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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.

2016-17 Dance Roster

Co-Head CoachAmanda 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)

Name Year Hometown High School
Shannon Brady
Centereach, N.Y.
Amanda Katsarikas
Senior Framingham, Mass.
Alexa Le Guyader
Fall River, Mass.
Bishop Connolly
Gabriela Taveras
Senior Lawrence, Mass.
Central Catholic
Ashly Uss
Senior Amityville, N.Y.
Long Island Lutheran
Brielle Favole
Howell, N.J.
Lysette Feliciano
Junior Seabrook, N.H.
Megan Costa
Sophomore Somerset, Mass.
Somerset Berkley Reg.
Mikayla Coyne
Sophomore Medford, Mass.
Arlington Catholic
Caroline Cross
Sophomore Braintree, Mass.
Maegan Killeen
Sophomore South Deerfield, Mass. Deerfield Academy
Tommy Nguyen
Sophomore Revere, Mass.
Pope John Paul XXIII
Colleen Perry
Sophomore Wakefield, Mass.
Wakefield Memorial
Julia Popken
Sophomore Reading, Mass.
Reading Memorial
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
Namiya Samira Crespo Freshman Miami, Fla. Miami Palmetto
Ashley Longo Freshman Hingham, Mass. Hingham
Serena Morin Freshman Brookfield, Conn. Brookfield



















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)