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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Men's Lacrosse

Senior midfielder Skyler Celotto was one of two players to join Emersons 100-point club this weekend.

Men’s lacrosse adds to 100-point club, breaks records

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
April 14, 2022

March proved to be a milestone month for the Emerson men’s lacrosse team as two players joined the Lions’ 100-point club, and another broke the single-season scoring record. Graduate attacker Austin...

Graduate attacker Austin Franklin scored three goals against Wheaton College

Men’s lacrosse increases win streak with first conference win on Saturday

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
March 30, 2022

The men’s lacrosse team’s dominant second and third quarters at Wheaton College led to a 16-8 victory— the Lions’ first NEWMAC win of the 2022 season and second in team history. The team opened...

Lex Torrington and Austin Franklin with Archies New York Deli owners Emilio and Michael the day of the official signing.

Emerson men’s lacrosse player signs the first NIL deal in college history

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
March 17, 2022

Two men’s lacrosse players, Austin Franklin and Lex Torrington, combined to secure the first deal regarding a player’s Name, Image, and Likeness in the college’s history. The NCAA changed its...

Mens lacrosse team started their season off with a win against Nichols College.

Men’s lacrosse opens season with win over Nichols

By Jason Tulchin, Deputy Sports Editor
February 24, 2022

The Emerson men’s lacrosse team started its 2022 season with a 15-9 win against Nichols College this Saturday, Feb. 19. The game marks the Lions’ first home game in almost two years. Rotch Field...

Austin Franklin at media day in preparation for the 2022 season.

Men’s lacrosse excited to make return to Rotch Field

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
February 17, 2022

The artificial turf at Rotch Field hasn’t seen a men’s lacrosse game since February 2020, but the Lions will make their return this Saturday to start their 2022 season. At the outbreak of the COVID-19...

Men’s lacrosse team raises $2,700 for Daniel J. Hollis Foundation

Men’s lacrosse team raises $2,700 for Daniel J. Hollis Foundation

By Clarissa Calderon
December 2, 2021

The men’s lacrosse team raised $2,700 for The Daniel J. Hollis foundation in November through a “movember” campaign that saw them grow mustaches until their goal was reached.  Hollis, a former...

Celotto (7) scored four goals for the Lions.

Men’s lacrosse ends regular season with loss against Coast Guard

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 25, 2021

Emerson men’s lacrosse fell 21-9 to the United States Coast Guard Academy Bears on Saturday in New London, Connecticut—in the team’s second and final game of the season. Junior Skyler Celotto...

Mens lacrosse team started their season off with a win against Nichols College.

Men’s lacrosse loses opening game to Babson

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 18, 2021

The men’s lacrosse team fell 21-5 to Babson College on Saturday—the team’s first action of the spring season after its first three contests were canceled due to “COVID-19 protocols,” according...

Senior Lindsey Lowe scored a run in game on of Saturdays doubleheader.

In-season sports receive green light to continue season

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 15, 2021

In-season sports teams will be allowed to return to their respective fields this week to participate in practices and games as the weeklong halt of most campus activities is set to be lifted Thursday morning,...

Baseball is one of the four spring sports affected by the cancellation.

Emerson cancels all athletics for a week as positive COVID-19 tests rise on campus

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 8, 2021

All athletics games and practices are canceled for at least the next week, as Emerson imposes new restrictions to limit the number of positive COVID-19 tests on campus, college officials announced in a...

The womens volleyball team is one of the 10 sports teams impacted by the decision.

Emerson cancels seasons for non-competing sports teams

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 5, 2021

Emerson canceled all non-competing sports seasons on Monday morning following guidance from the Boston Public Health Commission due to a rise in COVID-19 cases on campus and in the city, according to Athletic...

The Lions’ next game is against Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. on April 10.

Women’s lacrosse game against Clark canceled due to COVID-19 protocols

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 2, 2021

The women’s lacrosse game against Clark University scheduled for Saturday, April 3 is canceled due to “COVID-19 protocols”, the college said in a statement Thursday night. The contest is the second...

Mens lacrosse team started their season off with a win against Nichols College.

Sports are back: student athletes grateful for spring season

By Christopher Williams and Joey DuBois
March 4, 2021

Nearly a year after their season came to an unexpected halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Emerson’s spring sports teams will be the first programs to compete in an official season since last March. “When...

The season will consist of conference play only and official competitions will begin on March 13.

Emerson opts into 2020-21 spring sports season

By Christopher Williams and Joey DuBois
March 3, 2021

Emerson will allow its spring sports teams to compete in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference season, the college announced in a statement on Wednesday. The four teams impacted...

Emerson will need to make its own decision regarding the status of the springs sports season.

NEWMAC approves 2020-21 spring sports season

By Christopher Williams and Charlie McKenna
March 1, 2021

The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Presidents Council voted to approve the NEWMAC 2020-21 spring sports season Monday. Six Emerson teams—baseball, men’s and women’s lacrosse,...

Lions baseball team training during the pandemic.

Spring sports teams adapt to safety regulations ahead of uncertain season

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
January 27, 2021

With the status of the spring sports season still up in the air following the cancellations of the fall and winter seasons by the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, teams are innovating...

Softball head coach Phil McElroy (center) is one of many coaches who developed an online recruiting approach.

Coaches get creative to tackle pandemic-era recruiting

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
October 29, 2020

In a typical year of recruiting for Emerson sports teams, prospective student athletes visit the campus, meet with coaches, watch a team game, and even stay in dorms overnight with a player. But during...

Austin Franklin (2) has scored 37 career goals. He will have the opportunity to add to that total this spring.

Eligibility extension brings back Franklin for fifth season

By Shruti Rajkumar
August 30, 2020

On June 26, men’s lacrosse team co-captain and recent graduate Austin Franklin posted a statement on Instagram ending with the words “I’m back.” It indicated his return to the team for the 2021...

After multiple pitches to publishing companies, Phil Shore took matters into his own hands and self-published his first book.

Former lacrosse captain Shore ‘11 highlights professional lacrosse players in self-published book

By Emily Cardona
July 7, 2020

Major League Lacrosse is far from the most popular American sport. Phil Shore ‘11 chose to shine a light on the beloved activity, often swept aside by mainstream sports media, in his first book, released...

The baseball team will begin practicing this week while adhering to COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Lions claim 35 spots on NEWMAC Spring All-Academic team

By Lara Hill
May 14, 2020

The cancellation of spring sports at the college left many student athletes devastated; however, senior pitcher Sam Knox said the announcement of the NEWMAC Spring All-Academic team brought some positivity...

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