After starting the season 0-5-1, the Minutemen are 3-1-1 in their last five games. Their win over Central Connecticut shows how much they’ve improved heading into Atlantic 10 games.
Minutemen have produced 31 shots in the last two games.
Captain Megan Burke leads a well-respected senior class.
A recap of the month of September at UMass Amherst. Photos by Jessica Picard, Katherine Mayo, Sam Anderson, Erica Lowenkron, Judith Gibson-Okunieff, Chris O’Keefe, Christina Yacono, and Grace Gulick.
The Minutemen will be looking to avenge a 5-1 loss to the Blue Devils last year.
The Minutemen have two shutouts in their last four games, earning a 2-1-1 record over that span.
Photos from Homecoming Weekend 2016 including Woodstock Stories with Michael Lang and Elliot Landy, Revolution Run 5K, Homecoming parade, Men’s soccer, football, ice hockey, field hockey and Fearing Street Festival. Photos by Chris O’Keefe, Katherine Mayo, Erica Lowenkron, Jessica Picard, Judith Gibson-Okunieff and Alex Tang
Goalkeeper Cassidy Babin recorded six saves in the loss.
UMass comes within inches of beating the Flyers with junior Matthew Mooney’s near miss off the cross bar.
Minutewomen pick up second conference win despite scoreless first half.
The Minutemen successfully defended against nine corner kicks in the first half, and nearly added a goal multiple times with their own set pieces.
The Minutewomen will look to get their first conference point of the season Sunday afternoon against Richmond.
The Minutemen struggled on third and fourth down, falling to the Green Wave 31-24 on Saturday.
The Minutemen couldn’t convert third downs, nor get off the field as Green Wave went on 24-0 run in Saturday’s homecoming game.
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Comis led the Minutemen on two scoring drives in the final quarter against the Green Waves after UMass generated just 83 total yards of offense combined in the second and third quarter.
The Minutemen were picked to finish 10th this season after finishing in a tie for fourth in 2015, with the defending conference champions coming to Rudd Field this Saturday.
DeSantis has made the case for being UMass’ most valuable player midway through 2016.
The Minutemen failed to score in the second half Wednesday afternoon as the Huskies defeated UMass for the second time this season.
The Minutewomen look to put their past offensive struggles behind them as they open conference play Thursday night against La Salle.
Anna Woosley and Janja Kovacevic went undefeated in singles action for the Minutewomen over the weekend.