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College announces decision to cancel fall sports

College announces decision to cancel fall sports

By Lara Hill and Emily Cardona

July 14, 2020

The college announced its decision Tuesday afternoon to cancel all competitive sporting events for the fall 2020 athletic season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an announcement from Vice President and Dean of Campus Life Jim Hoppe and Associate Dean and Director of Athletics Patricia Nicol. ...

Lions claim 35 spots on NEWMAC Spring All-Academic team

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

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 amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic.  “It’s really great to be recognized in this fashion for work...

Lions defeated in final match of spring break

The men's tennis team now holds a 5-4 overall record.

By Megan MacLaren

March 5, 2020

The men’s tennis team fell to the University of Charleston by a score of 7-2 in the Lions’ final match of their spring break trip.   The Golden Eagles swept the Lions in doubles play,  the first time during the trip the Lions did not win a doubles match. The Golden Eagles entered singles p...

Tennis defeated in Orlando matchups

Both Tennis teams lost in Orlando on Wednesday.

By Megan MacLaren

March 5, 2020

The men’s and women’s tennis teams fell to North Central College by scores of 6-3 and 8-1 respectively. The Cardinals took the men’s doubles matches by a score of 2-1. Sophomores Bass Lin and Maximo Lawlor earned the Lions’ only win by a score of 8-6. Lin won one point for the Lions in sing...

Lions build winning streak behind singles play

The Lions have now won two matches in a row.

By Megan MacLaren

March 4, 2020

The men’s tennis team defeated Midway University by a score of 5-2, the Lions’ second-consecutive win on its spring break trip. The Lions fell in doubles play, earning one win from freshman Robert Comunale and senior Brock Higley in the third pairing. The Eagles entered singles play with a 1-...

Men’s tennis triumphs, women fall in spring break matchup

Both tennis teams hold winning records this season.

By Megan MacLaren

March 2, 2020

The men’s tennis team won its first spring break match on Monday in Orlando, Florida, defeating Wartburg College by a score of 8-1, while the women’s team lost by a score of 7-2. The men’s team swept the Knights in all three doubles matches and lost only one singles match. Emerson sophomore Max...

Lions record first spring win in Orlando

The women's team won its fourth match of the season on Sunday.

By Megan MacLaren

March 1, 2020

The women’s tennis team opened its spring break trip with a 5-4 win over King's College in Orlando, Florida.  The Lions got on the board with a number-four singles win from sophomore Thea Nagle, who won both of her sets. The Lion’s took a 2-0 lead after the number-two singles match, a two set...

Men’s tennis wins first NEWMAC match in program history

Freshman Jeff Pratt did not compete in the Lions' victory over Springfield College due to an illness. Photo by Abbey Finn / Beacon Correspondent

By Peirce Eldredge

April 11, 2019

The men’s tennis team won its first conference match in program history when the Lions beat Springfield College 5-4 on Wednesday night. Emerson opened the match with a sweep of the doubles matchups. Freshman Bass Lin and senior Dan Okin led with an 8-3 win. Freshman Maximo Lawler and Mateus De Cam...

Undefeated freshman tennis player shines as team’s top option

Freshman Bass Lin is undefeated in singles matches this season, having not lost one set all year. Photo by Abbey Finn / Beacon Correspondent

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor

March 18, 2019

Freshman tennis player Bass Lin remains undefeated 10 matches into his rookie season, in both singles and doubles. Before becoming the No. 1 option for the Lions and facing the top players on the opposing team for each game, Lin attended Weil Tennis Academy in Ojai, California from 2015-18. Lin g...

Women’s and men’s tennis share 6-3 record after spring break

Rachel Scalera has appeared in the first doubles match of every game this season for the Lions. Courtesy of Maximo Lawlor

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor

March 11, 2019

Nine matches into his second season, tennis head coach Aaron Bergeron continues to lead the men’s and women’s tennis programs to more success than it had in any of the previous four seasons. Both teams have a 6-3 record so far this season. The women’s team had not surpassed six wins before...

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...

Stadium deal gives baseball, tennis teams new home

Emerson baseball faces off against Rivier University at St. John's Prep. Photo Courtesy of Julie Levine.

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design

September 9, 2018

Emerson’s baseball and tennis teams will play their home games at a new venue for their upcoming 2018 season. The Athletics Department reached a one year deal with St. John's Preparatory School to use the school’s baseball stadium and tennis courts as Emerson’s new home venue for the respec...

New coach brings fall season to men’s tennis program

By Matt Case

October 4, 2017

Antonio Ramirez knew he would be busy this semester when he overloaded on courses and joined a campus organization for his senior year. Add a fall tennis season, and his life has become almost hectic. “It’s kind of complicated because right now I’m taking five classes, 20 credits, and I’m also in...

Lions summer news recap

New soccer coach Bryan Harkin previously coached at Tufts. BETHANY HAMLIN / BEACON STAFF

By Matt Couture

September 6, 2017

Catching you up on all Emerson Lions news over the summer break, and getting you ready for the fall season. Men’s Soccer Emerson’s men’s soccer team had a busy summer with the departure of its head coach, Javier Mejia, after just two years. Mejia parted with the team and took a job as a volunteer ...

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