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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...

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

The women’s soccer team claims first championship berth in program history

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
November 4, 2022

The Emerson women’s soccer team made history on Thursday night, beating Babson in the NEWMAC semifinals to propel the Lions to its first conference championship match. Riding on the team bus to No....

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, after a lucky deflection and a perfectly played...

Tuesday’s win was the second of the season for the Lady Lions.

Women’s soccer routs Plymouth State 5-1 in second win of the season

By Leo Kagan, Staff Writer
September 19, 2022

The Emerson women’s soccer team defeated its NEWMAC rival Plymouth State Panthers 5-1 on Tuesday, securing the Lions’ second win on the season.  The Lions, well rested after six days off between...

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...

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.

Athletics program improves facilities and exceeds academically in summer off-season

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
August 26, 2022

With the fall semester rapidly approaching, Emerson athletes return their attention to the courts, fields, and tracks as their off-season days dwindle to a close.  In preparation for next season, it...

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 6-4. The Lions were coming off a 2-1 loss to Babson...

The womens volleyball team is one of the 10 sports teams impacted by the decision.

Emerson cancels seasons for non-competing sports teams

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 5, 2021

Emerson canceled all non-competing sports seasons on Monday morning following guidance from the Boston Public Health Commission due to a rise in COVID-19 cases on campus and in the city, according to Athletic...

Freshman Sage Stack (right) battles a Wheaton College defender in a conference game on Oct. 15. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer season ends after playoff penalty kicks

By Ethan McDowell
November 6, 2019

The women’s soccer team’s season ended on Tuesday after losing to Springfield College in the first round of the NEWMAC playoffs following penalty kicks.  This game provided a rematch for the Lions,...

Senior Mallory Hanson (center) started for the Lions in their game against MIT. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer heads to playoffs despite senior day loss

By Andrew Lin
November 2, 2019

The women’s soccer team will advance to the NEWMAC playoffs despite losing 1-0 against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the Lions’ senior day.  Before the game, the team honored senior...

David Suvak (left) received a National A-Senior License this week. Beacon Archive.

Women’s soccer head coach receives prestigious certification

By Ethan McDowell
October 22, 2019

Women’s soccer head coach David Suvak received a National A-Senior License from US Soccer on Oct. 21, becoming the only Division III coach to be awarded the certification in 2019, Emerson Athletics announced.  Suvak...

Freshman midfielder Sage Stack (middle) led the team with five shots against Wellesley. Carol Rangel / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer extends conference win streak to four

By Andrew Lin
October 19, 2019

The women’s soccer team defeated Wellesley College by a score of 1-0 behind senior forward Veronica Alberts’ lone goal. The win improves the Lions’ record to 10-4 on the season and 5-1 in the...

Sophomore Grace Cosgrove (second from left) and freshman Sage Stack (right) battle Wheaton defenders for the ball on Oct. 15. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer freshmen dominate mid-season

By Ethan McDowell
October 16, 2019

With the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference tournament fast approaching, the women’s soccer team is preparing to make another playoff push. Going into the 2019 season, the Lions...

Freshman Cali Brice (left, No. 4) races down the  right side of the field. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Lions defeat Wheaton for third-straight conference win

By Ethan McDowell
October 15, 2019

The women’s soccer team won its third-straight conference match in a physical 1-0 game against Wheaton College.  The Lions recorded a shutout for the seventh time this year.  “During these...

Freshman midfield Ainslee MacQuarrie tallied one assist in the Lions win against Smith College. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Lions snap losing streak with win over Smith College

By Ethan McDowell
October 8, 2019

The women’s soccer team ended its three-game losing streak Tuesday with a 2-1 win against conference opponent Smith College.  Freshman forward Alexa Ingersoll scored a goal to give the Lions a 1-0...

Junior defender Amanda Benavente totaled two shots on goal in the teams loss to Lesley. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer ends four game win streak against Lesley

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
September 25, 2019

The women’s soccer team ended a four-game win streak following a 2-1 loss at home to Lesley University Tuesday night in the annual battle for the Charles River Cup. Lesley opened the first half with...

Freshman Cali Bruce (right) totals one goal and three assists this season. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Freshman soccer player shows dominance in midfield

By Nick Rempe
September 24, 2019

Before freshman Cali Bruce joined the women’s soccer team, she used to spend her weekends in hotels with her club soccer team, preparing for two games after a week of four practices. Bruce played...

Senior Veronica Alberts (right, No. 11) totaled two shots on goal and one assist in the teams win against Mount Holyoke. Montse Landeros / Beacon Correspondent

Women’s soccer scores eight goals in conference opener

By Hanna Hill
September 21, 2019

The women’s soccer team opened conference play Saturday afternoon with an 8-0 win against Mount Holyoke College. Sophomore forward Grace Cosgrove scored three goals and notched one assist. The win...

Freshman Sage Stack had one shot on goal against Thomas College. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer wins third game in a row ahead of conference play

By Collin Robisheaux
September 17, 2019

The women’s soccer team notched its third win in a row Tuesday, shutting out Thomas College en route to a 3-0 victory. The Lions scored all three of their goals in the second half. Head coach David...

Assistant coach Kayla Cappuzzo (center) joined the team during the off season. Montse Landeros / Beacon Correspondent

Former professional player joins women’s soccer coaching staff

By Ethan McDowell
September 11, 2019

The final whistle blew to signal the end of Northeastern University’s 2017 soccer season, and with it the end of an era for Kayla Cappuzzo.  Now, Cappuzzo works as the assistant coach of the Emerson...

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