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When we write the Beacon Update, we typically talk about UMass Boston sports, with the goal of delivering regular weekly updates. Unfortunately for all of us, we haven’t had sports here at UMass Boston in over eight months. So this week, instead of talking about the sports teams at UMass Bos…

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Last week, I checked out the Behind the Beacon podcast where Umass Boston women’s soccer coach, Amy Zombeck was being interviewed. In that interview, I learned some information that I wasn’t already aware of, and that is that some schools within the Little East Conference are actually lettin…

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With week four of school in the books it is time to check in with another one of our University’s sports teams. Last week we checked in with our men’s soccer team, and this week we are going to look at the women’s soccer team.

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As you may already know there will be no sports for the Little East Conference this semester due to Covid-19. Unfortunately, that includes the University of Massachusetts Boston. So, since there will not be any sports played this semester, why not check in with some of the teams that won’t h…

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Due to the fact that we are in the midst of a pandemic, the Little East Conference has decided to cancel sporting events for the Fall 2020 semester. This ultimately means that we won’t be seeing any UMass Boston sports until at least the spring semester. Unfortunately, this would mean that m…

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Baseball: UMass Boston’s baseball team was able to sneak in one last game before their season as cut short due to the coronavirus. They played Framingham State University about two weeks ago and beat them with a score of 15–10. The Beacons offense showed how they are lethal and had the poten…

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Baseball: After a long off-season in which UMass Boston’s baseball team fell short of the National Championship, they are currently ranked 16th in the country to begin the year. They ended 2019 ranked fifth, but lost some talented seniors which could impact the Beacons early on. On opening d…

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Men’s Basketball: In the final week of the regular season, UMass Boston’s men’s basketball team split its two games with a win and a loss. First, the Beacons defeated UMass Dartmouth with a final score of 76–66. Then, later in the week, they fell to Plymouth State University, 61–54. A win wo…

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Men’s Basketball: UMass Boston’s men’s basketball team played two conference games this past week and split them. First, they played at University of Southern Maine, where they lost 80–78 in a close battle. Following the loss, the Beacons hosted Eastern Connecticut State University and took …

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Men’s Basketball: UMass Boston’s men’s basketball team has cooled off just a bit from their hot start, recording their first loss of the young season to WPI, 68–62. They began the year a perfect 4–0; defeating Eastern Nazarene College, MIT, Bridgewater State University, and Framingham State …