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  1. “Bobby the Beacon” to Graduate Friday
    Three-sport athlete Kirsten Morrison is one of a handful of students who plays Bobby the Beacon at campus events.
  2. Beacons Spotlight: Kyle Szatrowski Closes Out College Career with Pitcher of the Week Honors
    Senior marketing major Kyle Szatrowski is ending his Beacons career the same way he started it –i n record-setting fashion. Szatrowski was named the Little East Conference Pitcher of the Week for striking out a career-best nine batters in a 16-7 win over Western Connecticut State.
  3. Coach Titus Receives NABC Guardians of the Game Leadership Award
    Charlie Titus is the first coach in Little East Conference history to win the NABC's Guardians of the Game Leadership Award.
  4. Baseball, Softball Teams Earn First Wins of the Season on Spring Break Trip to Florida
    Continuing an annual tradition, the Beacons softball and baseball teams have arrived in Florida for their first games of the season.
  5. Race and Gender in Sports Expert to Beacon Athletes: You Have the Power to Affect Change
    Conversation with Richard Lapchick kicks off the planning for a sport management program at UMass Boston.
  6. Beacons Sports: Basketball, Hockey Teams Begin Conference Tournament Play
    The UMass Boston men’s hockey team earned a spot in this Saturday’s ECAC East conference semifinals by besting Skidmore College 11-1 over the weekend.
  7. Beacons Spotlight: Albee Daley Provides Assists On and Off the Ice
    Sophomore forward Albee Daley is hoping to provide a spark this Saturday when No. 2 UMass Boston hosts No. 7 Skidmore College at 7 p.m. in the ECAC East quarterfinals.
  8. Beacons Spotlight: Cappione Boosts Beacons Offensive Attack
    Alexa Cappione's defense will be crucial for the women's hockey team as the Beacons approach the final week of the regular season.
  9. Beacons Spotlight: Two-Sport Star Carl Joseph Nets 1,000th Point
    UMass Boston's first three-time All-American in track and field notches 1,000th point as a member of the men's basketball team. Oh, and he drives the Zamboni too.
  10. Beacons Sports: Two Beacons Join 1,000 Point Club
    Two UMass Boston Beacons joined the 1,000 point club this fall.
  11. Beacons Sports: Undefeated Men’s Hockey Team to Host 50th Codfish Bowl Tournament
    The men's hockey team will host the 50th Annual Codfish Bowl Tournament starting Sunday, while the women's hockey team will host the 8th Annual Codfish Bowl Tournament today.
  12. Men’s Hockey Team Sets Program Record With No. 5 Ranking in National Poll
    On Monday, the University of Massachusetts Boston men’s hockey team received their highest-ever national ranking. The Beacons are No. 5 in the USCHO.com poll, up one spot from last week.
  13. After 40 Years, Charlie Titus to Retire from Coaching at End of Basketball Season
    After nearly four decades at the helm of the University of Massachusetts Boston men’s basketball program, Head Coach Charlie Titus has announced that the 2014–15 season will be his last on the Beacons bench.
  14. UMass Boston Community Celebrates Fall Student-Athletes
    Students, faculty, staff, and UMass Boston mascot Bobby the Beacon gathered Wednesday, November 19 to show their appreciation for the fall Beacons athletics teams. For the first time in school history, all three fall sports squads competed in the Little East Conference tournament.
  15. Celebrate a Banner Year for the Beacons
    Come to the Campus Center for refreshments, music, and free t-shirts!
  16. Men’s Soccer Team Advances to First NCAA Tournament
    The UMass Boston men’s soccer team will travel to Dudley, Massachusetts to face Nichols College on Thursday at 1 p.m. in the first round of the Division III NCAA tournament.
  17. UMass Boston to Host Three Conference Semifinal Matches This Week
    The men's soccer team plays Wednesday at 1:30 p.m., the women's soccer team plays on Thursday at 1:30 p.m., and the volleyball team plays on Saturday at noon.
  18. Beacons Sports: Men’s Soccer Wins First Regular Season Conference Title; Volleyball 6th
    The men’s soccer team won its first regular season Little East Conference title on Sunday, the volleyball team has won its sixth consecutive conference title on Tuesday, and the women’s soccer team could earn a conference title on Saturday.
