Led by ECAC New England defensive and offensive players of the week, UMass looks to roll St. Joseph’s.
Currently outside of a spot in the conference tournament, the Minutemen are faced with a near must-win situation.
The Minutemen failed to reach 10 goals for the fourth straight game en route to their first loss to Hartford in school history.
UMass moved to 6-0 at McGuirk Stadium this year, and won their 10th straight game at home overall.
Hannah Murphy scored four goals for the third game in a row to lift the Minutewomen.
The Minutemen will look to avoid a three-game losing streak Saturday in Connecticut.
According to UMass coach Greg Cannella, the group’s performance on defense, as well as in transition offense, will help dictate the Minutemen’s success.
The Minutewomen defense will have its hands full against the nation’s second leading goal-scorer Jessica Roach.
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The Minutewomen hope a combination of steady defense, balanced offense leads to continued A-10 success.
The Minutemen look to avenge a 6-3 loss last weekend to Towson in its next matchup with the Stags Saturday afternoon.
The sophomore has recorded 10 goals and three assists this year for the Minutemen.
Hannah Murphy scored four goals in the Minutewomen’s blowout win over George Mason.
UMass defeated George Mason 17-7 on Sunday, marking coach Angela McMahon’s 100th career win.
The Minutemen were held to a season-low three goals against the No. 4 defense in the nation in Saturday’s 6-3 loss.
The Minutemen will have to convert on any opportunity they get facing the nation’s fourth-ranked defense on Saturday.
The Minutewomen have won 38 consecutive games and have no lost an Atlantic 10 game in four years.