BOSTON, Mass. – Prior to finals week, the University of Massachusetts Boston athletics department hosted the first-ever “Battle of the Beacons”. As a celebration of another successful year, the freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors faced-off in a battle to see who is the most dominant group at UMass Boston.
The event, which was enjoyed by all featured games such as tug-of-war, dodge ball, a pie eating contest, an obstacle course, and capture the flag. Points were awarded to the winning teams, and were added up at the end with the winner receiving bragging rights for the entire 2014-15 year. It was a close battle all afternoon, but in the end the trophy and title of best class went to the freshmen, who defeated the seniors by a mere 10 points.