The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, April 25, 2015

NEWMAC News: Spring season wrap-up

For the second straight year, no spring sports will qualify for the NEWMAC playoffs.

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After 389 days, baseball is winless no longer

The baseball team snapped a 36 game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over Coast Guard Academy on April 15.

Softball sweeps Smith for season's first NEWMAC win

The softball team earned its first conference victories in April 11's sweep of Smith.

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For student broadcasters, ’70s tech a situation from heck

Emerson Channel Sports has started an online fundraising campaign to replace its outdated equipment.

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Hit her with your best shot: Junior leads NEWMAC in hit-by-pitch stat

Junior captain Courtney Fee leads the NEWMAC in being plunked—it's resulted in the second baseman scoring three runs for her team.

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Men's volleyball caps best season with most awards yet

Emerson’s men’s volleyball team had four players recognized by the Great Northeast Athletic Conference’s end-of-season awards.

Men's volleyball posts first .500 record in program history

The men’s volleyball team went 13-13 this season, the first time the program posted a not-losing record in its six-year history. Despite being eliminated from the first round of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference playoffs on April 7, the team ranked among the best in the country in several statistical categories.

NEWMAC notes

Football is coming to the NEWMAC in fall 2017.

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Women's lacrosse looks for late season success

With three conference games left on the schedule, the women’s lacrosse team has already matched its conference win total from last season. The Lions are currently 6-4 overall, with a 2-3 record in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference—good for the fifth spot in the rankings—but still have their toughest opponents to come.

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Romano rocks it out on Lions offense

When he’s not attending classes, singing, or playing his saxophone, lacrosse player Andrew Romano is leading the conference in goals and helping to usher in a new era for the program.

Preview: Men's volleyball aims for upset in quarterfinals

The Lions will face third-seeded Wentworth Institute of Technology on April 7 in the first round of GNAC playoffs.

Men's volleyball pondering postseason position

With three games left in the men’s volleyball season and a 2 1/2 game lead over Albertus Magnus College for the sixth and final playoff spot, the task is simple: win and they’re in.

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Softball, baseball still feeling snow's impact

As record-breaking winter weather continues to linger in Boston, the baseball and softball teams are coping with the numerous cancellations of their practices and games.

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'Powerhouse' sophomore controls lacrosse’s offense

Meredith Weber is the leading scorer for the Lions, with 27 goals so far this season. She’s coming off a freshman campaign where she started all 15 matches and scored a team-high 48 goals.

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Softball’s sole senior captains with confidence and passion

Annie Jenkins, a captain and outfielder on the softball team, is in the unusual position of being the only senior on the roster. She wasn’t the only one of her class to begin playing as a freshman, but as the other players dropped off to do other things at Emerson, Jenkins stuck with what she knew would make her happy.