Freshman UMass defenseman Brandon Montour made his college hockey debut Tuesday night against Northeastern.
UMass allowed three goals within the first 11 minutes and fell to Northeastern on Tuesday night at the Mullins Center, spoiling Brandon Montour’s debut.
He’s only 3-of-13 this season on 3-pointers, but UMass center Cady Lalanne has the green light from coach Derek Kellogg to continue to shoot 3’s, as long as they fall within the context of the offense.
UMass defenseman Brandon Montour will make his season debut after finally gaining eligibility, while forward Ray Pigozzi is questionable with an upper body injury.
The Massachusetts men’s basketball forward is averaging only 5.5 minutes per game, but two straight strong performances could be what Demetrius Dyson needs to break out of his slump.
Former Massachusetts men’s soccer player Matt Keys is pursuing a professional soccer career and hopes his background, including his time at UMass, has prepared him for the challenge.
UMass held Holy Cross to a 34 percent shooting percentage from the field and used 48 combined points from Kim Pierre-Louis and Cierra Dillard to earn its fifth win of the season.
The Minutemen assisted on 22 of their 25 made baskets in a 75-58 victory over Canisius.
Despite a second half Canisius surge, UMass’ 46-21 halftime lead proved insurmountable as the Minutemen snapped a three-game losing streak in a win Saturday.
UMass hopes a week of practice and a re-evaluation of its half court offense will lead to more consistent success.
Opposing teams often use two, even three defenders to stop Lalanne, something UMass basketball continues to work at handling.
News editor Aviva Luttrell and sports editor Mark Chiarelli discuss the week in news and sports.
The Minutemen are in the midst of a three-game losing streak and spoke of a lack of identity following an 84-75 loss to Florida Gulf Coast on Sunday.
22 points from Kim Pierre-Louis and 18 from Cierra Dillard bump the Minutewomen back up to 0.500 as they defeat American University 71-61 at the Mullins Center on Saturday.
Kim Pierre-Louis and Cierra Dillard combined for 40 points as the Minutemen led by as much as 16 in a 71-61 victory over American.
A mix of 3-point shooting from the Eagles and a slow start from the Minutemen were key factors in their 84-75 loss at MassMutual Center on Sunday.
UMass hockey lamented a high number of penalties, mistakes in a 4-0 loss to Notre Dame
The Minutemen registered 14 shots on goal in a 4-0 loss to Notre Dame, their second loss to the Irish in as many nights.
UMass coach Derek Kellogg said he was “very tough” on his team in the practices leading up to Sunday’s 2 p.m. game against Florida Gulf Coast.
Notre Dame scored four goals in the final frame against UMass to storm back in a 7-5 victory.
Despite scoring two late goals, UMass couldn’t overcome another difficult third period, a continuing trend this season.
Shooting struggles plague Minutewomen, Crimson light it up form outside in Wednesday’s loss to Harvard.
Consistent bench play proves to be the spark that’s helping turn women’s basketball around in Massachusetts.
Ross Gienieczko makes his week 14 NFL picks.
UMass and Notre Dame meet this weekend with crucial Hockey East points on the line.
The Minutemen never led against the Tigers after falling behind early and often Tuesday night in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Redshirt sophomore Frank Vatrano has settled into collegiate hockey and has helped lead the Minutemen’s most productive forwards line.
The Minutemen and women saw strong individual performances in the season’s first half and now prepare for January return to competition.
With talent on both sides of the ball returning and a full year of Mark Whipple behind them, the Minutemen are headed to the postseason in 2015, argues Andrew Cyr.
Minutemen coach Ken O’Brien is encouraged by a growing sense of camaraderie throughout his team following an eighth place finish Nov. 22.
The Patriots’ Jalen Jenkins hit a 75-foot 3-pointer to give the Patriots an unlikely 64-63 victory.
The senior captain of the Minutemen has played the sport in various forms since a young age and plans to keep doing so as long as he possibly can.
The Minutemen travel to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to face LSU in their first road game outside of Massachusetts.
Quinnipiac scored two power play goals en route to a 3-1 victory over UMass at the Mullins Center.
The junior UMass guard missed a potential game-winning 3-pointer in the final seconds against Harvard.
Minutemen guard Trey Davis had a chance to win the game for UMass, but his 3-point attempt didn’t fall as the Minutemen lost 75-73.
The Minutemen ended their three-game losing streak with a road win over the Bobcats.
