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Senior guard Zach Waterhouse scoring a layup against MIT on Feb. 17, 2022

Men’s basketball remains dominant against MIT

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
February 17, 2022

The men’s basketball team completed the season sweep on Wednesday in a dominant 97-88 win over the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, improving their record to 16-6. The Lions entered the game...

First-year setter Bayden Slavik scores a kill against Eastern Nazarene College.

Men’s volleyball struggle early in 2022 season

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
February 10, 2022

The Emerson men’s volleyball team lost its fifth consecutive game between Jan. 28 and Feb. 8, creating a rocky start to their 2022 season.  The Lions won their season opener against Nichols College,...

Sophomore guard Olivia Deslauriers calling plays for the Lions

Women’s basketball adds to losing streak

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
February 10, 2022

The women’s basketball team lost a competitive game 69-59 to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Saturday— the Lions’ third straight loss. Emerson started play in the New England...

Senior defender Darius Boamah with his family

Emerson men’s soccer team defeated on Senior Day

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
October 14, 2021

For the first time in 710 days, Emerson’s men’s soccer team trotted onto Rotch Field with family members and opposing fans in attendance for a match against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,...

 

How does Emerson’s COVID-19 response compare to others’ in Massachusetts?

By Karina Sanchez
March 12, 2020

Following Gov. Charlie Baker’s declaration of a state of emergency Tuesday, a cascade of colleges and universities across the commonwealth told students to vacate campus housing and moved classes online. Emerson...

The Lions picked up their fifth NEWMAC win of the season on Saturday.

Balanced scoring leads Lions to win over MIT

By Ethan McDowell
February 2, 2020

Five Lions scored double–digit points in the men’s basketball team’s victory over the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, on Saturday, marking its second victory over the Engineers this...

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...

Freshman Sage Stack (right) battles a Wheaton College defender in a conference game on Oct. 15. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer season ends after playoff penalty kicks

By Ethan McDowell
November 6, 2019

The women’s soccer team’s season ended on Tuesday after losing to Springfield College in the first round of the NEWMAC playoffs following penalty kicks.  This game provided a rematch for the Lions,...

Senior Creighton Dorfman started in 57 of the 66 games he played in as a Lion. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Men’s soccer ends season with first NEWMAC win

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
November 2, 2019

Men's soccer senior Creighton Dorfman said the moment he walked off Rotch Field for the final time in his career will be one he will remember forever. “Signing off one last time with a win in the...

Senior Mallory Hanson (center) started for the Lions in their game against MIT. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer heads to playoffs despite senior day loss

By Andrew Lin
November 2, 2019

The women’s soccer team will advance to the NEWMAC playoffs despite losing 1-0 against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the Lions’ senior day.  Before the game, the team honored senior...

Freshman Rebecca Polsky hits the ball over the MIT blockers. Carol Rangel / Beacon Staff

Lions drop close conference game at MIT

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
October 29, 2019

The women’s volleyball team lost to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology but the Lions stayed positive throughout the game. “They just love to have fun, and we know when we make a mistake,...

The Lions huddle before tip off in a game against Wheaton on Jan. 23. Photo by Daniel Peden / Beacon Staff

Bill Gould wins Coach of the Year award for women’s basketball

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
February 28, 2019

Women’s basketball head coach Bill Gould received the conference Coach of the Year award this season for his accomplishments in leading the Lions to an undefeated home record. In his eleventh season...

Freshman Jarred Houston (middle, No. 23) totaled 44 blocks against NEWMAC opponents, the most in the conference. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Recap: Men’s basketball caps off season with first NCAA tournament appearance

By Domenic Conte, Andrew Lin, Aaron J. Miller, and Tripp Rams
February 28, 2019

Fans cheered on the men's basketball team on Feb. 27 as the Lions departed for New Jersey en route to their first National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III tournament appearance. Head coach...

Senior Charlie Boyle (left, No. 33) goes up for a layup and senior Natalie Busch (right, No. 12) waits for the rebound in the NEWMAC quarterfinals against MIT. Photo by Arturo Ruiz / Beacon Correspondent

Women’s basketball season comes to a close in NEWMAC quarterfinals

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
February 20, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost to Massachusetts Institute of Technology 76-58 in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs on Tuesday. The Lions entered...

Junior (No. 4) Jack OConner added 14 points and 10 rebounds to the Lions victory over Babson. Photo by Daniel Peden / Beacon Staff

Men’s basketball tied for second in NEWMAC

By Arturo Ruiz
January 25, 2019

The men’s basketball team edged out Babson College for the first time since 2010 with a score of 86-83 in a nail-biting New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference showdown on Jan. 24 in...

Freshman guard Zach Waterhouse (No. 10) shoots over an opponent on defense. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Men’s basketball enters NEWMAC play with three dominating wins

By Andrew Lin
January 16, 2019

The men’s basketball team started the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference regular-season play with wins over the United States Coast Guard Academy, Clark University and the Massachusetts...

Junior guard Quinn Madden begins warming up before a game. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s basketball finishes winter break with 2-2 record

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
January 15, 2019

The women’s basketball team ranks fifth out of the 11 teams in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference after finishing the winter break with two wins and two losses. The Lions defeated...

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