The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, December 18, 2017

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Men’s BBALL blows 16-point halftime lead, falls to Tufts

Tufts flexed its muscle on the offensive boards, outscoring Emerson 45-25 in the second half to pull off a 71-67 comeback victory over the Lions men’s basketball team Wednesday.

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Women’s BBALL drops third straight game against MIT

Benefiting from a significant height advantage, MIT came into the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym and made quick work of Emerson, handing the Lions their third straight loss in a 71-48 victory in women’s basketball action Wednesday night.

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Despite bike accident, senior XC runner makes final race

Cristina Ashbaugh raced in the final meet of her cross country career only 12 days after being hit by a car.

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Boyle sister reunion a no-brainer

In the Emerson women’s basketball season opener against Gordon, junior forward Charlie Boyle was out of the starting lineup and only saw five minutes of action, but a Boyle still took the opening tip for the Lions.

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Men’s basketball preview: Defense, rebounding early priorities for Lions

At a recent practice, Emerson’s men’s basketball team lined up along the baseline on the far side of the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym. Players stepped to the line for what seemed to be a series of high stakes free throws. Make it, and the team rests. Miss, and the team runs.

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Women’s basketball preview: Boyle sisters reunite as Lions set high goals

Emerson’s women’s basketball team hopes to reach the playoffs this season by using its versatility and changing the pace of the game, according to head coach Bill Gould.

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Women's VBALL falls one win short of playoffs

The Emerson women’s volleyball team went into its final match against Springfield in a win-or-go-home situation, needing a victory to make the NEWMAC playoffs. The day ended in disappointment for the Lions as they fell 3-1.

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Men’s soccer recap: Harkin realistic after disappointing season

Men’s soccer head coach Bryan Harkin set a lofty goal to make the NEWMAC playoffs with his team this season, but the Lions finished far from it.

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Women’s soccer recap: Key injury impacted playoff push

After qualifying for the NEWMAC playoffs last year, Emerson’s women’s soccer team had high expectations for this year, but injuries to key players held them back.

First Emerson College GameDay an event to build on

Emerson Channel Sports hosted the first Emerson College GameDay on Saturday, collaborating with the athletic department and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee in an attempt to create a Division I atmosphere for the fall sports teams’ senior days.

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Lions cap off senior day with NEWMAC win

While Saturday’s clash with MIT barely affected the men’s soccer team’s NEWMAC standing, the game was far from meaningless.

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First Emerson College GameDay to feature three senior day celebrations

Rotch Playground and Field will have the feel of a playground for fans on Saturday as the first Emerson College GameDay kicks off.

Playoff roundup: Women’s volleyball last chance for Lions

As the NEWMAC postseason approaches, Emerson’s fall sports teams find themselves in danger of missing out altogether.

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Despite injury concerns, Katie Rhee takes up Australian football

Katie Rhee knows she shouldn’t be playing sports, let alone one with heavy contact and no helmet or pads.