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Sophomore Nate Martin palms the basketball with ease in the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gymnasium on Wednesday night.

Sophomore leading the charge for the Lions

December 4, 2019

Growing up surrounded by the rich basketball culture of Washington D.C., sophomore guard Nate Martin could not have asked to be raised in a better environment to develop his skills on the court. Washington...

Senior Quinn Madden recorded 213 points last season. Beacon Archive

Women’s basketball rebuilds team after loss of key seniors

November 6, 2019

For two years, junior forward Sam Boyle played alongside her older sister Charlie Boyle ‘19, but she will be taking the court alone this year. Instead of inheriting her sister’s playstyle, however,...

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

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...

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

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...

Junior midfielder Arturo Ruiz (center, No. 25) started in every game this season for the Lions. Domenic Conte / Beacon Staff

Men’s soccer drops fourth consecutive game

October 12, 2019

The men’s soccer team lost its fourth straight game after falling 3-0 against Babson College on Saturday afternoon. The Lions played in a physical first half as the defense stopped Babson from scoring...

Sophomore Drake Murphy poses with his NEWMAC championship ring. Domenic Conte / Beacon Staff

Men’s basketball receives first-ever NEWMAC championship rings

October 9, 2019

Players on the men’s basketball team received championship rings this week after winning the program’s first-ever conference title in the 2019 season. “Being here for nine years, it’s the first...

The womens soccer team was one of the 14 Emerson sports teams whose season was canceled due to the pandemic.

Freshmen to potentially lead women’s soccer this season

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....

Senior catcher Kallista Leonardos played in every game so far this season and totals 33 hits. Photo by Aaron J. Miller / Beacon Staff

Senior enters professional draft after softball senior day

April 19, 2019

Senior catcher Kallista Leonardos announced her intention to enter the American Softball Association draft on Friday at the softball team’s senior day. “I’ll be entering [the draft] and hopefully...

The Lions defeated Coast Guard 9-0 in the first match of their doubleheader.  Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Softball goes 1-1 in third annual Sexual Assault Awareness doubleheader

April 6, 2019

The softball team went 1-1 in a doubleheader against the United States Coast Guard Academy for its third annual Sexual Assault Awareness games on Saturday afternoon. As part of the tradition of the...

The softbal team raised $2,430 last year and have raised $1,305 so far this year for RAINN. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Softball prepares for third annual Sexual Assault Awareness games

April 3, 2019

The softball team will host its third annual Sexual Assault Awareness event alongside a conference doubleheader against the United States Coast Guard Academy at Rotch Field this Saturday. Former softball...

Max Weltz (No. 3) joined Lucas Raagas (No. 11) in kneeling during the Anthem this season. Photo by Aaron J. Miller / Beacon Staff

Why we kneel: Volleyball players Lucas Raagas and Max Weltz make a statement

March 28, 2019

Although then-sophomore setter Lucas Raagas did not play on the court when the men’s volleyball team traveled to Quincy to face Eastern Nazarene College on Feb. 8 last year, what he remembers the most...

Freshman Zach Waterhouse became the second athlete in college history to be named NEWMAC Rookie of the Year. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Freshman wraps up men’s basketball season with two Rookie of the Year awards

March 26, 2019

Freshman Zach Waterhouse did not believe he would still play competitive basketball after high school, but in his first season on the Emerson men’s basketball team, he won two separate Rookie of the...

Freshman Max Murphy said he has been a fan of Isaiah Thomas since he was a Celtic. Courtesy of Max Murphy.

Former Celtics All-Star plays 5-on-5 with Emerson students

March 18, 2019

Sunday night became an unforgettable experience for a group of Emerson students when former Boston Celtics All-Star and current Denver Nuggets guard Isaiah Thomas stayed in the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker...

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

Softball adds nine new players to build on last year’s success

March 10, 2019

The softball coaching staff revamped the team’s roster from last season and added nine new players in hopes of making a second consecutive conference playoff appearance. Last year, the softball team...

