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The Emerson softball team (courtesy of Claire Overton)

Emerson softball dazzles in spring break play, looks ahead to season

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Sports Editor
March 22, 2023

After a promising start to their season in Florida over spring break, the Emerson softball team is looking to build off of their success in the Sunshine State with 26 more games until a potential postseason. The...

Senior attacker and captain Nick Fuglione leads the rush against the Wentworth Leopards.

Men’s lacrosse looks to capitalize on a new season

By Leo Kagan, Assistant Sports Editor
February 26, 2023

On a sunny Connecticut afternoon last April, the Emerson men’s lacrosse team was in a tie game with six minutes left in the fourth quarter—six minutes to score and qualify for the postseason for the...

Senior captain Oliver Glass led by example setting multiple personal records through the season.

Five Lions named to NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship teams

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Sports Editor
November 30, 2022

Five Emerson student-athletes were named to the NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship teams on Nov. 21, highlighting players’ efforts for fair and positive play. The award recognizes athletes who “best [demonstrate]...

The softball team are 13-15 in 2022 with eight games left to play.

Softball hosts annual sexual assault awareness games

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
April 21, 2022

The softball team hosted its fifth annual Sexual Assault Awareness game in a doubleheader against Babson College on Friday. The initiative was started years ago by a former member of the team, according...

Senior guard Nate Martin who scored 12 points against Babson on Jan. 30 was out in the NEWMAC Semifinal.

Men’s basketball edges out Babson to advance to NEWMAC Finals

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
February 25, 2022

Down by three points in the last seconds of regulation play, Emerson sophomore guard Trevor Arico sank a shot from beyond the arc, sending the Lions to overtime. Emerson finished the game 85-77, advancing...

Senior forward Katie Beckmann scored eight points and six rebounds against Babson College on Feb. 23

Women’s basketball team knocked out of first-round playoff

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
February 24, 2022

Emerson’s women’s basketball lost 73-49 against second-seed Babson College in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference quarterfinals, ending the Lions’ season 8-16. The Lions...

Sophomore guard Ella Bushee tallied 11 points in NEWMAC game against Wheaton

Women’s basketball edged out by Babson College

By Jason Tulchin, Assistant Sports Editor
February 3, 2022

The Emerson women’s basketball team fell short to Babson College in a hard-fought four quarters that ultimately ended 69-32 at home this Wednesday. The Lions, now 7-11—and 3-2 in conference play—had...

Emerson student Jillian Kay on the attack

Women’s volleyball team have high spirits in defeat

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
October 6, 2021

Babson College snapped the women’s volleyball team’s 14-game home win streak with a 3-1 victory in a rematch of the 2019 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference finals.  The Beavers...

The Lions fell to 0-7 on the season.

Softball falls to Babson in final away games of season

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 25, 2021

Emerson softball lost both ends of Saturday’s doubleheader to the Babson College Beavers at Alumni Field in Babson Park, Massachusetts—the team’s final away games of the season. Game one finished...

Sophomore Thai Morgan hit a three-run home run in Saturdays second game.

Baseball loses home doubleheader against Babson

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 25, 2021

Emerson baseball fell to the Babson College Beavers in both games of Saturday’s doubleheader at the New England Baseball Complex in Northboro, Massachusetts—bringing the team to 1-5 on the season. Babson...

Mens lacrosse team started their season off with a win against Nichols College.

Men’s lacrosse loses opening game to Babson

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 18, 2021

The men’s lacrosse team fell 21-5 to Babson College on Saturday—the team’s first action of the spring season after its first three contests were canceled due to “COVID-19 protocols,” according...

Junior captain Calvin Jacey throws the ball.

Baseball falls to WPI in doubleheader

By José Ríos
April 18, 2021

Emerson baseball lost both ends of a doubleheader to Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts on Saturday afternoon—the team’s first competition in two weeks after athletics were...

Baseball is one of the four spring sports affected by the cancellation.

Emerson cancels all athletics for a week as positive COVID-19 tests rise on campus

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 8, 2021

All athletics games and practices are canceled for at least the next week, as Emerson imposes new restrictions to limit the number of positive COVID-19 tests on campus, college officials announced in a...

Kate Foultz scored 13 points while shooting a team high 40 percent from the field.

Babson College ends Lions’ home win streak

By Megan MacLaren
January 30, 2020

The women’s basketball team lost to Babson College by a score of 80-56, snapping the Lions' six-game home winning streak. The Lions now fall to sixth place in the New England Women’s and Men’s...

The womens volleyball team lost 3-0 in the NEWMAC Championship. Cho Yin Rachel Lo / Beacon Staff

Women’s volleyball delivers most successful season since joining NEWMAC

By Lara Hill
November 14, 2019

The women’s volleyball team finished its season with a 6-4 conference record, its highest win total since joining the NEWMAC in 2013.  After playing in their first ever NEWMAC playoffs, the Lions...

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...

After its win against Clark University, the womens volleyball team ranks fifth in the NEWMAC. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Lions sweep Clark for third conference win of the season

By Ethan McDowell
October 1, 2019

The women’s volleyball team never trailed on the way to its fourth consecutive victory in a three-set win against Clark University. Coming off of an upset win over Babson College, the Lions carried...

The Lions defeated nationally ranked Babson College and celebrated on the court. Cho Yin Rachel Lo / Beacon Staff

Women’s volleyball defeats nationally ranked Babson

By Ethan McDowell
September 25, 2019

The Lions ended their two-game losing streak Tuesday night in dramatic fashion against one of the nation’s top-ranked teams. Following the deciding point of the game, the Lions cleared the bench to celebrate...

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...

Philip Shapiro will begin working as the interim vice president for administration and finance on Feb. 4. photo courtesy of Strategic Partnerships

Babson College CFO appointed as interim vice president of finance

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
February 2, 2019

President M. Lee Pelton named Philip Shapiro as the new interim vice president for administration and finance in an email sent to the Emerson student body on Feb. 1. The email also named Storbeck Pimentel &...

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