Men’s Soccer, Women’s Volleyball Win Regular Season Titles; Tourney Play Starts Wednesday

Office of Communications | November 01, 2016
Men’s Soccer, Women’s Volleyball Win Regular Season Titles; Tourney Play Starts Wednesday

Men’s Soccer to Host Eastern Connecticut State University on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

The men's soccer team secured another Little East Conference regular season title on Saturday. They are now looking for their third straight conference tournament title.

The team’s second regular season title in three years means the Beacons will be the No. 1 seed in this week’s Little East Conference Tournament. The Beacons will host No. 4 Eastern Connecticut State University on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Boston College High School.

The Beacons enter the tournament with a 15-1-2 overall record and a 5-1-1 record in the LEC. They are ranked No. 12 in the D3Soccer.com Top-25 Poll and No. 15 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Poll. Earlier this season, they were ranked as high as No. 4 in the NSCAA Poll and No. 8 in the D3Soccer.com Top-25 Poll.

2016 UMass Boston volleyball team

Women’s Volleyball to Host Tournament Game on Thursday

The UMass Boston women’s volleyball team will host a LEC semifinal game in the Clark Athletic Center on Thursday. The Beacons will face Eastern Connecticut State University at 7 p.m.

The Beacons (26-4) earned their eighth straight regular season LEC title last Tuesday with a 3-0 win over the University of Southern Maine. This past weekend, they won the Trinity University Invitational in San Antonio, Texas with wins over Hardin-Simmons University and No. 16 Trinity University.

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