1990 UMass Boston Men’s Tennis team to Be Inducted into UMB Athletics Hall of Fame

1990 UMass Boston Men’s Tennis team to Be Inducted into UMB Athletics Hall of Fame

BOSTON, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts Boston Department of Athletics has announced that the members of the 1990 UMass Boston men's team will be inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame as a member of the 2013 class.

The first team to ever win a Little East Conference championship at UMass Boston, all the members of the historic squad will be honored this October in the university's annual ceremony.

Under the guidance of head coach Michael Bradley, the Beacons stood as the only team with a conference championship up until 2006.  In their championship year, UMass Boston finished with an overall record of 11-1, with the only loss coming at the hands of Division II Stonehill College. 

In the championship match, the Beacons were absolutely dominant winning at No. two, three, five, and six singles and as well as sweeping all three doubles matches.  During the 1990 campaign, the Beacons won 10 matches by scores of 7-2 or better, including six 9-0 victories.

The top six singles players finished the championship year with a combined record of 74-13 respectively, while the top three doubles teams posted a final mark of 65-7.  Amongst the many highlights from that season, was Oscar Jara's perfect 12-0 record at No. 1 doubles.  Tom Savoie ended the year with a 16-0 record at No. 2 singles and was 13-1 in doubles play. 

The 2013 UMass Boston Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony is scheduled to take place in the UMass Boston Campus Center Ballroom on Thursday, October 10, at 6 p.m. For more information about this year's Hall of Fame ceremony please contact Maria Marcelino at maria.marcelino@umb.edu or call 617-287-7895.