  19. UMass Boston Hockey Players Read for the Record
    Beacons icers team up with preschoolers to set a national record
  20. Beacons Spotlight: Krista Ledin Becomes First to Score 200 Points
    Krista Ledin, a senior nursing major, has become the first soccer player in Beacons and Little East Conference history to score more than 200 points.
  21. UMass Boston to Induct 12th Hall of Fame Class on October 9
    As part of the university’s 50th anniversary celebration, UMass Boston’s Division of Athletics and Recreation, Special Programs and Projects will induct its twelfth Hall of Fame class on Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
  22. Beacons Sports: Men’s, Women’s Soccer Earn Shutout Wins in Conference Openers
    The men’s and women’s soccer teams have both started their seasons strong in the Little East Conference, while the women's volleyball team is on a 10-game win streak.
  23. Beacons Sports: Volleyball Nets Coach Condon 200th Win
    The volleyball team’s 3-0 victory over Babson College on Friday gave Terry Condon her 200th win as the Beacons head coach.
  24. UMass Boston Volleyball Team No. 22 in National Preseason Poll
    UMass Boston’s volleyball team is ranked No. 22 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) preseason poll, only the second time in program history the Beacons have been ranked to open the year.
  25. UMass Boston High Jumper Overcomes Hurdles On, Off Track
    The holder of UMass Boston's indoor high jump record is nearly blind in his left eye.
  26. The Week in Beacons Sports: Senior Outfielder Co-Conference Player of the Year
    Senior Jamill Moquete recorded 45 hits, including seven doubles, six triples, and four home runs.
  27. The Week in Beacons Sports: Baseball to Open LEC Tournament Play on Wednesday
    UMass Boston’s baseball team will take on UMass Dartmouth on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the opening round of the Little East Conference Tournament.
  28. The Week in Beacons Sports: Track and Field Brings Home 8 Gold Medals
    UMass Boston sophomore Hulerie McGuffie set a Little East Conference record with five gold medals at the LEC Outdoor Championship over the weekend.
  29. The Week in Beacons Sports: Freshman Shatters 1986 Record at Track Meet
    Freshman Taylor Smith broke both the 1986 UMass Boston program record and the meet record with her throw of 129-01 feet.
  30. The Week in Beacons Sports: Women’s Softball Coach Picks up 100th Win
    Softball Head Coach Natalia Ardagna has more wins than any previous Beacons softball coach.
  31. The Week in Beacons Sports: Men’s Tennis Sweeps Conference Honors
    The men’s tennis team (1-5) picked up both weekly Little East Conference (LEC) honors on Monday.
  32. This Week in Beacons Sports: Baseball Erases 5-Run Deficit With Walk-Off Win in Florida
    The University of Massachusetts Boston Beacons came back from a five-run deficit in the ninth inning to defeat Bethel University, 8-7 on Thursday.
  33. This Week in Beacons Sports: Sprinter Hulerie McGuffie Places 2nd at Indoor National Championships
    Sophomore Hulerie McGuffie has become the first Beacon to earn back-to-back All-America honors in more than 20 years.
  34. This Week in Beacons Sports: Sophomore Sprinter Qualifies for Nationals
    Sophomore sprinter Hulerie McGuffie will be representing UMass Boston at the indoor national championships this weekend. This is the first time UMass Boston has been represented at the indoor national championships in more than 20 years.
  35. The Week in Beacons Sports: Lacrosse Opens Season with a Win
    Sophomore lacrosse player Noah Ellis of Hingham scored four times to lead the UMass Boston Beacons (1-0) to a 12-3 season-opening rout of Johnson & Wales University on Saturday.
  36. The Week in Beacons Sports: Hockey Advances, Basketball Conference Tourney Starts Tonight
    Men’s hockey Head Coach Peter Belisle picked up his 100th win on Saturday as the Beacons trumped No. 6 seed University of New England, 7-2, in the ECAC East playoffs.
