The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Men’s tennis starts strong, falters early in NEWMAC

Though Emerson’s men’s tennis team has dropped four consecutive matches, it’s already exceeded expectations after starting the season 5-0, according to first-year head coach Daniel Munsey.

Raiders deal Lions straight set playoff loss

In the end, Emerson’s men’s volleyball team didn’t take a single set against Rivier University in nine tries this season. But on Tuesday night in Nashua, New Hampshire, the Lions gave the Raiders a game in what was predominantly a seesaw battle throughout.

Thumb_140_1460002270-1.jpg

Laird leading strong Lions baseball community effort

Junior pitcher Cal Laird has shined both on and off the field for Emerson’s baseball team, as his contributions to the community have brought his teammates together.

Thumb_140_1460002314-3.jpg

Carney’s calendar stuffed with softball and more

Shelby Carney is no stranger to stepping up and taking control. Not only has the junior softball outfielder been garnering praise for her on-field leadership, but her off-the-field dedication is just as impressive, according to her teammates.

Thumb_140_1460001940-2.jpg

Cohen contributing whenever, wherever she can

It’s been a rough year for Gabi Cohen. Between a fractured pelvis and torn ligaments, her progress on the lacrosse field has been stunted by injury. But Cohen, on the sidelines with her team every step of the way, still managed to win last year’s athletics’ community service award.

Emerson plans full court press for DIII Week

Division III athletes don’t get scholarships for performance on the field. They’re rarely found on television, and they almost never go pro.

Thumb_140_1459392831-jacobcutlervolleyball3.jpg

Men's volleyball finagles final playoff spot

With two games remaining in its regular season schedule, Emerson’s men’s volleyball team has already punched a ticket into the Great Northeast Athletic Conference championship tournament.

Thumb_140_1459393483-kate_web.jpg

Midfielder Lemire making most of senior season

Coming off an ACL repair surgery just last season, senior captain and midfielder Kate Lemire is leading Emerson’s women’s lacrosse team into New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference play. It was a long road back, according to Lemire. But it was worth it.

Thumb_140_1459393061-antonio_ramirezprint.jpg

Men's tennis new no. 1 brings DI experience

As a tot and a high schooler in Caracas, Venezuela’s capital, Antonio Ramirez loved playing tennis. Now living in a city over 2,000 miles away from home, the sophomore journalism major’s fondness for the game may be one of the only things that hasn’t changed in his life.

Radenberg, Lions lax dealt a tough hand

Freshman Cameron Radenberg was making waves early in his Emerson lacrosse career. Through the first three games of this season, the attack was tied for most goals among the Lions, and was second in assists.

Season preview: men’s tennis still looking for NEWMAC win

Emerson’s teams are seemingly improving in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference with more playoff berths and the school’s first postseason win this winter. A few programs, however, are still looking for their first regular season conference victory—one is men’s tennis.

Thumb_140_1458786537-emilyquinn_1.jpg

Quinn attacking opponents in 2016 lax campaign

Emily Quinn knows a thing or two about a campaign.

Thumb_140_1458785283-neil_perry_walsh.jpg

Emerson’s Perry sliding into NEWMAC notables

Sophomore second baseman Neil Perry is playing his first season on Emerson’s baseball team. The journalism major from Middleborough, Massachusetts, currently leads the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference in stolen bases and sits among the top five in batting average.

Thumb_140_1458785228-kallista_walsh_archive.jpg

Fresh off Tommy John, equipment back on

Kallista Leonardos said her choices were slim—the surgery or a future that didn’t include softball.

Baseball team using platform to confront cancer

Combining their off-field skills with their on-field platform, Emerson’s baseball team is joining the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition’s fight to prevent the disease.