Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Senior Mark Piorkowski (right) finished his senior season averaging 4.10 kills per set—the most in the GNAC. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Men’s volleyball loses in conference quarterfinals to close season

By Jake Peter
April 16, 2019

The men’s volleyball team lost in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference quarterfinals for the sixth year in a row, but head coach Ben Read said the team experienced significant improvement this season. “From...

Senior Win Kittivatcharapong goes up for a spike against Johnson & Whales University on Thursday. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Men’s volleyball loses fourth straight conference game

By Jake Peter
April 5, 2019

The men’s volleyball team lost 3-0 to Johnson & Wales University, Rhode Island, on Thursday night in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference matchup. The Lions rank seventh out of eight teams...

Win Kittivatcharapong (center, No.18) strikes a volley over the net. Photo by Kyle Bray / Beacon Staff

Men’s volleyball hopes to improve with four new players

By Jake Peter
January 22, 2019

The men’s volleyball team will aim for a longer playoff run in 2019 after losing in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference quarterfinals for the last five years. The Lions finished 5-9 in conference...

Veronica Alberts (No. 11) takes on two Springfield defenders. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer closes out 2018 season with historic playoff run

By Jake Peter
November 9, 2018

The women’s soccer team concluded its historic season with a loss to Springfield College in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference semifinals on Nov. 1. They placed third in the conference...

Creighton Dorfman (left) and David Kemp (center) collide after jumping up for a loose ball. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Men’s soccer loses to NEWMAC leaders Springfield

By Jake Peter
October 14, 2018

The men’s soccer team lost at home to conference opponent Springfield College 3-1 Saturday afternoon. Emerson entered halftime tied 1-1 with Springfield following a goal by junior forward Gavin Faucette...

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....

Kayla McNamara (No. 31, center) scores her first ever collegiate goal in Emersons 2-1 loss to Sprinngfield. Photo: Anissa Gardizy/Beacon Corresponndent.

Women’s soccer loses conference home opener to Springfield

By Jake Peter
September 24, 2018

The women’s soccer team fell to Springfield College 2-1 in its conference home opener Saturday afternoon.   Emerson dominated possession of the ball in the first half, earning four corner kicks to...

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