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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. ...

Women’s basketball finishes season undefeated at home in conference play

Senior Charlie Boyle (left, No. 33) shoots over an MIT defender in the NEWMAC quarterfinal game. Photo by Arturo Ruiz / Beacon Correspondent

By Peirce Eldredge

February 20, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs for the second straight year on Tuesday. The Lions finished their regular season on a six-game winning streak. The team ended the regular season 17-8 overall and 11-5 in the...

Women’s basketball season comes to a close in NEWMAC quarterfinals

Senior Charlie Boyle (left, No. 33) goes up for a layup and senior Natalie Busch (right, No. 12) waits for the rebound in the NEWMAC quarterfinals against MIT. Photo by Arturo Ruiz / Beacon Correspondent

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor

February 20, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost to Massachusetts Institute of Technology 76-58 in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs on Tuesday. The Lions entered the conference tournament as the fifth seed and matched up against fourth-seeded MIT in the firs...

Into the history books: Boston College to retire Bill Curley’s jersey

Bill Curley (left) played for Boston College's basketball team between 1990 and 1994, averaging 16.7 points per game. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

By Andrew Lin

February 17, 2019

Emerson men’s basketball head coach Bill Curley will see his jersey ascend into the rafters of Conte Forum at Boston College on Sunday—25 years after finishing his college basketball career as a power forward. Curley’s No. 15 jersey will join just six other numbers hanging in the rafters, for...

Men’s basketball defeats Coast Guard on senior day

Seniors Mac Sashin (in white, third from left) and Geoff Gray (in black, third from right) combined for a total of 26 points against Coast Guard. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor

February 17, 2019

The men’s basketball team defeated the United States Coast Guard Academy to advance into the conference playoffs on the Lions’ senior day.  Prior to tipoff, the Lions honored seniors Geoff Gray, Mac Sashin, and team manager Marisa DeFranco with their families in front of a gymnasium packed wit...

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 ...

Madden emerges as standout defender in junior season

Junior Quinn Madden received the Defensive Athlete of the Week accolade for her performance against Babson and Coast Guard. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor

February 14, 2019

Junior guard Quinn Madden proves to be a threat on the defensive side of the court. She leads the team with more than 30 minutes per game against conference opponents. Madden—who grew up in Mokena, Illinois—totaled three steals and two blocks in the Lions’ triple-overtime win over Springfield Co...

Boyle, Busch honored before senior day victory against WPI

Senior Charlie Boyle (second from right) is accompanied by her parents and sister, (second from left) sophomore Sam Boyle, during her senior day celebration. Photo by Maia Sperber / Beacon Staff

February 14, 2019

By Andrew Lin and Lara Hill The women’s basketball team honored forward Charlie Boyle and guard Natalie Busch on senior day and extended the Lions’ five-game winning streak with a 61-55 victory against Worcester Polytechnic Institute on Wednesday night. Prior to tipoff, the two seniors took...

Men’s basketball beats WPI to tie for second place in NEWMAC

Freshman Nate Martin scored the final three-point shot in the Lions' victory over WPI on Saturday. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor

February 10, 2019

The men’s basketball team beat Worcester Polytechnic Institute, who is ranked No. 2 in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, on Saturday after coming back in the second half from a setback of fourteen points. Freshman guard Nate Martin sank a late-game, three-point shot an...

Women’s basketball beats Springfield for first time in team history

Senior Charlie Boyle (No. 33) tied her career record of 35 points scored in a single game in the Lions' win over Springfield. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

By Lara Hill, Deputy Sports Editor

February 7, 2019

The women’s basketball team survived triple overtime against Springfield College on Wednesday night by beating the Pride 89-84 for the first time in the team's history. The Lions held a consistent yet small lead through most of the first three quarters in regulation and led 40-38 at the end of ...

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...

Women’s basketball triumphs over Coast Guard in overtime

Junior Kate Foultz (No. 14) made 100 percent of her free throw attempts in an Emerson victory over Coast Guard. Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Photographer

By Andrew Lin

February 2, 2019

The women’s basketball team edged out the United States Coast Guard Academy 70-66 in an overtime thriller on Saturday afternoon. The Lions raced to an early 12-2 lead as sophomore forward Sam Boyle scored eight points in the first two minutes. The Lions led 19-10 by the end of the first quarter...