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Alex Swartz

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Men’s lacrosse still searching for rhythm — and results

Mayo said that the Lions are still in an experimental phase. He said that, since the team is only three games into the season, it is still working on figuring out its strongest lineup.

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Captain clutch — Lions win six straight amid walk-off home run

The Lions stormed out of the dugout to greet Peiguss as she crossed home plate. After trailing 3-2, Emerson rallied to defeat Norwich in both games of Saturday’s doubleheader. In what the players called a display of camaraderie and concentration, the Lions won the first game 16-1 and the second 5-3.

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Freshman a force at middle blocker

Burton competed in the Junior Olympics for three consecutive years. Although his team never took home a medal at the competition, the athlete played against an international array of teams, vying against teams from Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico.

With short numbers, men's lacrosse remains optimistic

Senior Daniel Gold said that, although the Lions lack players, he hopes the team’s passion will pave the way for a successful season. “I think we’re going to look short numbers-wise, but we’re going to look very rich in heart and spirit,” Gold said.

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Seniors shine in men’s basketball’s last home game

The 2011-2012 season has seen its trials and trepidations for the men’s basketball team. But this past Saturday, everything came together for the Lions as they defeated Anna Maria 68-45 for the team’s senior game.