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Junior transfer makes early impact for women’s basketball

Kailee Yan played 22 minutes against Suffolk and scored 10 points. Photo courtesy of Kate Foultz.

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Following her sophomore year at California Lutheran University, Kailee Yan decided to leave the West Coast and transfer to a school she never saw in person.  Yan grew up in Mercer Island, Washington and said she never spent time on the East Coast other than visits to New York City and Washington D....

Women’s basketball defeats Suffolk in season opener

The women's basketball team shot 39 percent from the field. Christopher Williams / Beacon Staff

By Christopher Williams

November 13, 2019

The women’s basketball team tipped off the 2019-20 season with a narrow 59-53 non-conference win over the Suffolk University Rams. The game remained neck and neck from the tipoff. Suffolk could not maintain a lead throughout the contest despite drawing first blood. The Lions ended the first qua...

Men’s basketball dominates in home opener

Senior Jack O'Connor (right) recorded four three-point shots and three steals against Worcester State. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

By Bo Feekins

November 9, 2019

The men’s basketball team beat Worcester State University 99-69 in the season-opener, led by senior guard Jack O’Connor.  The Lions dominated in the first half and went into halftime leading 49-28. O’Connor’s first-half performance pleased head coach Bill Curley.  “The way O’Connor...

Women’s volleyball swept in conference championship

The Babson Beavers defeated the Emerson Lions 3-0 in the NEWMAC championship. Lara Hill / Beacon Staff

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor

November 9, 2019

The women’s volleyball team lost to the reigning conference champion Babson College 3-0 in the NEWMAC Championship game on Saturday afternoon. This is the second season in a row the Babson Beavers won the title and the sixth consecutive year they advanced to the NCAA tournament. The Lions entere...

Comeback victory sends women’s volleyball to NEWMAC championship

The women's volleyball team advanced to the NEWMAC championship game on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. Montse Landeros / Beacon Staff

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor

November 8, 2019

The women's volleyball team will advance to the NEWMAC playoff championship game for the first time in program history following a comeback victory against Wellesley College in the semifinals on Thursday. This is the second game in a row the Lions won after falling to an early 2-0 deficit. The team...

Skunks end fall season as regional champions

Elvis Chen catches the frisbee during a team practice. Courtesy of the Emerson Skunks

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor

November 7, 2019

In her final possession as an Emerson Skunk, senior captain Kate Nelson reeled in a pass from junior co-captain Cameron Barth for the game-winning score this past Sunday, capturing the Northeast Mixed Regionals Division B championship and ending her career on top.  The Skunks put out their most experienced pl...

Patriots: Weaknesses exposed ahead of bye week

Patriots: Weaknesses exposed ahead of bye week

By Lara Hill, Deputy Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

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Women’s basketball rebuilds team after loss of key seniors

Senior Quinn Madden recorded 213 points last season. Beacon Archive

By Andrew Lin

November 6, 2019

For two years, junior forward Sam Boyle played alongside her older sister Charlie Boyle ‘19, but she will be taking the court alone this year. Instead of inheriting her sister’s playstyle, however, Sam Boyle hopes to bring a new dimension to the women’s basketball team. “[Charlie] is a real...

Women’s soccer season ends after playoff penalty kicks

Freshman Sage Stack (right) battles a Wheaton College defender in a conference game on Oct. 15. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

The women’s soccer team’s season ended on Tuesday after losing to Springfield College in the first round of the NEWMAC playoffs following penalty kicks.  This game provided a rematch for the Lions, who lost 2-1 to Springfield on Sept. 28. Freshman forward Alexa Ingersoll scored an early goal for...

Lions upset MIT, pull off comeback for first NEWMAC playoff win

Junior outside hitter Grace Tepper (center) recorded 23 kills in the Lions win against MIT. Rachel Lo / Beacon Staff

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor

November 6, 2019

The women’s volleyball team defeated the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the NEWMAC playoff quarterfinals after coming back from a 2-0 deficit for its first playoff win since 2016. Before the game, the Lions ranked sixth in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference standings...

Bruins: Dominance continued throughout October

Bruins: Dominance continued throughout October

By Christopher Williams

November 4, 2019

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Freshman runs fastest time since 2013

Freshman Oliver Glass (left) set a personal record with a time of 27:57, the fastest time for the Lions since 2013. Aaron J. Miller / Beacon Staff

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor

November 3, 2019

The men’s and women’s cross country teams raced in the NEWMAC Championship on Saturday, Nov. 3. One of the teams’ freshman ran the fastest time in school history since 2013. Babson College hosted this year’s New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Cross Country Championship a...