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Emerson alumni and infielder Jake Hatch 23 (#15) celebrates after scoring a run against MIT on April 29. Courtesy of Anna Schoenmann

Emerson Grad Jake Hatch commits to Div. I Manhattan College

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Sports Editor
July 28, 2023

Recent graduate and infielder Jake Hatch traded Beantown for the Big Apple, announcing his commitment to the Div. I Manhattan College Jaspers on Saturday, July 22. Hatch decided that graduate school...

The 2023 Emerson baseball team. Courtesy of Anna Schoenmann.

Baseball ends record-breaking season with two historic victories vs Springfield and MIT

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Sports Editor
May 16, 2023

On Apr. 25, the Emerson baseball team eclipsed a mark 13 years in the making, recording a program-record 16th win with an 8-2 victory over Springfield. The win was also the team’s fourth in the NEWMAC...

Emersons 14 athletics programs shone in a variety of ways in 2022-23

The Year of the Lions: Highlights from Emerson athletics’ 2022-23 season

The 2022-23 Emerson Lions have a lot to be proud of: across all 14 athletic programs, the Lions captured a bevy of accolades, including five major individual conference awards, nine First Team All-Conference...

Emerson baseball triumphed over Coast Guard, 7-6

Baseball walks off, falls to Coast Guard in senior day doubleheader

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Sports Editor
April 13, 2023

With the first game of Senior Day tied in the bottom of the ninth, the winning run on third base, senior catcher and co-captain Matt Nachamie stepped up to the plate with one goal in mind: “Put the ball...

Sophomore Pitcher Alex Nissenberg is looking to make big strides this season.

Emerson Baseball player looks to revitalize his career and help elevate program

By Aidan Crooke, Staff Writer, Sports
April 5, 2023

What started as a weekend gone awry in upstate New York has turned into a major comeback story—not only for sophomore pitcher Alex Nissenberg but also for the Emerson Lions baseball team as a whole. Nissenberg,...

Emersons baseball team went 10-23 in 2022. (Courtesy: Anna Schoenmann)

Competition, execution, and preparation: Emerson’s baseball team ready to take strides

By Leo Kagan, Assistant Sports Editor
February 13, 2023

The Emerson baseball team dropped its last two games on April 30, 2022, swept in a doubleheader against MIT. But by late April, the Lions were out of the playoff picture; the games didn’t matter.  This...

Emerson Basbeball. (Photo Credit: Anna Schoenmann Courtesy of Matt Horan)

Baseball and softball teams start fall ball

By Abigail Lott
October 12, 2022

Emerson’s baseball and softball teams returned to the field three weeks ago, well ahead of the ordinary start date. The softball team finished its non-traditional season last week, practicing four...

Donate station ran by the Emerson baseball team and Emerson Food Bank.

Baseball team partners with Emerson College Food Pantry

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
September 22, 2021

The Emerson baseball team held a food drive at Tuesday’s men’s soccer game as part of a year-long partnership with the college’s food pantry.  The Emerson College Food Pantry is a part of the...

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

Coaches plan to adjust scouting processes amid pandemic

By Kayla Buck
April 20, 2020

Emerson coaches are taking a new approach to scouting this spring after high schools decided to cancel their sports seasons in light of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The National Collegiate Athletic...

Photo by Domenic Conte / Beacon Staff

Baseball field undergoes $2 million renovation

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
September 4, 2019

The baseball team’s home field at St. John’s Prep in Danvers underwent renovations over the summer, including a fresh layer of turf, a new and improved home run fence, and netting along the fences...

Junior Jack Fox totals 56 strikeouts this season, bringing his career total to 131. Photo courtesy of Kate Foultz.

Junior baseball pitcher leading NEWMAC in strikeouts

By Lara Hill
April 18, 2019

At three years old, Jack Fox said he practiced pitching by throwing rocks into his neighbor’s yard. Now in his junior year, he leads the conference with 56 strikeouts on the baseball team and became...

The baseball team defeated Clark University for the first time since the 2017 season on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Kate Foultz.

Baseball team beats Clark for first conference win this season

By Peirce Eldredge
April 13, 2019

The baseball team won its first conference game this season when the Lions defeated Clark University 5-2 on Tuesday night. The win puts Emerson at 1-9 in conference play and eighth in the New England...

Baseball preview: Lions hope to cut down mistakes to climb in conference

Baseball preview: Lions hope to cut down mistakes to climb in conference

By Joseph Davidi
February 26, 2018

Emerson’s baseball team plans to treat its first nine regular season games like spring training against four nonconference teams from around the country.  From March 4 to March 9, Emerson will...

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