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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.

2018-19 Dance Roster

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

Team Captains: Mikayla Coyne ('19), Colleen Perry ('19)

Name Year Hometown High School
Megan Costa Senior Somerset, Mass. Somerset Berkley Reg.
Mikayla Coyne Senior Medford, Mass. Arlington Catholic
Caroline Cross Senior Braintree, Mass. Braintree
Maegan Killeen Senior South Deerfield, Mass. Deerfield Academy
Colleen Perry Senior Wakefield, Mass. Wakefield Memorial
Julia Popken Senior Reading, Mass. Reading Memorial
Audrey Casey Junior Tewksbury, Mass. Tewksbury Memorial
Ashley Francois Junior Malden, Mass. Arlington Catholic
Alana Greco Junior Saugus, Mass. Saugus
Ashley Longo Junior Hingham, Mass. Hingham
Serena Morin Junior Brookfield, Conn Brookfield
Parker West Junior Newburyport, Mass. Trinton
Brendan Hardie Sophomore Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Fort Lauderdale
Nicole Lewis Sophomore Attleboro, Mass. Bishop Feehan
Joseph Tolson Sophomore Framingham, Mass. Framingham
Emily Anderson First year Spencer, Mass. David Prouty
Colleen Derry First year Falmouth, Mass. St. John Paul II
Nolan Eisenhaur First year Saco, Maine Thornton Academy
Leanna Griffith First year Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles Radulphus College HS
Marlys Mason First year Rochester, N.H. Spaulding


















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)