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Senior Mark Piorkowski (right) finished his senior season averaging 4.10 kills per set—the most in the GNAC. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Men’s volleyball loses in conference quarterfinals to close season

April 16, 2019

The men’s volleyball team lost in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference quarterfinals for the sixth year in a row, but head coach Ben Read said the team experienced significant improvement this season. “From...

Senior Win Kittivatcharapong goes up for a spike against Johnson & Whales University on Thursday. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Men’s volleyball loses fourth straight conference game

April 5, 2019

The men’s volleyball team lost 3-0 to Johnson & Wales University, Rhode Island, on Thursday night in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference matchup. The Lions rank seventh out of eight teams...

Kallista Leonardos (left) and Alena Jones (right) were named team captains for the 2019 season. Photos by Olivia Strauss / Beacon Correspondent

Seniors Leonardos, Jones announced as softball captains

March 15, 2019

The softball team chose senior catcher Kallista Leonardos and senior shortstop Alena Jones as team captains for the 2019 season. Head coach Phil McElroy said the coaching staff focuses on selecting...

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

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...

Win Kittivatcharapong (center, No.18) strikes a volley over the net. Photo by Kyle Bray / Beacon Staff

Men’s volleyball hopes to improve with four new players

January 22, 2019

The men’s volleyball team will aim for a longer playoff run in 2019 after losing in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference quarterfinals for the last five years. The Lions finished 5-9 in conference...

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

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...

Senior Paige Haley (center) and the rest of the womens soccer team clinched a home playoff game on Tuesday. Photo by Kyle Bray / Beacon Staff

Late double overtime goal gives women’s soccer historic win

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...

Creighton Dorfman (left) and David Kemp (center) collide after jumping up for a loose ball. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Men’s soccer loses to NEWMAC leaders Springfield

October 15, 2018

The men’s soccer team lost at home to conference opponent Springfield College 3-1 Saturday afternoon. Emerson entered halftime tied 1-1 with Springfield following a goal by junior forward Gavin Faucette...

The womens volleyball team begins conference play Tuesday, Sept. 17. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s volleyball loses close match to Wheaton

October 4, 2018

The women’s volleyball team lost 3-2 to Wheaton College on Tuesday night after five close sets. While Wheaton won the first set 26-24, Emerson rallied to win both the second 25-20 and the third 25-19....

Kayla McNamara (No. 31, center) scores her first ever collegiate goal in Emersons 2-1 loss to Sprinngfield. Photo: Anissa Gardizy/Beacon Corresponndent.

Women’s soccer loses conference home opener to Springfield

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...

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