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Beacons Update

Beacons Update
Men’s Lacrosse
Under Head Coach Tyler Low, the Beacons Lacrosse program is off to a historic start. In the first six games of the year, the Beacons have gone undefeated. However, in the past four games, they have slipped up. In those four games, the University of Massachusetts Boston only won a single match, narrowly falling by a single goal in two of the matchups. The Beacons have six more conference games in the month of April. Starting April 9 against Plymouth State University, the Beacons have all consecutive LEC games. Coach Low seems confident in his team’s ability to earn a high seeding. “We have a talented team this year,” said Low. “It was a tough game against Keene, but we have some things to build off of. We just need to focus on the next game and we will be okay.”
Women’s Softball
The softball team has been performing fairly well this season. Despite an 8-6 record, the Beacons are far from losing at home. In all their home matches, the Beacons have a total record of 4-0, convincingly winning each match on their home field in Dorchester. In recent weeks, the softball team has been on absolute fire, winning four of their last six matches. Under Head Coach Natalia Ardagna, UMass Boston appears to be positioned well as they approach their first Little East Conference match. The Beacons’ first LEC game will be hosted at Boston College High School on April 7 against Framingham State. The Beacons originally were scheduled to play earlier in April, but poor weather led to cancellations. 
Men’s Baseball
While the Beacons have been far from excellent this year, Head Coach Brendan Eygabroat has managed to keep the team’s head above water, earning a 9-8 record overall. Despite the mediocre record, the team really hasn’t been tested, considering they have yet to face an LEC opponent. If the Beacons have any shot at a postseason run this year under Eygabroat, they need to earn a high seeding within the Little East. Eygabroat and his squad haven’t been to the DIII World Series since 2010. It will be a difficult journey, but hopefully the Beacons can find themselves in the college tournament come May. Eygabroat will lead the Beacons into their first Little East Conference matchup this year on April 7 at Monan Park at BC High. An early win would be vital against the LEC rival team.
Men’s Tennis
The Men’s Tennis program is having a very difficult season under Coach Eric Berg. While the team has yet to face an LEC opponent, the Beacons have a record of 1-7 overall. Each of their losses have been overwhelmingly convincing, but despite the hardship of losing, the team still is optimistic about their LEC schedule. Come support the Beacons on April 9 at BC High against the University of Southern Maine.