Sophomore Wadeline Jonathas won four individual titles to lead the UMass Boston women's track and field team to a fifth national title at the 2018 Indoor National Championship in Birmingham, Alabama on Saturday.
Colin Larkin signed a one-year, entry-level contract with the Edmonton Oilers and an amateur tryout contract with the Oilers’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Bakersfield Condors, on Monday.
The third time was the charm for the UMass Boston women’s basketball team, who beat UMass Dartmouth for the first time this season to take home their first-ever Little East Conference Tournament crown on Saturday. The team has an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
All of UMass Boston’s hockey and basketball teams have advanced in the postseason.
For the first time in UMass Boston history, all four winter sports teams are hosting a conference tournament game. The playoff push begins on Saturday, February 17 with a New England Conference Tournament doubleheader in the Edward T. Barry Ice Rink.
UMass Boston has risen from No. 9 to No. 6 in this week’s NCAA Division III Women’s Indoor Track & Field National Team Computer Rankings, in large part to the record-setting performance of sophomore business major Wadeline Jonathas, who broke two NCAA Division III records a week apart.
UMass Boston secured its eighth Little East Conference Tournament title on Saturday and earned a spot in the 2017 NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship Tournament New England Regional.
UMass Boston Athletics honored nearly 100 student athletes at its annual ring ceremony on Thursday, a record for the university in a given academic year.
UMass Boston is home to a minor in Native American and indigenous studies and four minority research institutions, including the Institute for New England Native American Studies.
Wadeline Jonathas, a freshman originally from Gonaives, Haiti, picked up two more national titles over Memorial Day weekend at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship Meet in Geneva, Ohio.