  37. The Week in Beacons Sports: Track Stars Win Gold, Hockey Teams Prepare for Playoffs
    Hulerie McGuffie earned two gold medals and Renee O'Brien of Stoneham earned one at the Little East Conference/New England Alliance Championship meet on Saturday.
  38. The Week in Beacons Sports: Men’s, Women’s Hockey Victorious on Senior Day
    Travis Daniel ties a program record with his 11th career game-winning goal in a win against the University of New England.
  39. The Week in Beacons Sports: Relay Teams Post Top Times at Stampede Classic
    The UMass Boston men's and women's 4x200 relay teams took first and second place, respectively, at the Tufts University Stampede Classic on Saturday.
  40. The Week in Beacons Sports: Olivia Murphy Player of the Week for 3rd Time
    Sophomore Olivia Murphy of Canton was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week after leading the women’s basketball team (11-6) to a 1-1 week.
  41. Beacons Assistant Hockey Coach Heads to Sochi for 2014 Winter Olympics
    Molly Schaus says her three years as an assistant hockey coach for the UMass Boston women's hockey team has prepared her for the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
  42. This Week in Beacons Sports: Track and Field Sets 5 Personal Bests
    Four Beacons set personal bests at the Ramapo College Indoor Select in New York City on Saturday. Freshman Christopher Sian-Aguirre posted two career bests for a school total of five.
  43. This Week in Beacons Sports: Men’s Hockey Earns Highest Ranking in School History
    With three wins this week, the UMass Boston’s men’s hockey team (12-1-2) moved up to No. 6 in the D3Hockey.com Top 15 poll and No. 11 in the USCHO.com national poll.
  44. Beacons Freeze Salem State in Memorable Citi Frozen Fenway Matchup
    The University of Massachusetts Boston Beacons braved the frigid 11-degree temperature and defeated the Salem State Vikings 4-2 in front of 1,100 fans at Citi Frozen Fenway on Tuesday.
  45. This Week in Beacons Sports: Hockey Teams Take Codfish Bowl Tournament
    The Beacons enter today's Citi Frozen Fenway contest against Salem State University with a 10-game unbeaten streak.
  46. 2014 Winter Welcome Week Events: February 1
    Go on a ski trip to Pats Peak or cheer on the Beacons.
  47. 2014 Winter Welcome Week Events: January 31
    As Winter Welcome Week nears the end, cheer on the men's hockey team in the Clark Athletic Center.
  48. Beacons To Sport Custom Throwback Uniforms at Frozen Fenway Game Tuesday
    UMass Boston Head Coach Peter Belisle worked with alumnus Dick Kelley ‘70 and Custom Crafted in North Attleboro to develop special uniforms for Citi Frozen Fenway.
  49. Frozen Fenway Tailgate Planned for UMass Boston Freshmen
    UMass Boston will take on Salem State University on Tuesday, January 7 in the first 2014 Citi Frozen Fenway in the shadow of the Green Monster.
  50. The Week in Beacons Sports (December 10-December 16)
    The University of Massachusetts Boston men’s hockey team ends 2013 in great position, with just one tournament remaining before the January 7 Frozen Fenway game against Salem State University.
  51. Men’s Tennis, Track Athletes Receive Championship Rings
    On Thursday, the 2013 men’s tennis team and the indoor and outdoor track individual and relay winners received their Little East Conference championship rings.
  52. Frozen Fenway: Beacons Face Off Against Salem State University
    The UMass Boston Beacons will face the Salem State University Vikings on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 4 p.m. at Fenway Park.
  53. The Week in Beacon Sports (December 3-9)
    Sophomore Olivia Murphy Little East Player of the Week for the Second Straight Week
  54. The Week in Beacons Sports (November 26-December 2)
    Men's Basketball Head Coach Charlie Titus goes for his 301st win tonight at 7:30.
  55. UMass Boston 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 earn win number 300 at the varsity level Friday afternoon.
  56. The Week in Beacons Sports (November 19-November 25)
    The volleyball team (24-16) nearly pulled off an upset in the NCAA national tournament on Thursday, but fell short of its goal to best the top Division III team, Calvin College, and advance.
