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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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Women’s volleyball extend win-streak to four in defeat of Wellesley College

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
September 29, 2021

The women’s volleyball team defeated Wellesley College on Tuesday night in the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym–extending their win streak to a fourth game, and bringing their record on the season...

Athletes hope to maintain morale and continue training after college cancels fall sports

Athletes hope to maintain morale and continue training after college cancels fall sports

By Lara Hill
July 20, 2020

The cancellation of all fall competitive sporting events at the college left many student athletes—especially seniors—devastated about the loss of a season otherwise filled with practices, road trips...

Volleyball players claim NEWMAC honors

Volleyball players claim NEWMAC honors

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
November 20, 2019

Freshman setter Caroline Bond and junior outside hitter Grace Tepper received NEWMAC postseason honors for their performance in the 2019 season.  Bond won the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic...

Junior outside hitter Grace Tepper (center) recorded 23 kills in the Lions win against MIT. Rachel Lo / Beacon Staff

Lions upset MIT, pull off comeback for first NEWMAC playoff win

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
November 6, 2019

The women’s volleyball team defeated the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the NEWMAC playoff quarterfinals after coming back from a 2-0 deficit for its first playoff win since 2016. Before...

Sophomore Carolyn Vaimoso (left, airborne) averaged 4.5 kills per set before her season ending injury last year. Carol Rangel / Beacon Staff

Sophomore recovers from season ending injury with award winning year

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
October 31, 2019

As Carolyn Vaimoso lay on the court after falling in the first set of a conference matchup against Coast Guard in September 2018, the only thing going through the then freshman’s head was that she definitely...

Freshman Rebecca Polsky hits the ball over the MIT blockers. Carol Rangel / Beacon Staff

Lions drop close conference game at MIT

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
October 29, 2019

The women’s volleyball team lost to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology but the Lions stayed positive throughout the game. “They just love to have fun, and we know when we make a mistake,...

The womens volleyball team notched its 17th and final win of the 2021 season on Senior Day.

Women’s volleyball defeats Brandeis on senior day

By Ethan McDowell
October 26, 2019

The women’s volleyball team recorded its second consecutive victory Saturday after they defeated Brandeis University 3-1 on senior day. In the ceremony before the match, the Lions’ only senior,...

Junior outside hitter Grace Tepper spikes the ball over the net. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s volleyball continues conference win-streak

By Hanna Hill
October 6, 2019

The Lions defeated Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a 3-0 sweep Saturday afternoon. This is the fifth win in a row for the Lions and fourth conference win of the season.  In the feat, freshman...

Caroline Bond (left, No. 20) sets the ball for an Emerson outside hitter. Photo by Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Freshman setter controlling offense early in career

By Ethan McDowell
October 2, 2019

When the women’s volleyball team lost its first two conference matches of the season, Caroline Bond said she refused to panic.  The Lion' freshman setter dominated the team’s next three games on...

The womens volleyball team had an overall record of 15-14 last season. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s volleyball looks to rebound after 2018 season

By Lucas Poyser
September 14, 2019

As the women’s volleyball season commences, the team looks to focus on its young core’s energy to carry them through the year.  In 2018, the team had an overall record of 15-14 and finished ninth...

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