The Berkeley Beacon

Friday, November 17, 2017

Men's Volleyball: Continuing Coverage


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Men's volleyball handles Pine Manor in opener

Emerson's men's volleyball team swept Pine Manor in the Lion's season opener Saturday.

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Wiley achieves Emerson's first 1,000 kill career

The Emerson athletic administration needs to raise a new banner in the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym.

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Men's volleyball caps best season with most awards yet

Emerson’s men’s volleyball team had four players recognized by the Great Northeast Athletic Conference’s end-of-season awards.

Men's volleyball posts first .500 record in program history

The men’s volleyball team went 13-13 this season, the first time the program posted a not-losing record in its six-year history. Despite being eliminated from the first round of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference playoffs on April 7, the team ranked among the best in the country in several statistical categories.

Preview: Men's volleyball aims for upset in quarterfinals

The Lions will face third-seeded Wentworth Institute of Technology on April 7 in the first round of GNAC playoffs.

Men's volleyball pondering postseason position

With three games left in the men’s volleyball season and a 2 1/2 game lead over Albertus Magnus College for the sixth and final playoff spot, the task is simple: win and they’re in.

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Freshman stabilizes Lions in both aspects of the game

In volleyball, players tend to specialize in offense or defense. Freshman Nick Rusk, however, is a bit of an oddity: He’s second on the team in both kills and digs, which he credits to his beach volleyball experience.

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Back on the court with a different sport

The undermanned volleyball roster stood at just eight players—compared to conference foe Wentworth’s 17—until the addition of two unlikely suspects around spring break.

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Wiley's ways: junior hitter kills the competition

Junior Jackson Wiley’s dominant offensive performance leads not only the Emerson men’s volleyball team this year, but also his conference, which includes nationally-ranked schools.

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Volleyball confident with midseason form

Boston’s recent snowstorms have canceled one men’s volleyball game and several practices, but according to head coach Ben Read, the team is using this time off to their advantage by resting up.

Late Lions adapt to new level of play

Though they are playing different sports, these two athletes are both facing similar challenges as latecomers. But their teammates and coaches say they are adjusting well.

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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.