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Softball looks to reach new heights as season nears

By Megan Maclaren
February 26, 2020

The softball team ranked fifth in the NEWMAC conference in 2019. This season, with nine players entering their sophomore season, the team is aiming to not only return to the playoffs but climb higher in...

Senior catcher Kallista Leonardos played in every game so far this season and totals 33 hits. Photo by Aaron J. Miller / Beacon Staff

Senior enters professional draft after softball senior day

By Andrew Lin
April 19, 2019

Senior catcher Kallista Leonardos announced her intention to enter the American Softball Association draft on Friday at the softball team’s senior day. “I’ll be entering [the draft] and hopefully...

Freshman Lexi Semanchik plays first-base and hit one home run this season. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Softball one spot shy of playoffs with two doubleheaders remaining

By Peirce Eldredge
April 17, 2019

As the softball team heads into its final weekend in the conference regular season, the Lions have a chance to make the playoffs with two doubleheader games remaining. The Lions hold a conference record...

Kallista Leonardos (left) and Alena Jones (right) were named team captains for the 2019 season. Photos by Olivia Strauss / Beacon Correspondent

Seniors Leonardos, Jones announced as softball captains

By Jake Peter
March 15, 2019

The softball team chose senior catcher Kallista Leonardos and senior shortstop Alena Jones as team captains for the 2019 season. Head coach Phil McElroy said the coaching staff focuses on selecting...

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

Softball adds nine new players to build on last year’s success

By Andrew Lin
March 10, 2019

The softball coaching staff revamped the team’s roster from last season and added nine new players in hopes of making a second consecutive conference playoff appearance. Last year, the softball team...

Senior Molly Goldstein fields a ground ball. Courtesy of Jillian Gearin.

Softball secures first NEWMAC playoff spot

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
April 22, 2018

Emerson’s softball team will face Babson College Beavers in the first round of the playoffs for the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference after clinching the program’s first playoff...

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