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Men's lacrosse finds new energy in larger roster

<p class="p1">A new roster, a new coach and a new

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Baseball team filled with recruits

In less than two weeks, the Emerson College baseball team will begin its 2013 season with a trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to play seven games against different schools from Pennsylvania.

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Men's basketball loses playoff game in overtime thriller

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Freshman GNAC Player of the Week gives new offensive threat

Less than a month into Alex Frapech’s first season, the freshman volleyball player has already been named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Rookie and Player of the Week.

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Emerson's free throws hold back Rivier

It took nearly nine minutes for the Emerson Lions to get to the free throw line on Tuesday night against the Rivier Raiders, but throughout the rest of the game, free throws played a major role in Emerson’s 69-56 win.

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Rhodes and Carbone add to Emerson offensive attack

The two have become the top shooters on the men's basketball team this season—about three quarters of their shot attempts have come from beyond the arc.

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Sophomore emerges as star of women’s basketball

As the team’s leading playmaker, she has, over the course of the year, become the “go-to” option for her teammates.

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Emerson Lions outlast Johnson & Wales

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">An aggressive Johns

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Australian recruit adds size to Lions

Standing 6-feet-6-inches and weighing 235 pounds, Australian native Kirby Johnson is easily the most physically dominating new recruit on the men’s basketball team.

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Balanced offense pushes Emerson past Norwich

Senior Shannon Norton opened up Tuesday’s game with two quick three-pointers getting the Lions offense off to a quick leading start, and they never looked back.

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Recruits bolster roster and basketball dreams

Gould said that this year presents a big chance for the team’s leaders to bring the squad to success.

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Emerson's reach brings in basketball recruits

With many of the rookies coming from the Northeast and the greater Boston area in particular, a connection between teammates is not a concern, according to the squad’s youngest members.