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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon


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...

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,...

Head mens and womens tennis coach Aaron Bergeron has been on paternity leave since the birth of his child in November and will return to Emerson this week.

Tennis coaches welcome new additions off the court

By Joey DuBois, Deputy Sports Editor
February 11, 2021

As tennis coaches’ families grow at home, questions arise about the teams’ upcoming spring seasons, a fate not unfamiliar to spring sports athletes.  Last fall, head coach Aaron Bergeron welcomed...

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...

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...

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...

The mens tennis team now holds a 5-4 overall record.

Lions defeated in final match of spring break

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...

Both Tennis teams lost in Orlando on Wednesday.

Tennis defeated in Orlando matchups

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...

The Lions have now won two matches in a row.

Lions build winning streak behind singles play

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...

Both tennis teams hold winning records this season.

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

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...

The womens team won its fourth match of the season on Sunday.

Lions record first spring win in Orlando

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,...

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

Men’s tennis wins first NEWMAC match in program history

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

Undefeated freshman tennis player shines as team’s top option

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
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...

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

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

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
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...

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

Tennis teams target conference success after fall season

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
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...

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

Stadium deal gives baseball, tennis teams new home

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...

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...

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

Lions summer news recap

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...

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