The Week in Beacons Sports (November 26-December 2)

Office of Communications | December 03, 2013
The Week in Beacons Sports (November 26-December 2)

Men's Basketball Head Coach Charlie Titus Records 300th Win

UMass Boston men's basketball (3-2) overcame a 13-point first-half deficit to help Head Coach Charlie Titus get his 300th win at the varsity level on Friday. Titus will go for his 301st win tonight at 7:30 at home against MIT.

Women’s Basketball
Sophomore Olivia Murphy of Canton was named the Little East Conference’s Player of the Week after scoring 26 points and collecting 16 rebounds in UMass Boston’s only game of the week. The team will try to build on their 3-1 start in tonight’s home opener. They host Mount Ida College at 5:30 p.m.

Men’s Hockey
The Beacons (4-1-2) took home their third straight Manchester P.A.L./Stovepipe Classic Championship last weekend with a win over the University of New England. Peter MacIntyre, a sophomore from Norfolk, was named tournament MVP. Sophomore goaltender Zach Andrews, who allowed just three goals on 65 total shots during the tournament, was named the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) East Men’s Hockey Goalie of the Week for the second time in his career. The No. 17 Beacons return to action on Friday against the same University of New England team.

Women’s Hockey
The Beacons (2-6-1) ended a three-game losing streak on Sunday with a 4-3 win over Colby College. They host the University of Southern Maine Friday at 4 p.m.

Women’s Soccer
Seniors Tayla Andrews and Sam Cristoforo will play in the New England Women's Intercollegiate Soccer (NEWISA) Division III Senior Bowl on Saturday at 1 p.m. Only one other Beacon, Samantha Place ’12, has ever been invited to play in this game.

Women’s Volleyball
Seniors Corrine Porter, Megan Pollack, and Amber Clemons will represent the Beacons in the 2013 New England Women's Volleyball Association (NEWVA) Senior Classic on Sunday. UMass Boston (24-16) ended the season ranked 22nd in the final American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Top 25 Poll.

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