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Early season challenge awaits for UMass hockey in weekend set with Ohio State -

October 18, 2017

UMass Professor Barbara Krauthamer receives award from Association of Black Women Historians -

October 18, 2017

The 2017-18 women’s soccer team differs from others Matz has coached at UMass -

October 18, 2017

Hockey East Notebook: OT Goal caps BC comeback over Providence -

October 18, 2017

I’m a millennial conservative. Will the Republican Party leave me behind? -

October 18, 2017

Low-Income Housing Error at Presidential Apartments -

October 18, 2017

Kelela’s debut ‘Take Me Apart’ is a captivating, deeply personal exposition on heartache. -

October 18, 2017

People’s Market hosts a fundraiser for Puerto Rico -

October 18, 2017

UMass does not meet the needs of its disabled students -

October 18, 2017

Do we really need Summer NSO? -

October 18, 2017

A picture is worth a thousand words, but those words are better off written -

October 18, 2017

Tom Petty: A Retrospective -

October 18, 2017

Panel held to discuss the future of public policy and the Universal Basic Income -

October 17, 2017

Reconsidering Hillary Clinton -

October 17, 2017

Trump’s Twitter has unprecedented influence on society -

October 17, 2017

Author and professor at the University of Oregon discusses the push of a corporate agenda through state governments -

October 17, 2017

Letter: Join the movement against student debt -

October 17, 2017

Northampton City Council votes to oppose local charter school expansion -

October 17, 2017

UMass men’s soccer takes on Rhode Island with top conference spot on the line -

October 17, 2017

Fulton, Smith leading the way for UMass Soccer offensively -

October 17, 2017

UM travels to take on defending national champs

Defensive tackle Brandon Collier and the rest of the Minutemen look to stop Spiders quarterback Eric Ward this Saturday, when the UMass football team takes on the No.1 team in the country at Richmond.

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Offensive line stepping up

Through the Minutemen’s first six games, the team has started four different combinations on the offensive line. Even with senior tailback Tony Nelson missing time, players on the o-line have been able to fill in for injured starters and make an impact.

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Running game powers Richmond past Maine

Top-ranked Richmond got past Maine by a score of 38-21 with four unanswered touchdowns in the second half on Saturday, highlighted by a 90-yard punt return for a score by senior Derek Hatcher. The running game for the Spiders (6-0, 4-0 Colonial Athletic Association) was the strongest point on the day as they out-gained the Black Bears (3-4, 2-2 CAA) 252 yards to -2 on the ground. Senior Justin Forte and running back Garrett Wilkins led the running game for Richmond.

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UMass slows down potent UNH offense in a thriller.

Jonathan Hernandez rushed for 166 yards and a touchdown in a spot start in place of injured tailback Tony Nelson in a 23-17 win. The Minutemen held No. 4 New Hampshire to 17 points after giving up 43 last week to Delaware.

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Hernandez steps up in place of injured Nelson

Whenever UMass has needed players to step up due to injuries, they’ve done their job and filled in seamlessly. Such was the case on Saturday as tailback Jon Hernandez won the Bill Knight trophy and freshman Kumar Davis made an interception to seal a 23-17 win against No. 4 New Hampshire.

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Video: UMass defeats UNH 23-17

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Video: Post-Game Press Conference, UMass 23 UNH 17

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UM, UNH meet in Homecoming Game

With a tough loss to Delaware last weekend, the UMass football team takes on a familiar opponent this weekend at McGuirk in the Minutemen’s homecoming match-up. The UNH Wildcats come to Amherst fresh off a victory over No. 2 Villanova, as UMass looks to improve on the defensive side of the ball to stop Wildcats quarterback R.J. Toman.

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Home-field advantage big for UMass this weekend

Tailback Tony Nelson was nearly nonexistent in the Minutemen’s loss last weekend. UMass coach Kevin Morris hopes his team doesn’t fall into the same trap this week, with UNH coming to Amherst this weekend.

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Minutemen can’t overcome early deficit, fall to Delaware

After falling to a quick 20-0 deficit in the first quarter, UMass tried to comeback against Delaware, but could not muster much offense until the fourth quarter falling to the Blue Hens 43-27. The loss drops the Minutemen to 3-2 and 1-1 in the Colonial Athletic Association.

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Minutemen travel to Delaware, take on Blue Hens

After losing their first road game in Week 1 against Kansas State, the UMass football team will look for its fourth straight victory when they take on Delaware Saturday at 6 p.m.

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Blue Hens to bring potent passing attack on Saturday

When the UMass football team heads to Delaware to take on the Blue Hens Saturday, look for both sides to consistently put up points. With quarterback Kyle Havens facing UD’s Pat Devlin, both defenses will have their hands full in the match up slated for 6 p.m.

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Studying his way to success: Tyler Holmes

Linebacker Tyler Holmes never takes his eyes off his playbook. That persistence has allowed him to be a strong force in the Colonial Athletic Association.

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Four UMass football players suspended following arrest

According to the Daily Hampshire Gazette, four members of the Massachusetts football team were arrested Thursday night for possession a Class B substance (cocaine).

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McIntyre becomes second Minutemen to be named CAA Rookie of the Week

After leading the team with eight tackles in UMass’ victory over Stony Brook, Perry McIntyre was named the CAA Rookie of the Week. McIntyre is the second Minuteman to be named to the honor this season, with D.J. Adeoba grabbing the honor in Week 1.

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Jonathan Hernandez shines in starting role

With senior tailback Tony Nelson gone due to an injury on Saturday, redshirt sophomore Jon Hernandez filled in admirably for his roommate, rushing for 146 yards and three touchdowns in UMass’ 44-17 victory at McGuirk Stadium.

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Minutemen make it 3 straight with 44-17 win over Stony Brook

Tailback Tony Nelson was out of action in Saturday’s game, but that the Minutemen in their 44-17 rout over Stony Brook. Jon Hernandez filled in with his first game rushing for over 100 yards.

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Minutemen look for third straight win

After an impressive win over Rhode Island last Saturday, the Massachusetts football team hopes for another balanced victory against Stony Brook this Saturday at 6 p.m. at McGuirk Stadium.

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Bailey becoming more comfortable in new role

The transition from wide receiver to defensive back has come naturally to redshirt junior Ke’Mon Bailey, who has 12 tackles, six solo tackles, three pass deflections and a fumble recovery through three games at his new position.

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UMass quarterback Kyle Havens’ success coming from teammates

UMass quarterback Kyle Havens won CAA Player of the Week. The junior knows that his job as a Minuteman has been easy this season thanks to the help of his teammates.

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