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Luwane Pipkins leads the UMass men’s basketball shooting show in 101-76 win over Niagara -

November 19, 2017

UMass to face tough test with Niagara backcourt -

November 19, 2017

Hockey Notebook: John Leonard on an early season tear for UMass hockey -

November 18, 2017

Clock runs out on UMass men’s soccer’s dream season in NCAA opener -

November 17, 2017

2017 Basketball Special Issue -

November 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball prepares for transitional season in 2017-18 -

November 16, 2017

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how history and humanity is remembered -

November 16, 2017

CMASS completes seven-week discussion series -

November 16, 2017

UMass women’s basketball resets and reloads, looking to improve on last year’s record with plenty of new talent -

November 16, 2017

Matt McCall’s winding path to bring unity to UMass -

November 16, 2017

Carl Pierre is a piece to Matt McCall’s basketball program -

November 16, 2017

Why they stayed: Malik Hines, Chris Baldwin and C.J. Anderson -

November 16, 2017

McConnell chooses politics over morals -

November 16, 2017

Swipe right for love? Probably not. -

November 16, 2017

‘The Florida Project’ is a monument to the other side of paradise -

November 16, 2017

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ doesn’t have to be the best Marvel movie -

November 16, 2017

Thursday’s NCAA tournament rematch between UMass men’s soccer and Colgate will be a battle of adjustments -

November 15, 2017

Veteran belonging and the decline of American communities discussed by journalist and author at Amherst College -

November 15, 2017

‘UMass Cares About Cancer’ Hosts Blanket Making Event -

November 15, 2017

UMass women’s basketball heads to North Dakota for two games -

November 15, 2017

Role players key to Minutewomen’s success

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.

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UMass places in top 5 of A-10 Conference Championships

Despite adverse weather conditions, the Massachusetts men’s and women’s cross country teams placed 2nd and 3rd respectively in the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships. Three Minutemen placed in the top 15, while freshman Courtney Baldwin finished 9th overall and earned the A-10 Rookie of the Year award.

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UMass advances to A-10’s with weekend sweep

With wins over La Salle and West Chester this weekend, the Minutewomen sneaked into the Atlantic 10 Tournament as the fourth and final seed. The tournament starts this Friday and is hosted by UMass.

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UMass wins two over weekend, sneaks into A-10 Tournament

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.

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Freshman Brandso seeing time after walking on to team

After walking on to Sam Koch’s squad this summer, not knowing if he’d see the field, Morgan Brandso has worked his way onto the field and earned his first start on Sunday. Brandso has seen most of his time this year at midfield but got his first career start on defense.

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Minutemen top Duquesne, fall to St. Bonaventure in final home games of season

Sam Denormandie’s late goal on Friday gave UMass a 2-1 win on Friday over Duquesne, but the offense could not muster a goal as UMass fell to St. Bonaventure, 1-0. The Minutemen now face two must0win games this weekend to make the A-10 Tournament.

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Seniors come away with tournament birth on Senior Day

In what could have been their last game in a UMass uniform with a loss, the Minutewomen, led by their seniors on Senior Day extended their season. With a 1-0 win over Richmond, UMass grabbed the sixth and final spot in the A-10 Tournament allowing the seniors another chance to extend their careers.

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King, Kelly, Young lead Minutewomen in must-win weekend

Needing two wins in their final regular season games, Cher King, Katie Kelly and Kim Young scored 11 of UMass’ 12 goals on the weekend to lift them over La Salle and West Chester and into the A-10 Tournament. King and Kelly each recorded hat tricks on the weekend with King scoring four times on Friday and Kelly knotting three on Sunday.

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UMass put in must-win situation

In order to reach the Atlantic 10 Tournament, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team will need to win its last two games this season. Though the Minutewomen would need a host of scenarios to play out, they can greatly improve their chances of making postseason play by defeating both George Washington and Richmond this weeked.

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Luckey returns to Minutewomen lineup

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.

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UMass heads to Saint Louis for A-10 Championships

The Massachusetts cross country team will encounter sloppy conditions this weekend when they compete in the Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championships. The field is expected to be thick, wet, and muddy as rain showers will accumulate anywhere from two to four inches by Friday night.

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Big Green’s five straight goals propel Dartmouth past UM

In its final non-conference game of the year, the Minutewomen fell to Dartmouth 6-3 Wednesday night. UMass will have to win out its remaining conference schedule, as well as a combination of other things in order to make the A-10 tournament.

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Injuries, defensive woes continue

The UMass field hockey team suffered two key injuries Wednesday night in a 6-3 loss to Dartmouth. Juniors Makaela Potts and Jaime Bourazeris were both injured, as the Big Green scored five straight goals on the Minutewomen. Senior goalkeeper Sarah Williams got the start in goal, but could not contain the Big Green offense.

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DeSantis to return to lineup Friday

Without senior captain Mark DeSantis, the Minutemen have not been able to capitalize offensively. Their leading scorer will return this weekend, when the UMass soccer team takes on Duquesne Friday and St. Bonaventure Sunday, hoping to rebound after a 1-0 loss at the hands of Rhode Island last Saturday.

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Dangleis making strides

Before this year, UMass soccer coach Sam Koch had no idea who Mark Dangleis was. Now the midfielder transfer for the Minutemen has become a key part to UMass’ success, and will look to help the team get back to the Atlantic 10 tournament this season.

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Ploch advances to quarterfinal of ITA Regional before falling

Coming in ranked No. 17, Magdalena Ploch advanced to the fifth round of the ITA Regional Championships over this past weekend, upsetting the No. 3 seed. UMass doubles team of Candynce Boney and Maude Lecluyse did not find the same success, getting bounced after a first-round bye.

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UMass looks to gain momentum heading into must-win weekend

UMass hopes to find some offensive rhythm against Dartmouth as they prepare for the final weekend of conference play. Because of the Minutewomen’s struggles at the beginning of the A-10 schedule, they have put themselves in a must-win scenario with its final two games this weekend if they want to make the conference tournament.

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Fordham holds onto first place, despite struggling over weekend

With two weeks remaining in the Atlantic 10 schedule, four points separate the top eight teams with only six teams making the conference tournament. Fordham currently sits in first with 13 points followed by Dayton and Saint Louis.

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Minutewomen focused on Dartmouth despite key games this weekend

With two must-win games this weekend if UMass hopes to make the Atlantic 10 Tournament, UMass coach Justine Sowry is trying to get her team focused on their current opponent, Dartmouth.

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UMass sweeps top four singles races at Head of Fish

The Minutewomen, under coach Jim Dietz, had another strong showing as they took home the top four places in the singles races, first place in the Lightweight 4 and third place in the Varsity 8 races at the Head of Fish Regatta.

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