The Berkeley Beacon

Friday, October 31, 2014

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Men's tennis team remains undefeated in GNAC

On Tuesday, the men’s tennis team swept Norwich University 9-0 to open the Great Northeast Athletic Conference playoffs, continuing a season that has seen the Lions post the program’s best record in its history.

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Lions lose heartbreaking game in double overtime

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Emerson splits doubleheader with Saints

In its first game since April 6, the Emerson softball team split a doubleheader with Saint Joseph’s College Sunday, with initial home runs giving the Lions an early lead.

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Freshman is named Rookie of the Year

On Sunday night, freshman Alex Frapech was browsing the Great Northeast Athletic Conference website when he noticed his name — he was selected as rookie of the year for his work on the men’s volleyball team this season.

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Men's volleyball knocked out in GNAC semifinals

In a packed gym at Emmanuel College, nearly 200 spectators looked on as the Saints swept Emerson College 3-0 in the semifinals for the Great Northeast Athletic Conference men’s volleyball playoffs, the first time the team reached the tournament since 2011.

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Women's lacrosse dominates second half in win

The team dominated possession of the ball by winning draw controls 16 to 6, ending the game with a final score of 13-7.

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Lions unable to start offense against Saints

The Lions’ defense could not keep up with Emmanuel College’s early offensive barrage of shots, as the Saints shot the ball 22 times in the opening period, and was limited to taking only three shots of their own, causing an early 4-0 deficit.

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Baseball team posts worst record in program history

Baseball head coach Dave Hanley said he has been disappointed with his team’s subpar effort this season as the Lions find themselves with the worst record in the program’s history.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.