BOSTON, Mass. – Thursday evening, the University of Massachusetts Boston Division of Athletics and Recreation enshrined the newest member of their Athletics Hall of Fame in a sold-out celebration in the Campus Center Ballroom. Each of the individuals that were inducted exemplified what it meant to play and coach for UMass Boston and Boston State College. Along with their induction, UMass Boston alum the Honorable Michael J. Moran '96, who serves as the Second Assistant Majority Leader in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, received the Distinguished Alumnus Award. The Massachusetts Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo presented the award to Leader Moran.
This year's inductees include Terry Condon (head volleyball coach), Cassy Hanneman '12 (volleyball), Kristin Mulry '12 (soccer), Tony Barros '07 (basketball), Joseph Chavez '89 (soccer), Richard Craven '70 (hockey/lacrosse), and Bill Jacobs '68 (baseball - posthumously). The 2005-06 UMass Boston men's basketball team will also be inducted into the hall of fame as well.
DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS AWARD - HONORABLE MICHAEL J. MORAN '96
|The state representative of the 18th Suffolk District since 2005, Michael J. Moran has been the chair of the Joint Committee on Election Laws and the Special Joint Committee on Redistricting. In 2017, House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo appointed him to serve as the second assistant majority leader. As chairman of the Joint Committee on Elections Laws, Moran helped shape legislation that allowed the governor to temporarily fill a vacancy in the United States Senate so we always have full representation in Washington. He worked on legislation that enhanced voting opportunities for members of our armed services stationed overseas, allowed early registration of sixteen year olds so they are registered to vote when they turn eighteen, and instituted early voting for state and federal elections. Moran also sponsored the Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights, which amended state law to guarantee basic work standards and protections for nannies, caregivers, and housekeepers. Moran graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston with a degree in economics. He resides in Brighton's Oak Square with his wife Helena and daughters Eleanor and Adelaide. Honorable Michael J. Moran Second Assistant Majority Leader, Massachusetts House of Representatives.|
HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE BIOS
Terry Condon – The most successful volleyball coach in program history, Condon forever left her mark on the harbor campus. In perhaps the most impressive era in all of UMass Boston athletics history, Condon led the Beacons to eight Little East Conference Tournament titles, nine Little East Conference Regular Season championships, three NCAA New England Regional championships, and three appearances in the NCAA Division III "Elite 8". An American Coaches Volleyball Association (AVCA) 2016 Hall of Fame inductee, Condon ended her career as one of the most influential coaches ever in the history collegiate volleyball. During her 12 seasons on the bench, Condon accumulated 258 wins and boasted a 67.2 career winning percentage.
She mentored the program's first AVCA All-American, and went on to coach six All-Americans, and eight AVCA All-Region honorees. In 2010, Condon earned AVCA New England Region Coach of the Year honors, after leading the Beacons to their first-ever NCAA Regional title and appearance in the NCAA "Elite 8". In 2012, the Beacons earned their highest national-ranking in program history as they started the campaign ranked 16th in the country.
|Cassy Hanneman '12 – A member of the winningest teams in volleyball history, Hanneman stands as the all-time assists leader in Beacons history. During her standout four seasons, Hanneman was a four-time All-Little East Conference honoree and currently sits with an incredible 4,152 assists in 469 sets played (8.85 assists per set). The Colorado native led the Beacons to their first Little East Conference title in 2009 and first NCAA Regional crown in 2010. While on the harbor campus, Hanneman was a member of two 30-win teams and led the Beacons to an overall record of 113-24. In 2008, Hanneman earned Little East Rookie of the Year accolades.|
|Kristin Mulry '12 – The first women's soccer player to record 100 career points, Mulry remains one of the greatest midfielders ever in the history of the program. In her standout four-year career, Mulry helped the Beacons achieve a new level of success as they made four-straight Little East Conference Tournament appearances. She finished her career with a total of 51 goals and 13 assists for 115 career points. Her 100th career point came on October 1, 2011 in the Beacons 4-0 win over Southern Maine, when she recorded a goal and an assist. During her sophomore campaign (2009), Mulry led the Beacons to their first 10+ win season, as they finished with 14 victories. They also recorded their best conference regular season finish at the time, with a 5-1-1 mark. During her four seasons, Mulry saw UMass Boston post a combined record of 50-30-9.|
