1986-87 Women's Indoor Track and Field
1986-87 Women's Indoor Track and Field

The 1986-87 Indoor Track and Field Team captured UMass Boston's third straight indoor NCAA III title and boasted 12 All-America performances and two individual champions as well as a relay crown during its championship run. Genesia Eddins' blazing performance in the 800 meters still stands as the NCAA record with a time of 2:06.89, while Murtonda Durant's first place time stood as the standard for 10 years and the 4X400 relay quartet's mark was the best for 15 years. The squad also won the ECAC indoor crown, paced by seven first place finishes and one meet record. Six competitors earned All-New England status as the Beacons finished third at the New England Championships, while taking two first place showings. Members of the squad include: Patsy Booker, Delores Booth, Darrelle Boyd, Charlene Byrd, Julie Croke, Marie Daniels, Debbie D'Entremont, Murtonda Durant, Genesia Eddins, Andrea Flash, Jackie James, Sharon Jones, Eileen Kelly, Sonji Larts, Thayer Plante, Jeanette Procaccini, Carol Thomas, Sarah Trask, Rosalind Williams, Head Coach Sherman Hart and Assistant Coach Geoff Hennessey.