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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Kailee Yan played 22 minutes against Suffolk and scored 10 points. Photo courtesy of Kate Foultz.

Junior transfer makes early impact for women’s basketball

By Ethan McDowell
November 13, 2019

Following her sophomore year at California Lutheran University, Kailee Yan decided to leave the West Coast and transfer to a school she never saw in person.  Yan grew up in Mercer Island, Washington...

Senior Quinn Madden recorded 213 points last season. Beacon Archive

Women’s basketball rebuilds team after loss of key seniors

By Andrew Lin
November 6, 2019

For two years, junior forward Sam Boyle played alongside her older sister Charlie Boyle ‘19, but she will be taking the court alone this year. Instead of inheriting her sister’s playstyle, however,...

The Lions huddle before tip off in a game against Wheaton on Jan. 23. Photo by Daniel Peden / Beacon Staff

Bill Gould wins Coach of the Year award for women’s basketball

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
February 28, 2019

Women’s basketball head coach Bill Gould received the conference Coach of the Year award this season for his accomplishments in leading the Lions to an undefeated home record. In his eleventh season...

Senior Charlie Boyle (left, No. 33) shoots over an MIT defender in the NEWMAC quarterfinal game. Photo by Arturo Ruiz / Beacon Correspondent

Women’s basketball finishes season undefeated at home in conference play

By Peirce Eldredge
February 20, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs for the second straight year on Tuesday. The Lions finished their regular season...

Senior Charlie Boyle (left, No. 33) goes up for a layup and senior Natalie Busch (right, No. 12) waits for the rebound in the NEWMAC quarterfinals against MIT. Photo by Arturo Ruiz / Beacon Correspondent

Women’s basketball season comes to a close in NEWMAC quarterfinals

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
February 19, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost to Massachusetts Institute of Technology 76-58 in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs on Tuesday. The Lions entered...

Senior Charlie Boyle (second from right) is accompanied by her parents and sister, (second from left) sophomore Sam Boyle, during her senior day celebration. Photo by Maia Sperber / Beacon Staff

Boyle, Busch honored before senior day victory against WPI

February 14, 2019

By Andrew Lin and Lara Hill The women’s basketball team honored forward Charlie Boyle and guard Natalie Busch on senior day and extended the Lions’ five-game winning streak with a 61-55 victory...

Senior Charlie Boyle (No. 33) tied her career record of 35 points scored in a single game in the Lions win over Springfield. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

Women’s basketball beats Springfield for first time in team history

By Lara Hill
February 7, 2019

The women’s basketball team survived triple overtime against Springfield College on Wednesday night by beating the Pride 89-84 for the first time in the team's history. The Lions held a consistent...

Charlie Boyle (center) scored her 1,000th point in a game against Mount Holyoke on Jan. 12. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Boyle joins 1,000 point club in win over Mount Holyoke

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
January 20, 2019

Senior center Charlie Boyle became the fifth woman in Emerson’s basketball history to break the 1,000-point milestone when the women’s basketball team played against Mount Holyoke College on Jan. 12....

Junior guard Quinn Madden begins warming up before a game. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s basketball finishes winter break with 2-2 record

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
January 15, 2019

The women’s basketball team ranks fifth out of the 11 teams in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference after finishing the winter break with two wins and two losses. The Lions defeated...

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...

Gray (left) was named first team All-Conference and Boyle (right) was named second team All-Conference. Photos: Daniel Peden/Beacon Staff

Gray and Boyle named to NEWMAC All-Conference teams

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
February 28, 2018

Four of Emerson’s basketball players received honors from the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference this week. Junior Geoff Gray of the men’s basketball team was named to the...

Charlie Boyle drives to the hoop against Springfield in a game earlier this season. Photo: Daniel Peden/Beacon Staff

Women’s basketball: Lions handle Lasell in final nonconference tuneup

By Michael Cerullo
February 10, 2018

Emerson women’s basketball matched its highest scoring game of the season Thursday night, winning 90-51 against Lasell College. 3-pointers played a major role in the Lions’ high scoring game, as...

Emerson’s women’s basketball team struggled against Babson on Wednesday, losing 78-48. Photo: Beacon Archives.

Winter break recap: Healthy women’s team looks to build on winter break success

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
January 18, 2018

With 11 games left to play, the Emerson women’s basketball team (5-10) occupies the final NEWMAC playoff spot with a conference record of 3-5. After a six game losing streak from Nov. 29 to Dec. 12,...

Freshman Sam Boyle joins junior Charlie.
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Boyle sister reunion a no-brainer

By Jiwon Kim
November 29, 2017

In the Emerson women’s basketball season opener against Gordon, junior forward Charlie Boyle was out of the starting lineup and only saw five minutes of action, but a Boyle still took the opening tip...

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