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Athletics Newsletter: Men’s, Women’s Basketball Split the Week

The following is taken from the Athletics Department newsletter. If you or anyone you know would like to be added to the weekly newsletter, email

Last week:

  • The men’s basketball team earned a 1-1 record on the road, defeating the Wheaton (Mass.) Lyons 80-68 on January 19 after a late surge to pull away in the last five minutes of the game. Jack O’Connor ’20 led all scorers with 25 points.
  • Women’s basketball also went 1-1 on the week, earning a win against the Fisher Falcons at the Brown & Plofker Gym on January 16. Sam Boyle ’21 led all Emerson players with 22 points in the victory.
  • Men’s basketball fell away from home against the WPI Engineers January 16 in a close NEWMAC game, 65-63 in regulation.
  • Women’s basketball fell on January 19 against the Smith Pioneers in a 68-59 NEWMAC battle.

This week:

  • Women’s and men’s basketball host a NEWMAC doubleheader on Wednesday, January 23, starting at 5:30 pm, with the women against Wheaton (Mass.). The men take on Babson starting at 7:30 pm
  • Men’s volleyball opens their season on Saturday, January 26, taking on St. Joseph’s (New York) and Nichols in a tri-match starting at 12:00 pm.


  • Women’s and men’s basketball go on the road against NEWMAC opponents on Saturday, January 26. The women travel to take on Springfield College at 1:00 pm, and the men cross the Charles River to face No. 9 MIT at 2:00 pm.

Emerson Athletics Golf Tournament

  • The 20th Annual Emerson College Athletics Golf Outing will be held Monday, May 13, at Ferncroft Country Club in Middleton, Massachusetts. The shotgun start is scheduled for 11:00 am sharp. Sign-ups have started; reserve your spot here.

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