  57. Frozen Fenway Hockey Tickets Now On Sale
    UMass Boston men's hockey team got a precursor to their Frozen Fenway game Tuesday afternoon, as members of the Beacons and Salem State University Vikings visited Fenway Park for the official coin flip.
  58. The Week in Beacons Sports (November 13-November 18)
    The UMass Boston volleyball team (24-15) left for Holland, Michigan on Tuesday, taking the next step toward an NCAA title.
  59. Beacons Volleyball Wins 3rd Regional NCAA Title in 4 Years
    The UMass Boston volleyball team defeated Williams College on Sunday to capture their third regional crown in four years. The Beacons will play in the first round of the NCAA national tourney on Thursday.
  60. Donated Keys Converted into $1,700 Check for UMass Boston Food Pantry
    Unused keys collected at UMass Boston last year are supporting students in need, just in time for the holiday season.
  61. The Week in Beacons Sports (November 7-November 12)
    The Beacons (21-15) will face Wellesley College Friday afternoon in the first round of the NCAA tournament following their fifth straight Little East Conference tournament title.
  62. The Week in Beacons Sports (October 30-November 6)
    The No. 1 Beacons take on No. 5 Eastern Connecticut State University at home today at 1:30 p.m. in the Little East Conference tournament semifinals.
  63. The Week in Beacons Sports (October 22-29)
    The UMass Boston women’s volleyball team (17-13) secured their fifth straight Little East Conference regular season title Tuesday night.
  64. The Week in Beacons Sports (October 15-21)
    The UMass Boston women's tennis team (6-9) is aiming for their first postseason team win in program history this afternoon.
  65. The Week in Beacons Sports (October 8-14)
    The men's and women's soccer teams were 2-0 on the week and the women's tennis team kept their playoff hopes alive with back-to-back wins for the first time since 2011.
  66. UMass Boston to Induct 6 Athletes, Tennis Team into Hall of Fame
    UMass Boston’s Division of Athletics and Recreation, Special Programs and Projects will induct its eleventh Hall of Fame class on Thursday at 5: 30 p.m. at the Clark Athletic Center.
  67. The Week in Beacons Sports (October 1-7)
    Freshman tennis player Nuha Muntasser has been named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week for the second time this season.
  68. UMass Boston Men’s Ice Hockey Selected for 2014 Citi Frozen Fenway Showcase
    The Beacons will face the Salem State University Vikings on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 4 p.m. at Fenway Park.
  69. The Week in Beacons Sports (September 24-30)
    The women's volleyball and soccer teams are tied for first place in their respective conferences.
  70. The Week in Beacons Sports (September 17-23)
    The men's and women's soccer teams are 2-0 in the Little East Conference and volleyball alumna Shannon Thompson '13 has become the first player in program history to sign a professional contract.
  71. The Week in Beacons Sports (September 10-16)
    The men’s soccer team won two more games this week, pushing their record to 5-2 and securing their best start since 2006.
  72. The Week in Beacons Sports (September 3-9)
    The men's soccer team was 2-0 on the week, which included a huge 7-0 win over Emmanuel College.
  73. Intramural Soccer League Start Date
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  74. The Week in Beacons Sports (Aug. 26-Sept. 2)
    Coaches in the Little East Conference have made the Beacons women’s volleyball team their pick to repeat as conference champions this year. The women's soccer team has also been picked to repeat.
  75. 2013 Welcome Week Events: September 11
    Learn about community engagement opportunities on campus, watch the Beacons volleyball team defend their conference title, and see magicians Nate Staniforth and Derek Hughes perform.
  76. 2013 Welcome Week Events: September 5
    Enjoy free snacks before class, support the Beacons and watch the men's soccer team take on Emmanuel College, and get discounted tickets to the Broadway touring production of Wicked.
  77. Six Beacons Qualify for NCAA Track Championship
    For the first time in almost 30 years, a group of University of Massachusetts Boston athletes will compete in the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field National Championship meet.
