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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Sophomore captain Megan Rose had 102 saves last season, which placed her at second in the NEWMAC. Photo by Carol Rangel / Beacon Correspondent

Two women’s soccer players removed from team for violating COVID-19 policy

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
October 28, 2021

Two members of the women’s soccer team were removed from the team for violating COVID-19 protocols in early September, and both now face disciplinary action from the college.  The team members, starting...

Amanda Benavente and the Lions defense only allowed 0.86 goals per game. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer players earn All-Conference honors

By Ethan McDowell
November 20, 2019

Five women’s soccer players received spots on the NEWMAC All-Conference Teams on Nov. 13 following the team’s second consecutive winning season.  After each season, the New England Women’s and...

Freshman Cali Brice (left, No. 4) races down the  right side of the field. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Lions defeat Wheaton for third-straight conference win

By Ethan McDowell
October 15, 2019

The women’s soccer team won its third-straight conference match in a physical 1-0 game against Wheaton College.  The Lions recorded a shutout for the seventh time this year.  “During these...

The womens soccer team was one of the 14 Emerson sports teams whose season was canceled due to the pandemic.

Freshmen to potentially lead women’s soccer this season

By Andrew Lin
September 4, 2019

The women’s soccer team faces the challenge of reconstruction with a smaller and younger roster following a historic 2018 season.  The Lions capped off last season with 11 wins and seven losses....

Freshman midfielder Ainslee MacQuarrie (left, No. 24) scored the opening goal in the Lions home opener against Regis College. Photo by Carol Rangel / Beacon Photographer

Freshmen lead women’s soccer to home opening win

By Ethan McDowell
August 30, 2019

The women’s soccer team opened its season with a 2-1 win over Regis College thanks to an impressive performance from its freshmen starters. Head coach David Suvak said the team is going into this...

Sophomore Amanda Benavente (right) scored three goals last season as a defender. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer announces 2019 team captains

By Jake Peter
January 30, 2019

The women’s soccer team selected junior forward Veronica Alberts, sophomore defender Amanda Benavente, and freshman goalkeeper Megan Rose as team captains for the 2019 fall season. Head coach David...

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...

Rose is third in the NEWMAC in saves with 88. Photo by Kyle Bray / Beacon Staff

Freshman goalkeeper claims consecutive NEWMAC awards

By Andrew Lin
October 22, 2018

Freshman goalkeeper Megan Rose won the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Defensive Athlete of the Week for the second consecutive week. Rose lifted the Lions to a 1-0-1 record over...

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...

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...

Rose is second in the NEWMAC in saves with 36. Photo: Kyle Bray/Beacon Staff.

Freshman goalkeeper secures starting role early on

By Karina Sanchez
September 20, 2018

Freshman goalkeeper Megan Rose cemented her position as the starter early on for Emerson's women’s soccer team. In the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, Rose ranks second with...

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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