Athletics and Recreation


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.

Women’s Volleyball Earns 8th Conference Tournament Title; Will Play in NCAA Regional Friday

Colleen Locke | November 07, 2017

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 Honors Nearly 100 Student Athletes at Annual Ring Ceremony

Colleen Locke | October 13, 2017

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.

Native Student Athletes Strengthen Cultural Ties at UMass Boston

Colleen Locke | July 31, 2017

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.

UMass Boston Freshman Wadeline Jonathas Brings Home Two More National Titles

Colleen Locke | May 31, 2017

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.