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Junior goalkeeper Ava Salti is also a guard on the womens basketball team. (Courtesy: Kayla Buck)

Nothing but net: Women’s basketball player becomes dual-sport athlete

By Leo Kagan, Staff Writer
October 5, 2022

For Ava Salti, sports are everything—more obsession than pastime.    With a quick glance into her dorm room, you’d notice a New York Islanders and Golden State Warriors jersey hanging on...

The Pandemic made loungewear exclusive for elites

The Pandemic made loungewear exclusive for elites

By Camryn Ciancia, Correspondent
February 17, 2021

Since the pandemic began in March of last year, our time has been consumed by WiFi and computer screens due to the nature of remote living. Suddenly, people who worked nine to five corporate jobs are rolling...

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...

Junior captain Grace Tepper (center, No. 8) leads the NEWMAC in kills and kills per game. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Tepper on top of her game ahead of conference matches

By Nick Rempe
September 11, 2019

Conference matches are quickly approaching, and junior outside hitter and captain Grace Tepper is sitting atop the leaderboards after capturing her third career Lion of the Week award last week.   Tepper...

Freshman Cali Bruce scored her first collegiate goal in the Lions win against Wentworth. Rachel Culver / Beacon Correspondent

Miller: Freshmen could repeat success for Women’s Soccer

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

When I joined The Beacon as a sportswriter during my freshman year, I never could have imagined myself as the Sports Editor in my second and third semesters. I think the women’s soccer team freshmen...

Freshman midfielder Ainslee MacQuarrie (left, No. 24) scored the opening goal in the Lions home opener against Regis College. Photo by Carol Rangel / Beacon Photographer

Freshmen lead women’s soccer to home opening win

By Ethan McDowell
August 30, 2019

The women’s soccer team opened its season with a 2-1 win over Regis College thanks to an impressive performance from its freshmen starters. Head coach David Suvak said the team is going into this...

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...

Freshman Lexi Semanchik plays first-base and hit one home run this season. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Softball one spot shy of playoffs with two doubleheaders remaining

By Peirce Eldredge
April 17, 2019

As the softball team heads into its final weekend in the conference regular season, the Lions have a chance to make the playoffs with two doubleheader games remaining. The Lions hold a conference record...

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