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Women's Soccer

Freshman goalkeeper secures starting role early on

Rose is second in the NEWMAC in saves with 36. Photo: Kyle Bray/Beacon Staff.

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...

Women’s soccer aims for playoffs after disappointing 2017

Jenna Case (No. 22) challenges for the ball in Emerson's 1-0 victory over Wesleyan. Photo: Kyle Bray/Beacon Staff.

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design

September 11, 2018

The women’s soccer team aims for its furthest playoff run since 2016 following a tough 2017 season. Last season, the Lions trailed 3-7 in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference and finished ninth—two places from a playoff spot. Their struggles came after No. 2 scorer Paige H...

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...

Women’s soccer recap: Key injury impacted playoff push

Senior Laura Gartelman started seven games, most on the team.
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By Jiwon Kim

November 8, 2017

After qualifying for the NEWMAC playoffs last year, Emerson’s women’s soccer team had high expectations for this year, but injuries to key players held them back. The Lions finished ninth in the NEWMAC this year, posting a 3-11-2 record. Junior forward Paige Haley suffered a torn ACL in...

First Emerson College GameDay to feature three senior day celebrations

Emerson's men's soccer team will kick off College GameDay at Rotch, hosting MIT at 1 p.m. Saturday.
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By Matt Couture

October 27, 2017

Rotch Playground and Field will have the feel of a playground for fans on Saturday as the first Emerson College GameDay kicks off. Fans attending the Lions’ men’s and women’s soccer games will have an opportunity to play KanJam, corn hole, wiffle ball and other games for prizes, with the g...

Playoff roundup: Women’s volleyball last chance for Lions

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design

October 26, 2017

As the NEWMAC postseason approaches, Emerson’s fall sports teams find themselves in danger of missing out altogether. While both of Emerson’s soccer teams have been eliminated from playoff contention, the women’s volleyball team is on the cusp of playoff qualification. Women’s volleyball The women’s volley...

Women’s soccer notebook: Haley out for season as Lions push for playoffs

Jess Frost has scored two game-winning goals for the Lions.
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By Matt Case

October 11, 2017

Minutes before their game against Lesley in the Charles River Cup last month, the players of Emerson’s women’s soccer team learned the news of standout Paige Haley’s injury, a torn ACL. The injury happened in a drill during practice a day earlier on Sept. 25. The drill had two players, a few ...

Women’s soccer: A new formation for a deeper playoff run

By Jiwon Kim

September 14, 2017

Coming off its first NEWMAC playoff appearance in program history last season, Emerson’s women’s soccer team is looking to build upon its latest success by switching up its style of play this year. For the past five years, the Lions have operated in a 4-3-3 formation. This year, head coach David S...

Lions summer news recap

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

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 head coach, Javier Mejia, after just two years. Mejia parted with the team and took a job as a volunteer ...