The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, October 5, 2015


Delzo daunts and dazzles on defense

Junior Janissa Delzo has played in every game since her freshman year, and since her sophomore year, she’s started every game but one. This year, she has emerged not only as a leader, but also as the team’s best defender.


Ex-NBA player shares tale of redemption

Former NBA player Chris Herren came to speak to student athletes at Emerson on Jan. 22.


Lions logo gains ground with unveiling on court

Emerson’s athletic department officially unveiled its new logo on the floor of the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym in a ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 24.

NEWMAC News: Playoff picture Jan. 29

With the end of basketball season just around the corner, find out what the playoffs look like right now for the Emerson Lions.


Undermanned Lions volley for best season yet

For the men’s volleyball team, the 3-1 set loss to the Engineers was a building block for the rest of the season.


Tied at halftime, men's basketball outlasted by MIT

Though they were tied by halftime, the Emerson men's basketball team ended up losing 64-55 to Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Jan. 24.

Men’s soccer searches for new head coach

The Emerson men’s soccer head coach, Jared Scarpaci, will be stepping down after 11 seasons in the position.


Women’s basketball focuses on defense after break

The Lions are 4-4 in New England Women and Men’s Athletic Conference play, and 9-7 overall. Their four conference wins already match their total NEWMAC wins from last year.


Men’s basketball gears up for conference play

While most students were still on winter break, the Emerson men’s basketball team was already hitting the court.

Rotch Playground may soon have new neighbor

Emerson’s men’s and women’s soccer teams may be overshadowed by a professional team within the next five years.


St. Thomas awaits equally scorching hot Lions

Women’s basketball has now won three games in a row, with only one loss this season, finding success in a balanced team dynamic.


Men's ball looks to rebound from tough first quarter

At this time last year, the men’s basketball team was 5-3 and preparing for Division III powerhouse Amherst College, an eventual upset win for the Lions. A year later, Emerson is 3-4 and underperforming with a more complete roster.

Men's ball splits opening tourney

Expectations for the men’s basketball team have been as high as ever before going into this season, but an opening weekend split for the Lions proved there is still a lot of progress to be made.

Softball dabbles in distribution

Emerson’s softball team temporarily opened its first online store this month, making it the third college sport to test out digital merchandising this year. It may be followed by three more.


Women's ball loses star in opener

The Lions lost their leading scorer, rebounder, and best all-around player from last year, senior Kristen Brice, to an eye injury in the first half of their first game of the year.