The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, June 25, 2016

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Just keep scoring: Boyle making waves in NEWMAC

A freshman who aspires to create in the animation studio has spent her first year at Emerson College carving out a prominent scoring role on the women’s basketball team.

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Alumna excels both in the dugout and development

It didn’t take long for former softball player Tatiana Motevalli-Oliner ‘14 to launch her career in college athletics development. Like most Emerson students, she was involved in her passion long before she received her diploma.

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Preview: Men's volleyball seeks balance as season begins

This season’s men’s volleyball team may have grown in numbers since last year’s early playoff exit, but competing as one unit while getting multiple players involved in matches will be key for the Lions to become a competitive postseason threat.

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Emerson baseball finds first official home at Campanelli Stadium

The Emerson baseball team has found its first home field.

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Sheng shifts from sidelines to Lions’ starting lineup

Transitioning from California to Boston in the middle of the winter is less than ideal for the average warm-blooded being, but men’s basketball sophomore Michael Sheng did it earlier this year.

Cross country coach looks to create more training options

Now that the 2015 cross country season is over, runners face nine months without a structured program to participate in. With no other team offseason options offered, they will have to wait until next September to begin training again.

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Men's basketball battle in annual tourney for cancer awareness

The men’s basketball team not only competed in last weekend’s Greater Boston Shootout, but fought for a cause, too.

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Women's soccer upsets tournament bracket, takes home ECAC title

After missing out on the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs, the women’s soccer team won the school’s first Eastern College Athletic Conference Women’s New England Soccer Championship this past weekend.

Sole female coach in men's NEWMAC soccer helps lead Lions

This year, Emerson’s men’s soccer team didn’t treat Taylor Korytko like anything special. And that’s exactly how the 22-year-old first-year assistant coach wanted it to be.

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Runners choose between championships and Quidditch

Emerson student athletes are often faced with time conflicts between their sport and the other activities they participate in. Sophomore Martha Connolly, junior Mike O’Connor, and senior Kieran Collier, all cross country runners who also play Quidditch, have had to deal with the multiple conflicts that have arisen between the two.

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Women’s volleyball mulls over missed chances

Head coach Ben Read and his volleyball players are still trying to process the season.

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Men's basketball looks to emphasize experience on court

With 10 seniors on the roster, Emerson’s men’s basketball team plans to use their familiarity and experience on the court to their advantage this season.

Women’s soccer pushes towards promising future

For the third consecutive year since its conference move, the women’s soccer team has missed the cut.

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Women's basketball sees strength in small size

Despite a tournament berth last season, the Emerson women’s basketball team will have a completely new offense once they hit the court and begin the year.

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Men’s soccer spent season adjusting to adversity

In the conference room at Rotch Playground and Field, photos of departing seniors from Emerson’s men’s soccer team were laid out, awaiting signatures of teammates. As the club completed a second consecutive winless season in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference play, going 5-13 overall, players sounded a somber tone, but said the year offered glimpses of what could develop into a winning future.