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Men’s lacrosse seeks to break NEWMAC losing streak

The men's lacrosse team practices despite the frigid temperatures at Rotch Field. Photo by Abbey Finn / Beacon Correspondent

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor

February 20, 2019

The men’s lacrosse team aims for its first conference win in program history as it enters its third season under head coach Matthew Colombini. Senior goalkeeper Bailey Kennedy said he expects to snap the losing streak in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference this season. ...

Men’s volleyball opens conference play with loss against Lasell

Sophomore Samuel Willinger (in white, left) and Senior Win Kittivatcharapong (in white, right) block an attack from Lasell. Photo by Tivara Tanudjaja / Beacon Correspondent

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor

February 15, 2019

The men’s volleyball team fell to Lasell College three sets to one on Wednesday night in its Great Northeast Athletic Conference opener after not losing a set in their previous four matches. The Lions entered their first conference game of the season as underdogs against Lasell, who ranked fourth on ...

Alumnus continues soccer career on and off the field

Bochicchio joined the LA10 football club five years ago. Photo courtesy of Duncan Bochicchio.

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor

February 7, 2019

Duncan Bochicchio ’17 knew at a young age that he wanted to incorporate soccer into his career. “As a kid, I was a block away from a park,” Bochicchio said in a phone interview from Los Angeles. “My family is a traditional American football and baseball family, but as a three year old, I was...

Boyle joins 1,000 point club in win over Mount Holyoke

Charlie Boyle (center) scored her 1,000th point in a game against Mount Holyoke on Jan. 12. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor

January 20, 2019

Senior center Charlie Boyle became the fifth woman in Emerson’s basketball history to break the 1,000-point milestone when the women’s basketball team played against Mount Holyoke College on Jan. 12. The last woman to score 1,000 points for Emerson was Kristen Brice during her senior season in...

Women’s basketball finishes winter break with 2-2 record

Junior guard Quinn Madden begins warming up before a game. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor

January 15, 2019

The women’s basketball team ranks fifth out of the 11 teams in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference after finishing the winter break with two wins and two losses. The Lions defeated Mount Holyoke College and lost to Babson College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to place...

Freshman goalkeeper creates non-profit to promote absentee ballots

Shinder played in three games for the men's soccer team this season. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor

December 16, 2018

In a short video uploaded to his Facebook on Oct. 11, freshman Robbie Shinder, a goalkeeper for the men’s soccer team, patrolled the Emerson campus and asked students about their plans to vote ahead of the midterm elections. He noticed several students were puzzled by the voting process and unprepar...

Men’s basketball heads into conference play after mixed start to season

Jack O'Connor (No. 4) leads the NEWMAC in scoring with 21.6 points per game. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor

December 15, 2018

The men’s basketball team will begin conference play on Jan. 2  with an opportunity to improve on last year’s 4-10 record in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference. The team played its last non-conference game against Brandeis University on Dec. 11. The team’s 5-6 record includes vi...

Alumnus calls Red Sox World Series Win

Tim Neverett '88 (center) joined WEEI in 2015 as a commentator for Red Sox games. Photo by Cullen Granzen / Beacon Staff

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor

November 15, 2018

Tim Neverett ‘88 watched the Boston Red Sox from the bleachers as an Emerson student thirty years ago. Now Neverett’s fandom drove him out of the stands and into the WEEI Red Sox Radio booth. Before becoming a play-by-play commentator for WEEI in 2015 Neverett began in Minor League Baseball b...

Alumna becomes third female broadcaster in Minor League Baseball history

Jill Gearin '18 played softball at Emerson for four years. Photo Courtesy of Jill Gearin

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor

November 12, 2018

Jill Gearin ‘18 will become the third female broadcaster in Minor League Baseball history as she joins the Visalia Rawhide as a radio play-by-play commentator in January. Gearin—who majored in journalism and minored in sports communication—worked as a broadcaster for the Nashua Silver Knights ...

Tennis teams target conference success after fall season

The women's tennis team finished its fall season with a 2-2 record. Photo by Maximo Lawlor / Beacon Correspondent

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor

October 31, 2018

The men’s and women’s tennis teams await their regular seasons following a strong fall season. The men’s team finished with a 2-1 record during the fall preseason with victories over Johnson & Wales University and Regis College. The women’s team defeated Suffolk University and Salem Stat...

Women’s soccer team lights up Common for cancer awareness

The women's soccer raised $5,571 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Photo Courtesy of David Suvak

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor

October 25, 2018

The women’s soccer team raised over $5,500 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at the Light the Night Walk on Oct. 17. The team joined 4,000 blood cancer awareness supporters to illuminate Boston Common with red, white, and gold lanterns. Supporters carried red lanterns, those who lost a f...

Playoff roundup: Women’s soccer only Emerson team in playoffs

Women's soccer celebrates after clinching a spot in the NEWMAC playoffs on senior day. Photo by Aaron Miller / Beacon Staff

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor

October 22, 2018

As the fall sports regular season concludes, only the women’s soccer team will compete in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs. The women’s team clinched the playoffs following a 3-2 victory over Babson on Oct. 20. The team ranks fourth out of eleven in the conferen...