The Massachusetts field hockey team is hoping to look past its Euphoria from its upset over Syracuse as it begins the Atlantic 10 schedule. Last year, the Minutewomen struggled against their conference and needed to win their last three games to make the A-10 tournament.
The Massachusetts field hockey team can be one of the best teams in the country according to Justine Sowry. However, if the Minutewomen are going to beat Atlantic 10 teams, they can’t overlook any of their opponents.
Collegian columnist Adam Miller believes the staple of the Massachusetts field hockey team this season has been the woman between the goal posts: Alesha Widdall. The junior is having the best season of her career, boasting a 1.25 goals-against average and a 0.816 save percentage.
The Massachusetts field hockey team bested another Top 10 team by shutting out No. 8 Syracuse, 2-0, Sunday afternoon at Garber Field.
The Massachusetts field hockey team pulled off another upset against Syracuse on Oct. 3 thanks to a strong effort by goalkeeper Alesha Widdall. She finished the game with 11 saves.
UMass will host Syracuse this Sunday at Garber Field, looking for its first victory in over 10 years against the Orange. The Minutewomen are coming off a 1-0 loss to Albany, while Syracuse is 3-1 in road games on the year.
The Minutewomen have not beaten Syracuse in their last nine chances. Scoring opportunities have been constant for UMass, but coach Justine Sowry believes that it is only a matter of time before they find the back of the net.
With half of its schedule complete and one more game to go before conference matchups begin, the Massachusetts field hockey team will draw from its experience against the nation’s top teams to help drive them past its Atlantic 10 rivals.
The Massachusetts field hockey snapped its two-game losing streak with a 2-0 win over Vermont on Sept. 24, but lost to a more physical Albany on Sept. 26. Seniors Katie Kelly and Makaela Potts scored in the win over the Catamounts.
In a 1-0 loss to Albany, Massachusetts field hockey coach Justine Sowry saw a play by Great Dane midfielder Taylor Luke that Sowry hopes her team can replicate against future opponents. Luke’s efforts set Albany up for a 1-0 win over the Minutewomen.
Following a difficult weekend in which the Massachusetts field hockey team dropped games on back-to-back days, it will host Vermont and Albany as it looks for more goal production. Last season, the Minutewomen traveled to both venues and claimed two road victories.
Through eight games this season, the Massachusetts field hockey team has scored only eight goals. Three players have accounted for those goals with senior Katie Kelly recording a team-high five. With Vermont and Albany heading to Amherst this weekend, the Minutewomen will look for more scoring production.
The Massachusetts field hockey team dropped two games to nationally ranked opponents over the weekend, losing 2-0 to American on Saturday and 3-0 to Maryland the next day. The Minutewomen are now 3-5 on the season.
After upsetting Connecticut and pulling off an overtime victory against Yale, the Massachusetts field hockey team will place the best of the ACC in Maryland along with American.
For the first time in 10 years, the Massachusetts field hockey team upset No. 4 Connecticut, 1-0, before taking a come-from-behind win over Yale in overtime. UMass coach Justine Sowry calls it one of the biggest wins of her UMass career.
The Massachusetts field hockey team is looking to its three seniors and seasoned junior to lead the Minutewomen in 2010. So far, UMass coach Justine Sowry believes they have been up to the task.
After losing three out of its first four games to begin the season, the Massachusetts field hockey team went into practice this week determined to strengthen the lines of communication between the midfield and forward lines, while continually developing its young players.
The Massachusetts field hockey team is projected to be crowned Atlantic 10 conference champions in 2010, according to this year’s preseason poll. Nine starters will return from last year’s squad.
In her fourth year as head coach, Justine Sowry hopes to bring the Massachusetts field hockey team back to its 2008 form with a younger team than in years past.
The Massachusetts field hockey team fell to BU this weekend after defeating the Huskies, 2-1 in a Boston matchup. Senior captain Katie Kelly scored against the Terriers for her third goal in four games. UMass takes on UConn Sept. 11.