The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, May 23, 2015

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From Wheaton Lyon to Emerson Lion

On Nov. 20, 2012, Wheaton’s men’s basketball team, the Lyons, defeated the Emerson Lions 61-57. Then-sophomore Ryan Clinesmith started for the Lyons, scoring 13 points and grabbing eight rebounds. But the 6-foot-5 forward didn’t know he would be suiting up for Emerson two seasons later.

Athletics co-sponsors transgender awareness week

Emerson’s second annual transgender awareness week was, for the first time, co-sponsored by the athletics department, and featured a poetry reading by a transgender soccer player.

NEWMAC News: A farewell to fall

A final look at the fall sports' seasons.

For transfers, teams offer fast friendships

After taking a season off from soccer during her freshman year at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island, sophomore Elle Wierbicky realized she wasn’t fully satisfied with her academic and athletic experience, and decided to transfer to Emerson.

25 Lions honored for academics

Emerson had 25 athletes named to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference teams for fall sports, the department announced on its website Monday.

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Winner determined in logo contest

Just months after Emerson Athletics withdrew an embattled logo produced by an external firm, a collegewide vote selected a revised design by the firm as the Lions' official mark.

More than wins and losses

A quick look at the women’s soccer team’s season only reveals its below-average record.

Reality looms in XC's final meet

The Emerson College men’s and women’s cross-country teams will end their seasons at the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Championship on Nov. 1 at Smith College.

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A NEWMAC first for men's soccer team

On Oct. 25, for the first time in a NEWMAC game, the Lions did not lose. They ended their game against Clark in a 0-0 double overtime tie.

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In twilight, playoffs still possible

In a season that will likely end in a playoff berth for the Lions, it was the team’s younger players who set the foundation for success.

NEWMAC News: Playoff picture Oct. 23

With fall sports winding down, find out where the Lions are in the playoff hunt.

Volleyball close to playoff berth

The Lions currently have a two game lead for the seventh spot, and a win over Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Oct. 28 or Clark University on Nov. 1 would clinch a berth in the NEWMAC tournament.

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Women's soccer lights up the night

Members of the women’s soccer team set a goal for themselves: each player needed to raise at least $100, or $2,400 collectively, for an annual cancer awareness walk.

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Men's basketball eyes conference title

After a season of remarkable upset that ended in an early playoff exit, Emerson’s men’s basketball team is focused on the future and its second year of competition in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference.

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Women's basketball looks to outrun competition

After the women’s basketball team reached the quarterfinals in the final season of its old conference two years ago, its season last year—the first in its new conference—was ultimately forgettable.