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Beacon Update

Women’s Cross Country: The University of Massachusetts Boston Women’s Cross Country team competed at the 50th Annual Codfish Bowl on Saturday, Sept. 22 at Franklin Park. The women finished in tenth place and had a total score of 269  points. They had some good individual performances, and will be poised when they compete in their next competition. They will head to Westfield State University to compete in the James Earley Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 6. 
Men’s Cross Country: The UMass Boston Men’s Cross Country team had their first competition on Sept. 15 at the UMass Dartmouth Corsairs Invitational. They were very competitive, finishing twenty-fourth out of the 41 teams that attended. They also traveled with the women’s team to the Codfish Bowl on Sept. 22, where they finished seventh out of eight teams. They will also be competing at the James Early Cross Country Invitational on Oct. 6.
Men’s Soccer: The UMass Boston Men’s Soccer team has been playing much better as of late and appear to be coming together well. They have not lost in their last three games, including a double overtime tie against Western Connecticut State University. They took down Worcester State 1–0 and also took care of business against Castleton University, winning 5–0. Their record now sits at 4–6–1. They have two upcoming home games: Wednesday, Oct. 3 against Salem State University, and Saturday, Oct. 6 against the University of Southern Maine.
Women’s Soccer: The UMass Boston Women’s Soccer team is on a three-game winning streak and is looking to keep it going. They are 5–3 on the young season, but are also 1–0 in the Little East Conference. Their next home game will be held on Oct. 4 against Curry College. If all goes well, they could potentially be carrying a five-game winning streak into that match-up.
Volleyball Team: The UMass Boston Volleyball team has been continuing its success, following a 3–0 win against the University of Southern Maine. They are 8–4 on the year, while they have a 2–1 record in the conference. Their next home game will be Saturday, Oct. 13, against Springfield College.