The men’s hockey team (14-3-2) picked up a win and a tie last week, good enough to bump it up to No. 10 in the D3Hockey.com Top-15 poll. This is the highest D3Hockey.com ranking in Beacons history. On Tuesday, freshman Peter MacIntyre of Norfolk was named the ECAC East Rookie of the Week for the second straight week and third time this season.
UMass Boston, unbeaten in the last five games, improved to 8-9-3 on the season. Freshman Samantha Fallon of Pembroke picked up her first two goals of the season in Saturday’s win over Manhattanville College.
Men’s Track and Field
On the second day of the Boston University Terrier Classic, the men's track and field team saw a total of 13 new personal bests as they competed against some of the top athletes in Divisions I, II, and III. Senior Henry Morales of Chelsea set the program record for the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.53 seconds.
Women’s Track and Field
Six members of the women’s track and field team set personal bests at the BU Terrier Classic.
The Beacons (12-7) earned the program’s first regular season sweep of the Keene State College Owls on Saturday with a 69-48 win.
The men’s team fell to 9-10. The team returns to the court Saturday when they host Rhode Island College at 3 p.m.
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