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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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...

Simone Barragan-Shaw dribbling against Wheaton College

Women’s soccer team defeats Wheaton College 2-1 in front of the first crowd of the season

By Erin Fitman
October 14, 2021

Emerson’s women’s soccer team topped Wheaton College 2-1 in a Wednesday night matchup at Roch Field, bringing the team’s record on the season to 6-4. The Lions were coming off a 2-1 loss to Babson...

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...

A meeting of professor Nancy Allens Plagues and Pandemics course in the fall semester.

Students re-enter the classroom amid rising positive COVID-19 tests

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
February 2, 2021

For the first time since November, students are returning to classrooms after beginning the spring semester with two weeks of online courses. The transition comes amid Emerson’s soaring positive COVID-19...

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...

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...

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’...

Amanda Benavente and the Lions defense only allowed 0.86 goals per game. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer players earn All-Conference honors

By Ethan McDowell
November 20, 2019

Five women’s soccer players received spots on the NEWMAC All-Conference Teams on Nov. 13 following the team’s second consecutive winning season.  After each season, the New England Women’s and...

Freshman Sage Stack (right) battles a Wheaton College defender in a conference game on Oct. 15. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer season ends after playoff penalty kicks

By Ethan McDowell
November 6, 2019

The women’s soccer team’s season ended on Tuesday after losing to Springfield College in the first round of the NEWMAC playoffs following penalty kicks.  This game provided a rematch for the Lions,...

Sophomore Grace Cosgrove (second from left) and freshman Sage Stack (right) battle Wheaton defenders for the ball on Oct. 15. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer freshmen dominate mid-season

By Ethan McDowell
October 16, 2019

With the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference tournament fast approaching, the women’s soccer team is preparing to make another playoff push. Going into the 2019 season, the Lions...

Freshman midfield Ainslee MacQuarrie tallied one assist in the Lions win against Smith College. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Lions snap losing streak with win over Smith College

By Ethan McDowell
October 8, 2019

The women’s soccer team ended its three-game losing streak Tuesday with a 2-1 win against conference opponent Smith College.  Freshman forward Alexa Ingersoll scored a goal to give the Lions a 1-0...

Senior Veronica Alberts (right, No. 11) totaled two shots on goal and one assist in the teams win against Mount Holyoke. Montse Landeros / Beacon Correspondent

Women’s soccer scores eight goals in conference opener

By Hanna Hill
September 21, 2019

The women’s soccer team opened conference play Saturday afternoon with an 8-0 win against Mount Holyoke College. Sophomore forward Grace Cosgrove scored three goals and notched one assist. The win...

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