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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Junior guard Rachel Davey scored 18 points in the win over WPI.

Road win puts women’s basketball in playoffs

By Ethan McDowell
February 20, 2020

The women’s basketball team overcame a fourth quarter deficit against Worcester Polytechnic Institute to clinch a spot in the conference playoffs on Wednesday. Seven teams make the women’s basketball...

The womens team went 1-1 in its two matches in Puerto Rico over winter vacation.

Boyle, Madden deliver strong performances in Puerto Rico

By Ethan McDowell
January 16, 2020

The women’s basketball team had no time for sightseeing the day they landed in Puerto Rico for a tournament in San Juan. After the Lions grabbed their bags, they immediately headed for the practice court.  Despite...

Quinn Madden (right) dished out six assists and recorded three steals, helping the Lions reach 18 steals for the second time this season. Ethan McDowell / Beacon Staff.

Historic defensive effort extends women’s basketball win streak

By Ethan McDowell
December 14, 2019

The women’s basketball team defeated Johnson & Wales University on Saturday by a score of 77-31 in one of the most dominant defensive performances in the college's history.  This is the second...

Senior Charlie Boyle (left, No. 33) shoots over an MIT defender in the NEWMAC quarterfinal game. Photo by Arturo Ruiz / Beacon Correspondent

Women’s basketball finishes season undefeated at home in conference play

By Peirce Eldredge
February 20, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs for the second straight year on Tuesday. The Lions finished their regular season...

Junior Kate Foultz (No. 14) made 100 percent of her free throw attempts in an Emerson victory over Coast Guard. Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Photographer

Women’s basketball triumphs over Coast Guard in overtime

By Andrew Lin
February 2, 2019

The women’s basketball team edged out the United States Coast Guard Academy 70-66 in an overtime thriller on Saturday afternoon. The Lions raced to an early 12-2 lead as sophomore forward Sam Boyle...

Junior Quinn Madden (No. 13) averages 81 percent from the free throw line. Photo by Daniel Peden / Beacon Staff

Women’s basketball shines in second half against Wheaton

By Lara Hill
January 25, 2019

The women’s basketball team improved their record to 5-4 in the New England Women’s and Men’s Conference after securing a 60-51 victory against Wheaton College on Jan. 24. Emerson trailed 25-23...

Quinn Madden (right) scored 11 points for Emerson in the 73-56 win. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s basketball opens conference play with commanding win

By Andrew Lin
December 1, 2018

The Emerson women’s basketball team dominated Wellesley College 73-56 on Wednesday night in its conference opener with the help of junior guard Natalie Clydesdale’s 21 points. Last season, Emerson...

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