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Women's Lacrosse

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...

Women’s lacrosse grabs last round of NEWMAC awards

Jenna Tomsky scored 14 goals in three games for the Lions

By Emily Cardona

March 21, 2020

Freshman goalie Nina Khosla and senior attacker Jenna Tomsky earned the final NEWMAC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive and Defensive Athlete of the Week awards of the 2020 spring season on Monday. Khosla and Tomsky found out about their respective awards when the Emerson Athletics Department made a post on...

Women’s lacrosse records second consecutive victory

The women's lacrosse team won its second game of the season behind a 17-goal performance

By Alberto Gilman, Beacon Staff

March 12, 2020

The women’s lacrosse team defeated Nichols College Wednesday evening 17-4 for its second consecutive win. The Lions roster totaled four assists, forced 21 turnovers, and recorded 26 groundballs. Through the last three games, the team has scored 39 goals, recorded 10 assists, forced 43 turnovers, t...

Women’s lacrosse snaps 29-game losing streak

The Lions totaled six more ground balls than the Anchormen on Monday.

By Pedro Figueiredo

March 10, 2020

The women’s lacrosse team broke a streak of 29 consecutive losses on Monday with a 17-5 victory over Rhode Island College. Senior midfielder Jenna Tomsky led the team with nine points, and senior midfielder Camille Mumford scored four goals to lead the Lions to their first victory since 2017.  I...

Lions motivated by preseason poll

Senior midfielder Camille Mumford received a spot on the NEWMAC All-Conference Team in 2019

By Megan MacLaren

February 19, 2020

The women's lacrosse team is ranked tenth out of 10 teams in the conference preseason coaches poll going into the 2020 season, and the team is using it as motivation. “We have the rankings hung up in our locker room, and we have to look at them every day,” sophomore midfielder Julia Burns said...

Women’s lacrosse holds 0-7 record following loss on senior day

Freshman Jennifer Van Pelt (right) plays on the women's soccer team and the women's lacrosse team. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

By Arturo Ruiz

April 14, 2019

The women’s lacrosse team celebrated its senior players Saturday afternoon while their families and friends applauded from the bleachers. The Lions lost 23–10 to Smith College, which ranks sixth in the conference. Smith netted seven early goals in the first half, but the Lions fought back to clo...

Women’s lacrosse loses to Mount Holyoke for second straight year

The Lions have not beaten a conference opponent since the 2017 season. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

By Peirce Eldredge

April 11, 2019

The women’s lacrosse team suffered a 21–3 setback against conference opponent Mount Holyoke College on Wednesday afternoon. The Lyons opened the game with an 8–0 run. Emerson answered back with goals from sophomore midfielder Kelli Mark and junior midfielder Camille Mumford. Mount Holyoke respon...

New women’s lacrosse team looks to avenge winless season

The women's lacrosse team lost in its first game of the season 13-6 against Becker College. Photo by Abbey Finn / Beacon Correpondent

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor

March 18, 2019

The Lions struggled last season and finished with a record of 0-14.The women’s lacrosse team added a new coaching staff and seven freshmen to the roster after not qualifying for conference playoffs last year. In a post-game interview after the Lions’ first home game against Becker College on Satu...

Turf, locker rooms upgraded at Rotch Field

The softball diamond on Rotch Field now has dugouts for both teams. Photo: Kyle Bray/Beacon Staff.

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design

September 6, 2018

Rotch Field—Emerson’s home venue for soccer, lacrosse, and softball—underwent renovations to improve the facility over the summer. The renovations include a replacement of the field’s turf surface, the addition of dugouts for softball games, more bleachers for spectators, and new locker room...

Lions winless heading into final conference games

Kelli Mark (left) leads all freshmen with nine points. Photo: Daniel Peden/Beacon Staff

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design

April 17, 2018

The Emerson women’s lacrosse team had a tough start to their season after losing six nonconference games. Midway through conference play, the team is still hunting for their first win of the season. With four games to go in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference play, the Lions hol...

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