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Softball head coach Phil McElroy (center) is one of many coaches who developed an online recruiting approach.

Coaches get creative to tackle pandemic-era recruiting

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor October 29, 2020

In a typical year of recruiting for Emerson sports teams, prospective student athletes visit the campus, meet with coaches, watch a team game, and even stay in dorms overnight with a player. But during...

Alana Hagerty (left) started a total of 23 matches during her three seasons as a Lion.

Senior spotlight: Hagerty reflects on career highlights amidst canceled fall season

By Lara Hill September 3, 2020

Now that women’s soccer senior defender Alana Hagerty will not have the opportunity to suit up for a final season as a Lion, she has spent time reminiscing about her career highlights, including her...

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...

Virtual offseason workouts underway for men's and women's soccer

Virtual offseason workouts underway for men’s and women’s soccer

By Taina Millsap, Staff Writer April 18, 2020

The men’s and women’s soccer teams have both found ways to bond and train together since moving back home in mid-March, through virtual workouts over Zoom and video compilations posted to their teams’...

Amanda Benavente and the Lion's defense only allowed 0.86 goals per game. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer players earn All-Conference honors

By Ethan McDowell November 20, 2019

Five women’s soccer players received spots on the NEWMAC All-Conference Teams on Nov. 13 following the team’s second consecutive winning season.  After each season, the New England Women’s and...

Freshman Sage Stack (right) battles a Wheaton College defender in a conference game on Oct. 15. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer season ends after playoff penalty kicks

By Ethan McDowell November 6, 2019

The women’s soccer team’s season ended on Tuesday after losing to Springfield College in the first round of the NEWMAC playoffs following penalty kicks.  This game provided a rematch for the Lions,...

Senior Mallory Hanson (center) started for the Lions in their game against MIT. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer heads to playoffs despite senior day loss

By Andrew Lin November 2, 2019

The women’s soccer team will advance to the NEWMAC playoffs despite losing 1-0 against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the Lions’ senior day.  Before the game, the team honored senior...

David Suvak (left) received a National A-Senior License this week. Beacon Archive.

Women’s soccer head coach receives prestigious certification

By Ethan McDowell October 22, 2019

Women’s soccer head coach David Suvak received a National A-Senior License from US Soccer on Oct. 21, becoming the only Division III coach to be awarded the certification in 2019, Emerson Athletics announced.  Suvak...

Freshman midfielder Sage Stack (middle) led the team with five shots against Wellesley. Carol Rangel / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer extends conference win streak to four

By Andrew Lin October 19, 2019

The women’s soccer team defeated Wellesley College by a score of 1-0 behind senior forward Veronica Alberts’ lone goal. The win improves the Lions’ record to 10-4 on the season and 5-1 in the...

Sophomore Grace Cosgrove (second from left) and freshman Sage Stack (right) battle Wheaton defenders for the ball on Oct. 15. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer freshmen dominate mid-season

By Ethan McDowell October 16, 2019

With the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference tournament fast approaching, the women’s soccer team is preparing to make another playoff push. Going into the 2019 season, the Lions...

Freshman Cali Brice (left, No. 4) races down the  right side of the field. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Lions defeat Wheaton for third-straight conference win

By Ethan McDowell October 15, 2019

The women’s soccer team won its third-straight conference match in a physical 1-0 game against Wheaton College.  The Lions recorded a shutout for the seventh time this year.  “During these...

Freshman midfield Ainslee MacQuarrie tallied one assist in the Lions win against Smith College. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Lions snap losing streak with win over Smith College

By Ethan McDowell October 8, 2019

The women’s soccer team ended its three-game losing streak Tuesday with a 2-1 win against conference opponent Smith College.  Freshman forward Alexa Ingersoll scored a goal to give the Lions a 1-0...

Junior defender Amanda Benavente totaled two shots on goal in the team's loss to Lesley. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer ends four game win streak against Lesley

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor September 25, 2019

The women’s soccer team ended a four-game win streak following a 2-1 loss at home to Lesley University Tuesday night in the annual battle for the Charles River Cup. Lesley opened the first half with...

Freshman Cali Bruce (right) totals one goal and three assists this season. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Freshman soccer player shows dominance in midfield

By Nick Rempe September 24, 2019

Before freshman Cali Bruce joined the women’s soccer team, she used to spend her weekends in hotels with her club soccer team, preparing for two games after a week of four practices. Bruce played...

