March 31, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

Jury finds Emmanuel Bile Jr. guilty of two counts of aggravated rape in UMass gang rape trial -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Kickin’ Back Dance Crew looks to emerge as its own dance club -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Hird appointed dean of College of Social and Behavioral Sciences -

Monday, March 30, 2015

UMass women’s lax cruises to 17-7 win over George Mason -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Earl Sweatshirt explores his dark side on great sophomore album -

Monday, March 30, 2015

East Village explosion painful, revealing -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Courtney Barnett offers unique outlook on life on debut album -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Lessons learned from a boy band -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Angela McMahon earns 100th career win in UMass women’s lacrosse’s win over George Mason -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Cornell professor explores education, politics and inequality -

Monday, March 30, 2015

UMass softball swept by St. Joseph’s -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ is a wild, unpredictable masterpiece -

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UMass baseball falls 8-0 to VCU in series finale -

Monday, March 30, 2015

UMass men’s lacrosse’s win streak snapped in battle with No. 18 Towson -

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Closing arguments presented, jury deliberations begin Friday in first of four 2012 gang rape trials -

Friday, March 27, 2015

UMass library opens groundbreaking 3D printing lab -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Defendant in 2012 gang rape case says accuser consented to sex -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

For the love of the craft: UMass Juggling Club -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass lacrosse looks for fourth straight victory versus Towson -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The dark, twisty special on Robert Durst proves that, yet again, humanity’s biggest “Jinx” is hubris -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Minutewomen sweep URI in doubleheader

Despite the weather, the Massachusetts softball team played its double-header against Rhode Island on Tuesday, and played well. The Minutewomen swept the Rams, winning both games, 9-2, and 3-1 to move their record to 31-7-1 on the season. The Minutewomen were led in Game 1 by Sarah Reeves, who recorded two singles, one double, one run batted in, a stolen base, and two runs scored, while Katie Bettencourt went 3-for-3, including a two-run home run and three RBIs.

Former No. 1 singles player explains dismissal from Minutewomen

Massachusetts tennis coach Judy Dixon approached Magdalena Ploch after the first set of her singles match on March 16, and removed her from the team. While Dixon cannot comment on the incident, Ploch said she was isolated from the team and forced to put winning ahead of school work.

PSU upsets Pride, Tigers first in conference

Freshman Nick Dolik scored three goals against the No.11 Pride, giving the Nittany Lions its second victory of the season. The Towson Tigers defeated another Top 10 team and now sit in first in the CAA, while Blue Hens attackman Curtis Dickson earned Player of the Week honors.

Plourde gets fifth no-hitter of the year in Minutewomen victory.

Behind decisive pitching from Sarah Plourde, the Minutewomen defeated the Bobcats 6-0 Tuesday afternoon. Plourde threw her fifth no-hitter of the season and sixth of her career. UMass takes on the Billikens this coming weekend.

Lecluyse helps propel Minutewomen to victory

After honoring its lone senior, UMass defeated the Bobcats, 5-2, as Maude Lecluyse won her 51st career singles match after battling back after losing in a first set tiebreak. The Minutewomen close out their season on Friday when they host Albany.

Minutewomen host Albany

The Massachusetts tennis team is coming off a string of solid victories as it takes on Albany at 2 p.m. this afternoon. UMass is hoping that Albany hasn’t gotten over its woes at it lost three straight 0-7 defeats.

St. Joseph’s falls short to La Salle in double-overtime

Mary Elizabeth Klapper scored the game-tying goal to send Saint Joseph’s into overtime against La Salle, but never scored again as the Explorers won in the second OT period.

UMass takes on SHU after successful weekend

After the Minutewomen defeated Presbyterian last weekend, they travel to take on the Pioneers before the A-10 tournament begins.

UMass dominates weekend by picking up two victories

After defeating Presbyterian last Thursday to stop a five-match losing streak, the Massachusetts tennis team continued to play well with wins over New Jersey Institute of Technology and Hofstra over the weekend. The Minutewomen wrapped up a six-match road trip by defeating the Highlands 6-1, before cruising to a 7-0 victory against the Pride in Amherst.

Fordham’s Mineau and LaBovick awarded A-10 honors

The Fordham softball team’s Jen Mineau received her second Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Week accolade of the season, while freshman Jamie LaBovick was named A-10 Rookie of the Week. The Rams are 6-3 overall and will compete next in the USF/Under Armour Invitational.

Saint Joseph’s defeats Richmond at the buzzer

Saint Joseph’s defeated Richmond 67-66 with a last second shot. Senior forward Brittany Ford hit a 15-foot baseline jumper with just 0.9 seconds remaining to give the Hawks the victory. Ford recorded a game-high 14 points and pulled down seven rebounds.