This Week in Beacons Sports: Sprinter Hulerie McGuffie Places 2nd at Indoor National Championships

Office of Communications | March 18, 2014
This Week in Beacons Sports: Sprinter Hulerie McGuffie Places 2nd at Indoor National Championships

Lacrosse, Softball, Baseball, Tennis Teams Spend Spring Break in Florida

Hulerie McGuffie, a sophomore at the University of Massachusetts Boston, has become the first Beacon to earn back-to-back All-America honors in more than 20 years. The Lynn native placed second at the 2014 Indoor Track and Field Championships in Lincoln, Nebraska with a time of 55.28. She now prepares for the outdoor season, which starts on March 29 at the Tufts University Snowflake Classic.

Men’s Lacrosse
The Beacons (3-2) were 1-1 on the week. Following a tough 9-7 loss to Lasell College on Friday, the Beacons exploded on Saturday for a 17-1 win over Johnson State College. The team has a 4 p.m. matchup against Florida Southern College today in Lakeland, Florida.

The softball team looks to pick up a win against Tufts University tonight at 7 in Clermont, Florida,. After a 3-2 win against the College of New Jersey, the Beacons (1-3) dropped games to Framingham State University, Babson College, and Western New England University.

The Beacons (2-2) will be back at it again in Fort Myers, Florida, this afternoon, looking to get above .500. The Beacons won both games in Friday’s doubleheader against Edgewood College, but lost weekend games to SUNY Plattsburgh and University of Wisconsin-Stout. Both of today’s doubleheader games are against St. Joseph’s College.

Men’s Tennis
Playing in Kissimmee, Florida, the men’s tennis team (0-4) is still looking for their first win of the year. The team dropped games to Western New England and Division II opponent Bentley University.

Women’s Tennis
The women’s tennis team (6-12) has struck out in their first two games of the spring trip, losing to Western New England and Bentley University. They’re looking to turn things around this afternoon against Smith College in Tampa, Florida.

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