Despite jumping out to a 3-0 lead early against Drexel, UMass still fell to the Dragons, 12-6, on Saturday. Drexel used a seven-goal run to get the lead, a lead they would never surrender
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With the Minutemen are strong on the man-up advantage, Saturday’s game against Drexel will pit their special teams against the CAA’s best penalty kill.
UMass, which is coming off two straight defeats, takes on the Georgetown Hoyas, a former conference rival, Saturday in the final game of the ESPNU Warrior Classic, held at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn. this Saturday.
The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team fought to come back against Delaware, but fell short in a 9-6 loss. Will Manny led UMass with three goals and one assist while the entire starting midfield for the Minutemen scored a goal. UMass, however, committed 20 turnovers and had trouble containing Curtis Dickson, the nation’s second-leading scorer, in the fourth period.
The Massachusetts men's lacrosse team heads to Delaware this weekend, where it will take on one of the nation's top offensive players. The Minutemen have conceeded five goals to their opponents' leading scorer in its past three contests.
After losing Art Kell for what may be the remainder of the season due to a foot injury, the Minutemen are feeling the loss on both ends of the field. In his absence, other UMass players are expected to step up, including freshman Will Manny.
In its final game of the 2010 season at Garber Field, the Minutemen take on the Towson Tigers, who the Minutemen have met just one time in the program’s history. UMass is coming off a 10-8 victory over PSU and are undefeated in the CAA, while Towson is winless in three road contests this season.
One week after knocking of its second top-15 opponent in as many games, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team takes on Penn State tomorrow in the 11th game of the all-time series. The Minutemen lead the series, 7-3.
UMass recorded it’s first win over a top 10 team since 2006 when it upset the Pride Saturday afternoon at Garber Field. The Minutemen were led in the 11-9 victory by Art Kell who recorded his fourth hat trick of the year.
UMass relied on its strong defense and goalie Tim McCormack to lift then to their upset over No. 6 Hofstra. The Minutemen, who led the CAA in caused turnovers and ground balls, used the two to help its offense in the win.
Despite leading the CAA in goals per game, Greg Cannella knows defense is still important for No. 18 UMass, especially as they host their first CAA game of the year. Facing a strong No. 6 Hofstra offense will be a test for the Minutemen’s defense.
The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team heads to Rhode Island today to take on Brown in an afternoon matchup of two of the top seven scoring teams in the NCAA. Coming off a 17-3 win against Providence, the No. 18-ranked Minutemen will attempt to break their three-game losing skid against the No. 15-ranked Bears.
UMass could not overcome the No. 11 Crimson a week ago, but instead responded by routing Providence by 14 goals on Tuesday. Art Kell led the way for the Minutemen in each game, totaling eight goals on the week.
During spring break week, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team will host Harvard and Providence as it looks to improve its 3-1 season record. The Minutemen will rely on their offense which ranks second in the nation in scoring with 15.67 goals per game, while the Friars have scored 10 total goals in their first two games.
After dropping six spots in the NFHCA/Kookaburra Division I Poll, the Massachusetts field hockey team hopes to get back to its winning ways tomorrow against Richmond at Garber Field. The Minutewomen dropped both games against non-ranked conference opponents Saint Joseph’s and Temple this past weekend.
A season after sweeping Atlantic 10 Conference play, UMass lost its first two conference matchups this season against Temple and Saint Joseph’s. Junior defender Makaela Potts tallied the only goal in UMass’ last three games as the Minutewomen were blanked on offense once again.
Familiarity plays a big role when breaking down opponents. It’s common sense that knowing an opponent’s tendencies makes them an easier team to beat.
The No. 10 Massachusetts field hockey team is 16-1 against Atlantic 10 Conference opponents since UMass coach Justine Sowry became head coach.
The UMass hockey team hopes to generate back-to-back offensive performances when they take on BU Friday. The power play was strong for the Minutemen, as it tallied four goals in the 5-2 win. Winger James Marcou earned Hockey East Performer of the Week honors for the third time, while conference competition begins this week.
The No. 10 Massachusetts field hockey team faced a shutout at the hands of No. 7 UConn for the second time in as many seasons.