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Women’s soccer to face off against Babson in NEWMAC quarterfinals

Women’s soccer to face off against Babson in NEWMAC quarterfinals

By Maximo Lawlor

October 29, 2018

The women’s soccer team will compete against Babson College in the quarterfinals of the conference playoffs on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Emerson finished third this season in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference standings with a conference record of 6-3-1. NEWMAC coaches placed Emerson in e...

Late double overtime goal gives women’s soccer historic win

Late double overtime goal gives women’s soccer historic win

By Jake Peter

October 28, 2018

The women’s soccer team defeated Clark University 2-1 in extra time at home Tuesday night to secure a home playoff game. The win moves the Lions to 6-2-1 and third place in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference and 10-5-1 overall. Junior forward Veronica Alberts scored the g...

Women’s soccer team lights up Common for cancer awareness

Women’s soccer team lights up Common for cancer awareness

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

October 24, 2018

The women’s soccer team raised over $5,500 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at the Light the Night Walk on Oct. 17. The team joined 4,000 blood cancer awareness supporters to illuminate Boston Common with red, white, and gold lanterns. Supporters carried red lanterns, those who lost a f...

Fall sports honor seniors with pregame ceremonies

Fall sports honor seniors with pregame ceremonies

October 24, 2018

By Aaron Miller and Kyle Bray The soccer and volleyball teams celebrated the achievements and careers of their senior players last Saturday with food, posters, and cardboard cutouts of players' heads. While the men’s soccer team suffered a loss against Wheaton College, the women’s soccer and volley...

Freshman goalkeeper claims consecutive NEWMAC awards

Freshman goalkeeper claims consecutive NEWMAC awards

By Andrew Lin

October 22, 2018

Freshman goalkeeper Megan Rose won the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Defensive Athlete of the Week for the second consecutive week. Rose lifted the Lions to a 1-0-1 record over the past week with a 2-1 win over Wheaton College and a 1-1 draw against Wellesley College. Agai...

Playoff roundup: Women’s soccer only Emerson team in playoffs

Playoff roundup: Women’s soccer only Emerson team in playoffs

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

October 22, 2018

As the fall sports regular season concludes, only the women’s soccer team will compete in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs. The women’s team clinched the playoffs following a 3-2 victory over Babson on Oct. 20. The team ranks fourth out of eleven in the conferen...

Soccer, volleyball to honor seniors Saturday

Soccer, volleyball to honor seniors Saturday

By Andrew Lin

October 16, 2018

The soccer and volleyball teams will honor their seniors when all three teams play at home on Oct. 20.  Men’s soccer will play Wheaton College at 1 p.m. followed by the women’s soccer game against Babson College later at 4 p.m. on Rotch Field. Women’s volleyball will host Framingham Sta...

Women’s soccer makes final push for playoff spot

Women’s soccer makes final push for playoff spot

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

October 11, 2018

The women’s soccer team’s expectations of a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoff run near reality as the Lions sit in sixth place with a 3-2 record. The team won three conference victories against Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Wheaton College—with each end...

Women’s soccer loses to WPI after two late goals

Women’s soccer loses to WPI after two late goals

By Andrew Lin

October 9, 2018

Worchester Polytechnic Institute scored a pair of late goals to beat the women’s soccer team 3-1 on Saturday. Emerson started well early in the game as they controlled the offensive flow. Junior forward Veronica Alberts helped take an early lead in the sixth minute with her second goal of the sea...

Versatile sophomore takes charge for women’s soccer

Versatile sophomore takes charge for women’s soccer

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

September 24, 2018

Even though sophomore defender Amanda Benavente received offers to play soccer for various Division I and II schools, she chose Emerson—a Division III school. “I loved the idea of being in the city of Boston, so Emerson was such a good fit for me,” Benavente said. “I didn’t just come her...

Women’s soccer loses conference home opener to Springfield

Women’s soccer loses conference home opener to Springfield

By Jake Peter

September 24, 2018

The women’s soccer team fell to Springfield College 2-1 in its conference home opener Saturday afternoon.   Emerson dominated possession of the ball in the first half, earning four corner kicks to Springfield’s zero.   Head Coach David Suvak said his team played well in just their third home game of t...

Freshman goalkeeper secures starting role early on

Freshman goalkeeper secures starting role early on

By Karina Sanchez

September 20, 2018

Freshman goalkeeper Megan Rose cemented her position as the starter early on for Emerson's women’s soccer team. In the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, Rose ranks second with 36 saves so far this season. Rose said transitioning into college-level competition as a fresh...