UMass coach Mark Whipple addresses areas of need entering the offseason while returning members of the Minutemen expressed optimism at the team’s chances in 2015.
The Bulls offense put up 548 yards of total offense and six touchdowns while UMass struggled in all phases of the game.
UMass allowed 548 total yards in a loss to Buffalo in a game which Minutemen coach Mark Whipple said the team “obviously” wasn’t good enough.
The redshirt senior will play his final game Friday at McGuirk Stadium for the Minutemen.
UMass tight end Jean Sifrin said timing will play a major factor in whether he will declare for the NFL draft at the conclusion of the Minutemen’s 2014 season.
UMass received a total team effort in a 79-54 victory over Northeastern on Wednesday, as 10 of its 11 players to appear in the game scored for the Minutemen.
The Minutemen lost 3-1 to Vermont Tuesday at Gutterson Field House, three days after losing to Vermont 11-1 in Amherst at the Mullins Center.
The Huskies needed a fourth quarter touchdown reception from Chad Beebe to squeak by the Bobcats.
The Minutemen travel to the place where their season ended last year, hoping to redeem themselves against the Catamounts.
The Iceland native heads into the offseason before her senior season with goals to accomplish both in Amherst and beyond.
The Minutemen took a 21-hour trip via van to the NIRSA National Soccer Championships.
The Minutemen spoke about their 11-1 loss to the Catamounts Saturday night and talked about what the team needs to do to move on.
UMass forward Zach Coleman played a season-high 24 minutes in the Minutemen’s 75-69 victory over Florida State Sunday.
This weekend the UMass Basketball team played in the Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament versus Notre Dame on Saturday and Florida State on Sunday.
The Minutewomen put together a two-game winning streak before dropping Sunday’s contest against Florida State in their trip to Texas.
Donte Clark and Jabarie Hinds each had 15 points off the bench as the Minutemen earned their fourth win of the season.
Guards Jabarie Hinds, Donte Clark and forward Zach Coleman combined to play 77 minutes, score 32 points and reel in nine rebounds in UMass’ 75-69 victory over Florida State.
Daily Collegian news editor Aviva Luttrell and sports editor Mark Chiarelli discuss the week in news and sports.
After giving up 11 goals to Vermont, the Minutemen will have to regroup with another game on Tuesday.
It was the worst loss for the Minutemen in 38 years, as they fell 11-1 to the Catamounts Saturday night at the Mullins Center.
Minutemen point guard Trey Davis struggled in UMass’ 81-68 loss to Notre Dame, and his coach Derek Kellogg called his process of taking over as starting point guard a “work in progress.”
Notre Dame unveiled it’s own version of the “big four,” which scored 69 total points and led the Irish past UMass.
Notre Dame guard Jerian Grant led the Irish past UMass with a 24-point, eight-assist performance in a game where the Minutemen committed 18 turnovers.
UMass hockey allows a pair of goals in via deflection off members of its own team in a game where the Minutemen had opportunities to cut the deficit.
The Minutemen lost their second game of the season to the Eagles and are now winless in their last four conference matchups.
The No. 12 Eagles and No. 11 Catamounts visit the Mullins Center Friday and Saturday as the Minutemen try to move up within the conference.
The Minutewomen dominated the paint and forced the Black Bears to shoot 36 3-pointers in their first win of the season.
Ross Gienieczko makes his week 12 picks for the National Football League.
Kim Pierre-Louis finished with a game-high 19 points while Rashida Timbilla chimed in with 14 of her own in the Minutewomen’s win.
Redshirt senior Troy Power will hit the century mark for games played as the Minutemen host No. 12 Boston College on Friday.
UMass women’s swimmer Meriza Werenski was recently named Atlantic 10 Conference Performer of the Week.
UMass offense failed to produce without quarterback Blake Frohnapfel
Despite being 0-2, the Minutewomen believe they are close to finding a winning formula heading into their home opener Wednesday.
After a costly mistake that almost lead to UMass to blowing the game, Seth Berger regained his confidence in the overtime win.
Minutemen forward Seth Berger played a career-high 25 minutes in Tuesday’s 77-68 overtime victory over Manhattan and was involved in a number of critical plays late.
UMass basketball prepares for early start in nationally televised game Tuesday morning against Manhattan
The Minutemen will look to use their speed and quickness to neutralize the size advantages of the Jaspers in an 11 a.m. start on ESPN.
For the first time in three years, the Minutewomen fell short of their goal of winning the Atlantic 10 title.
