The Minutemen received three first-place votes in the media poll and was picked not to finish last for the first time in four years.
Stafford, one of three arrested Saturday morning, had a bond set at $1,000 and was given a court date of July 31.
O’Mara, a 2004 Isenberg School of Management graduate, spent the past five years at Arizona and brings rich experience in overseeing football media relations.
The Minutemen are losing two of its biggest 2015 contributors in leading scorer Nick Mariano and starting goalie Zach Oliveri.
Incoming freshman Ivan Chukarov and 2016 recruit Jake Massie were drafted by the Sabres and Hurricanes respectively in the late rounds of Saturday’s draft.
Cady Lalanne became the 16th player in UMass basketball history, and the first since 2007, to hear his name called at the NBA Draft.
Ryan Bamford uses online Q&A session to discuss UMass football conference search, renovation plans, cost of attendance
The new UMass athletic director spent about 45 minutes Wednesday morning answering a wide range of fan questions in a live chat.
The record-breaking shortstop will compete in three international tournaments this summer for Puerto Rico.
Jim Dietz was enshrined into the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Hall of Fame Monday along with Washington’s Bob Ernst and Texas’ Carrie Graves.
Darrice Griffin named UMass’ senior associate athletic director for internal operations/senior woman administrator
Griffin will officially take over the newly created role on July 6 after being hired Tuesday.
The program agreed to a 2-for-1 deal against the Bulldogs and will travel to Mississippi in 2017 and 2020.
The former Minuteman was signed by Indianapolis as an undrafted free agent following the NFL Draft in early May.
Five members of the MInutemen were named to the All-Mac first-team, tied for most in the conference.
The Minutewomen had three boats participating in the final day of competition, including a second-place result by the Varsity 8+ boat in the D-level finals.
The pair of Minutewomen placed 23rd and 31st in the triple jump and 800-meter run in the three-day NCAA East Preliminary Championship.
The Minutemen participated in the national tournament for the second straight year and found increased success before falling to Florida State in the quarterfinals.
The 6-foot-3 guard, who led Canisius in scoring last year with 12.5 points, called UMass a “perfect fit.”
Ron Gordon pens a poem regarding Deflate-gate and says only the air knows the total truth.
The Plainfield, New Jersey native returns to his home state in search of a larger role with the Pirates in his final season of eligibility.
A 10-run offensive outburst backed up a strong outing from starter Brandon Walsh as the Minutemen downed the Patriots in Saturday’s finale.