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Track and Field Brings Home Second National Championship This Year

Colleen Locke | May 29, 2018

Two months after winning the 2018 Indoor National Championship in Birmingham, Alabama, the Beacons are the co-winners of the 2018 Outdoor National Championship.

Four Seniors to Spend Commencement at Outdoor Track and Field Championship

Colleen Locke | May 21, 2018

Eight Beacons will be representing UMass Boston at the Outdoor Track and Field Championship, which starts on Thursday in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Four of those who are going to be participating—Dom Nda, Garth Miriyoga, Taylor Driggers, and Lexy Bean—are seniors, and will be missing commencement.

Baseball Wins LEC Title, Third Straight Trip to NCAA Tournament

Colleen Locke | May 14, 2018

UMass Boston’s baseball team is heading back to the NCAA Tournament. The Beacons will face the Penn State Berks on Thursday at 1 p.m. at Whitehouse Field in Harwich.

Softball Earns Second Trip to NCAA Tournament; Baseball to Host LEC Tourney Starting Wednesday

Colleen Locke | May 07, 2018

Thanks to a perfect record in the Little East Conference Tournament, the LEC champion Beacons will be taking on the Tufts University Jumbos this week in the first round of the four-team, double elimination regional. Meanwhile, baseball hosts the LEC Tournament at Monan Park starting Wednesday.

UMass Boston Women’s Track and Field Crowned NCAA Indoor National Champions

Office of Communications | March 10, 2018

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.

Beacon Makes History: Larkin ‘18 Becomes First Hockey Player to Sign with NHL Team

Colleen Locke | March 06, 2018

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.

Women’s Basketball Wins First-Ever Little East Conference Title

Colleen Locke | February 26, 2018

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.

UMass Boston Hockey and Basketball Teams Advance in Conference Playoffs

Colleen Locke | February 20, 2018

All of UMass Boston’s hockey and basketball teams have advanced in the postseason.

Celebrating A First: All Beacons Winter Sports Teams Hosting Playoff Games

Colleen Locke | February 16, 2018

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.

Sophomore Wadeline Jonathas Breaks 2 DIII Records, Team Ranked No. 6

Colleen Locke | February 09, 2018

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.