He’s achieved exceptional international and domestic success, but Jim Dietz’s goal is to affect lives in a way that extends far beyond rowing.
The Minutemen are averaging more than 156 rushing yards per game over their last five games, a stark increase from the 60 yards per game averaged over their first five games.
Despite impressive defense and standout freshmen play, fundamentals haunted UMass women’s basketball in its opening weekend.
Daily Collegian sports editor Mark Chiarelli and news editor Aviva Luttrell discuss the week in news and sports during their weekly podcast.
The Minutemen outscored the Eagles 47-30 in the final frame and benefited from strong performances from Derrick Gordon and Maxie Esho.
On Sunday UMass played Boston College for the Coaches vs. Cancer tripleheader event in which some proceeds benefited the American Cancer Society
The Minutemen scored seven goals in both games to sweep the pair of games against Bryant and UConn.
The Minutemen are growing mustaches for the third straight year to raise awareness for men’s health issues.
UMass displayed strong defense but ultimately fell to Central Michigan.
Patience was key in UMass’ win over the Eagles Sunday.
Coming off its most successful season, the Minutewomen will travel to Memphis, Tennessee to compete at a national level.
He hasn’t thrown a live pass in two years, but redshirt freshman Austin Whipple is prepared to start for the Minutemen in place of injured starting quarterback Blake Frohnapfel.
Derrick Gordon became the first openly gay Division I men’s basketball player to play in a collegiate game, and scored 17 points and added nine rebounds in UMass’ 95-87 win over Siena.
Timely free throw shooting down the stretch and strong play from their veterans vaulted the Minutemen to their first victory of the year.
Trey Davis, Derrick Gordon, Maxie Esho and Cady Lalanne combined for 81 total points in the Minutemen’s season-opening victory at the Mullins Center.
The Minutemen held strong defensively in a Wednesday night showdown at McGuirk Stadium, but quarterback Blake Frohnapfel left the game on crutches following a significant right leg injury.
Frohnapfel’s season in jeopardy following leg injury, while Sharpe shines in UMass’ win over Ball State
Tajae Sharpe had another career day with 13 receptions and 239 receiving yards in the Minutemen’s 24-10 victory over the Cardinals Wednesday night.
The Huskies took over the top spot in the MAC West in a close game against the Rockets while the Bulls erupted for 55 points in an easy victory.
Ross Gienieczko makes his week 11 NFL picks.
The Minutemen defense expects Ball State to run the ball and is preparing to face Cardinals running back Jahwan Edwards.
UMass football Jean Sifrin anticipates a strong offensive performance when UMass hosts Ball State Wednesday night.
Freshman diver Trent Kindvall is off to a hot start for men’s swimming and diving.
Ohio State strengthened its case for a playoff spot after a 49-37 win over Michigan State, while Texas A&M knocked off Auburn on the road.
It was a tough season for UMass men’s soccer, but progress was made, leaving the Minutemen optimistic moving forward.
Matt Keys and Josh Schwartz celebrated their four-year careers on Saturday in a 3-0 win over the Bonnies on Senior Day.
The Minutewomen defeated Lock Haven 2-0 in the semifinals, but a 1-0 loss against the Spiders prevented a third-consecutive conference title for UMass.
The UMass men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams both lost their meets against Brown on Saturday.
Controversy and poor puck possession cost UMass club hockey pair of games over weekend.
Josh Schwartz and Lenoir Sery pace a UMass offense which score a season-high three goals in its final game of the year.
The Minutemen saw production from all four lines in Friday night’s 7-1 victory over AIC.
The Minutemen offense exploded, scoring the most goals they’ve scored in a game since 2011.
Massachusetts Daily Collegian sports web producer Marc Jean-Louis and UMass Sports Weekly producer Jesse Mayfield-Sheehan team up to discuss North Dakota State football, professional sports playoff formatting, African Americans in Major League Baseball and the controversy of NFL policy through the fining of Colin Kaepernick.
UMass women’s soccer was unable to complete the upset against top-seeded La Salle in the Minutewomen’s final matchup of the season.
The Minutewomen are 5-0 all-time against Lock Haven and have high expectations entering postseason play.
Ross Gienieczko makes his week 10 NFL picks.
UMass is focusing on playing 60 complete minutes of hockey as it looks to get back on track against the Yellow Jackets.
The Minutemen look to remain focused in the final game for senior leaders Matt Keys and Josh Schwartz.
