Sports Editor David Brinch has got to go. It’s all right, he’s not afraid. But some time, when the section is up against it, when things are wrong and the breaks are beating the boys, his successor should ask them to go in there and win just one for the Brincher.
Sports Editor David Brinch explains why this season’s men’s lacrosse team may be just like the 2006 squad, which made a deep run into the NCAA tournament.
Three times a week, Collegian columnist David Brinch plays basketball with Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg at the recreation center. Brinch sees Kellogg’s participation in these games as a way of connecting with students.
Along with the seven freshmen already set to make their debuts this spring for the Minutewomen, UMass coach Elaine Sortino announced the signing of five high school seniors’ National Letters of Intent on Monday.
Last Monday and Tuesday, Michael Franti and his band Spearhead played a fun reggae and pop infused set to some lively crowds at the Calvin Theater in Noho. Franti is known primarily for his hit “Say Hey.”
Known for his 2009 hit “Say Hey (I Love You),” Michael Franti will perform at the Calvin Theater on Nov. 1-2 with his band Spearhead. Both shows start at 8 p.m. Bobby Long will serve as the opening act both nights.
Columnist David Brinch believes that the Massachusetts soccer team can make another playoff run if it does well against Xavier, Temple, Fordham and Charlotte.
Co-sports editor David Brinch provides commentary on the UMass men’s and women’s soccer teams.
If there’s anyone who knows what it takes to come back from an injury, it’s UMass alum Matt Lawrence. This time, he’s doing it as a running back for the Baltimore Ravens.
The Minutemen take on the Tigers in hopes of avenging a 10-9 loss back on April 10 in the opening round of the conference tournament. The winner earns an automatic birth in the NCAA tournament.
With the Minutemen and the Dragons tied in the CAA at 2-2, but already guaranteed a spot in the upcoming CAA tournament, both teams will look to improve their seedings in the tournament.
On Saturday afternoon, the entire nation watched as the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team narrowly defeated George Washington, 13-12. With the win, the Minutemen snap a two-game losing streak.
As UMass heads into the ESPNU Warrior Classic, the Minutemen will play in a nationally televised game at a neutral site in an event that has become the face of Division I college lacrosse this year.
After a 10-9 loss to Towson, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team hopes to get past its latest problems and stop the Blue Hens. UMass coach Greg Cannella hopes his team stays positive despite the setback.
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Despite a career game from goalie Tim McCormack, the Minutemen couldn’t overcome the Tigers at Garber Field on Saturday. The 10-9 loss was UMass’ first in conference play this season.
The Minutemen have six seniors who will be honored Saturday against the Towson Tigers at Garber Field. Each senior has had a different path throughout their UMass careers; however, all are helping a youthful team riding a four game-winning streak and a national top 10 ranking.
With Penn State threatening late, the Minutemen pushed their one goal lead to two with just 38 seconds remaining in the contest. The goal secured UMass a 2-0 record in the CAA, in just its first year in the conference.
Part of what makes the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team so successful is its consitency. Its defensive midfield is playing a large role with the offense, which is contributing to victories.
While UMass did not improve in the wins and losses category this year, Collegian columnist David Brinch weighs in on Kellogg, and how his relationship with John Calipari could continue to pay off for Minutemen.