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Jumbos too strong for Emerson

The Lions were sloppy in possession, turning the ball over 22 times, over twice as many as the Jumbos, which let down some impressive Emerson defense.

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Lions ousted at NCAAs

Sophomore Kat Rice said the magnitude of the tournament was overwhelming and the team needed to approach the game differently.

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Athletics Working Group forms goals

Ludman added that Emerson must aim to match the level of support that future NEWMAC rivals are giving their student-athletes.

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Women's volleyball wins the GNAC

The Rivier crowd created a loud hostile environment that included harsh signs and made it difficult for Read to communicate with players on the court, he said.

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Historic victory for men

Scarpaci said that staying on the offensive and not backing down was key to defeating the Monks.

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Emerson unable to hold off Saints

The Saints scored two goals within a minute to take the lead and eventually beat Emerson 2-1.

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Emerson students swept away

Dennis Connors, a sophomore performing arts major, said he first saw curling in the winter Olympics, but he didn’t anticipate the sport’s difficulty.

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Duo shines in GNAC finale

The Lions started down 0-2 after Simmons took the first two doubles matches, but the pairing of Mosser and Russell, team co-captains, proved too powerful for Simmons.

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Freshmen thrive in new roles

The team has now ensured its qualification for the Great Northeast Athletic Conference playoffs with a conference record of 5-2-3. The Lions, scheduled to face Anna Maria College on Oct. 19 for the final conference game of the season, are looking forward to a deep run in the playoffs.

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Emerson crucified by Saints

More Emerson errors allowed the Saints to pad the score by adding three additional goals, including one on a penalty kick.

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A decade of service and so much more

As the director of the Massachusetts Olympic Development Program, Scarpaci has had the opportunity to work with other amateur players at a high level.

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Volleyball passes torch to freshmen

One of the freshmen the team will rely on this year is Juliana Tucker. Read said the freshman setter could be a GNAC Rookie of the Year candidate and will be integral to Emerson’s success this season.

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Men's volleyball focused, prepared for new season

Read said he feels the team could not only make the GNAC tournament, but earn a first-round home game.

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Emerson entrepreneurs hope to be Quiyk learners

Two Emerson students are trying to create their own magic with the help of J.K. Rowling's idea.