|Tony Barros '07 – Soon to be the newest member of the Little East Conference Hall of Fame, Tony will become the first men's basketball player to be enshrined in the Hall of Fame. Currently sitting second all-time in career points, Barros led the Beacons to the program's first-ever conference championship in 2016. As the Beacons most athletic player during his four seasons on the harbor campus, Barros is amongst the all-time leaders in career games played with 101, while his 29 games played during the 05-06 season as him sitting second in the program record book. His 617 career field goals made is third most. His 95 made 3-pointers in the Beacons championship season is the all-time mark, while his 326 career 3-pointers remains one of the most impressive career records ever. Barros was the program's first NABC First All-District honoree in over 30 years and was the conference Player of the Year in 2006, after helping the Beacons to their first-ever LEC Tournament title.|
|Joseph Chavez '89 – Perhaps one of the most talented men's soccer players in the program's history, Chavez remains one of the all-time greatest scorers. A member of the 1982-85 teams, Chavez was UMass Boston's first-ever 100-point earner. The talented and skilled forward combined for 101 career points while on the harbor campus. To date his sits second all-time in the program's history for total points, behind fellow record holder Charlie Keskinidis. His 39 career goals has him sitting second in the record book, while his 23 career assists is third most.|
|Kevin MacLean '77 – A dynamic player for the Boston State College lacrosse team, MacLean was perhaps the most dominant player to ever wear the Green and Gold. A 1977 Team MVP, Co-Captain, and First Team All-Colonial League All-Star, MacLean joins a distinguished list of Hall of Fame lacrosse players from the Boston State era. A three-time varsity letter winner, MacLean was the BSC's go-to player on man-up. A versatile player, MacLean was the first player in program history to play attack, midfield, and goalie during his standout career. He led the Warriors to the 1974, 1975, and 1976 Colonial League Championships, and scored the game-winning overtime goal against Nichols College in the '76 title game. In his 1977 season he recorded over 40 goals to once again anchor a loaded BSC attack.|
|Richard Craven '70 – A dual threat for the Boston State College Warriors, Craven was a standout member of both the lacrosse and ice hockey teams. While in the Green and Gold, Craven was a 1970 All-New England honoree and served as a team captain during the 1970 campaign. As a member of the hockey program, Craven led the Warriors to three-straight Codfish Bowl titles, which was one of the top college hockey tournaments in the country alongside the Beanpot. He was selected to the Codfish Bowl All-Tournament team in 1969 and 1970 and collected 13 goals and 33 assists during his standout career. Following his graduation from Boston State, Craven went on to play in the New England Amateur Hockey League for five years.|
Bill Jacobs '68 – One of the most respected names in the history of Boston State College baseball, Jacbos will earn a place in the Hall of Fame in October posthumously. A tremendous student-athlete, Jacobs exemplified what it meant to be a Warrior. A two-time captain, Jacob was a staple in the Warriors outfield. During his illustrious career, Jacobs led the Warriors to tremendous success both in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) and in the New England Teachers College Conference (NETCC). In his final season at Boston State, Jacobs collected All-Conference accolades in both the NESCAC and NETCC. He would continue his unbelievable playing career as a member of the Boston Park League, which at the time was the top amateur baseball league in the country.
2005-06 UMass Boston Men's Basketball team – The only men's basketball team in UMass Boston history to lift the Little East Conference title, the 2005-06 team remains one of the most successful teams in the program's long history. Under the direction of UMass Boston Hall of Fame head coach Charlie Titus, UMass Boston ran the table in the LEC Tournament, and in dominant fashion defeated Keene State College on their home floor to win the title, and the program's second-ever trip to the NCAA Tournament. That season was a tremendous year for UMB as the Beacons hosted both the quarterfinal and semi-final rounds of the LEC Tournament, both of which they won in dramatic fashion. The Beacons were led by the program's all-time record holder in games played AJ Titus. The 18 wins in that season still stands as second-most ever in the program's history. Their 10 wins in Little East play is the program record and is the only double-digit conference win record ever for the Beacons men's basketball team. For their success on the hardwood, the Beacons had two All-Conference First Team honorees, an All-Defensive Team selection, an All-Rookie Team selection, the Player of the Year in Tony Barros, while coach Titus was named Coach of the Year. Barros also went on to collect NABC First Team All-District Honors, making him the first player in over 30 years to achieve that honor.
2005-06 UMass Boston Men's Basketball team
Head Coach: Charlie Titus