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Tuesday’s win was the second of the season for the Lady Lions.

Women’s soccer routs Plymouth State 5-1 in second win of the season

By Leo Kagan, Staff Writer
September 19, 2022

The Emerson women’s soccer team defeated its NEWMAC rival Plymouth State Panthers 5-1 on Tuesday, securing the Lions’ second win on the season.  The Lions, well rested after six days off between...

Senior Grace Cosgrove playing on the soccer game on Sep. 15

Senior forward reflects on four years as a Lion

By Clarissa Calderon
November 17, 2021

Grace Cosgrove’s final season as a forward on Emerson’s women’s soccer team ended on a triumphant individual note, even though the team’s playoff run was cut short.   Cosgrove, a senior who...

Madeline Khaw fought for the ball during the Nov. 2 game.

Women’s soccer team loses NEWMAC Quarterfinals to Wheaton College

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
November 3, 2021

The women’s soccer team’s season came to a crushing close with a 1-0 loss to Wheaton College Lyons in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Quarterfinals. The Lions capped off...

Sophomore captain Megan Rose had 102 saves last season, which placed her at second in the NEWMAC. Photo by Carol Rangel / Beacon Correspondent

Two women’s soccer players removed from team for violating COVID-19 policy

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
October 28, 2021

Two members of the women’s soccer team were removed from the team for violating COVID-19 protocols in early September, and both now face disciplinary action from the college.  The team members, starting...

Rotch Field standoff ends with armed suspect in custody

Rotch Field standoff ends with armed suspect in custody

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
October 20, 2021

Police arrested a male suspect at Emerson’s Rotch Field on Tuesday evening, after an hours-long standoff closed the South End athletic grounds as well as much of the surrounding neighborhood. The...

Tuesday’s win was the second of the season for the Lady Lions.

The women’s soccer team dominates to extend win streak

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
September 16, 2021

The women’s soccer team extended their win streak into a third game on Wednesday with a 4-1 victory over Saint Joseph’s College of Maine at Rotch Field.  Within the first minute of the game, the...

Emerson Lions during the the Sep. 11 game.

Women’s soccer team victorious in home opener against Plymouth State

By Erin Fitman
September 15, 2021

The women’s soccer team took the turf at Rotch Field on Saturday for their first regular-season game since 2019, a 2-1 victory over Plymouth State.  The Lions almost found themselves playing catch-up...

The long-awaited return of fall sports

The long-awaited return of fall sports

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
September 3, 2021

The last conference game any Emerson fall sports team played was on Nov. 9, 2019. After nearly 22 months for almost all fall sports squads, the teams are preparing for their first season. Fall athletes...

The womens soccer team was one of the 14 Emerson sports teams whose season was canceled due to the pandemic.

Student-athletes reflect on a year without Emerson sports

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
March 17, 2021

After returning to Boston from a preseason tournament in Arizona over spring break with the softball team last March, Sophia Cloonan eagerly awaited the beginning of her first season as an Emerson student-athlete—just...

The mens soccer team trains at Rotch Field in the South End three times per week.

Fall sports teams begin training for hopeful season

By Joey DuBois, Deputy Sports Editor
March 4, 2021

Emerson’s fall sports teams began their spring training sessions on Feb. 17, nearly a year after their initial training for the later-canceled fall season was cut short by the pandemic. These practices...

Juniors Megan Rose and Grace Cosgrove will captain the women’s soccer team next fall alongside sophomore Cali Bruce, a combination head coach David Suvak believes could yield historic results in the upcoming season.

Women’s soccer announces 2021 season captains

By Joey DuBois, Deputy Sports Editor
January 21, 2021

The women’s soccer team announced their captains for next season on Jan. 2—junior goalkeeper Megan Rose, junior forward Grace Cosgrove, and sophomore midfielder Cali Bruce.  All three Lions were...

Softball head coach Phil McElroy (center) is one of many coaches who developed an online recruiting approach.

Coaches get creative to tackle pandemic-era recruiting

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
October 29, 2020

In a typical year of recruiting for Emerson sports teams, prospective student athletes visit the campus, meet with coaches, watch a team game, and even stay in dorms overnight with a player. But during...

Alana Hagerty (left) started a total of 23 matches during her three seasons as a Lion.

Senior spotlight: Hagerty reflects on career highlights amidst canceled fall season

By Lara Hill
September 3, 2020

Now that women’s soccer senior defender Alana Hagerty will not have the opportunity to suit up for a final season as a Lion, she has spent time reminiscing about her career highlights, including her...

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...

Virtual offseason workouts underway for mens and womens soccer

Virtual offseason workouts underway for men’s and women’s soccer

By Taina Millsap, Staff Writer
April 18, 2020

The men’s and women’s soccer teams have both found ways to bond and train together since moving back home in mid-March, through virtual workouts over Zoom and video compilations posted to their teams’...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/8: NEWMAC Playoff update and winter sports preview

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/8: NEWMAC Playoff update and winter sports preview

November 8, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 11/8: NEWMAC Playoff update and winter sports preview" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB with the latest episode of The Berkeley Beacon...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 10/30: Remembering lost community members and tracking NEWMAC playoff races

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 10/30: Remembering lost community members and tracking NEWMAC playoff races

October 30, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 10/30: Remembering lost community members and tracking NEWMAC playoff races" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB Wednesday with the...

Freshman midfielder Sage Stack (middle) led the team with five shots against Wellesley. Carol Rangel / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer extends conference win streak to four

By Andrew Lin
October 19, 2019

The women’s soccer team defeated Wellesley College by a score of 1-0 behind senior forward Veronica Alberts’ lone goal. The win improves the Lions’ record to 10-4 on the season and 5-1 in the...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: Mens basketball championship rings, Quidditch, and fall sports update

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: Men’s basketball championship rings, Quidditch, and fall sports update

October 18, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 10/11: Men's basketball championship rings, Quidditch, and fall sports update" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB Wednesday with...

From left to right, Jess Frost, Amanda Benavente, Paige Haley, and Megan Rose all earned NEWMAC All-Conference honors. Photos by Kyle Bray and Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Five women’s soccer players earn NEWMAC awards

By Arturo Ruiz
November 26, 2018

The women's soccer team capped off a historic year as five players earned postseason awards in the New England Women’s Athletic Conference. Paige Haley, Jess Frost, and Amanda Benavente all achieved...

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