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The Emerson womens lacrosse seniors. From left to right: Hannah Beck, Julia Mallon, Amelia Toscano, Julia Burns, Ainsley Basic.

Women’s lacrosse says bye to four seniors, see you later to one

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
April 21, 2022

After years of winless seasons and canceled games, the Emerson women’s lacrosse team rebuilt its roster and posted its best record since joining the NEWMAC in 2014. The senior class played a key role...

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...

Emerson mens volleyball team setting up an attack.

‘It feels like it just started’: men’s volleyball season ends with Senior Day split

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
April 6, 2022

Arm in arm with family and coaching staff, Emerson seniors Josh Elliot, Jackson Gordon, and Rory Dobbins walked onto the volleyball court for photos.  Behind the seniors, the walls of the Bobbi Brown...

Freshman goalie Malcolm McGrath (left) hugs senior goalie Bailey Kennedy (right) after the mens lacrosse teams first conference win since 2013. Photo courtesy of Kate Foultz.

Men’s lacrosse wins first conference game in 6 years on senior day

By RJ Dziejma
April 21, 2019

The men’s lacrosse team won its first conference game in program history since 2014 after a 7-6 victory over Wheaton College at Rotch Field on Saturday afternoon. The win came off of a game-winning goal...

Senior catcher Kallista Leonardos played in every game so far this season and totals 33 hits. Photo by Aaron J. Miller / Beacon Staff

Senior enters professional draft after softball senior day

By Andrew Lin
April 19, 2019

Senior catcher Kallista Leonardos announced her intention to enter the American Softball Association draft on Friday at the softball team’s senior day. “I’ll be entering [the draft] and hopefully...

Freshman Jennifer Van Pelt (right) plays on the womens soccer team and the womens lacrosse team. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Women’s lacrosse holds 0-7 record following loss on senior day

By Arturo Ruiz
April 14, 2019

The women’s lacrosse team celebrated its senior players Saturday afternoon while their families and friends applauded from the bleachers. The Lions lost 23–10 to Smith College, which ranks sixth in...

Senior Mark Piorkowski (left) is 4 kills away from hitting the 1,000 kill milestone. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Men’s volleyball falls short in senior day doubleheader

By Lara Hill
April 1, 2019

The men’s volleyball team honored seniors Jacob DiTore, Mark Piorkowski, and Win Kittivatcharapong on Saturday, March 30 for senior day. The Lions lost 3-0 in both matches of their doubleheader against...

Seniors Mac Sashin (in white, third from left) and Geoff Gray (in black, third from right) combined for a total of 26 points against Coast Guard. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

Men’s basketball defeats Coast Guard on senior day

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
February 17, 2019

The men’s basketball team defeated the United States Coast Guard Academy to advance into the conference playoffs on the Lions’ senior day.  Prior to tipoff, the Lions honored seniors Geoff Gray,...

The womens soccer team celebrates senior Kira Venturinis opening goal on senior day. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Fall sports honor seniors with pregame ceremonies

October 24, 2018

By Aaron Miller and Kyle Bray The soccer and volleyball teams celebrated the achievements and careers of their senior players last Saturday with food, posters, and cardboard cutouts of players' heads....

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