signatures of teammates. As the club completed a second consecutive winless season in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference play, going 5-13 overall, players sounded a somber tone, but said the year offered glimpses of what could develop into a winning future.
As the cold sets in and the fall athletic season comes to a close, cross country is sprinting towards the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship, the last meet of their season.
Emerson’s men’s basketball has a packed team as four new recruits join 10 seniors and five others for the 2015-16 season.
At 6-foot-1, Kelley Guerra rises above much of her competition on the court. In her first season on Emerson’s women’s volleyball team, she’s also risen high up the team’s statistical leaderboard.
As the threat of snow and icy cold looms over the heads of most students, a group of Emerson snowboarders is not only looking forward to hitting the slopes, but also gearing up for the potential of becoming a recognized club program.