Men's soccer and volleyball also begin Little East Conference play this week
UMass Boston’s women’s soccer team won their first Little East Conference regular season title since 2014 over the weekend, and now they have the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament that begins this week. The No. 1 Beacons will host the winner of Tuesday’s game between No. 4 Eastern Connecticut State University and No. 5 Plymouth State University on Thursday night at 7 p.m.
The team clinched the No. 1 seed on Saturday, after a 0-0 tie against Western Connecticut State University. Both teams ended up with a 7-0-1 record in the conference, but UMass Boston had the better overall record of 17-2-1 (compared to 13-5-2).
This is the third time the Beacons have been the No. 1 seed in the LEC Tournament. The Beacons won the tournament in 2012.
Men’s Soccer Begins LEC Tournament Play on Tuesday
UMass Boston’s men’s soccer team has the No. 5 seed in the LEC Tournament. The Beacons will travel to No. 4 Western Connecticut State University on Tuesday for the tournament quarterfinals. The game starts at 7 p.m.
These two teams played to a 1-1 tie on Saturday. The Beacons ended the regular season with a 12-3-3 record, 4-2-2 in the conference.
Volleyball Wins Final Match of Season; Tournament Play Starts on Tuesday
UMass Boston’s volleyball team will also be in post-season action on Tuesday. The No. 5 Beacons will take on No. 4 Keene State College at Keene State at 7 p.m. With Saturday’s win over non-conference opponent Brandeis University, the Beacons ended up with a 9-18 overall record, 5-3 in the conference.