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The Emmanuel College Dance Team performs at all home men's and women's basketball games and participates in various competitions. The dancers are part of the heart and soul of the athletic community, as they foster College pride and encourage fans.


2019-20 Dance Roster

Head Coach: Alex Schroll (Emmanuel College) - 1st season

Team Captains: Serena Morin ('20), Joseph Tolson ('21), Parker West ('20)

Name Year Hometown High School
Audrey Casey Senior Tewksbury, Mass. Tewksbury Memorial
Alana Greco Senior Saugus, Mass. Saugus
Ashley Longo Senior Hingham, Mass. Hingham
Serena Morin Senior Brookfield, Conn Brookfield
Parker West Senior Byfield, Mass. Trinton
Brendan Hardie Junior Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Fort Lauderdale
Joseph Tolson Junior Framingham, Mass. Framingham
Emily Anderson Sophomore Spencer, Mass. David Prouty
Colleen Derry Sophomore Falmouth, Mass. St. John Paul II
Marlys Mason Sophomore Rochester, N.H. Spaulding
Katie Bara First year Bow, N.H. Bow
Charlotte Foss First year Rockport, Mass. Rockport
Gwen Freeman First year Portland, Maine Cheverus
Nicole Heniger First year Strafford, N.H. St. Thomas Aquinas
Juliette Janiszewski First year Woodbury, Conn. Keystone National
Vanessa René First year Hamilton, N.J. Hamilton

















In addition to performing at the home basketball games, the Saints also perform at other major events on campus, including Midnight Madness, Open Mic Night, E.C.D.T Dance Showcase, and Mr. Emmanuel. The team consistently volunteers and performs each year at the Boston Breast Cancer Walk for the American Cancer Society's "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" on the Charles River Esplanade.

To kick off the 2013-14 season, the Dance Team placed first and were voted the overall grand champions at the New England Cheer and Dance Competition in November. The team's results are as follows:

The New England Cheer and Dance Competition (Boston, Mass.)

  • 2012, 2013: 1st place in the "college hip hop" division and grand champions in the "college dance" division
  • 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011: 2nd place in the "college dance" division
  • 2009: 1st place in the "college dance" division

UDA Regional College Dance Competition (Westfield, Mass.)

  • 3rd place out of 12 New England colleges and universities

The Emmanuel Dance Competition (Boston, Mass.)

  • 2008-2012: 1st place in the "college dance hip hop" division and grand champions in the "overall college dance" division

(The Saints after taking 1st place in the 2013 New England Cheer & Dance Competition on Nov. 9, 2013)