Minutemen forward Frank Vatrano faces his older brother’s alma mater and UMass captain Troy Power faces off against long-time friend and teammate on Friday.
The Minutewomen will take on Lock Haven on Friday as the team seeks its third consecutive A-10 title.
Seniors Matt Keys and Josh Schwartz will play the final game of their careers with the UMass men’s soccer team this weekend.
The Minutewomen hope to avenge last year’s semifinal loss to La Salle when they play the top-seeded Explorers in the first round of the Atlantic 10 tournament Thursday.
The UMass tennis team won seven doubles matches and had nine singles wins in the Big Green Invitational.
The UMass club field hockey advances to the national tournament for the second year in a row.
Both the men’s and women’s swimming teams handily beat the Bearcats in a two-day meet this past weekend.
While the underclassmen have carried the Minutemen through seven games, their experienced group of veterans must be more reliable if UMass wants to improve its record.
Minutewomen coach Jim Dietz said UMass’ performance at the Head of the Fish was the best of the season.
Rebels’ receiver Laquon Treadwell fumbled in the closing seconds of the Rebels 35-31 loss to Auburn while breaking his ankle in the process.
With a win against Saint Louis on Sunday, the Minutewomen clinched the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Atlantic 10 tournament.
The Minutemen fell 4-1 in their second-to-last game of the season and were dominated in all facets.
The Minutewomen secured the eighth seed in the Atlantic 10 playoffs and are set to face top-seeded La Salle.
The Minutemen dropped two one-score games against Maine in Orono over the weekend.
After a scoreless first half, Sarah Hawkshaw sparked the Minutewomen with two goals to power a 5-1 victory Sunday.
Seven players score in double digits as the Minutemen cruise by the American International Yellow Jackets 120-71 in their season exhibition.
Minutemen will look to control faceoffs, time of possession in weekend matchup against the Black Bears.
The sophomore forward will start Thursday in UMass’ home exhibition against American International.
Minutemen head down south for matchups against Davidson and non-conference foe UNC-Ashville this weekend.
Brady vs. Manning, divisional rivalries and battle of top NFC teams highlight week nine in the NFL.
The Minutewomen are 4-0-0 on the season when scoring the first goal of the match.
Two straight shutout victories have the Minutewomen marching toward a potential playoff spot.
Freshman goaltender Henry Dill has shown poise and consistency in his first three career starts for the Minutemen.
Both Matthew Mooney and Taylor Culp propelled the Minutemen to a victory.
Minutewomen coach Carla Tagliente wins her 50th career game and sophomore Izzie Delario nets two goals to lead the Minutewomen to victory
The Minutemen scored with 15 seconds remaining in overtime to beat the Owls in their second game in as many nights.
Cyr: The debate between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning is one that sports fans will never get tired of hearing
The two best quarterbacks of this generation face off on Sunday for the 16th time of their careers and no matter the result, the argument will last forever.
Alessandro Bomprezzi won team MVP honors a season ago and aims to build on that success in his junior season.
Both the Huskies and Chippewas snuck by inferior conference opponents while the Broncos had little difficulty against Ohio.
Led by Alessandro Bomprezzi and Meriza Werenski, the Minutemen and women delivered strong performances but couldn’t capitalize en route to losses to the Terriers.
The Minutemen lost to No. 6 BC Saturday night after picking up their first Hockey East win on Friday against Northeastern.
The Tigers handed the No.3 Rebels their first loss of the season, while the Bruins prevailed in double overtime.
Minutewomen rip season high 12 shots on goal in their 2-0 win over St. Bonaventure on Friday.
Two first-half goals paced the Minutemen past the Rams, 2-0, Sunday afternoon for their first victory since Sept. 19.
The Minutewomen built an early lead and was able to fend off Duquesne’s second half attack for back-to-back victories.
The Minutewomen outscored the Explorers 3-1 to earn an important conference victory with the regular season winding down.
Goals by Alyssa Fratarcangeli and Jackie Bruno lead UMass past St. Bonaventure at Rudd Field on Friday 2-0.
Despite another strong performance by Blake Frohnapfel, UMass can’t hang on against Toledo
Minutemen’s defense will be tested once against this week against the Rocket’s trio of running backs and veteran offensive line.
The Minutemen head to Boston this weekend to battle the Northeastern Huskies and Boston College Eagles on Friday and Saturday, respectively.
