It’s been a rough year for Gabi Cohen. Between a fractured pelvis and torn ligaments, her progress on the lacrosse field has been stunted by injury. But Cohen, on the sidelines with her team every step of the way, still managed to win last year’s athletics’ community service award.
Division III athletes don’t get scholarships for performance on the field. They’re rarely found on television, and they almost never go pro.
With two games remaining in its regular season schedule, Emerson’s men’s volleyball team has already punched a ticket into the Great Northeast Athletic Conference championship tournament.
Coming off an ACL repair surgery just last season, senior captain and midfielder Kate Lemire is leading Emerson’s women’s lacrosse team into New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference play. It was a long road back, according to Lemire. But it was worth it.
As a tot and a high schooler in Caracas, Venezuela’s capital, Antonio Ramirez loved playing tennis. Now living in a city over 2,000 miles away from home, the sophomore journalism major’s fondness for the game may be one of the only things that hasn’t changed in his life.
Freshman Cameron Radenberg was making waves early in his Emerson lacrosse career. Through the first three games of this season, the attack was tied for most goals among the Lions, and was second in assists.
Emerson’s teams are seemingly improving in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference with more playoff berths and the school’s first postseason win this winter. A few programs, however, are still looking for their first regular season conference victory—one is men’s tennis.
Emily Quinn knows a thing or two about a campaign.
Sophomore second baseman Neil Perry is playing his first season on Emerson’s baseball team. The journalism major from Middleborough, Massachusetts, currently leads the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference in stolen bases and sits among the top five in batting average.
Kallista Leonardos said her choices were slim—the surgery or a future that didn’t include softball.
Combining their off-field skills with their on-field platform, Emerson’s baseball team is joining the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition’s fight to prevent the disease.
“Another year, another coach” seems to be the theme for Emerson’s men’s and women’s tennis teams, which have each had four and five leaders since 2013, respectively. The latest is Daniel Munsey, who said he hopes to break that streak.
Playing 10 games in seven days of 80-degree, nothing but sunshine weather, it was all balls, bats, and bases for the Emerson softball team, who got a sampling of their squad’s talent in its annual trip to Florida.
It’s difficult to imagine the Red Sox playing a home game at Yankee Stadium. Away from the comfort of Fenway Park, with unfriendly fans in the stands, the Sox wouldn’t be expected to thrive.
The Emerson women’s lacrosse team finished off last year with a 3-5 record in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, and 8-6 overall, missing the conference playoffs by one seed. According to second year head coach Kat Egizi, they can and want to improve.