Senior Veronica Alberts (right, No. 11) totaled two shots on goal and one assist in the team's win against Mount Holyoke. Montse Landeros / Beacon Correspondent

Women’s soccer scores eight goals in conference opener

By Hanna Hill September 21, 2019

The women’s soccer team opened conference play Saturday afternoon with an 8-0 win against Mount Holyoke College. Sophomore forward Grace Cosgrove scored three goals and notched one assist. The win...

Freshman Sage Stack had one shot on goal against Thomas College. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer wins third game in a row ahead of conference play

By Collin Robisheaux September 17, 2019

The women’s soccer team notched its third win in a row Tuesday, shutting out Thomas College en route to a 3-0 victory. The Lions scored all three of their goals in the second half. Head coach David...

Assistant coach Kayla Cappuzzo (center) joined the team during the off season. Montse Landeros / Beacon Correspondent

Former professional player joins women’s soccer coaching staff

By Ethan McDowell September 11, 2019

The final whistle blew to signal the end of Northeastern University’s 2017 soccer season, and with it the end of an era for Kayla Cappuzzo.  Now, Cappuzzo works as the assistant coach of the Emerson...

Freshman Cali Bruce scored her first collegiate goal in the Lions' win against Wentworth. Rachel Culver / Beacon Correspondent

Miller: Freshmen could repeat success for Women’s Soccer

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor September 10, 2019

When I joined The Beacon as a sportswriter during my freshman year, I never could have imagined myself as the Sports Editor in my second and third semesters. I think the women’s soccer team freshmen...

Freshman Marie Bou Aziz (right, No. 17) scored her second and third collegiate goals in the team's win against Wentworth. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Freshman comes off bench to score two goals in win against Wentworth

By Ethan McDowell September 10, 2019

Freshman Marie Bou Aziz substituted into the game in the 24th minute against the Wentworth Institute of Technology Tuesday night and scored two goals, pushing the Lions to a 3-0 victory. Freshmen scored...

Freshmen Ainslee MacQuarrie and Sage Stack scored their first collegiate goals in the Lions' home opener on Aug. 30. Photo by Carol Rangel / Beacon Correspondent

Freshmen to potentially lead women’s soccer this season

By Andrew Lin September 4, 2019

The women’s soccer team faces the challenge of reconstruction with a smaller and younger roster following a historic 2018 season.  The Lions capped off last season with 11 wins and seven losses....

Freshman midfielder Ainslee MacQuarrie (left, No. 24) scored the opening goal in the Lions' home opener against Regis College. Photo by Carol Rangel / Beacon Photographer

Freshmen lead women’s soccer to home opening win

By Ethan McDowell August 30, 2019

The women’s soccer team opened its season with a 2-1 win over Regis College thanks to an impressive performance from its freshmen starters. Head coach David Suvak said the team is going into this...

Sophomore Amanda Benavente (right) scored three goals last season as a defender. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer announces 2019 team captains

By Jake Peter January 30, 2019

The women’s soccer team selected junior forward Veronica Alberts, sophomore defender Amanda Benavente, and freshman goalkeeper Megan Rose as team captains for the 2019 fall season. Head coach David...

From left to right, Jess Frost, Amanda Benavente, Paige Haley, and Megan Rose all earned NEWMAC All-Conference honors. Photos by Kyle Bray and Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Five women’s soccer players earn NEWMAC awards

By Arturo Ruiz November 26, 2018

The women's soccer team capped off a historic year as five players earned postseason awards in the New England Women’s Athletic Conference. Paige Haley, Jess Frost, and Amanda Benavente all achieved...

Veronica Alberts (No. 11) takes on two Springfield defenders. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer closes out 2018 season with historic playoff run

By Jake Peter November 9, 2018

The women’s soccer team concluded its historic season with a loss to Springfield College in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference semifinals on Nov. 1. They placed third in the conference...

Amanda Benavente (No. 2) puts in a tackle on Springfield's Kaleigh Dale (No. 20). Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer loses NEWMAC semifinal to Springfield

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor November 3, 2018

The women’s soccer team lost 3-1 to Springfield College in the semifinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs Thursday. Head coach David Suvak said the team did not...

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