Ray Pigozzi, Steven Iacobellis and Patrick Lee have combined for three goals 10 points in three games this season.
Ross Gienieczko makes his picks for NFL matchups this weekend
UMass women’s is soccer struggling as of late, and needs scoring to keep postseason hopes alive.
The Minutewomen can still qualify for the A-10 tournament with a strong finish despite a lackluster start to conference play.
A change in strategy may help the Minutemen down the stretch, as UMass is moving captain Matt Keys into a more offensive role.
The performance of underclassmen on the Massachusetts men’s swimming team was a bright spot in its meet against Army this past weekend.
Western Michigan topped Bowling Green behind an impressive rushing attack, while Northern Illinois erupted for 51 points against Miami (OH).
Freshmen Patrick Lee, Jake Horton and Keith Burchett have fueled the UMass offense through two weekends of play
Lauren Allymohamed bounced back from a stick to the face to score the game-winning goal against the Terriers on Sunday.
The Minutemen will travel to New York on Friday to face the Red Foxes before returning to the Mullins Center on Saturday for an afternoon matchup against the Owls.
Minutemen pleased with growth in the trenches throughout course of 2014 season.
Sophomore Anna Woosley advanced to the round of 32, as the Minutewomen had four players reach the Main Draw.
After losing Friday night, the Minutemen earned their first win of the season Saturday night with a 4-3 victory over Michigan State.
Minutewomen drop to 11th in Atlantic 10 standings after back-to-back losses.
The Minutemen and Minutewomen posted mixed results in their first duel match of the season Saturday.
The Minutewomen defeated the Terriers 2-1 in overtime to even their record for the season.
The Minutemen got shut out for the sixth time this season in a 5-0 loss to Saint Louis on Sunday.
The UMass men’s soccer team still winless in Atlantic 10 conference play, as they drop it to Dayton 4-1 at Rudd Field on Friday.
Tajae Sharpe tied a career-high in catches (13) and set a career-high in receiving yards (193) in a 36-14 win over Eastern Michigan.
The former walk-on finished with 135 rushing yards and four touchdowns after leaving the Minutemen’s last game with a shoulder injury.
The Minutemen rode strong individual performances from receiver Tajae Sharpe and running back Shadrach Abrokwah and a stingy defensive effort to a convincing victory.
UMass men’s soccer allows four goals in the first 38 minutes in a resounding loss to Dayton
The Minutewomen earn another crucial conference victory and are picking up momentum as the season nears the end.
Despite early season struggles for Eastern Michigan, the Minutemen are expecting a competitive game from the Eagles.
The Minutemen look to bounce back from their season opening loss in a two game road trip to Michigan State.
Since coming over from Spain, the freshman has exceeded expectations of both herself and head coach Judy Dixon.
After a tie against Virginia Commonwealth last weekend, Minutemen look to build on the team’s improvements.
UMass’ leading receiver Tajae Sharpe faced significantly more defensive attention against Kent State, which could be a sign of things to come.
Despite having success against the Rams in recent years, the Minutemwomen expect tough task on Friday night.
After being named an alternate captain, Zack LaRue is prepared to become an even bigger leader for the Minutemen.
Bowling Green and Akron stayed hot, while Thomas Rawls fueled Central Michigan
Minutewomen show improvement through first three conference games behind consistent defense, emerging offense
UMass coach and rowing legend Jim Dietz talks about the upcoming season
Freshmen Melanie Kreusch and Sarah Hawkshaw have shined for the Minutewomen this season in expansive roles.
Pavone’s first career goal, which came in a 2-1 loss to Hartford, carries significant meaning.
The standout junior goalkeeper has kept the Minutewomen in contention during a less-than-stellar start to the season.
Despite holding a 2-0 lead, the Minutewomen were unable to finish strong and lost to Columbia 3-2.
Following their first victory of the season, the Minutemen look to improve on their preparation in the hopes of stringing together a winning streak.
Junior Ben Thomas leads the UMass pack as the Minutemen place 15th in the New
The Minutewomen fell to George Washington after relenting two first half goals.
The Minutemen carried a lead into the fourth quarter for the fourth time this season and finally held onto it.
The top two lines from Boston University dominated, while UMass’s top forwards came up empty
Boston University used six unanswered goals in the third period to fly by the Minutemen.
Marc Jean-Louis discusses the state of Michigan football: its current state of decline and what led to it.
UMass Hockey starts this Friday, Oct. 10, against Boston University at 7 pm.