  78. The Week in Beacons Sports (May 6-12)
    A 5-2 loss to Skidmore College in the NCAA Tournament ends the best-ever season for men's tennis at UMass Boston
  79. The Week in Beacons Sports (April 29-May 5)
    Men’s Tennis Wins First Little East Conference Title in 23 Years
  80. The Week in Beacons Sports (April 22-April 28)
    For the first time in UMass Boston history, all five spring sports teams have qualified for the postseason.
  81. The Week in Beacons Sports (April 8-April 21)
    The men’s tennis team is enjoying an eight-game winning streak, which matches the longest unbeaten stretch in team history.
  82. The Week in Beacons Sports (April 1-April 7)
    Tennis, baseball teams go undefeated in Little East Conference play
  83. Soccer, Volleyball Teams Receive Championship Rings
    The women’s volleyball team, winners of their fourth straight Little East Conference regular season and tournament titles, had some company at the championship ring ceremony on Monday -- the women's soccer team.
  84. The Week in Beacons Sports (March 25-March 31)
    The men’s baseball team (6-6) won all three of its games this week, including a doubleheader at UMass Dartmouth on Saturday.
  85. 11th Annual Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Celebration
    Join us as the university celebrates UMass Boston's greatest athletes and inducts the Class of 2013 into the Hall of Fame.
  86. Beacons Hockey Teams Advance to ECAC Semifinals
    Both the men's and women's hockey teams will play in the ECAC East tournament semifinals this weekend following big wins in their first-round games.
  87. The Week in Beacons Sports (February 11-17)
    The regular season may be over, but four Beacons squads are headed to the playoffs this week.
  88. The Week in Beacons Sports (February 4-February 10)
    New Program Records Set at Little East Conference/New England Alliance Indoor Championship
  89. The Week in Beacons Sports (January 28-February 3)
    Men's Hockey Team Racks Up Two More Wins
  90. Beacons to Celebrate Renovated Gym with Doubleheader, Free Food for Fans on Feb. 5
    The University of Massachusetts Boston invites everyone to the official reopening of the Clark Center Gymnasium on Tuesday, February 5, at 5:30 p.m.
  91. Beacons to Bleed Blue and Pink for Cancer Research
    Sneakers and Suits Game January 26; Pink Game February 9; Pink at the Rink February 15
  92. Clark Center Gym Reopening
    UMass Boston students, staff, faculty, and the community to the official reopening of the Clark Center Gym on Tuesday, February 5, at 5:30 p.m.
  93. Inspirational Kids Give Boost to Beacons Sports Teams
    This year, UMass Boston has partnered with Team IMPACT, a nonprofit group that aims to improve the quality of life for children with serious illnesses by matching them to team-based sports.
  94. Beacons Hockey Team Ranked in National Poll
    The UMass Boston men’s hockey team is off to a fast start, and their 7-2-1 record has earned them some national attention. The team is ranked No. 14 in Monday's D3Hockey.com poll.
  95. Women’s Soccer Wraps Up Record-Setting Season
    The team, who finished with an 18-3 record after a first-round NCAA tournament loss to Ithaca College, set program records for wins, conference wins (6), and goals scored (70).
  96. TODAY: Basketball Doubleheader in Renovated Clark Center Gym
    Men's Team Tips Off at 5:30 p.m. vs. Suffolk; Women Follow at 7:30
  97. Beacons Volleyball Falls to CNU; Matches Best-Ever NCAA Finish
    The University of Massachusetts Boston women’s volleyball team won their first set against the 2011 national runner-ups, and battled to a tie late in the fourth set before losing their NCAA quarterfinal match, 3-1, to Christopher Newport University on Thursday.
  98. Women’s Volleyball Team Wins NCAA Regional; Advances to Elite Eight
    UMass Boston Spikers Make NCAA Quarterfinals; Women's Soccer Falls to Ithaca College
  99. Fight Hunger: Athletics Teams Want Your Old Keys
    Keys collected around the UMass Boston campus this year will be melted down and sold as scrap metal, with all proceeds going to the U-ACCESS food pantry.
  100. Women’s Soccer, Volleyball Teams Win LEC Championship Games
    Both the women’s soccer team and volleyball teams will be taking part in the NCAA Division III tournament. This will be the soccer team's first tournament appearance.