The Berkeley Beacon

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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Lions summer news recap

Catching you up on all Emerson Lions news over the summer break, and getting you ready for the fall season.

Women's lacrosse team to host Emerson's first home NEWMAC playoff

The no. 4 seeded Lions drew no. 5 seed Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the bracket.

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Three-run inning costs baseball team against MIT

Emerson struck first, but was unable to overcome a three-run MIT fifth, and dropped Thursday’s matinee game to the Engineers, 5-2.

Ballplayer continues despite concussions

Emerson baseball senior Danny Johnson looks as healthy as ever. Though anyone who has been following his story is watching his health very closely.

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Athletics to celebrate seven decades of Lions

As Emerson athletics prepares to celebrate its 70th anniversary at a June 3 banquet in the Skybox of the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym, alumni won’t have to look far to see the changes in the Emerson Lions landscape.

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Lions use doubleheader to raise awareness

Emerson players wore teal T-shirts prior to the doubleheader, with SAAM printed on the back to recognize April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Q&A: Softball's Kallista Leonardos on season

With eight games remaining in the regular season, The Beacon spoke with starting catcher Kallista Leonardos to find out about the team morale and what the Lions have taken away from this year.

Women's lacrosse: Soccer star becomes key for LAX

Haley was named the NEWMAC Defensive Athlete of the Week on April 3.

Women's lacrosse: Lemire didn't leave for long

A familiar face is patrolling the sidelines at Rotch Playground and Field this season alongside head women’s lacrosse coach Kat Egizi.

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Musician at Berklee, athlete at Emerson

Max is a student-athlete who, due to Emerson’s association with the Professional Arts Consortium, can play for one of Emerson’s athletic teams despite his Berklee enrollment.

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Lions volleyball loses quarterfinal match

The fifth-seeded Lions faced fourth-seeded Johnson and Wales University on the road in the first round of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference playoffs Tuesday night, and handed over the first two sets of the evening, committing a total of 28 errors. By the time Emerson gathered itself for the third set, it was too late.

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Women's lacrosse: New faces, same goal

Entering play on Thursday, the women’s lacrosse team is 3-2 in conference play, placing them fourth in the NEWMAC.

Men's Volleyball: Freshman known for TV spot

The popular show Veep’s sixth season premieres on April 16, and fans with a taste for the political comedy and the Emerson men’s volleyball team might be surprised to stumble upon middle blocker John Bucy while binge-watching to catch up.

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Emerson Lions Recap: March 30-April 5

A look at the latest Emerson Lions spring action.

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Men's Volleyball: Lions positioned for playoffs after winning streak

After returning from spring break, the Lions collected three straight wins over Albertus Magnus, Mount Ida, and Emmanuel, all members of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference, putting them in line for for a conference playoff spot.