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David Leicht

Beacon Correspondent

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Coach V, new staff hope to bring more W's

Following a disappointing 2-27 season in 2015, Emerson’s baseball team is determined to turn things around with a completely new coaching staff. Nick Vennochi, a 2011 graduate and former captain at the college, and his staff begin their first season at the helm.

Emerson studios become home to NEWMAC News

Emerson College isn’t exactly known for its athletic teams. But while the school is more well known for its programs in communications and the arts, the community has a stronger sports fan base than meets the eye.

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Men's volleyball adds six-footer to front lines

Although Thailand native Win Kittivatcharapong didn’t step on American soil until this past August, the freshman said playing for the Emerson volleyball team has made his transition smoother.