With a 1-4 record in the Atlantic 10, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team sits in 11th place in the conference standings. This weekend, the Minutewomen will get an opportunity to claim their second A-10 victory when they travel to Kingston to face Rhode Island.
After winning on Field Trip Day for the past three years, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team fell to George Washington, 65-54, at the Mullins Center on Wednesday. Freshman Jasmine Watson scored 16 points and had 10 rebounds on her way to her second career double-double in the loss.
The Massachusetts women’s basketball team continues to be one of the best free-throw shooting teams in the Atlantic 10 despite its recent struggles.
With increased playing time this season, sophomore Kristina Danella taking advantage of the opportunity leading UMass in scoring as well as rebounds. The forward is averaging 14.3 points per game and 6.8 rebounds per game this season.
Despite losing to the Catamounts last night, UMass got production from its bench, with 22 of its 38 points coming from players like Jasmine Watson, Megan Zullo and Dee Montgomery.
Throughout the season, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team lived and died on the 3-point shot. Right now, that dependence is paying off as the Minutewomen have become deadly beyond the arc.
Despite losing to Miami, the Minutewomen have improved their defense over the season and hope to carry that success over to Wednesday when they play Northeastern.
After UMass win on Sunday over Villanova, the Mintuewomen will take on a struggling Rice squad in Miami. Marnie Dacko hopes her team can continue its tough defense that it demonstrated against the Wildcats.
After a 79-73 overtime win over BU in their first game of the season, the UMass women’s basketball team could not keep their momentum going, falling to St. John’s, 82-52. Kristina Danella had 16 points, while junior Cerie Mosgrove added a career-high six assists in the effort.
UMass coach Marnie Dacko worked on building her team towards the future by signing three recruits in the past week. All three recruits should help out the Minutewomen offensively.
The Massachusetts women’s soccer team hopes to rebound from a tough season and losing two of its leading scorers this season. Its first game will be against Boston University.
The Minutewomen will open its 2009-2010 season against BU this Sunday, with a load of young talent and a group of experienced players. UMass will take on Big East opponents Villanova and St. Johns and will play in two tournaments before a 14-game A-10 conference schedule.
After reaching their first Atlantic 10 Tournament in five seasons, UMass’ fell to Fordham in the opening round of the conference tournament Thursday night. The Minutewomen finish with a 6-11-2 record in Angela Napoli’s first season at the helm.
With the one-two punch of Therese Smith and Sydney Stoll carrying the offense all season, several players have stepped up to help propel the Massachusetts women’s soccer team into the playoffs.
Facing two must-win games to make the conference tournament, the Minutewomen came away with two 1-0 victories. Sydney Stoll and Lauren Yelinek provided the offense in each game and the defense did the rest to secure the wins.
After being benched at halftime against Saint Joseph’s earlier this season, goalie Lauren Luckey returned to start against Dayton on Sunday. Luckey allowed three goals on 22 attempts while recording nine saves in a 3-0 loss to the Flyers.
The Massachusetts women’s soccer team hits the road this weekend to Xavier play and undefeated Dayton aiming for one last late season surge. They trail Saint Joseph’s, La Salle and Richmond in the hunt for the coveted sixth seed in the conference tournament.
After dropping a 3-2 decision to Fordham on Sunday, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team is now winless in four overtime contests this season. Its performance in the season’s remaning games is crucial to its position in the post-season.
After appearing to be nearly unstoppable in her first eight appearances, Massachusetts freshman goalkeeper Emily Cota is currently in the first rough patch of her blossoming career.
After an unsuccessful weekend, the UMass women’s soccer team hopes to end its two-game losing skid against La Salle today and Fordham Sunday. While the defense has been consistent, the Minutewomen have been lacking on offense, as none of their 11 shots found the back of the net last weekend against Saint Louis and Charlotte.