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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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

By Andrew Lin
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...

Senior Jack OConnor scored 17 points with 40 percent shooting from the field in the Lions scrimmage against Regis College. Aaron J. Miller / Beacon Staff

Regis defeats the Lions in opening scrimmage

By Ethan McDowell
November 1, 2019

The men’s basketball team lost to Regis College 87-81 in its season-opening scrimmage, despite the 23 points from sophomore guard Nate Martin.  Both teams went back-and-forth in a high-scoring first...

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

By Andrew Lin
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...

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 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

By Andrew Lin
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

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...

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

By Andrew Lin
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...

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

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

By Andrew Lin
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...

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

By Andrew Lin
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

By Andrew Lin
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

By Andrew Lin
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

By Andrew Lin
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

By Andrew Lin
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

By Andrew Lin
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

By Andrew Lin
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

By Andrew Lin
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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