Wissman has played under defensive coordinator Ed Pinkham and head coach Mark Whipple at New Hampshire and finished his undergrad at UMass.
Pinkham joins the Minutemen coaching staff after spending the last four seasons with Western Michigan.
For the second consecutive game, the Minutemen failed to find the back of the net.
The Minutemen surrendered all three of the Orange’s goals in the second half after a 0-0 first half.
Several Minutemen, including coach John Micheletto, talked about the opportunity to play in the Friendship Four tournament in Northern Ireland next year.
UMass routed the competition in its opening weekend.
UMass finishes first in five of eight races during a busy Sunday which featured a morning meet with Colgate and a five-team meet later in the day.
The UMass hockey team will have to overcome the mental challenge of finals week before it takes on Colgate in a weekend series.
The UMass men’s lacrosse team has its biggest test of the young season against No. 7 North Carolina, but is ignoring the rankings coming in.
UMass suffered a 5-2 defeat Saturday night thanks to four third period goals by Colgate.
The UMass hockey team couldn’t stop Colgate’s top line in a 6-4 loss on Friday night at the Mullins Center.
The No. 6-seeded Minutemen were stunned by the No. 11-seeded Colgate mens lacrosse team yesterday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
The weather might have been sub-par, but the Minutewomen found a way to make it work.