The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, February 8, 2016


Men's volleyball wins first playoff game

The men’s volleyball team secured its first Great Northeast Athletic Conference postseason win in the program’s history Tuesday, after a season in which the Lions have found success with their largest freshman class ever.


Tennis player awarded GNAC rookie of the week

Though he’s humble off the court, once freshman Vinny Castellini picks up his racket, his modesty fades away — becoming a player that his teammates and coach recognize as fiercely effective.


Emerson lacrosse suffers third quarter slumps

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Junior continues hitting dominance in GNAC

Brittany Rochford has been a leadoff hitter since high school. Her stats — though she refuses to see them during the season — show that these years of practice have paid off, as she now leads the Emerson softball team in hits and walks.


Women's lacrosse team wins game in final minutes

The Lions won 13-12 in a contest that was highly competitive down to the final seconds of the game.

Softball rallies in extra innings past Albertus Magnus

Emerson rallied and scrambled to overcome a three-run ninth inning by Albertus Magnus College, scoring four times in the final inning to win the game 6-5.


Lions persevere in double overtime win

On Saturday, the men’s lacrosse team overcame an early 3-0 deficit and rallied to take its first victory of the year in double overtime against Regis College, proving to be a possible turning point for the Lions early in the season.


Former player now head coach of men's lacrosse team

Daniel Gold came to Emerson hoping to write screenplays and direct films. Now, less than a year after graduation, he is writing game plans and directing plays on the lacrosse field.


Women's lacrosse captain leads GNAC in goals

Chelsea Phillips continues to lead as captain of the women’s lacrosse team and currently is number one in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) in goals and shots attempted.

Men's lacrosse unable to maintain early lead in season opener

At the end of the first quarter in the men’s lacrosse season opener, Nicholas Kitsos passed the ball to a cutting Eric Colleran, who threw it into the top-right corner of the net, beating the buzzer and give the Lions a 3-2 advantage over Wentworth Institute of Technology.


Lions' softball hitters among leaders in GNAC

The Emerson’s softball team has maintained its status as a power-hitting team this year, as the Lions have batters topping the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) in home runs and runs batted in.


Nine games postponed from weather

The Emerson baseball team has missed nine consecutive games because of inclement weather and unplayable field conditions, and are predicted to have several more games postponed through the end of the month.


First baseman critical to baseball team's early season

Down 12 players who graduated last year, the Emerson baseball team is looking for new leaders—and first baseman Zach Dean has proved to be an increasingly important force this season.


Softball team enters the season with two pitchers

The Emerson softball team is entering the season with only two pitchers after junior Alexandra Magistro sustained an injury during a game over spring break in Florida.


Women's lacrosse looks to exit GNAC with championship

The women's lacrosse team hopes to leave a legacy by winning the championship in its last year in the conference.