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.
2016-17 Dance Roster
Co-Head Coach: Amanda Sheehan (Emmanuel College) - 3rd season
Co-Head Coach: Connie Katsarikas (Emmanuel College) - 3rd season
Team Captains: Shannon Brady ('17), Amanda Katsarikas ('17), Gabriela Taveras ('17)
|Alexa Le Guyader
||Fall River, Mass.
||Long Island Lutheran
||Somerset Berkley Reg.
||Sophomore||South Deerfield, Mass.||Deerfield Academy
||Pope John Paul XXIII
|Audrey Casey||Freshman||Tewksbury, Mass.||Tewksbury Memorial|
|Regan Forss||Freshman||Worcester, Mass.||St. Peter Marian|
|Alyssa Aughenbaugh||Freshman||Webster, N.Y.||Webster Thomas|
|Ashley Francois||Freshman||Malden, Mass.||Arlington Catholic|
|Alana Greco||Freshman||Saugus, Mass.||Saugus|
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)