The Berkeley Beacon

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Steinberg to direct sports comm program

Dr. Charles Steinberg, president of the Pawtucket Red Sox and executive for the Boston Red Sox, was named director of sports communication at Emerson Tuesday, the college announced.

Men's Volleyball: Lions start season with convincing wins

The men’s volleyball team is off to a hot start after defeating Pine Manor and Newbury College to begin the season.

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A Conversation with Patricia Nicol

After spending significant time on rebranding in her first two years with the college, including the introduction of the new Lions logo, Nicol said she has two new initiatives on the docket: securing outdoor tennis courts and hiring assistant coaches to bolster recruiting.

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Lions survive Wheaton comeback, complete season sweep

Charlie Boyle turned on the accelerators in the fourth quarter as Emerson’s women’s basketball team nearly squandered a 19-point lead on its way to the season sweep over Wheaton on Wednesday, winning 65-59.

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Last-second shot sinks Lions vs. WPI

An inbounding pass from junior forward John Geary to Gray with 1.1 seconds remaining reached its intended target. But Gray’s shot from beyond half court was well short. The final score: 62-61 Engineers.

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Men's volleyball handles Pine Manor in opener

Emerson's men's volleyball team swept Pine Manor in the Lion's season opener Saturday.

Men's Basketball: Fitz showing range, Sashin takes on former teammate

Entering play Wednesday, junior Corey Fitz had drained all of his last seven three-point shots. Meanwhile, Saturday’s game program featured a rare sight: two recruited players from the small Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School.

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With loss of seniors, Regan and Rusk will be crucial

Emerson’s men’s volleyball head coach Ben Read said the youth on his team leaves room for progress this year and beyond as the Lions gear up for their 2017 regular season.

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New fitness center worth the exercise

The athletic training room—along with the entirety of the Fitness Center and Cabaret theater—has moved from the basement of Little Building to a new structure located in the middle of Downtown Crossing.

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Women's Basketball: Madden, five freshmen getting minutes

Madden is one of five freshmen who has played impactful minutes for Emerson’s women’s basketball team. Head coach Bill Gould said Madden’s versatility has stood out.

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Men's Basketball: Miles back, but quick-starting freshman hurt

Miles re-entered the Lions’ lineup in his native California on Dec. 28 when the team traveled to Los Angeles for two nonconference games. Head coach Bill Curley said Miles provides an immediate jolt where Emerson needs one—on defense.

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Boyle nets 20 in Lions' loss

The early dominance of Charlie Boyle seemed to portend a better outcome for Emerson’s women’s basketball team after a blowout road loss at MIT in November, but by the start of the fourth quarter, it was clear a repeat finish was in store for the Lions.

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Emerson falls to Brown in D1 matchup

From the opening tip, Brown coach Mike Martin’s unit played tight defense. And it didn’t help the Lions (3-5) that the Bears (6-5) converted nearly every one of their looks on offense in the first five minutes en route to a 90-58 victory.

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Men's basketball: Emerson to meet D1 Brown Friday

Emerson’s men’s basketball team travels to Providence to meet Division I Brown University on Friday night.

Women’s basketball: Even NEWMAC record as break nears

On Tuesday, Emerson grabbed its first road win, defeating nonconference opponent Connecticut College 63-57.