October 22, 2014

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass women’s soccer controls its own destiny as conference tournament approaches -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass soccer deploys new formation with Keys, Jess -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass calling on young swimmers to continue strong start to the year -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

WMU, Ohio, NIU pick up wins in busy MAC weekend -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A comprehensive guide to the Ebola virus -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Trio of freshmen leading UMass hockey’s offense early in the season -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A guide to comic collecting in the Pioneer Valley -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Letter: What’s behind the curtains on Birthright trips? -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

FBI director’s fear-mongering view of data encryption is off the mark -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass Permaculture Initiative to add three new programs -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Gov. Deval Patrick visits Amherst, awards $1.5 million grant for downtown development -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UHS offers more accessible vaccination clinics as flu season nears -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Gamard: Is gluten really bad or just a fad? -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Three new students appointed as SGA special assistants -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Allymohamed scores game winner after suffering facial injury against Boston University -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Loaded weekend against Marist, Keene State challenges UMass club hockey -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

UMass football seeing improvement on both the offensive and defensive lines -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Remembering Derek Jeter: an appraisal -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Yellowcard switches things up on “Lift a Sail” -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Campus Sustainability Day to take place Wednesday -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Lack of scoring causing problems for UMass

For the third straight game, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team was held to under 10 goals, all of which resulted in losses. UMass coach Alexis Venechanos is hoping that her team’s problems on offense will go away in time for the A-10 schedule.

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Minutewomen look to end home skid against UNH

After losing back-to-back games at home over the past week, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team will search for its second win of the season at McGuirk Stadium when it hosts New Hampshire today. The Wildcats have won both their games this spring and play their first road game against UMass.

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Minutewomen get back to the basics

The two losses this past week to Harvard and Boston University have shown Massachusetts women’s lacrosse coach Alexis Venechanos areas in need of improvement. Against New Hampshire this afternoon, the Minutewomen will look to improve on their clearing, turnovers, and draw controls in pursuit of their third win this season.

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UMass drops second straight as Harvard duo combines for nine scores

Behind five goals from Alexis Dal Col and an additional four from Jen VanderMeulen, Harvard topped the Minutewomen, 10-8, Saturday at McGuirk Stadium. UMass competes again on Wednesday against New Hampshire at home.

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UM hosts Crimson Saturday afternoon

Last season, UMass held on for a 13-12 victory over Harvard, as Jackie Lyons scored six-goals for a career high. Lyons and the rest of the Minutewomen look to duplicate their performance when they host the team Saturday afternoon.

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Minutewomen lose, 10-8, in slushy weather

The Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team lost its second game of the season to No. 10 Boston University, 10-8. Despite a late run by the Minutewomen, the Terrier offense maintained composure and held on to the victory.

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First half indicative of success in games

There was a lack of sun, warmth and first half dominance for the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team in yesterday’s 10-8 loss to Boston University. In the 2010 season, whenever the Minutewomen are down after the first half, they have ended up losing.

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Terracciano, O’Donnell, Florence earn A-10 weekly honors

Three players on the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team were honored this week by the Atlantic 10. Lauren Terracciano was chosen as Rookie of the Week, Jesse O’Donnell was named Performer of the Week, and Katie Florence was selected as Defensive Player of the Week. Their performances this past week helped the Minutewomen earn back-to-back victories against Holy Cross and Connecticut.

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Minutewomen open up four-game home stand

After a pair of wins against Holy Cross and Connecticut, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team takes on No. 10 Boston University this afternoon at McGuirk Stadium. The game marks the first of a four-game home stand for the Minutewomen, who take on a Terriers team in their season opener.

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UMass ride freshman Lauren Terracciano to 18-8 win over UConn

In just her third game as a Minutewoman, Lauren Terracciano has shown her offensive skill. In Saturday’s contest at UConn, the freshman scored five goals in the 18-8 victory.

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Another opposition’s season opener in store for Minutewomen

Having already played its season opener and home opener, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team has already gained on-field experience this spring. After defeating Holy Cross in its season opener, the Minutewomen will face Connecticut this weekend in the Huskies’ first game of the spring.

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Minutewomen travel on the road to face rival UConn

The Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team responded to a loss against Northwestern in the season opener with a 15-9 victory against Holy Cross in the home opener. Now, the Minutewomen will play their second road game of the year on Saturday when they play rival Connecticut in its first game this spring.

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Minutewomen win home-opener

Despite a back-and-forth momentum shift between the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team and Holy Cross, the Minutewomen prevailed, 15-6, Wednesday after they broke through a tired Crusader defense.

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Teamwork, draw controls help UMass in first win

UMass coach Alexis Venechanos felt her team needed to improve in two key areas after the loss to the Wildcats: teamwork and draw controls. The Minutewomen did just that to the tune of out-drawing Holy Cross in their 15-6 win.

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UMass looks for first win in home opener

After dropping its season opener against five-time defending national champion Northwestern, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team will look for its first win of the 2010 season against Holy Cross in its home opener. The Minutewomen lead the all-time series against the Crusaders, 9-4, though Holy Cross has won three of the last four meetings.

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Minutewomen look to work on teamwork against Holy Cross

Against Holy Cross on Wednesday, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team will look to get back to the basics and work on its teamwork as it attempts to record its first win of the 2010 season. Draw controls are another area of emphasis for UMass coach Alexis Venechanos after the Minutewomen were overpowered, 21-5, on draw controls against Northwestern.

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Minutewomen drop season opener to No. 1 Wildcats

With seven goals in the first 16 minutes of play by the five-time defending national champions, UMass was in a constant catch-up role against Northwestern on Saturday. The Minutewomen put some pressure on later in the game, but the deficit was too much as they fell 18-6.

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Cosgrove returns home to face defending champs

Merritt Cosgrove will return home to play in California for the first time in her collegiate career against five-time defending national champion Northwestern to begin the 2010 season. The senior from Carlsbad is excited for the chance to play in front of her family and friends on Saturday night.

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Minutewomen begin 2010 season

After winning the Atlantic 10 Regular-Season Title, the A-10 Tournament Title, and reaching the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 25 years, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team begins its 2010 season on Saturday. Coach Alexis Venechanos enters her fourth season with the Minutewomen after improving the team every year since coming to UMass in 2007.

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2010 Minutewomen look to defend title

Heading into the 2010 season, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team returns nine of 12 starters from last year, while adding eight new freshmen. Though a young team, the Minutewomen feel that their roster is balanced from position to position and class by class.

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