January 26, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

Paranormal Research Society seeks to uncover the truth about the supernatural -

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UMass tops Merrimack 4-1 to cap off successful weekend series -

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‘Broad City’s’ second season off to a wickedly funny start -

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Students respond to Obama’s State of the Union address -

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St. Bonaventure earns tight victory, VCU clinches 11th straight win in Atlantic 10 men’s basketball action -

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An open letter to the people who were kind when I was struggling -

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UMass club hockey salvages weekend with tie against NYU on Saturday -

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2015 Winter TCA’s announce bevy of show returns and new releases -

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Brilliant online film archives for cinema lovers -

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UMass men’s and women’s track and field teams see mixed results in Joe Donahue Indoor Games -

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Steve Mastalerz, defense delivers for UMass hockey -

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UMass online graduate programs climb U.S. News & World Report rankings -

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Front to Back: Week of Jan. 25, 2015 -

Sunday, January 25, 2015

BLOG: UMass football receives seven verbal commitments -

Sunday, January 25, 2015

UMass plans to fail again with Super Bowl guest policy -

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Special teams play fuels late UMass rally, forces tie -

Saturday, January 24, 2015

BLOG: UMass hires Mark Michaels as special teams coordinator, outside linebackers coach -

Friday, January 23, 2015

Former Tibetan political prisoner overcomes odds in Tibet and the US -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

UMass basketball falls flat in loss to St. Joe’s -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

‘Selma’ resonates with the here and now -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Defense starting to pick-up for Minutewomen

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team that struggled to finish games earlier this fall is now a major factor in its latest success. Part of UMass’ resurgent has to do with freshman Emersyn Pullan replacing the injured Emily Cota in goal.

Minutemen open the 2010-11 season Oct. 16 against Terriers in search of A-10 title

UMass adds nine freshmen to the mix along with tri-captains Dan Backler, Adam Duffield and Brian Scmidt in hopes of capturing its 13th conference title.

Minutewomen relying heavily on Widdall

Collegian columnist Adam Miller believes the staple of the Massachusetts field hockey team this season has been the woman between the goal posts: Alesha Widdall. The junior is having the best season of her career, boasting a 1.25 goals-against average and a 0.816 save percentage.

Colonials off to fast start in A-10 this season

Alex Neal of George Washington women’s soccer team has been named the Atlantic 10 Women’s Soccer Rookie of the Week for the second time this season. The freshman has led the Colonials to a 2-0 start in conference play, placing them in a three-way tie for first place with Dayton and Charlotte.

Teams open up Atlantic 10 schedule

The road to the A-10 Field Hockey Championship, which will take place one month from today, begins this Friday and features a full slate of games on the schedule. Conference-leading Lock Haven (9-4) will play in its first A-10 game in its history, hosting defending conference champion Richmond (4-7).

Atlantic 10 conference play set to kick off

The Alantic 10 regular season begins this week. Saint Louis looks to be the heavy favorite followed closely by Charlotte.

Freshman Emersyn Pullan leading team in net

After sophomore Emily Cota suffered a head injury against Harvard, freshman Emersyn Pullan is playing solid filling in for the starting goalkeeper of the Massachusetts women’s soccer team. UMass coach Ed Matz believes she’s looked very comfortable playing for the Minutewomen despite her inexperience.

Bellamy making impact after St. Bonaventure

Former St. Bonaventure men’s soccer player Tyler Bellamy has been named the Rochester Rhinos Rookie of the Year in his first season as a professional soccer player in the D2 league. Bellamy was the leader of the Bonnies backline in his senior season, helping St. Bonaventure record five shut-out victories.

A-10 squads prepare for 2010 conference play

After last year’s thrilling championship between Dayton and Charlotte, many believe that the Flyers will continue to dominate in the league this year.

Minutemen offense lacking consistency

This season, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team has had unlucky bounces and misfortunate in scoring opportunities. In a 2-1 loss against No. 24 Indiana, there were three shots that could’ve found the net had it not been for posts and a last-second effort from a Hoosier defender to kick a ball off of the goal line.

McCreight leads SJU to wins

After beginning the season with a 1-4 record, the Saint Joseph’s field hockey team has won two of its last three games on the strength of forward Nicole McCreight. The senior scored six points over the three games, including four goals and two assists to earn the Atlantic 10’s Performer of the Week.

Beaulieu and Gomez earn weekly honors

Last week, forwards T.J. Beaulieu of Charlotte and Simon Gomez of Duquesne were named the Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively. Saint Joseph’s, meanwhile, has dropped its first four games of the season and is averaging less than a goal per game.

Flyers win Penn Invitational

After claiming the Atlantic 10 championship in 2009, Dayton opened up its season by winning the 2010 Penn Invitational Tournament. The Flyers defeated Pennsylvania on Sunday afternoon, 2-0, on the strength of goals from Jerica DeWolfe and Colleen Williams.

Temple at head of Atlantic 10

The Temple field hockey team sits one game ahead of West Chester with a 4-1 record. Goalkeeper Sarah Dalrymple has been instrumental in the Owls’ success, posting three shutouts in victories against Fairfield, St. Francis and Georgetown.

Men’s Basketball 2010-2011 schedule released

After facing some of the best teams collegiate basketball had to offer, the Minutemen take on a more diverse schedule this season, including 21 games within 90 miles of Amherst.

Column: UMass men’s soccer still A-10’s best

Co-sports editor David Brinch provides commentary on the UMass men’s and women’s soccer teams.

NCAA needs to balance conference, non-conference games

The Massachusetts field hockey will play 12 of its 19 games against non-conference opponents in 2010. Collegian columnist Adam Miller believes that with the NCAA tournament being as small as it is, there should be a heavier emphasis on conference games.

Cross-country teams confident for 2010

The Massachusetts cross country teams are looking for their veterans to make 2010 a successful year. The Minutemen are looking to build on last year’s second place finish in the A-10 Championships.

UMass falls short of A-10 tournament despite victory

The seniors helped the Massachusetts baseball team win 15-8 over La Salle in its final game of the season, but still fell short of making the Atlantic 10 tournament. The Minutemen won six conference series in 2010.

Plourde finally receives chance to show greatness in national tournament

UMass pitcher Sara Plourde has dominated just about everyone she’s faced. Collegian columnist Adam Miller believes this weekend will be a good barometer in seeing how good she really is.

UMass takes 1st in Regatta

With the Massachusetts crew team finishing second in the Atlantic 10 Championships a few weeks ago, the Minutemen had a doubleheader this weekend on the Connecticut River. UMass competed against local rivals Amherst and Vermont.

Fordham sweeps Temple

Fordham defeated Temple this past weekend as a part of a 13-game winning streak for the Rams. The win was due to a combination of offensive and defensive production.

Minutewomen win at Mullins for first time in two months

With a change in its pre-game events, UMass earned its third win at home this season, the first one since a win over Villanova on Nov. 22.

Late surge by Minutemen comes up short

Despite fighting back from a 17-point halftime deficit, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team couldn’t hold on to a lead to close out the game. The Minutemen fell to Atlantic 10 opponent Xavier, 87-79, on Leaman Legacy Night at the Mullins Center, dropping their conference record to 2-6.