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When you take the floor as a member of Emmanuel’s women’s basketball team, you become a part of a rich history and tradition few programs in the country possess. When you don the blue and gold you’re making a statement: You don’t just dream about playing in March; you expect to be. Because you’re a Saint. And you’re part of the team everyone is talking about.

Meet the Coach Andrew Yosinoff is the Head Coach of the Women’s Basketball program. He enters his 34th season at the helm of the Saints’ program as one of the most accomplished women’s basketball coaches in the country. He has guided Emmanuel to 14 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) titles and 15 NCAA Championship Tournament appearances. His 640 career victories rank him fourth all time amongst Division III women’s basketball coaches. A recent inductee into the GNAC Hall of Fame’s inaugural class, Yosinoff is also a member of the New England Basketball Hall of Fame. In 2008, he was honored for his contribution to women’s athletics with a “Heights Award,” presented by the Massachusetts State Lottery and Boston College Athletics at Boston College’s Conte Forum. He served as the USA Maccabiah Open head women’s basketball coach in 2005, where he guided Team USA to its first-ever gold medal during the Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Andrew Yosinoff Head Women’s Basketball Coach 617-975-9305


“We play basketball to win championships. Our style is aggressive… we press and we run! If you have those competitive instincts in the classroom and on the court, check out the Saints!” Andrew Yosinoff Head Women’s Basketball Coach Emmanuel College

During the 2000-2001 season, Yosinoff led the Saints to their first trip to the NCAA Final Four – making him the first coach in Boston to make the basketball Final Four, in any category (men’s or women’s, Division I, II or III). Under Yosinoff’s direction, the team became GNAC regular season and tournament champions, NCAA Northeast/East Sectional Champions, NCAA Northeast/East Regional Champions, and NCAA Final Four SemiFinalists. The Saints were also voted ECAC Division III Team of the Year, while Yosinoff’s peers named him GNAC Coach of the Year. Between 2000-2006, the Saints went undefeated in the GNAC, winning 72-straight regular season conference games – the longest regular season conference win streak in Division III history. During the 20062007 season, Yosinoff coached the Saints to an NCAA Sweet Sixteen appearance with a program record 29 wins and an undefeated conference mark of 12-0. The Saints defeated Salve Regina and Brandeis University in the NCAA Tournament and eventually fell to the 2007 National Champion, DePauw University. Their 29 wins ranked them as the top team in number of victories among all Division III programs. Yosinoff’s team has not only made perennial trips to post-season tournaments, the Saints have also taken annual journeys during the College’s winter break, including trips to Florida, California, Ireland, Saint Thomas and China.

Facilities The Jean Yawkey Center gymnasium is home to the Saints for both practice and competition. With bleacher seating for up to 1400, game nights become the place to be for the EC Superfans, the dance team and the cheerleaders. The Yawkey Center also includes a state-of-the-art training facility, as does St. Joseph Hall. Both fitness centers are updated with new platforms, racks, free weights, plate-loaded equipment and a separate cardio room.

Great Northeast Athletic Conference Emmanuel College competes in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), comprised of 14 New England colleges and universities. Teams that win a GNAC Championship recieve an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III National Championship Tournament. GNAC colleges with participating men’s basketball programs include: Albertus Magnus College, Anna Maria College, Emerson College, Johnson & Wales University, Lasell College, Mount Ida College, Norwich University, Rivier College, St. Joseph’s College and Suffolk University.

About Emmanuel Emmanuel is a coed, residential, Catholic liberal arts and sciences college in the city of Boston. Its beautiful 17-acre campus is neighbored by a world-class medical center, two major art museums and Fenway Park. Our vibrant community of 1750 undergrad students gets involved with more than 90 clubs, organizations and activities, 17 Division III athletic teams, Emmanuel College Radio, Filmmakers at Emmanuel, intramurals and more. A strong liberal arts and sciences education has been our proud tradition since 1919. Today we offer over 30 majors and areas of study including new programs in accounting, biostatistics, crime and justice, and sport management. Our unique location gives students the opportunity to explore real-world experiences through internships, research and strategic partnerships within the Longwood Medical and Academic Area and the city of Boston. Our students have interned with PUMA, Boston Police Crime Labs, the Massachusetts State House and professional sports organizations including the Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics and Major League Lacrosse, whose headquarters are in town.

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