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Women's Lacrosse

The Emerson womens lacrosse seniors. From left to right: Hannah Beck, Julia Mallon, Amelia Toscano, Julia Burns, Ainsley Basic.

Women’s lacrosse says bye to four seniors, see you later to one

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
April 21, 2022

After years of winless seasons and canceled games, the Emerson women’s lacrosse team rebuilt its roster and posted its best record since joining the NEWMAC in 2014. The senior class played a key role...

Senior midfielder Ainsley Basic had nine shots on goal, six of which found the back of the net against Rhode Island College

Women’s lacrosse dismantles Rhode Island 16-1

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
March 17, 2022

The women’s lacrosse team beat Rhode Island College 16-1 on Wednesday night, pushing its record to 4-1. The Lions got off to a quick start to the 2022 season, winning the first three games but encountering...

Senior Lindsey Lowe scored a run in game on of Saturdays doubleheader.

In-season sports receive green light to continue season

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 15, 2021

In-season sports teams will be allowed to return to their respective fields this week to participate in practices and games as the weeklong halt of most campus activities is set to be lifted Thursday morning,...

Baseball is one of the four spring sports affected by the cancellation.

Emerson cancels all athletics for a week as positive COVID-19 tests rise on campus

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 8, 2021

All athletics games and practices are canceled for at least the next week, as Emerson imposes new restrictions to limit the number of positive COVID-19 tests on campus, college officials announced in a...

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...

The Lions’ next game is against Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. on April 10.

Women’s lacrosse game against Clark canceled due to COVID-19 protocols

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 2, 2021

The women’s lacrosse game against Clark University scheduled for Saturday, April 3 is canceled due to “COVID-19 protocols”, the college said in a statement Thursday night. The contest is the second...

Senior midfielder Kelli Mark runs with the ball.

Women’s lacrosse loses 16-1 against Wheaton

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
March 29, 2021

The women’s lacrosse team recorded its second loss of the season in a 16-1 defeat against Wheaton College in a conference matchup at Nordin Field in Norton, Massachusetts on Saturday. First-year attacker...

The Lions’ next game is against Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. on April 10.

Emerson women’s lacrosse falls to Coast Guard 17-9

March 20, 2021

The women’s lacrosse team lost its opening game of the season Saturday, falling to Coast Guard 17-9 at Rotch Field. Senior midfielder Kelli Mark and first-year attacker Lauren Longstreet led the Lions...

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,...

The Lions’ next game is against Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. on April 10.

Women’s lacrosse announces spring season captains

By José Ríos
February 25, 2021

The women’s lacrosse team announced juniors Amelia Toscano and Julia Burns and seniors Lily Nelson and Kelli Mark as its captains via Instagram on Feb. 12 for the 2021 season. For Burns and Toscano...

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...

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...

Jenna Tomsky scored 14 goals in three games for the Lions

Women’s lacrosse grabs last round of NEWMAC awards

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...

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

Women’s lacrosse records second consecutive victory

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

Women’s lacrosse snaps 29-game losing streak

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...

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

Lions motivated by preseason poll

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...

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

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

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

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

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...

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