Freshman Jarred Houston (middle, No. 23) totaled 44 blocks against NEWMAC opponents, the most in the conference. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Recap: Men’s basketball caps off season with first NCAA tournament appearance

February 28, 2019

Fans cheered on the men's basketball team on Feb. 27 as the Lions departed for New Jersey en route to their first National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III tournament appearance. Head coach...

Bill Curley (middle) has 44 wins as the head coach of the mens basketball team. Photo by Kyle Bray / Beacon Staff

Bill Curley named NEWMAC Coach of the Year for men’s basketball

February 27, 2019

Men’s basketball head coach Bill Curley won the 2018-19 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Coach of the Year award after leading the Lions to its first conference title and NCAA tournament...

Freshman Zach Waterhouse finishes a reverse layup under the net for 2 of his 17 points against Springfield in the 2019 NEWMAC semifinals.

Men’s basketball makes history, advances to championship

February 22, 2019

The men’s basketball team overcame Springfield College 80-69 to advance to its first New England Women’s and Men’s Conference championship in the program's history. In the first half, the...

Head coach Bill Curley and the mens basketball team during a timeout.

Into the history books: Boston College to retire Bill Curley’s jersey

February 17, 2019

Emerson men’s basketball head coach Bill Curley will see his jersey ascend into the rafters of Conte Forum at Boston College on Sunday—25 years after finishing his college basketball career as a power...

Junior Kate Foultz (No. 14) made 100 percent of her free throw attempts in an Emerson victory over Coast Guard. Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Photographer

Women’s basketball triumphs over Coast Guard in overtime

February 2, 2019

The women’s basketball team edged out the United States Coast Guard Academy 70-66 in an overtime thriller on Saturday afternoon. The Lions raced to an early 12-2 lead as sophomore forward Sam Boyle...

Freshman guard Zach Waterhouse (No. 10) shoots over an opponent on defense. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Men’s basketball enters NEWMAC play with three dominating wins

January 16, 2019

The men’s basketball team started the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference regular-season play with wins over the United States Coast Guard Academy, Clark University and the Massachusetts...

Charlie Boyle (center) scored a career high 36 points in Emersons victory over Smith. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Senior carries women’s basketball to key win over Smith

December 11, 2018

Senior forward Charlie Boyle scored a career-high 36 points as the women’s basketball team defeated the Smith Pioneers 86-77 on Saturday afternoon. The Lions cruised to a 20-13 lead in the first quarter...

Geoff Gray (center, No. 3) is second on the mens basketball team in points per game with an average of 20.9. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Senior earns second NEWMAC honor of season for men’s basketball

December 9, 2018

Senior point guard Geoff Gray won the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference offensive player of the week for the second time this season. Gray guided the Lions to a 3-2 record in the past...

Quinn Madden (right) scored 11 points for Emerson in the 73-56 win. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s basketball opens conference play with commanding win

December 1, 2018

The Emerson women’s basketball team dominated Wellesley College 73-56 on Wednesday night in its conference opener with the help of junior guard Natalie Clydesdale’s 21 points. Last season, Emerson...

The womens basketball team is one of two teams impacted by Mondays decision.

Women’s basketball looks to build on last season’s improvement

November 16, 2018

The women’s basketball team hopes to use its versatility and a revamped defense to improve upon last year’s playoff loss. The Lions finished last season with an 11-15 record but went 8-8 in the...

Freshman Darius Boamah chases down the ball against Springfield. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Young men’s soccer team looks to build off of 2018 season

November 6, 2018

Although the men’s soccer team missed out on the playoffs, the team is optimistic about its youth and its potential to become a competitive program. The Lions finished with a 3-13-1 overall record...

Rose is third in the NEWMAC in saves with 88. Photo by Kyle Bray / Beacon Staff

Freshman goalkeeper claims consecutive NEWMAC awards

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...

Senior Jess Frost leads the womens soccer team in scoring with 15 points. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Soccer, volleyball to honor seniors Saturday

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...

Veronica Alberts (No. 11) scored his second goal of the season in Emersons 3-1 loss to WPI. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer loses to WPI after two late goals

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...

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