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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The womens volleyball team is one of the 10 sports teams impacted by the decision.

Women’s volleyball seniors reflect on shortened careers

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
September 23, 2020

Last fall, the women’s volleyball team shocked the conference. In the two games leading up to their first ever NEWMAC championship game, in their first ever NEWMAC playoff run, they fought back from...

Unlike this pre-pandemic photo of the fitness center, students must wear masks in the facility at all times.

Fitness center promotes physical activity with virtual race

By Ethan McDowell
May 8, 2020

With the college’s fitness center closed due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the center's staff is encouraging students to walk, jog, run, or even ski five kilometers to stay active.  The fitness...

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...

The womens volleyball team lost 3-0 in the NEWMAC Championship. Cho Yin Rachel Lo / Beacon Staff

Women’s volleyball delivers most successful season since joining NEWMAC

By Lara Hill
November 14, 2019

The women’s volleyball team finished its season with a 6-4 conference record, its highest win total since joining the NEWMAC in 2013.  After playing in their first ever NEWMAC playoffs, the Lions...

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...

The womens volleyball team notched its 17th win of the season on senior day. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

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,...

Tepper leads womens volleyball past Rivier

Tepper leads women’s volleyball past Rivier

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
October 24, 2019

The women’s volleyball team bounced back from a 3-1 loss at Endicott College with a 3-0 win over Rivier College behind junior outside hitter Grace Tepper’s 20 kills.  “Offensively she’s a beast,”...

After its win against Clark University, the womens volleyball team ranks fifth in the NEWMAC. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Lions sweep Clark for third conference win of the season

By Ethan McDowell
October 1, 2019

The women’s volleyball team never trailed on the way to its fourth consecutive victory in a three-set win against Clark University. Coming off of an upset win over Babson College, the Lions carried...

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...

Junior captain Grace Tepper (center, No. 8) leads the NEWMAC in kills and kills per game. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Tepper on top of her game ahead of conference matches

By Nick Rempe
September 11, 2019

Conference matches are quickly approaching, and junior outside hitter and captain Grace Tepper is sitting atop the leaderboards after capturing her third career Lion of the Week award last week.   Tepper...

Fara Cohen (left), Kelley Guerra (center), and Albany Alexander (right) celebrate a point during Emersons 3-2 loss to Wheaton. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff.

Women’s volleyball set to close out season after injuries

By Maximo Aguilar Lawlor, Multimedia Managing Editor
October 16, 2018

The women’s volleyball team nears the end of a competitive season despite injuries to four key players. With a 2-6 conference record in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference,...

The womens volleyball team begins conference play Tuesday, Sept. 17. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s volleyball loses close match to Wheaton

By Jake Peter
October 4, 2018

The women’s volleyball team lost 3-2 to Wheaton College on Tuesday night after five close sets. While Wheaton won the first set 26-24, Emerson rallied to win both the second 25-20 and the third 25-19....

Junior captain Grace Tepper (center, No. 8) leads the NEWMAC in kills and kills per game. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s volleyball looks to build on 2017 successes

By Anissa Gardizy
September 20, 2018

The women’s volleyball team added five new freshmen and lost one senior after missing out on the playoffs last year in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference. Head coach Ben Read...

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