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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Senior midfielder Simone Barragan-Shaw (16) scores the game-winning goal against Coast Guard in the 2023 NEWMAC Semifinals.

Senior spotlights: Women’s soccer seniors were “iconic” and shaped the program

By Merritt Hughes, Opinion Co-Editor / November 15, 2023

This year’s women’s soccer graduating seniors have it all: All-Conference players, bass-shredders, and karaoke stars. They made it to the quarterfinals...

Senior midfielder Simone Barragan-Shaw (16) scores the game-winning goal against Coast Guard in the 2023 NEWMAC Semifinals.

Women’s soccer advances to NEWMAC semifinals behind 2-1 win vs. Coast Guard

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Managing Editor / November 2, 2023

The only thing scarier than Halloween night in Salem, Mass. was the Emerson women’s soccer team, who entered the postseason hungry to defend their NEWMAC...

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...

Emerson womens soccer team celebrating following a late goal in the NEWMAC quarterfinals.

Lions salvage two goals in dying minutes to survive NEWMAC quarterfinals

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor / November 3, 2022

With less than a minute left in the second half of overtime, the women’s soccer team stared down a one-goal deficit and the end of the 2022 season. Still,...

The Lions advance to their first NEWMAC Championship in program history.

Women’s soccer team celebrated locally, nationally

By Abigail Lott / October 26, 2022

Emerson women's soccer team earned lots of praise this week from both the NEWMAC and NCAA Division III.  The Lions ranked 24th in Division III by the...

Madeline Khaw fought for the ball during the Nov. 2 game.

Women’s soccer team loses NEWMAC Quarterfinals to Wheaton College

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor / November 3, 2021

The women’s soccer team’s season came to a crushing close with a 1-0 loss to Wheaton College Lyons in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic...

Simone Barragan-Shaw dribbling against Wheaton College

Women’s soccer team defeats Wheaton College 2-1 in front of the first crowd of the season

By Erin Fitman / October 14, 2021

Emerson’s women’s soccer team topped Wheaton College 2-1 in a Wednesday night matchup at Roch Field, bringing the team’s record on the season to...

Emerson Lions during the the Sep. 11 game.

Women’s soccer team victorious in home opener against Plymouth State

By Erin Fitman / September 15, 2021

The women’s soccer team took the turf at Rotch Field on Saturday for their first regular-season game since 2019, a 2-1 victory over Plymouth State.  The...