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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Sophomore defender Yoshiko Slater was named to NEWMACs First Team All-Conference.

Women’s soccer team earns six All-Conference selections, two other awards

By Leo Kagan, Staff Writer
November 19, 2022

After a historic season, the Emerson women’s soccer team—which won the NEWMAC championship on Nov. 5—added to its trophy case Thursday after being awarded six All-Conference selections, Coaching...

Sophomore midfielder Simone Barragan-Shaw scored six goals and notched three assists in the 2022 season.

Women’s soccer team’s historic run put to an end in overtime

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
November 12, 2022

The women’s soccer team’s path to the NCAA Division III Tournament has been with last-minute thrillers and historic victories, but on Saturday, their magic ran thin, losing to Westfield State in overtime. Traveling...

Senior middle blocker Jillian Kay scoring a kill against Smith College in the NEWMAC quaterfinals

Women’s volleyball season ends in five-set heartbreaker

By Leo Kagan, Staff Writer
November 3, 2022

A final ball whistled past diving Emerson defenders, silencing a roaring crowd at the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym on Tuesday night, ending a tight 3-2 match against Smith College in the NEWMAC quarterfinals.   After...

The Mens soccer team are undefeated through five games played in 2022.

Quantity and quality: Geographically diverse Lions find early success in fresh faces

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
September 15, 2022

Looking to rebound after a dismal 2021-22 season, the Emerson men’s soccer team seems to have found its competitive spark—going unbeaten, with two wins, in its last five games. The team is 2-0-3...

The win bumped the womens volleyball teams record to 14-3.

Women’s volleyball team tops Brandeis with clutch third-set finish

By Leo Kagan, Staff Writer
September 13, 2022

The Emerson women’s volleyball team beat the Brandeis University Judges 3-0 on Thursday thanks to the strength of a narrow victory in the third and final set of the match.  Nearly a year ago to the...

Emerson College Womens Volleyball team (Beacon Archives)

Women’s volleyball team strives to reach new heights at the start of the season

By Leo Kagan, Staff Writer
September 6, 2022

Following their first-round defeat in last year’s NEWMAC Championship, the Emerson women’s volleyball team is on a mission of redemption, aiming for accolades higher than ever before.  “We really...

Coming fresh off the French soccer scene, Sophomore Hugo Berville looks forward to the routine of playing soccer at Emerson.

From France to Emerson: Men’s soccer recruit travels internationally to find his place in world of sport

By Leo Kagan, Staff Writer
August 30, 2022

The Emerson men’s soccer team added a new international player to its roster, recruiting Sophomore midfielder Hugo Berville from Villejuif, France ahead of the 2022 season.  With 11 players being...

Womens soccer assistant coach Kate Kohler joins Emerson after playing at Ithaca College.

Women’s soccer team appoints new assistant coach

By Jason Tulchin, Deputy Sports Editor
August 29, 2022

The Emerson women’s soccer team expanded its coaching staff in preparation for the 2022 season, hiring former Ithaca College defender Kate Kohler as an assistant coach.   Kohler, who was on the...

First-year infielder Briggs Loveland has driven in five runs this season—one of which was a walk-ff against WPI on April 12.

Baseball team gets last laugh against WPI

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
April 13, 2022

With the score tied in the bottom of the ninth, first-year infielder Briggs Loveland delivered the final blow necessary for the Emerson Lions to complete an eight-run comeback against Worcester Polytechnic...

Senior right-handed pitcher Johnny Maffei has pitched two complete games this season. The first was a shutout against Bethany Lutheran College on March 9.

Baseball lead off conference play with Senior Day doubleheader

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
April 6, 2022

Emerson’s baseball team opened its NEWMAC season by splitting a Senior Day doubleheader against Clark University, with the stands of Fraser Field stacked with friends and family. Before the first...

Graduate attacker Austin Franklin scored three goals against Wheaton College

Men’s lacrosse increases win streak with first conference win on Saturday

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
March 30, 2022

The men’s lacrosse team’s dominant second and third quarters at Wheaton College led to a 16-8 victory— the Lions’ first NEWMAC win of the 2022 season and second in team history. The team opened...

First-year guard Bianca Benson playing against Smith College

‘We didn’t do anything right’: Lions crushed by Smith 79-34

By Jason Tulchin, Deputy Sports Editor
February 17, 2022

Emerson women’s basketball lost to Smith College in a landslide 45-point deficit on Wednesday, the biggest scoring gap experienced by the Lions team this season. The women’s basketball team was...

Zach Waterhouse scores layup against Springfield Collefe to make the score 35-19

Men’s basketball team extends win streak to four

By Jason Tulchin, Deputy Sports Editor
January 27, 2022

Emerson’s men’s basketball team defeated Springfield College on Wednesday night with a season-high score of 98-77, increasing their record to 5-2 in conference games and 12-4 overall.  The team...

Emerson Lions Nate Martin attempts to defend a shot.

Men’s basketball team takes down previously undefeated Clark

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
January 13, 2022

Emerson’s men’s basketball team earned their first conference win Wednesday night, putting up a score of 72-59 to defeat Clark University on their home court.  Prior to winter break, the Lions...

Womens volleyball player awarded Defensive Player of the Year

Women’s volleyball player awarded Defensive Player of the Year

By Jason Tulchin, Deputy Sports Editor
November 11, 2021

Sophomore libero Caroline Davis was named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year for the 2021 season. At the collegiate level, Davis is no newcomer to...

33 Fall student-athletes named to academic all-conference team

33 Fall student-athletes named to academic all-conference team

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
November 11, 2021

After a rigorous Fall 2021 campaign, 33 Emerson student-athletes were named to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference team for their dedication to coursework...

Emerson College Womens Volleyball team (Beacon Archives)

Women’s volleyball team breaks Springfield’s eleven-game winning streak

By Clarissa Calderon
September 28, 2021

The women’s volleyball team snapped Springfield College’s 11 game win streak with a 3-0 victory on Saturday, bringing their record on the season to 7-3.  Entering Saturday’s home game, Emerson...

Junior captain Calvin Jacey throws the ball.

Baseball falls to WPI in doubleheader

By José Ríos
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 competition in two weeks after athletics were...

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, Sports Editor
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 statement Thursday night. The contest is the second...

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, Deputy Sports Editor
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 were recognized for their achievements in the...

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