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Dance Team

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.

2015-16 Dance Roster

Co-Head CoachAmanda Sheehan (Emmanuel College) - 2nd season

Co-Head Coach: Connie Katsarikas (Emmanuel College) - 2nd season

Team Captains: Amanda Katsarikas ('17), Gabriela Taveras ('17)

Name Year Hometown High School
Erin Buckley
Somerville, Mass.
Katie Harrington
Senior Hyde Park, Mass.
Fontbonne Academy
Alexandra Schroll
Wethersfield, Conn.
Shannon Brady
Junior Centereach, N.Y.
Amanda Katsarikas
Junior Framingham, Mass.
Alexa Le Guyader
Fall River, Mass.
Bishop Connolly
Gabriela Taveras
Junior Lawrence, Mass. Central Catholic
Nicole Bedoya
Sophomore West New York, N.J.
Hudson County Schools of Tech.
Brielle Favole
Sophomore Howell, N.J.
Lysette Feliciano
Sophomore Seabrook, N.H.
Allison Sinewick Sophomore Plymouth, Mass. Plymouth North
Megan Costa Freshman Somerset, Mass. Somersert Berkley Reg.
Mikayla Coyne Freshman Medford, Mass. Arlington Catholic
Caroline Cross Freshman Braintree, Mass. Braintree
Maegan Killeen Freshman South Deerfield, Mass. Deerfield Academy
Tommy Nguyen Freshman Revere, Mass. Pope John Paul XXIII
Colleen Perry Freshman Wakefield, Mass. Wakefield Memorial
Julia Popken Freshman Reading, Mass. Reading Memorial











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)