Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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

By Andrew Lin
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 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

By Andrew Lin
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...

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

By Jake Peter
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...

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

By Andrew Lin
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...

Jill Gearin 18 played softball at Emerson for four years. Photo Courtesy of Jill Gearin

Alumna becomes third female broadcaster in Minor League Baseball history

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
November 12, 2018

Jill Gearin ‘18 will become the third female broadcaster in Minor League Baseball history as she joins the Visalia Rawhide as a radio play-by-play commentator in January. Gearin—who majored in...

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