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

Sports are back: student athletes grateful for spring season

By Christopher Williams and Joey DuBois
March 4, 2021

Nearly a year after their season came to an unexpected halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Emerson’s spring sports teams will be the first programs to compete in an official season since last March. “When...

Head mens and womens tennis coach Aaron Bergeron has been on paternity leave since the birth of his child in November and will return to Emerson this week.

Tennis coaches welcome new additions off the court

By Joey DuBois, Deputy Sports Editor
February 11, 2021

As tennis coaches’ families grow at home, questions arise about the teams’ upcoming spring seasons, a fate not unfamiliar to spring sports athletes.  Last fall, head coach Aaron Bergeron welcomed...

Austin Franklin (2) has scored 37 career goals. He will have the opportunity to add to that total this spring.

Eligibility extension brings back Franklin for fifth season

By Shruti Rajkumar
August 30, 2020

On June 26, men’s lacrosse team co-captain and recent graduate Austin Franklin posted a statement on Instagram ending with the words “I’m back.” It indicated his return to the team for the 2021...

College announces decision to cancel fall sports

College announces decision to cancel fall sports

By Lara Hill and Emily Cardona
July 14, 2020

The college announced its decision Tuesday afternoon to cancel all competitive sporting events for the fall 2020 athletic season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an announcement from Vice President...

The baseball team will begin practicing this week while adhering to COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Lions claim 35 spots on NEWMAC Spring All-Academic team

By Lara Hill
May 14, 2020

The cancellation of spring sports at the college left many student athletes devastated; however, senior pitcher Sam Knox said the announcement of the NEWMAC Spring All-Academic team brought some positivity...

Lions wrap up nationwide spring break competitions

Lions wrap up nationwide spring break competitions

By Emily Cardona, Beacon Staff
March 11, 2020

Emerson’s spring sports teams traveled across the country for their 2020 spring break trips, playing 29 games in five states.  The baseball team, men’s and women’s tennis team, and women’s...

Both Tennis teams lost in Orlando on Wednesday.

Tennis defeated in Orlando matchups

By Megan MacLaren
March 5, 2020

The men’s and women’s tennis teams fell to North Central College by scores of 6-3 and 8-1 respectively. The Cardinals took the men’s doubles matches by a score of 2-1. Sophomores Bass Lin and...

Both tennis teams hold winning records this season.

Men’s tennis triumphs, women fall in spring break matchup

By Megan MacLaren
March 2, 2020

The men’s tennis team won its first spring break match on Monday in Orlando, Florida, defeating Wartburg College by a score of 8-1, while the women’s team lost by a score of 7-2. The men’s team...

Freshman Bass Lin is undefeated in singles matches this season, having not lost one set all year. Photo by Abbey Finn / Beacon Correspondent

Undefeated freshman tennis player shines as team’s top option

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
March 18, 2019

Freshman tennis player Bass Lin remains undefeated 10 matches into his rookie season, in both singles and doubles. Before becoming the No. 1 option for the Lions and facing the top players on the opposing...

The womens tennis team finished its fall season with a 2-2 record. Photo by Maximo Lawlor / Beacon Correspondent

Tennis teams target conference success after fall season

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
October 31, 2018

The men’s and women’s tennis teams await their regular seasons following a strong fall season. The men’s team finished with a 2-1 record during the fall preseason with victories over Johnson...

Emerson baseball faces off against Rivier University at St. Johns Prep. Photo Courtesy of Julie Levine.

Stadium deal gives baseball, tennis teams new home

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
September 9, 2018

Emerson’s baseball and tennis teams will play their home games at a new venue for their upcoming 2018 season. The Athletics Department reached a one year deal with St. John's Preparatory School to...

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