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Emerson finished the season with a 1-9 record.

Baseball loses doubleheader to Springfield to end season

By Christopher Williams
Published May 2, 2021

The baseball team fell to Springfield College in both ends of Saturday’s doubleheader in Springfield, Massachusetts to close out the spring season. Springfield...

The Lions fell to 0-7 on the season.

Softball falls to Babson in final away games of season

By Christopher Williams
Published April 25, 2021

Emerson softball lost both ends of Saturday’s doubleheader to the Babson College Beavers at Alumni Field in Babson Park, Massachusetts—the team’s...

Celotto (7) scored four goals for the Lions.

Men’s lacrosse ends regular season with loss against Coast Guard

By Christopher Williams
Published April 25, 2021

Emerson men’s lacrosse fell 21-9 to the United States Coast Guard Academy Bears on Saturday in New London, Connecticut—in the team’s second and final...

Sophomore Thai Morgan hit a three-run home run in Saturdays second game.

Baseball loses home doubleheader against Babson

By Christopher Williams
Published April 25, 2021

Emerson baseball fell to the Babson College Beavers in both games of Saturday’s doubleheader at the New England Baseball Complex in Northboro, Massachusetts—bringing...

Junior captain Calvin Jacey throws the ball.

Baseball falls to WPI in doubleheader

By José Ríos
Published April 18, 2021

Emerson baseball lost both ends of a doubleheader to Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts on Saturday afternoon—the team’s first...

Senior Lindsey Lowe scored a run in game on of Saturdays doubleheader.

In-season sports receive green light to continue season

By Christopher Williams
Published April 14, 2021

In-season sports teams will be allowed to return to their respective fields this week to participate in practices and games as the weeklong halt of most...

The Lions’ next game is against Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. on April 10.

Women’s lacrosse game against Clark canceled due to COVID-19 protocols

By Christopher Williams
Published April 2, 2021

The women’s lacrosse game against Clark University scheduled for Saturday, April 3 is canceled due to “COVID-19 protocols”, the college said in a...

Senior pitcher Neely Eddleston at the mound for the Lions.

Softball team drops doubleheader against Coast Guard

By Tyler Foy
Published March 28, 2021

The Emerson softball team lost both games in its weekend doubleheader against the United States Coast Guard Academy on Saturday. The first game started...

Senior midfielder Kelli Mark runs with the ball.

Women’s lacrosse loses 16-1 against Wheaton

By Christopher Williams
Published March 28, 2021

The women’s lacrosse team recorded its second loss of the season in a 16-1 defeat against Wheaton College in a conference matchup at Nordin Field in...

Junior Quinton Copeland at bat for the Lions.

Baseball snags first win since 2020 in doubleheader against Coast Guard

By Camilo Fonseca
Published March 28, 2021

The baseball team secured its first conference win of the year—and first win since the abridged 2020 season—on Saturday against the United States Coast...

The athletics departments partnership with PlaySiight will improve quality of streams and film for all sports including the production at the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym.

NEWMAC awards 25 Emerson athletes spots on Academic All-Conference teams

By Joey DuBois
Published March 24, 2021

The New England Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference Team for each fall sport was full of Emerson Lions, as 25 student-athletes...

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

Student-athletes reflect on a year without Emerson sports

By Christopher Williams
Published March 17, 2021

After returning to Boston from a preseason tournament in Arizona over spring break with the softball team last March, Sophia Cloonan eagerly awaited the...

Lowe has recorded a team-best .337 batting average and 52 runs batted in during her career so far.

Senior Spotlight: Softball team celebrates Lindsey Lowe’s career ahead of final season

By José Ríos
Published March 10, 2021

Over her three-year career at Emerson, senior Lindsey Lowe established herself as the best hitter on the softball team.  In her time as a Lion, Lowe...

The season will consist of conference play only and official competitions will begin on March 13.

Emerson opts into 2020-21 spring sports season

By Christopher Williams and Joey DuBois
Published March 3, 2021

Emerson will allow its spring sports teams to compete in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference season, the college announced in a statement...

Emerson will need to make its own decision regarding the status of the springs sports season.

NEWMAC approves 2020-21 spring sports season

By Christopher Williams and Charlie McKenna
Published March 1, 2021

The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Presidents Council voted to approve the NEWMAC 2020-21 spring sports season Monday. Six Emerson...

The Lions’ next game is against Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. on April 10.

Women’s lacrosse announces spring season captains

By José Ríos
Published February 25, 2021

The women’s lacrosse team announced juniors Amelia Toscano and Julia Burns and seniors Lily Nelson and Kelli Mark as its captains via Instagram on Feb....

The mens soccer teams 3.56 GPA is good for the second highest in the conference, behind academic powerhouse MIT.

Men’s soccer earns United Soccer Coaches Academic Award honors

By Domenic Conte
Published October 14, 2020

The United Soccer Coaches organization recognized the Emerson men’s soccer team with the Academic Award for its work in the classroom and its 3.56 cumulative...

Senior Quinn Madden recorded 213 points last season. Beacon Archive

Women’s basketball rebuilds team after loss of key seniors

By Andrew Lin
Published November 6, 2019

For two years, junior forward Sam Boyle played alongside her older sister Charlie Boyle ‘19, but she will be taking the court alone this year. Instead...

Junior outside hitter Grace Tepper (center) recorded 23 kills in the Lions win against MIT. Rachel Lo / Beacon Staff

Lions upset MIT, pull off comeback for first NEWMAC playoff win

By Aaron J. Miller
Published November 6, 2019

The women’s volleyball team defeated the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the NEWMAC playoff quarterfinals after coming back from a 2-0 deficit...

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
Published 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...

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