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Beacon Update

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Things are just now starting to settle in when it comes to the sports side of things for UMass Boston, as we are now a few weeks into the spring sports season. However, the season is going to come to a close just as quickly as it began for UMass Boston, as there is only about a week left in the spring sports regular season. Now that it is just about down to the wire, let’s check in on the past week from our UMass Boston sports teams.

Men’s Baseball

The men’s baseball team has had a pretty packed week, playing in five games since last Saturday. In that time, UMass Boston split two games against UMass Dartmouth, lost to the University of Southern Maine, then split two games against Western Connecticut State.

The Beacons currently sit right smack dab in the middle of the LEC standings with a record of 4–5. In the next week, UMass Boston will have seven games where they can really make a climb back up the standings. Two of those games will be against the top seeded Eastern Connecticut State. If UMass Boston wants to prove to the rest of the conference that they are still one of the top teams, they have to take advantage of the home double-header against Eastern Connecticut State and win at least one of those games.

Women’s Softball

The UMass Boston women’s softball team has had a rough go of it, starting the season with a record of 2–6. However, there are still plenty of games to turn around the season, as they have eight more games from now until the end of the season. They will undoubtedly be challenged along the way, as they still have two meetings against the undefeated Eastern Connecticut State. Regardless of who they have to play, they have a good opportunity to jump out of the basement of the LEC standings with a few more wins.

Men’s Lacrosse

The biggest force on campus this spring has been, without a doubt, the UMass Boston men’s lacrosse team. UMass Boston currently sits atop the standings, going undefeated in their first six games this season. Obviously, it is fantastic that the Beacons have yet to lose a game, but the real story should be about how dominant they have been in the games they have won. In all of their wins, there has only been one game that was decided by less than four goals.

The Beacons now only have one more game left on their regular season as their game against the undefeated Keene State was canceled. They will be playing their final regular season game against the American International College on Saturday, May 1. The Beacons have a terrific opportunity to finish their regular season undefeated if they can secure a win on Saturday.

It is safe to say that we have come a long way in the past year. But finally, we are talking about how our spring sports seasons are coming to a close in the next week, which is amazing because some were unsure if we’d even have a season this spring. Nonetheless, now that the regular season is nearing its end, we can officially begin to look forward to the LEC tournament coming up soon.