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Emerson College's student newspaper

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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...

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...

Amanda Benavente (No. 2) puts in a tackle on Springfields Kaleigh Dale (No. 20). Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer loses NEWMAC semifinal to Springfield

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
November 3, 2018

The women’s soccer team lost 3-1 to Springfield College in the semifinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs Thursday. Head coach David Suvak said the team did not...

Veronica Alberts (No. 11) runs past Babsons Maya King (No. 23). Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer wins first home NEWMAC playoff game in college history

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
October 31, 2018

Emerson’s women’s soccer team claimed the first home conference playoff win in school history by beating the Babson College Beavers 1-0 on Tuesday. Junior forward Veronica Alberts scored the game’s...

The womens soccer team defeated Babson 3-2 in its only game against the Beavers this season. Photo by Kyle Bray / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer to face off against Babson in NEWMAC quarterfinals

By Maximo Aguilar Lawlor, Multimedia Managing Editor
October 29, 2018

The women’s soccer team will compete against Babson College in the quarterfinals of the conference playoffs on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Emerson finished third this season in the New England Women's and...

Senior Paige Haley (center) and the rest of the womens soccer team clinched a home playoff game on Tuesday. Photo by Kyle Bray / Beacon Staff

Late double overtime goal gives women’s soccer historic win

By Jake Peter
October 28, 2018

The women’s soccer team defeated Clark University 2-1 in extra time at home Tuesday night to secure a home playoff game. The win moves the Lions to 6-2-1 and third place in the New England Women’s...

The womens soccer team celebrates senior Kira Venturinis opening goal on senior day. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Fall sports honor seniors with pregame ceremonies

October 25, 2018

By Aaron Miller and Kyle Bray The soccer and volleyball teams celebrated the achievements and careers of their senior players last Saturday with food, posters, and cardboard cutouts of players' heads....

Senior Jess Frost leads the womens soccer team in scoring with 15 points. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Soccer, volleyball to honor seniors Saturday

By Andrew Lin
October 16, 2018

The soccer and volleyball teams will honor their seniors when all three teams play at home on Oct. 20.  Men’s soccer will play Wheaton College at 1 p.m. followed by the women’s soccer game...

Amanda Benavente (right) challenges for the ball during Emersons 3-1 loss to WPI. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer makes final push for playoff spot

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
October 11, 2018

The women’s soccer team’s expectations of a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoff run near reality as the Lions sit in sixth place with a 3-2 record. The team won three...

Veronica Alberts (No. 11) scored his second goal of the season in Emersons 3-1 loss to WPI. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer loses to WPI after two late goals

By Andrew Lin
October 9, 2018

Worchester Polytechnic Institute scored a pair of late goals to beat the women’s soccer team 3-1 on Saturday. Emerson started well early in the game as they controlled the offensive flow. Junior forward...

Benavente not only plays as a defender for the womens soccer team, but as an attacker as well. Photo: Kyle Bray/Beacon Staff.

Versatile sophomore takes charge for women’s soccer

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
September 24, 2018

Even though sophomore defender Amanda Benavente received offers to play soccer for various Division I and II schools, she chose Emerson—a Division III school. “I loved the idea of being in the...

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...

Jenna Case (No. 22) challenges for the ball in Emersons 1-0 victory over Wesleyan. Photo: Kyle Bray/Beacon Staff.

Women’s soccer aims for playoffs after disappointing 2017

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
September 11, 2018

The women’s soccer team aims for its furthest playoff run since 2016 following a tough 2017 season. Last season, the Lions trailed 3-7 in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference...

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