The Emerson Women's Basketball Team is proud to add four players to the roster for the 2019-2020 season. Chloe Allen, Chelsea Gibbons, Carla Pelino, and Kailee Yan. The three freshmen and one junior will look to make an immediate impact on the Lions when they open up their schedule against Suffolk on November 12th, 2019.
Zurich International School
Allen comes to Emerson all the way from Switzerland, where she attended Zurich International School. As a 6'0" center, she adds height and European finesse to the Emerson roster. She was the Captain and MVP in her Senior season at Zurich International School and made the All-Tournament Team. She received the Swiss Talent Card from 2015-2018 and competed in the European Championship for the U18 Swiss National Team in Dublin, Ireland. Chloe is a Writing, Literature, and Publishing major.
Foxborough High School
A New England native, Gibbons joins the Lion roster as a 5'7" sharpshooting guard. While at Foxborough High School, Gibbons and her team won the 2018 MIAA Division 2 State Championship. As a captain in her senior year, she averaged 6.1 rebounds per game and had (13) double-figure games bringing her to 226 total points for the season. She was named both a Hockomock League All-Star as well as a Hockomock Sports All-Star to round out her honors. Chelsea is a Writing, Literature, and Publishing major.
Presentation High School
As a 5'10" versatile athlete, Pelino brings her Power Forward talent to Emerson from San Jose, CA. In her senior season, Pelino recorded 36 steals along with many deflections to throw the offense off their game. She also made 48 assists, grabbed 143 rebounds, and scored a total of 242 points for the year. Carla is studying Visual and Media Arts at Emerson.
California Lutheran University
Yan is a 5'3" decisive junior point guard transferring in from Cal Lutheran. During her sophomore season she started in 18 of the 25 games in the season as well as competing in all of them. Yan had 20 steals on the season and led her team in 3-point shooting percentage with 35.7%. She was inducted into the CLU Scholar-Athlete Society twice and plans to continue her studies as a Sports Communication major at Emerson.