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The Babson Beavers defeated the Emerson Lions 3-0 in the NEWMAC championship. Lara Hill / Beacon Staff

Women’s volleyball swept in conference championship

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
November 9, 2019

The women’s volleyball team lost to the reigning conference champion Babson College 3-0 in the NEWMAC Championship game on Saturday afternoon. This is the second season in a row the Babson Beavers won...

The womens volleyball team advanced to the NEWMAC championship game on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. Montse Landeros / Beacon Staff

Comeback victory sends women’s volleyball to NEWMAC championship

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
November 7, 2019

The women's volleyball team will advance to the NEWMAC playoff championship game for the first time in program history following a comeback victory against Wellesley College in the semifinals on Thursday. This...

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Remembering our friend, Dan Hollis

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
October 2, 2019

When I walked into my Introduction to College Writing class during my first semester at Emerson, the professor asked us to pair up to do interviews as an icebreaker—something I thought would be awful...

Junior Quinn Madden received the Defensive Athlete of the Week accolade for her performance against Babson and Coast Guard. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

Madden emerges as standout defender in junior season

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
February 14, 2019

Junior guard Quinn Madden proves to be a threat on the defensive side of the court. She leads the team with more than 30 minutes per game against conference opponents. Madden—who grew up in Mokena,...

Freshman Nate Martin scored the final three-point shot in the Lions victory over WPI on Saturday. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

Men’s basketball beats WPI to tie for second place in NEWMAC

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

The men’s basketball team beat Worcester Polytechnic Institute, who is ranked No. 2 in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, on Saturday after coming back in the second half from...

The Emerson College Esports Overwatch team strategizes ahead of its matchup with Northeastern on Dec. 8. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Esports team to compete in Boston Uprising Collegiate Cup

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
December 6, 2018

Emerson College Esports qualified to compete in the Boston Uprising Collegiate Cup tournament. One group of six Emerson students competitively playing the video game “Overwatch” can be crowned the...

Amanda Benavente (No. 2) puts in a tackle on Springfields 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...

The womens soccer team celebrates senior Kira Venturinis opening goal on senior day. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

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....

Amanda Benavente (right) challenges for the ball during Emersons 3-1 loss to WPI. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer makes final push for playoff spot

By Aaron J. Miller, Print 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...

Moria Brennan (left) and Fara Cohen (right) both played for the womens volleyball team for four years. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s volleyball seniors set new career milestones

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

Seniors Moira Brennan and Fara Cohen both hit milestones in their women’s volleyball careers this past week, joining the 2,500 assists and 1,000 digs club, respectively. Brennan, the team’s star...

Benavente not only plays as a defender for the womens soccer team, but as an attacker as well. Photo: Kyle Bray/Beacon Staff.

Versatile sophomore takes charge for women’s soccer

By Aaron J. Miller, Print 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...

Fara Cohen (No. 23, center) lays out for the ball in Emersons 3-1 loss to Coast Guard. Photo: Anissa Gardizy/Beacon Correspondent.

Women’s volleyball loses NEWMAC home opener

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
September 16, 2018

After the injury ofa star freshman, Emerson’s women’s volleyball team lost 3-1 against the United States Coast Guard Academy on Saturday afternoon. The first set began with a back-and-forth contest...

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