October 22, 2014

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass women’s soccer controls its own destiny as conference tournament approaches -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass soccer deploys new formation with Keys, Jess -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass calling on young swimmers to continue strong start to the year -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

WMU, Ohio, NIU pick up wins in busy MAC weekend -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A comprehensive guide to the Ebola virus -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Trio of freshmen leading UMass hockey’s offense early in the season -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A guide to comic collecting in the Pioneer Valley -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Letter: What’s behind the curtains on Birthright trips? -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

FBI director’s fear-mongering view of data encryption is off the mark -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass Permaculture Initiative to add three new programs -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Gov. Deval Patrick visits Amherst, awards $1.5 million grant for downtown development -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UHS offers more accessible vaccination clinics as flu season nears -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Gamard: Is gluten really bad or just a fad? -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Three new students appointed as SGA special assistants -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Allymohamed scores game winner after suffering facial injury against Boston University -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Loaded weekend against Marist, Keene State challenges UMass club hockey -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

UMass football seeing improvement on both the offensive and defensive lines -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Remembering Derek Jeter: an appraisal -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Yellowcard switches things up on “Lift a Sail” -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Campus Sustainability Day to take place Wednesday -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Special Issue: UMass Baseball and Softball Season Preview

Baseball

Jeff Bernstein/Collegian

Minutemen roster filled with encouraging young future

Heading into the 2012 baseball season, the Minutemen are relying on scrappy baseball and other techniques from their roster.

UMass baseball looks to rebound from disappointing 2011 season

The UMass baseball team has already shown signs of a turnaround this season after last year’s pitching woes and replacing key departures from its lineup.

Remedies, superstitions do little for Dennis Torres

The Massachusetts baseball team’s pitcher Dennis Torres may have some superstitions of his own, but it is not the source of his budding skill.

Softball

Courtesy of UMass Athletics

Experience to charge Minutewomen in 2012

After a disappointing season last year, the Massachusetts softball team hopes a more experienced squad can lead it back to the A-10 championships.


Minutewomen poised to return to A-10 glory

 

Boasting an experienced roster and a strong pitching staff, the Massachusetts softball team seems to be ready to return to Atlantic 10 championship success after a disappointing 2011 season.

Plourde routinely dominates on mound for Minutewomen

Columnist Stephen Hewitt breaks down the exceptional career of Massachusetts softball pitcher Sara Plourde.

Does Sortino belong in UMass Athletics Hall of Fame?

Collegian columnist Michael Wood examines softball coach Elaine Sortino’s legacy and whether or not she belongs in the UMass Athletics Hall of Fame.

Bettencourt’s return adds offensive dynamic

Katie Bettencourt’s season-ending injury last year was a big blow to the Massachusetts softball team, but the 2010 Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Year is back and 100 percent healthy, which will give the offense a huge boost this season.

Experience to charge Minutewomen in 2012

After a disappointing season last year, the Massachusetts softball team hopes a more experienced squad can lead it back to the A-10 championships.


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