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Junior outside hitter Samuel Willinger (left) totaled  seven digs in Fridays loss. Photo credit: Montse Landeros

Men’s volleyball swept by conference opponent

By Emily Cardona
February 28, 2020

The men’s volleyball team lost its third straight conference game to Lasell University in straight sets on Friday, remaining winless in GNAC play. Lasell took a 2-0 lead in the first set after a ball...

Senior setter Lucas Raagas picking up one of his 19 assists on Friday night against St. Josephs. Photo credit: Montse Landeros

Lions snap losing streak in straight sets

By Megan MacLaren
February 22, 2020

The men’s volleyball team swept the St Joseph’s Brooklyn Bears in three sets, breaking its two-game losing streak. While the Bears are not in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference, head coach...

Freshman middle blocker Parker Gray recorded 21 kills over two matches on Saturday.

Men’s volleyball splits double header, enters conference play 4-4

By Alberto Gilman
February 16, 2020

The men’s volleyball team entered a double header on Saturday with a 3-3 record, looking to break above .500 for the first time this season. In the first match, the Lions faced the Nichols College...

Matt Connolly (center) totaled seven kills against Lesley on Tuesday Photo credit: Montse Landeros

Men’s volleyball trounces Lesley for second win

By Kayla Buck
February 5, 2020

The men’s volleyball team won its second match of the season, defeating Lesley University in straight sets on Tuesday. The Lions began the first set with 13 consecutive points off of five kills from...

The Lion finished their opening homestand 1-1 following a loss to MIT in straight sets on Friday night.

Men’s volleyball defeated by MIT in straight sets

By Megan MacLaren
February 1, 2020

The men’s volleyball team fell to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Engineers 3-0 in the second of their two back-to-back home games. The Engineers jumped out to an early lead during the...

The mens volleyball team won its first game of the season on Thursday Photo credit: Montse Landeros

Men’s volleyball sweeps Dean College for first win

By Brendan Walker
January 31, 2020

The men’s volleyball team swept Dean College 3-0 on Thursday for its first win of the season. Coming off of a 3-0 loss to Nichols College on Jan. 23, the Lions started the match on a 5-0 run after...

The mens volleyball team lost in the first round of the NEWMAC playoffs for the third consecutive year last season.

Men’s volleyball searching for playoff success in 2020

By Pedro Figueiredo
January 23, 2020

Head coach Ben Read wants to emphasize resiliency to this year's men's volleyball team. "We will do some fast-paced drills in practice that, win or lose, you just have to get up and get ready for the...

Max Weltz (No. 3) joined Lucas Raagas (No. 11) in kneeling during the Anthem this season. Photo by Aaron J. Miller / Beacon Staff

Why we kneel: Volleyball players Lucas Raagas and Max Weltz make a statement

By Andrew Lin
March 28, 2019

Although then-sophomore setter Lucas Raagas did not play on the court when the men’s volleyball team traveled to Quincy to face Eastern Nazarene College on Feb. 8 last year, what he remembers the most...

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