Women’s Soccer, Volleyball Teams Win LEC Championship Games

November 05, 2012

Colleen Locke


Beacons Win Dual Conference Tournament Titles for First Time in School History

The University of Massachusetts Boston women’s soccer team (17-2-0) took home its first Little East Conference championship title on Sunday, while the women’s volleyball team (17-11) won its fourth straight title.

UMass Boston’s 1-0 win over Western Connecticut State University means the soccer team will play in the NCAA Division III tournament for the first time in the program’s history. The soccer team (18-2) will play Ithaca College (17-1-2) in Ithaca, New York, on Saturday at 11 a.m.

The volleyball team earned an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament with a 3-1 win over Keene State College on Sunday. The volleyball team (17-11) will play MIT (30-5) on Friday at 5:30 p.m. at Luce Field House at Connecticut College in New London.

The UMass Boston volleyball team has advanced to the championship round of the NCAA regional tournament for the past two seasons.

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