The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, October 23, 2017

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Women’s volleyball: Lions have new mentality for final matches

Despite an inconsistent season and a tough four-game losing streak, things may finally be coming together for Emerson’s women’s volleyball team.

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NEWMAC championships approach for young XC team

Both Emerson’s men’s and women’s cross country teams are four meets into their season.

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Men's soccer notebook: Offensive woes continue as team yet to score in NEWMAC

Both Emerson and Babson went into their clash last Saturday with a record of 0-3, looking for a crucial win to revive their NEWMAC playoff hopes. In the end, Babson defeated the Lions 2-0.

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Women’s soccer notebook: Haley out for season as Lions push for playoffs

Minutes before their game against Lesley in the Charles River Cup last month, the players of Emerson’s women’s soccer team learned the news of standout Paige Haley’s injury, a torn ACL.

New coach brings fall season to men’s tennis program

Emerson’s men’s tennis team is beginning its season in the fall for the first time.

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Suvak and son: Freshman joins father with Emerson soccer

Athletics at Emerson may be one big metaphorical family, but for women’s soccer head coach David Suvak, that just became literal. His son, James, joined the men’s soccer team this semester.

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Fresh off senior season, former Lasell player joins Lions staff

This past spring, Lasell College senior Tristan Davis extended the Lasers’ lead to 17-10 in the final set over the host Emerson Lions with his 10th kill of the men’s volleyball match.

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Freshman already among NEWMAC leaders

Most freshmen athletes face a learning curve on a new team. Grace Tepper has not only been the star of the women’s volleyball team, but has already asserted herself in a way uncommon among newcomers.

Men's soccer can't make it two in a row against Coast Guard

While Emerson’s meeting with Coast Guard last season ended with a historic 1-0 Lions’ victory, this year’s meeting was not as joyful, as the Lions fell 2-0 on Saturday.

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Freshman goalkeeper gets starting experience

With both teams locked at zero and overtime imminent, head coach Brian Harkin called on Kemp to make his college debut.

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Lions get energy with first-year head coach

First-year head coach Bryan Harkin led the team out of the locker room with a strong sense of energy and optimism as they began the trek back home.

Women’s soccer: A new formation for a deeper playoff run

Coming off its first NEWMAC playoff appearance in program history last season, Emerson’s women’s soccer team is looking to build upon its latest success by switching up its style of play this year.

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Women’s VBALL preview: ECAC’s not enough

Emerson’s women’s volleyball team has a short roster with many young players. But head coach Ben Read is still aiming for the playoffs.

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Men’s soccer preview: Playoffs not out of reach

After the men’s soccer team achieved its first NEWMAC win last year, new head coach Bryan Harkin set an ambitious goal for this season— a playoff appearance.

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Rams run away in second half, beat Lions 5-2

Twice the Suffolk goalkeeper went down and twice Emerson’s men’s soccer team capitalized, but the Lions were unable to overcome a Christian Restrepo hat trick in a 5-2 loss to the Rams Wednesday night.