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.

2014-15 Dance Roster

Co-Head CoachAmanda Sheehan (Emmanuel College) - 1st season

Co-Head Coach: Connie Katsarikas (Emmanuel College) - 1st season

Team Captains: Ashley Houston-King ('15), Alyssa Taubert ('16)

Name Year Hometown High School
Ashley Houston King Senior Mansfield, Mass. Mansfield
Alyssa Taubert Junior Danvers, Mass. Bishop Fenwick
Kayla Flaherty Senior Derry, N.H. Campbell
Brittany Osahor Senior Phoenix, Ariz. Saint Mary's
Brianna Wiseman Senior Hillsdale, N.J. Pascack Valley
Sandra Baker Senior Milford, Conn. Foran
Gina Tremaglio Senior Southington, Conn. Holy Cross
Conor Gomes Senior Bourne, Mass. Bourne
Erin Buckley Junior Somerville, Mass. Somerville
Alexandra Schroll Junior Wethersfield, Conn. Wethersfield
Justine Miles Junior Hampton, N.H. Winnacunnet
Rosanna Nieves Junior Lawrence, Mass. Central Catholic
Katie Harrington Junior Hyde Park, Mass. Fontbonne Academy
Alexa Le Guyader Sophomore Fall River, Mass. Bishop Connolly
Alexis Dellaquila Sophomore Westfield, Mass. Westfield
Shannon Brady Sophomore Centereach, N.Y. Centereach
Amanda Katsarikas Sophomore Framingham, Mass. Marian
Gariela Tavares Sophomore Lawrence, Mass. Central Catholic
Lysette Feliciano Freshman Seabrook, N.H. Winnacunnet
Nicole Bedoya Freshman West New York, N.J. Hudson County Schools of Tech.
Brielle Favole Freshman Howell, N.J. Howell

 

 

 

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)